Christies Beach High School, Christie Downs

Name: Christies Beach High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Morton Road
Town: Christie Downs
Postcode: 5164
State: South Australia
Region Southern Sea & Vines
Phone: (08) 8329 9777
Fax: (08) 8329 9778
Pupils: 1090

Christies Beach High School is a large, complex, outer metropolitan secondary school with about 900 FTE students and is the lead school in the Southern Vocational College.

It is in a very high category of disadvantage, meeting the needs of a diverse range of students. Approximately 75% of students are supported by school card and 168 students are operating with Negotiated Education Plans.

Christies Beach High School is an adult re-entry school and has the Christies Beach Unit supporting students with disabilities. The school operates under the values of Tolerance, Respect and Understanding.


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