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Agency ID5768
TitleToowoomba East State School
Agency TypeEducation Provider
Start Date 17/1/1887
End Date Current
Date NotesN/A

Provides primary school education

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Agency IDTitleFromTo
32Department of Public Instruction 17/1/1887 12/8/1957
404Department of Education 13/8/1957 12/2/2004
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Information Sources

Dept of Education, School files, EDU/Z2710 - 2713
Dept of Education, General correspondence files, A/61077
Queensland Dept of Education [1999] Directory of State Schools, Issue 1, p.177, ref. TO/0499
Education Office Gazette, Information Statement No.17, 'Opening dates of State Schools', June 1977, p.7
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Establishing Votes and Proceedings, Queensland, Session of 1888, Vol.3, pp.18-19
Abolishing N/A
Administered State Education Acts & Amendment Acts 1875-1957
Education Acts & Amendments Acts 1964-1988
Education [General Provisions] Act & Amendment Act 1989
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Toowoomba East State School opened in 1887 with 399 students (234 boys and 165 girls). The first Head Teacher was George James who was in charge of 5 assistant teachers and 4 pupil teachers. In 1999 enrolments for the primary school were 706.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID5768, Toowoomba East State School
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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