Rangeville, a residential suburb, is two km south-east of central Toowoomba. It adjoins Middle Ridge (known as German Settlement at first) and was part of that community which was incorporated as a separate shire (1886-1917).

The Rangeville primary school opened in 1909 and was fortunate in having for its first 11 years Thomas Henderson as headmaster. Henderson enthusiastically installed attractive gardens, an adventure playground and a gymnasium, and formed a bugle band. The musical tradition continues with class choirs.

Further Reading: 

Angus Lucas et al, eds, Rangeville State School: 90th anniversary, Toowoomba, Rangeville State School, 1999


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