Cressy District High School, CRESSY

Name: Cressy District High School
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: Main Street Cressy
Postcode: 7302
State: Tasmania
Region Northern
Phone: (03) 6397 6281
Fax: (03) 6397 6525
Pupils: 300

Cressy District High School is a co-educational school serving the Northern Midlands areas, located about 35km south of Launceston. About 300 students attend our friendly, well-established school and we offer a vibrant curriculum to meet individual needs.

There are approximately 200 students in the Primary school and 100 secondary students. We have 22 teachers and 20 support staff including a Laboratory Technician, Library Technician, Kitchen Assistant, MDT Assistant, Kindergarten Aide, Learning Support Aides, Guidance Officer, Social Worker, School Nurse, Speech Pathologist, clerical and caretaking staff.


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