More Hervey Bay Education

  • More Hervey Bay Education

Education Facilities in Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay boasts a very large array of options for education with plenty of private and public primary and high schools and day-care/preschool/kindy choices, a Tafe/trade school and University campus.

Pre Schools / Daycare 

Families in Hervey Bay have access to a large number of private preschools  and family daycare options located throughout the entire area.

Primary Schools

There are government and private primary school options located throughout the township of Hervey Bay within the suburbs of Urangan, Torquay, Pialba, Eli Waters, Wondunna, Urraween and Kawungan.

Some schools are newer and others more established; but all have well-equipped, modern facilities and deliver excellent educational results.

High Schools

There are two government high schools— Urangan State High in Urangan and Hervey Bay State High in Pialba. Both schools offer a very high standard of education with students from both schools often appearing in the top results for Year 12 in Queensland.

There are also three Private High Schools

  • Fraser Coast Anglican College – Wondunna
  • St James Lutheran College – Urraween
  • Xavier Catholic College – Eli Waters
  • Riverside Christian College – Maryborough accepts Hervey Bay students, transporting them to and from school via private school buses.

Special School

Hervey Bay has a special education school in Scarness.

School Transport

A network of local buses servicing the town and outer areas every school day makes transport to and from schools very simple. With extensive safe pathways all around town, many students chose to walk or ride a bike.

TAFE Technical College

Hervey Bay has a very well-equipped TAFE College which provides a range of technical and specialist courses for students of all ages.

Centrally located in Kawungan; the campus has several bus routes servicing the college as well as a lot of student parking available.

University Campus

The Fraser Coast Campus of the University of the Sunshine Coast is conveniently located in Pialba with plenty of transport options available.

This Campus offers full degree programs in:

  • Animal Ecology
  • Business
  • Commerce (Accounting)
  • Education
  • Leisure & Event Management
  • Nursing Science
  • Social & Human Services
  • Sports Science
  • Tourism
  • Education

With plenty of options, high standards and wide variety of levels education available in Hervey Bay— there’s no need for your children to leave home for any of their schooling. Rest assured knowing they can progress through the pre-school, primary and high school years and then go on to TAFE or University right here in Hervey Bay.