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Welcome to Barkly Highway State School

Barkly Highway State School is located in the remote North West Queensland city of Mount Isa. The school is situated in Gulf Country, on the land of the Kalkadoon people. The staff of Barkly Highway State School have provided a quality education to children of Mount Isa since 1959.

Barkly Highway is a primary school educating from Prep through to Year 6. Our current student population of the primary school is approximately 440 students. Our quality teaching and support staff work together to provide an environment with high expectations for all students. An Early Childhood Developmental Program for children from birth to pre-prep is also located at Barkly Highway State School and has a current enrolment of 20 students.

Our vision is 'Every day, in every classroom, every child is learning.' 

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  • District Cross Country

    District Cross Country

    10 May 2018

    Barkly Highway State School was well represented at yesterdays District Cross Country.

  • ANZAC Day 2018

    ANZAC Day 2018

    25 Apr 2018

    Our School Captains Patrick and Ella lead Barkly Highway State School in the ANZAC Day march on...



    16 Mar 2018

    On Friday 16 March, we wore orange to show our school commitment to work together to see an end to...

  • Queen's Baton Relay

    Queen's Baton Relay

    06 Mar 2018

    On Tuesday 6 March, the Queen’s Baton Relay, a tradition of the Commonwealth Games, came to Mount...

  • School Leaders 2018

    School Leaders 2018

    16 Feb 2018

    On Friday 16 February, we welcomed and introduced our new School Leaders to our students and the...

  • Every day counts

    Every day counts

    22 Jan 2018

    Parents are reminded of the importance of sending children to school every day.

  • QSchools app

    QSchools app

    22 Jan 2018

    Download the QSchools app to receive the latest news, events and newsletters from our school.


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