Melrose High, Pearce

Name: Melrose High
Type: Secondary School
Address: Marr St.
Town: Pearce
Postcode: 2607
State: Australian Capital Territory
Region ACT
Phone: +61 2 6205 7588
Fax: +61 2 6205 7587
Pupils: 800


Melrose High School is an outstanding government school, whichenjoys a high reputation in the south of Canberra, particularly in theWoden and Tuggeranong areas.  The school emphasises quality in allendeavours and the development of a global community of learners.

Situated in the suburb of Pearce, in the Woden Valley region ofCanberra, the school draws students from the surrounding suburbs, aswell as the Tuggeranong Valley, inner South Canberra and nearby areasin New South Wales.  The school is surrounded by mature, developedgrounds with easy access to local sporting and recreational facilitiesat Woden and Mawson.  It is easily accessed by local bike paths andmajor bus routes from the Tuggeranong area, as well as from New SouthWales.  The buildings are solid and spacious, incorporating specialistfacilities for Science, Technology, Cooking, Textiles, InformationCommunication Technologies, Visual and Performing Arts.  In addition,Melrose High has a large, well-equipped Hall, which is used forassemblies and performances.


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