Kippa-Ring, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsKippa-Ring
|Population||9,790 (2016 census)|
|• Density||1,813/km2 (4,700/sq mi)|
|Elevation||6 m (20 ft)|
|Area||5.4 km2 (2.1 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|LGA(s)||Moreton Bay Region|
|Region||South East Queensland|
The suburb's name is a combination of the Kabi indigenous word "kippa", meaning young uninitiated man, and ring, a reference to a bora ring.
Attractions and features
Kippa-Ring is home to two of the Redcliffe Peninsula's largest shopping centres - Peninsula Fair & Kippa-Ring Village, both of which are side by side. Peninsula Fair houses one of the first Kmart stores in Queensland and the only multiplex cinemas on the Redcliffe peninsula. Kippa-Ring station is the location of the terminus of the Redcliffe Peninsula railway line. The suburb is home to the Redcliffe Botanic Gardens which hosts a multitude of native flora and fauna and is home during the day to the regions fruit bat population.
Kippa-Ring State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 400 Elizabeth Avenue (special education program.). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 355 students with 30 teachers (24 full-time equivalent) and 22 non-teaching staff (15 full-time equivalent). It includes a
Hercules Road State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Hercules Road (). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 903 students with 66 teachers (61 full-time equivalent) and 40 non-teaching staff (26 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.
Southern Cross Catholic College has one of its three primary (Prep-6) campus for boys and girls at 110 Nottingham Street in Kippa-Ring (Scarborough. It is adjacent t the Holy Cross Catholic Church. In 2018, the school (across all campuses) had an enrolment of 1,555 students with 121 teachers (106.4 full-time equivalent) and 90 non-teaching staff (61.6 full-time equivalent).); the school's main campus is in
ACE Positive Learning Centre is a specific purpose primary (3-7) school at Edmund Street (). Positive Learning Centre accepts students who require intervention not possible in a conventional classroom and works towards reintegrating the students into a conventional classroom or towards vocational pathways.
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