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Why choose our school?

Lawnton State School was established in 1967 and proudly services the community of Lawnton and nearby suburbs in the Moreton Bay Region. We are an inclusive school catering for children across the Preparatory to Year 6 grades of schooling.
At Lawnton, we work in partnership with parents, the students and our school to ensure a safe, caring, orderly, disciplined and productive learning environment where all students can achieve their full potential. Central to the daily life of our school are our values of Learning, Safety and Respect promoted by our school mascot LASAR the Lion. It is through living these values to the best of our ability that we all contribute to making our school the wonderful place it is for all.

At Lawnton State School we offer a range of unique programs and services focused on providing a depth of experiences to meet the diverse needs of all of our children. These programs and services include:

  • Differentiated curriculum focused on meeting the learning needs of all students

  • Tailored Early Years intervention programs including oral language and gross motor development

  • Reading squads supporting daily reading for all students

  • School Wide Positive Support Program (SWPBS) targeting positive social interactions including conflict resolution

  • ‘Eagles’ learning enrichment program

  • Literacy and numeracy support programs

  • In-class support for  all students through the targeted deployment of specialist teachers and support staff

  • Whole school environmental program including sustainability strategies

  • Choir and instrumental music programs

  • Short term programs targeting specific social skill development including: ‘Boys’ Club, Girls’ Club, Drum Beat, Girls with Big Dreams, Kids Hope Mentors’

  • Daily lunchtime clubs providing children with a range of interest activities: e.g. Groove Club, Science Club, Drama Club, Cooking Club, Indoor and Outdoor Games

  • Supported play for students requiring opportunity to develop greater confidence in their social interactions with others

  • Student leadership program including a student council and a range of formal leadership positions


We are proud of our caring and committed teachers and support staff.

Together we look forward to having you as part of our learning community!