Surat State School is a Band 7 school offering an education to students from Prep to Year 10.
It has a student population of approximately 64 students with multi-age classes existing throughout the school. The student population is drawn from both town residents and nearby properties.
The teaching and learning program is designed to provide quality education which meets the needs, interests and abilities of students by emphasising the development of appropriate and relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes.
Surat State School always endeavours to meet the needs of different students by:
creating a safe, tolerant and disciplined environment for students
developing the skills and desire for life-long learning in students
supporting students to become active in the community
Surat State School has provided a positive educational experience to the students of Surat since 1874, with the Secondary Department available for learning to Year 10 from 1963, and Preschool classes in the Early Learning Building from 1976. Surat historically has strong links to the Cobb and Co enterprise as the starting point for the very last scheduled Cobb and Co service to operate in Australia on 14 August 1924.
Surat State School currently provides all students with a great opportunity to engage in a range of experiences which promote lifelong learning for all. Small class sizes and clearly defined expectations for students and staff, allows all school community members to commit, strive for excellence and succeed in all that they do.
School Vision - "We always do our best and treat others with respect"
Surat State School is committed to providing a safe, respectful and disciplined learning environment for students and staff, where students have opportunities to engage in quality learning experiences and acquire values supportive of their lifelong wellbeing.
School Mission Statement: The Surat State School way is to Commit to our leaning, strive for Excellence, and Succeed in all we do.
School Motto: Commit, Excel, Succeed