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Why choose our school?

Over recent years the School Opinion Survey has shown favourable results in data and strong academic achievements of students.

Victoria Park State School is well known for high achievements in sporting competitions and also in the cultural arena having one of the best Instrumental music programs in the Mackay region.

The wonderful families that have come through our school and some generation after generation and is a tribute to the excellent respect and rapport that has occurred over time. Being an older part of Mackay many of these families still reside in the area and are proud to be known as past Victoria Park State School students.

Today, our school is known for the following programs and extra curricular activities:


  • Prep Transition program Term 3 & 4 of each year (Preparing kindy children for the transition into prep)
  • Very Experienced teachers in all year levels. 
  • Year 4 Ipad Program 
  • Year 5 & 6 Laptop Program (with BYOD)
  • IMPACT program
  • Special Education Program
  • Award winning Instrumental Music Program and Strings Program with many opportunities to perform in the community throughout the year. Being invited every year to perform for Senior Citizens week is also a very special event for us.
  • Swimming Pool - Providing 10 swimming lessons a year for Prep students and 20 lessons a year for all year levels from 1 to Year 6.
  • Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program - running this program across the whole school with a focus on year 3,4,5 as part of their cirriculum.
  • After school homeowrk program supported by the Indigenous group and also the Smith Family.
  • Sporting Acitivites such as:
  • Gala days for football for boys and girls, netball and Oztag.  
  • Sporting Schools Program.
  • Sporty Schools after school Program.