This database provides information on 5,118 Queensland schools both past and present. It includes schools across the spectrum of all that exist or have existed in Queensland: vested schools, non-vested schools, national schools, government schools (provisional and state schools), and private schools.
Every effort was made to locate all schools though some, especially small private schools in the 1800s, may have been missed.
For each school the database provides:
If you are interested in the history of education in Queensland, from its beginnings at the Moreton Bay convict settlement, Looking back : the first 150 years of Queensland schools by Hector Holthouse (1975) will provide a good background. Further information on Queensland State Schools is available here History of State Education in Queensland