Huonville High School, HUONVILLE

Name: Huonville High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: 82 Wilmot Road Huonville
Postcode: 7109
State: Tasmania
Region Southern
Phone: (03) 6264 8800
Fax: (03) 6264 8802

Huonville High school is a co-educational comprehensive high school offering a secondary education for students from Grade 7-10.

Servicing a rural community, the school is situated in the township of Huonville located 42 kilometres south of Hobart. Huonville is the active centre of the Huon Municipality (population 12905), a community of diverse socio-economic circumstances and interests.

The school began as the Huonville Area School in 1940, at the time, the only secondary school south of Hobart. It became a Comprehensive High School in 1957. For many years, 90% of students have travelled to school via a substantial network of bus services.



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