Sunset State School in Mount Isa offers students breakfast, morning tea, and lunch free of charge — something teachers say is helping the entire community.
"It's available to everyone that comes here — any families, any children, any background," said principal Bryon Burke.
"We believe it's highly beneficial for our school and our kids, and certainly that's what the data is telling us."
Attendance rates improve
The index of community socio-educational advantage (ICSEA) ranks schools according to their level of educational advantage.