William Ross State High School

William Ross State High School

William Ross State High School, is situated in the Townsville Suburb of Annandale, North Queensland.

William Ross has a student count from grades 8 through to 12 of 1004 students which continues to rise annually, particularly considering the school's locality for defence families.

William Ross also services predominantly the suburbs of Annandale, Stuart, Wulguru, Cluden, Serene Valley, Alligator Creek, Cungulla, Oak Valley, Woodstock, Calcium, Idalia, Oonoonba and Fairfelid waters.

The school offers a variety of academic, art and sports programs. And takes great pride in offering the "leading learner" program for junior students (grade 8 -10) which is a program used by the school to teach students extended English, Mathematics, Science and Social Science in order to better prepare them for later learning endeavours. In order for students to be considered a position in Leading Learner classes, they are required to sit a test during grade 7.

The school also offers students the "RHINOS" Sports Excellence program for junior and senior students which caters to the following sports:
Baseball,Basketball,Cricket,Hockey,Netball,Rugby Union,Soccer & Touch

The school's location relative to sporting fields is second to none - the school being situated amongst Townsville's Murray Sporting Complex means most sporting fields are a short walk from the school.

External links

* [http://www.willrossshs.eq.edu.au Website]
* [http://education.qld.gov.au/wcis/Centre/ViewCentre.aspx?CtrCd=2186 William Ross State High School (2186)]

* [http://education.qld.gov.au/wcis/Centre/ViewCentre.aspx?CtrCd=0307 William Ross Secondary Special Education Unit (0307)]

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