Opened in 1980, Darling Heights State School is located in the south-western precinct of Toowoomba, within a block's walk of the campus of the University of Southern Queensland.
Darling Heights State School offers programs covering the National Curriculum, in all classes each offering core literacy and numeracy blocks and programs to encourage higher achieving students, extension literacy groups, enrichment programs, extension modules and extra-curricular offerings. The structure of the school features three broad sub-schools: junior, intermediate and senior schools.
The school facilities seen on our school map (PDF, 2.5MB) include a state-of-the-art library, new music block which includes instrumental lesson classroom areas, a large multifunction hall with an out-of-school-hours program. The grounds include large grassed play areas including shaded play areas, practice nets, ovals and an outdoor multipurpose court. All classrooms are air conditioned and fitted with digital technologies including interactive white boards.
The school is well-resourced with computers including three computer labs, Wi-Fi, class computers and mobile devices. The school's music and physical education specialists teach all classes and provide many extension opportunities. Opportunities exist to participate in choir, stage and concert bands, Eisteddfod, intra- and inter-school sport and instrumental music including woodwind, brass and percussion. The school Djembe drumming group has recently formed. We strive to provide a happy, enjoyable and safe student learning environment.
Darling Heights State School also offers 'Out Of school hours care' from 6.30 am - 8.45 am and 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm during school terms and 6.30 am to 6.00 pm weekdays during school vacations and staff development days.