Oakey State High School is a rural school with great student and staff spirit and a wonderful sense of community directed at getting the best outcomes for the young people of Oakey and its surrounding districts. Established in 1964, Oakey State High School continues a proud history of academic achievement, sporting excellence and cultural vitality. We have produced opera singers, Rhodes scholars and corporate CEOs. Today a diverse student body enjoys a positive, energetic and revitalised educational experience, preparing them for work and or further study. Our students enjoy the benefits of being taught by an enthusiastic, talented staff who give generously of their time and expertise. Our hardworking staff provide a disciplined and focussed learning environment supporting those young people who are self motivated, in addition to maintaining a demanding curriculum particularly in the junior secondary years to guarantee student success.
Oakey State High School continues to prioritise literacy and numeracy achievement as cornerstones of lifelong learning. Students are able to access challenging courses and quality teaching, leading to school success. Our school community actively support the values based education on offer at Oakey State High School. Our Parents and Citizen's Association, in partnership with local service organizations, employers and businesses, provides a rich array of opportunities for our young people to become active and involved citizens in our local community.
The school motto:
"Own it, believe it, achieve it", really does say it all. Developed by a working party of students, staff and parents, the motto has been the base on which the positive, engaging atmosphere of the school has arisen.