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Building Education: Facts and figures

The department manages an $18 billion asset portfolio which includes:

  • 1,241 state schools
    • 185 secondary schools
    • 919 primary schools
    • 43 special schools
    • 92 combined primary and secondary schools
    • 2 specific purpose schools
    • more than 35,000 learning spaces and support facilities.

For 2018-2019:

  • $923 million has been invested for Queensland state schools
  • $218 milllion has been allocated to maintenance. This included:
    • $210 million for schools
    • $2.57 million for Early Childhood Education and Care centres
    • $5 million for employee housing
  • $800 million has been allocated towards progressing the Building Future Schools program
  • 8 new schools are being prepared for 2020.

This investment will benefit:

  • over 560,000 full-time students
  • over 52,100 teachers
  • over 91,400 departmental employees
  • 249 Independent Public Schools.
Watch the video below to hear Minister for Education Grace Grace speak about this year's infrastructure investment. 
More information
View the Building Education: facts and figures infographic (PDF, 123KB) for more information about the department's portfolio. 

Read the Building Education maintenance program factsheet (PDF, 204KB) for more information about how maintenance funding is allocated.

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Last updated
19 March 2019