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Cairns State Special School is a
co-educational state school facility providing excellence in education in a friendly and supportive environment.
We provide programs and services for students with severe disability in the greater Cairns area.
Cairns State Special School provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach ensuring educational, vocational, medical, paramedical and other support services maximise educational outcomes for all students. 
 
The school’s facilities include twenty (20) flexible teaching spaces (P-12), a multi-purpose skills centre, horticulture centre (indoor/outdoor), hospitality centre, extensive play and recreation areas, plus core facilities including administration, information management centre, community hub, central staff centre, outdoor covered areas, amenities and ancillary services.  Stage 1 of the school will accommodate up to 120 students.  A further stage will see us grow to an enrolment of approximately 144 students.