Penrith High School, Penrith

Name: Penrith High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: High St
Town: Penrith
Postcode: 2750
State: New South Wales
Region Western Sydney
Phone: 4721 2674
Fax: 4721 2722
Pupils: 894

Penrith High School is an academic selective high school, catering for gifted and talented students. 

The school is committed to academic and personal excellence so that its students are innovative thinkers, confident and self-motivated learners, socially responsible and who possess sound moral and ethical values. 

These qualities are developed through quality teaching programs, strong welfare programs and a wide range of co-curricular activities.


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