Kedron State High School Receives Over $5 Million For ‘2020 Ready Program’

Kedron State High is set to benefit from the State Government’s $250 million budget for the ‘2020 Ready Program.’

The program’ is helping schools across the state to build more infrastructure to accommodate the influx of students come 2020.

Kedron State High will be getting $5.1 million in funds, which will be used to build a new two-storey learning centre with additional classrooms, a union kitchen, and an industrial kitchen.

Other high schools that will receive funds from the ‘2020 Ready Program’ include:

  • Albany Creek SHS
  • Alexandra Hills SHS
  • Beenleigh SHS
  • Bremer SHS
  • Bribie Island SHS
  • Caboolture SHS
  • Cairns SHS
  • Cavendish Road SHS
  • Centenary Heights SHS
  • Centenary SHS
  • Chancellor State College
  • Cleveland District SHS
  • Coolum SHS
  • Ferny Grove SHS
  • Flagstone State Community College
  • Forest Lake SHS
  • Glenala SHS
  • Harristown SHS
  • Helensvale SHS
  • Highfields State Secondary College
  • Indooroopilly SHS
  • Ipswich State High School
  • James Nash SHS
  • Kawana Waters State College
  • Kedron SHS
  • Kelvin Grove State College
  • Laidley SHS
  • Lowood SHS
  • Mackay Northern Beaches SHS
  • Mansfield SHS
  • Maroochydore SHS
  • Marsden SHS
  • Meridan State College
  • Mount Gravatt SHS
  • Mountain Creek SHS
  • North Lakes State College
  • Ormeau Woods SHS
  • Pacific Pines SHS
  • Palm Beach-Currumbin SHS
  • Park Ridge SHS
  • Pimlico SHS
  • Pimpama State Secondary College
  • Proserpine SHS
  • Rochedale SHS
  • Southport SHS
  • Springfield Central SHS
  • Stretton State College
  • Sunshine Beach SHS
  • Tamborine Mountain SHS
  • The Gap SHS
  • Toolooa SHS
  • Trinity Bay SHS
  • Varsity College
  • Windaroo Valley SHS
  • Wynnum SHS
  • Yeppoon SHS

Education Minister Grace Grace said that the funds will accommodate additional students in the state’s high schools in 2020 following the two education reforms that took place in the past years.

“This funding is a major boost and it will mean more than $470 million has been invested by this Government over the period 2017-18 to 2019-20 to increase the capacity of our state secondary schools,” she said.