Smithton High School, SMITHTON

Name: Smithton High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Mill Road Smithton
Postcode: 7330
State: Tasmania
Region North West
Phone: (03) 6452 1376
Fax: (03) 6452 3037
Pupils: 325


Smithton High School is a member of the Circular Head Cluster of schools with students from Grade 7 to 12. The school underwent a $1.9 million upgrade in 2005 and the modernised facilities are suited to teaching and learning in the twenty-first century.

Smithton High is situated in the heart of the Circular Head Municipality in the far north west of Tasmania in the town of Smithton, which has a population of about four thousand.


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