Lurnea High School, Lurnea

Name: Lurnea High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Hillview Pde
Town: Lurnea
Postcode: 2170
State: New South Wales
Region South Western Sydney
Phone: 9602 5704
Fax: 9822 5094
Pupils: 828

A unique feature of Lurnea High School is the existence of a Hearing Impaired Unit and an Intensive English Centre within the school grounds. The school is currently part of the Priority Schools Funding Program (previously DSP). 

Lurnea High School encourages the achievement of excellence in academic, cultural and sporting endeavours, with school activities designed to engender values of understanding, tolerance, responsibility and community spirit. 

The school aims to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes of each member of the school by promoting student welfare, and closer links with the wider community. The core values are reflected in the mission statement "Together We Achieve".


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