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.
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.
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
Hervey Bay has a special education school in Scarness.
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.
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:
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.