Walgett Community College - High School, Walgett

Name: Walgett Community College - High School
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: Arthur St
Town: Walgett
Postcode: 2832
State: New South Wales
Region Western NSW
Phone: 6828 1022
Fax: 6828 1994
Email: walgett-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au
Website: www.walgett-h.schools.nsw.edu.au
Pupils: 136

Walgett is a rural centre located in the north west of the state. Walgett High School was established as a separate entity in 1972. It consists of several buildings and five demountables three of which are occupied by the Distance Education Centre and is spread over five hectares. 

The school incorporates a special education unit. The school farm occupies a further four hectares to the east across Namoi Street. A multi-purpose hall with indoor sports and performing arts facilities was completed in 1989.


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