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Theodore State School is a Band 7, P-10 school located in the Central Coast District of the Fitzroy Central West Region in central Qld and belongs to the Dawson cluster of schools. The school has a long and proud history, having been opened in 1924. The Secondary Department opened in 1960. The student population is 114 at present with 93 in Years Prep to 6 and 21 in Years 7 to 10.

The school services the town of Theodore and associated rural communities. Theodore is located on the Dawson River 105 km south-west of Biloela and 50 km south of Moura. Previously called 'Castle Creek, Theodore was later named in honour of the former Queensland Premier, Mr E H Theodore.

Today, Theodore is the service centre for important irrigation and agriculture industries. The main irrigated crop is cotton. Dryland crops include wheat and sorghum. There are many cattle breeding studs as well as a sawmill. The town of about 800 services a district of around 2000 people.

Theodore State School has a long and proud tradition of service and the provision of educational excellence to our community.

The teaching staff is dedicated, hard-working and professional, and fully committed to the education of our students. Along with our support staff team, they do an excellent job in supporting the students of our school so that each has the opportunity to learn to the best of their ability.

It is our belief that education is a partnership between the school (students & staff), parents and the local community.

To that end, we offer a strong culture of support that allows students to grow and develop in a safe and caring environment. It is our aim to equip our students with the knowledge, skills and positive attitudes that will allow them to fully participate as active Australian citizens.

Our curriculum is varied and challenging and we encourage the participation of parents, carers and community members across academic, cultural and sporting activities.

Our students benefit from our strong and active P&C Association which provides both human and material resources to support all our students across a wide range of activities.

I hope you enjoy your visit to our website.


Sue Cannon