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For more than 50 years, Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) has provided a united and powerful voice for independent schools. In times of policy and funding reform, ISQ is a persuasive champion and a fierce guardian of local decision-making and the rights of parents to choose the best school for their child.
Championing the Sector
ISQ’s advocacy work on a state and national level provides strong and effective representation through activities such as:
ISQ continues to expand and diversify our services to meet the increasing demand of Queensland's growing independent schooling sector.
ISQ Snapshot 2023
This is a snapshot of the key characteristics of the Queensland Independent school sector, those who are enrolled, those who work in Independent schools, and how these schools are funded.
Income Levels of Families with Students in Queensland Schools
Independent schools offer a diversity of educational approaches and serve an equally wide range of students and families, from low and high socioeconomic backgrounds.
Choice and Diversity in Independent Schools
Independent schools are as diverse as the communities they serve and offer parents a choice in the education of their children. They enable families to select a school that best serves their child’s needs.