Andergrove, Queensland

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Andergrove
MackayQueensland
Andergrove is located in Queensland
Andergrove
Andergrove
Coordinates21°05′35″S 149°11′08″E / 21.0930°S 149.1855°E / -21.0930; 149.1855Coordinates: 21°05′35″S 149°11′08″E / 21.0930°S 149.1855°E / -21.0930; 149.1855
Population9,419 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,108/km2 (2,870/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4740
Area8.5 km2 (3.3 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)Mackay Region
State electorate(s)Mackay
Federal Division(s)Dawson
Suburbs around Andergrove:
Blacks Beach Blacks Beach Slade Point
Beaconsfield Andergrove Mackay Harbour
Mount Pleasant North Mackay North Mackay

Andergrove is a northern urban locality in Mackay in the Mackay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Andergrove had a population of 9,419 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Andergrove has been steadily growing as a suburban community since 1990s and the housing stock is mostly low-set brick homes.[3]

History[edit]

The Andergrove State School opened on 21 February 1939.[4]

The Pioneer State High School opened on 28 January 1986. At that time, Andergrove was in the Pioneer Shire, which was amalgamated into City of Mackay in 1994.[4][5]

MacKillop Catholic Primary School (Andergrove) opened on 1995.[6]

In the 2011 census, Andergove had a population of 9,372 people.[7]

In the 2016 census, Andergrove had a population of 9,419 people.[1]

Education[edit]

Andergrove State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Fernleigh Avenue (21°05′10″S 149°11′18″E / 21.0862°S 149.1882°E / -21.0862; 149.1882 (Andergrove State School)).[8][9] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 368 students with 35 teachers (27 full-time equivalent) and 22 non-teaching staff (14 full-time equivalent).[10] It includes a special education program.[8]

Pioneer State High School is a government secondary (7-12) school for boys and girls at Bedford Road (21°05′45″S 149°10′50″E / 21.0958°S 149.1806°E / -21.0958; 149.1806 (Pioneer State High School)).[8][11] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 560 students with 56 teachers (51 full-time equivalent) and 34 non-teaching staff (27 full-time equivalent).[10] It includes a special education program.[8][12]

MacKillop Catholic Primary School is a Catholic primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 20 Nadarmi Drive (21°04′52″S 149°11′08″E / 21.0811°S 149.1855°E / -21.0811; 149.1855 (MacKillop Catholic Primary School)).[8][13] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 234 students with 17 teachers (15 full-time equivalent) and 13 non-teaching staff (8 full-time equivalent).[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Andergrove (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Andergrove - locality in Mackay Region (entry 46754)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Andergrove". Suburbs and parks. Mackay Regional Council. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  5. ^ "Andergrove". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  6. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  7. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Andergrove(SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 May 2016. Edit this at Wikidata
  8. ^ a b c d e "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  9. ^ "Andergrove State School". Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  10. ^ a b c "ACARA School Profile 2017". Archived from the original on 22 November 2018. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  11. ^ "Pioneer State High School". Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  12. ^ "Pioneer SHS - Special Education Program". Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  13. ^ "MacKillop Catholic Primary School". Retrieved 21 November 2018.

External links[edit]

  • "Andergrove". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.