Tully State High School is situated in the town of Tully which is situated in Far North QLD. Tully is a scenic two hour drive to the south of Cairns, probably best known for its 7.9m tall Golden Gumboot! The heartland of Australian Bananas, Tully is also a major processor of sugar cane and is considered to be one of the greenest and wettest towns in Australia. The area has an increasing tourism sector with the beautiful Tully River being one of the best white-water rafting sites in Australia and offshore lies the World Heritage Protected Great Barrier Reef.
With a student population of around 700 students, it is the only secondary school in the district. The schools is proud of its relationship with the Ulysses Cluster which comprises several primary schools from Cardwell to Feluga. The school is growing slowly in number mainly due an increasing population growth in the beachside areas. The school lies on Gulngay country and has an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population of around 21% with an increasing Cook Islander presence due to local employment opportunities for families.
The school has a high retention and QCE completion rate and students have a wide variety of courses to choose. Some courses are focused towards the needs of our community including Agricultural Science and Engineering programs. Many of our students succeed in the sporting, academic and cultural fields which is at the heart of our vision – A world of possibilities for everyone.