Loxton High School, Loxton

Name: Loxton High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Bookpurnong Road
Town: Loxton
Postcode: 5333
State: South Australia
Region Riverland
Phone: (08) 8584 7339
Fax: (08) 8584 7765
Email: info@loxtonhs.sa.edu.au
Website: www.loxtonhs.sa.edu.au
Pupils: 577

Loxton High School is a rural secondary school situated in the Riverland District of South Australia.  It is located approximately 250 kilometres north east of Adelaide.  The school caters for students from Years 8 to12.  4% of the students are from Non-English Speaking backgrounds and 2% of the student cohort is indigenous.  Students come not only from the local area, but also from the Northern Mallee and wider Riverland region.

The School was opened in 1959 as Loxton Area High School and many of the buildings date back to this vintage. In 1963 the word Area was dropped from the school name.


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