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Chinchilla is located approximately 3 and ½ hours from Brisbane and services a community that has undergone significant change during the past 3 – 8 years. Chinchilla was traditionally a rural community, focused on cattle grazing and crops.

Chinchilla State School continues to experience significant enrolment growth and a marked increase in the transience of families within the community. Chinchilla State School's diversity is evident across a range of social, economic and cultural aspects.

Approximately 20% of the population identify as Indigenous and the school has a small but growing number of English as a Second Language students.

Chinchilla State School has a current enrolment of approximately 600 students from Prep to year 6. A special Education Unit known as the Adjusted Curriculum Extension and Support Unit (ACES) caters for a wide range of special needs and disabilities.

Chinchilla State School's motto of “Play the Game” is incorporated in the schools vision of “All children Learning to the Best of their Ability”.