Kimba Area School, Kimba

Name: Kimba Area School
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: 69 West Terrace
Town: Kimba
Postcode: 5641
State: South Australia
Region Eyre
Phone: (08) 8627 2074
Fax: (08) 8627 2401
Pupils: 175

Kimba Area School opened on its present site in 1963 to serve the Kimba and district community previously served by over 20 “one teacher” schools since 1918. 

Kimba is served by a daily bus service to and from Adelaide. Port
Augusta and Whyalla have several flights to/from Adelaide daily.

Students at Kimba Area School are encouraged to take control of their learning in a caring, positive environment. Students are supportive of the efforts made by staff to manage issues associated with education in isolated areas. Parents are supportive of the school and staff, both individually and through school committees.


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