Leigh Creek Area School, Leigh Creek

Name: Leigh Creek Area School
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: Blackoak Drive
Town: Leigh Creek
Postcode: 5731
State: South Australia
Region Flinders
Phone: (08) 8675 2062
Fax: (08) 8675 2534
Email: info@leighcreekas.sa.edu.au
Website: www.leighcreekas.sa.edu.au
Pupils: 145

Leigh Creek Area School was opened inApril 1982, when the original Leigh Creek township was moved20kms south of the Leigh Creek Coalfield.

Leigh Creek Area School is a co-educational school with approximately 180 students R-12.


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