Wilcannia Central School, Wilcannia

Name: Wilcannia Central School
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: Barrier Hwy
Town: Wilcannia
Postcode: 2836
State: New South Wales
Region Western NSW
Phone: 08 8091 5801
Fax: 08 8091 5026
Email: wilcannia-c.school@det.nsw.edu.au
Website: www.wilcannia-c.schools.nsw.edu.au
Pupils: 88

Wilcannia Central School is an isolated school in the Broken Hill district with 90% Aboriginal enrolment. The school motto is: 'River of Knowledge and Learning, Ngurta Ngurtaana Paakna-na.' 

The school offers individual learning programs to students from K-12, Distance Education, Access Programs, Vocational Education and TAFE delivered courses.


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