Tempe High School, Tempe

Name: Tempe High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Unwins Bridge Rd
Town: Tempe
Postcode: 2044
State: New South Wales
Region Sydney
Phone: 9558 2336
Fax: 9558 9460
Email: tempe-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au
Website: www.tempe-h.schools.nsw.edu.au
Pupils: 555

Tempe High Languages School is an inner city, multicultural languages high school on the Priority Schools Funding Program (PSFP). Our purpose is to set high standards in languages and comprehensive education for a multicultural Australia. 

The school's students are 85% non English speaking background with Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Macedonian, Pacific Islander and Vietnamese communities strongly represented. Our Aboriginal student enrolment is increasing. The school became a Languages High School in 1990 and teaches five community languages as well as French and Japanese. In 1994 the school became a Centre of Excellence in Multicultural Education. 

The school has had much public recognition for its outstanding programs, including two Director-General's Awards for School Achievement (1996 and 2000). In 1996 the school was also named as "one of the top 25 schools in NSW" by the Department of School Education.  

The school received international recognition following the SBS TV documentary "The Cutting Edge - The School of Babel"; which highly praised its multicultural programs. In the past ten years the school has had students appear regularly in HSC Honour Lists, including several firsts in the state subject results.

 

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