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150 years: Hoddle Street State School

Learn about the history of Hoddle Street State School, one of Victoria’s oldest public schools.

Key information

Hoddle Street, East Melbourne , 3002
Opened: 1 January 1855
Closed: 30 April 1877
Primary school
School number: 303
Other names: Simpson's Road School, Trythall's school, Hoddle Street Common School

Can you help us find records for this school?

The Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) only hold historical correspondence records for this closed school. If you have any, or if you know of any, please let us know by emailing

Reviewed 19 May 2022


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