St Francis Catholic School Hughenden


St Francis Catholic School Hughenden is situated on the Flinders Highway 380km west of Townsville.

The school opened  in October 1900, with the arrival of six Good Samaritan Sisters. There was an initial

enrolment of 12 children which quickly increased to 175, including some boarders.

The school badge outlines North Queensland in stylised form with the cross and stars portraying an inland 

Catholic school. The motto chosen for St Francis School is "Walk in Light".

How our parents can be involved in their child's education

  • Regular P&F Association meetings
  • Parent volunteers in classrooms
  • Parents invited to assemblies, class and whole school activities
  • Weekly school newsletters (also available on-line)
  • Regular updates on our school Facebook page
  • Ongoing process of consultation to assess community opinions
  • Social gatherings


Principal: Mr Brenton Place 

8 Flinders Street
Hughenden Qld 4821

P: (07) 4741 1382
F: (07) 4741 1519

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We are in week 7 of school holidays
Term 1 starts Tuesday 29 January 2019