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Dalby State High School

Yrs 7 - 12 | Boarding and Day

463 Bunya Highway,
DALBY, QLD, 4405

Telephone: 07 4660 0333

Principal: Dr Dean Russell

Head of Boarding Contact Information

Name:  Mrs Anne Rathmell
Telephone: 07 4660 0333

Number in School: 1067
Number of Boarders: 64

Dalby State High School is the longest established secondary school in the Dalby District on Queensland’s beautiful Darling Downs. Dalby State High School is a dual-campus secondary school that provides young adults with a secure and well-ordered environment to acquire the skills, knowledge, personal qualities and valued credentials essential to life in the twenty-first century. The school is committed to developing the best educational outcomes for its students. The 890 students who attend Dalby State High School are drawn from a wide geographic area including southern Queensland and northern New South Wales.

Students who enrol at Dalby State High School and board at the new residential facility can enjoy a regular curriculum, which may include any of the following signature programs: Apollo program for high achieving students, Trade Futures Program in the new $4.3M Trade Training Centre, Agriculture Futures Program on 450h broad acre and grazing farm, Agricultural electives, Show Cattle Team & Equestrian Team, On-campus horse agistment (available at additional cost), Sporting Excellence Program & Instrumental Music.

The opening of Dalby State High School (Bunya Campus) has resulted in students from a far wider geographical area joining the Dalby High community. The 12 student residences are fully air-conditioned and cater for 116 students at capacity.  All students reside in individual spaces, with a maximum of 10 students in each student residence. Students have access to a wonderful range of facilities including a 25m swimming pool, tennis/basketball courts, numerous sporting ovals and computer laboratories.

An outstanding supervision and security model has been deployed at Dalby SHS (Bunya Campus). A dedicated team of Student Support Workers provide 24hr, 7 day a week active supervision and pastoral care to residential students. Residents are issued with swipe cards to access their residence and, along with a video intercom system, emergency call points and CCTV recording of all entry/exit points, the security model provides parents with complete peace of mind. A security guard is also employed overnight to provide additional security for students.

Learn more about the School by visiting our website –, calling our office on +617 4660 0333 or sending an email to resenquiries@dalbyshs.

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