The Queensland Government has announced a $500 million plan to build two new high rise style schools in Brisbane’s inner city which has seen some of the fastest growth in the state.
The move comes after it was revealed West End State school has little area to expand and forecasts a need for over 700 new placements.
Brisbane State High is also experiencing growing pains of around 20% compounding growth as opposed to the average 2% experienced in most other localities. Enrollments at Brisbane State High are currently sitting at 3144, well over its 3000 student capacity.
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