Taroona High School, TAROONA

Name: Taroona High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Meath Avenue Taroona
Postcode: 7053
State: Tasmania
Region Southern
Phone: (03) 6227 8897
Fax: (03) 6225 2165
Email: Taroona.High@education.tas.gov.au
Website: www.taroonahigh.tased.edu.au
Pupils: 622

Taroona High School is a co-educational state high school with approximately 622 students in grades 7 to 10. Situated on the banks of the River Derwent overlooking Dixons Beach with its sandy beach and rocky foreshore. Many classrooms have magnificent water views that extend from the Iron Pot to the south, and eastwards across the mouth of the river to South Arm.

Taroona High is one of the leading high schools in the state, our aim is to provide the best possible education for your child in a supportive and caring environment. As your child is approaching
adulthood and seeks the independence that he or she will require in today’s world, we believe strongly in the family’s involvement in the education process.


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