Kingston High School (Tasmania)

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Kingo High School
Kingston, Tasmania
Kingston, Tasmania, 7050
Coordinates 42°53'11.62"S 147°19'24.79"E
School type Public, High School
Established 1972 [1]
Status Open
Authority Department of Education (Tasmania)
Principal Angela Bird
Grades 7-10
Enrolment 715
Colour(s) White Teal Blue

Kingston High School is a co-educational high school in Kingston, Tasmania.

The school teaches students in grades 7-10 and currently has approximately 850 students enrolled. The school is a six-stream school, with at least six class groups for each year level at the school.[1]

The current Principal is Angela Bird.[2]


Kingston High School was officially opened on Saturday December the 2nd 1972 by the then Minister for Education, Mr. Bill Neilson.[citation needed]

The school had an initial enrollment of 168 students, with students coming from the rural townships surrounding Kingston.

In 2000 student numbers peaked at 797 students, with enrollments steadily declining over the next six years. From 2007, numbers have been steadily growing again with the student population expected to continue to increase.

The school relocated from the Kingston CBD campus to the new Kingston View Drive campus at the beginning of the 2011 school year. The new school campus was officially opened on November the 4th 2011.

Kingston Education Project[edit]

Initial construction of the Kingston High School current campus was announced in 2007, which replaced the campus in the centre of Kingston. The new campus is located in Kingston View Drive, on top of the old cemetery grounds bordering the Kingborough Sports Centre in western Kingston. [3] Construction on the project commenced in May 2009.[4]


  1. ^ a b New Kingston High School
  2. ^ Kingston High School Leadership
  3. ^ "Kingston High School - a new learning centre" (PDF). Department of Education (Tasmania). Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-04. 
  4. ^ "KHS News May 2009 Part 1" (PDF). Kingston High School. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 September 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-04.