Maitland Area School, Maitland

Name: Maitland Area School
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: Junction Road
Town: Maitland
Postcode: 5573
State: South Australia
Region Wakefield
Phone: (08) 8832 2613
Fax: (08) 8832 2336
Pupils: 319

Maitland Area School is centrally located on the YorkePeninsula approx 170km from Adelaide. It is a complex school serving a vibrant rural community with an R-12population of 300 students that are arranged into Junior, Middle and Senior subschools.The school is classified as notonly a rural and an isolated school but also a Level 3 Disadvantaged schoolwith 160 Government Assisted students. The Point Pearce Aboriginal community is20km south of Maitland, with year 3-12 Aboriginal students from there attendingMAS.


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