Margaret River Senior High School

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Margaret River Senior High School
Location
Margaret River, Western Australia
Australia
Coordinates 33°57′25″S 115°04′26″E / 33.9569°S 115.0738°E / -33.9569; 115.0738Coordinates: 33°57′25″S 115°04′26″E / 33.9569°S 115.0738°E / -33.9569; 115.0738
Information
Type Public School
Motto Shine Forth
Established 1955
Principal Andrew Host[1]
Enrolment 576 (2012)
Campus Margaret River
Colour(s) Green and Gold
Website

Margaret River Senior High School is a comprehensive public high school located in Margaret River, a regional centre 277 kilometres (172 mi) south of Perth, Western Australia.

The school was established in 1955 and by 2012 had an enrollment of 576 students between Year 8 and Year 12, approximately 1% of whom were Aboriginal.

History[edit]

Opened by the Director General of Education Dr Robertson in 1955 the school operated as a junior high school with 357 students. In 1962 the primary school split from the high school and the number of enrollments fell to 264 students from Year 8 to Year 10. The school farm commenced operation in 1956.[2] The school became a senior high school in 1995 offering a range or subjects to Year 11 and 12 students.[3]

Enrolments at the school have been reasonably steady with 632 students enrolled in 2007, 635 in 2008, 612 in 2009, 545 in 2010, 542 in 2011 and 576 in 2012.

See also[edit]

List of schools in rural Western Australia

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Department of Education Schools online". 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Margaret River Senior High School - About us". 2009. Retrieved 6 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Margaret River Online - MRSHS". 2009. Archived from the original on 2 October 2009. Retrieved 4 April 2010. 

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