Minyerri School (Hodgson Downs-Minyeri), Minyerri (Hodgson Downs)

Name: Minyerri School (Hodgson Downs-Minyeri)
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: Minyerri (Hodgson Downs)
Town: Minyerri (Hodgson Downs)
Postcode: 851
State: Northern Territory
Region North
Phone: (08) 8975 9972
Fax: (08) 8975 9893
Email: neil.gibson@latis.net.au
Website: www.schools.nt.edu.au/kathgs/minyerri/minyerri.htm
Pupils: 158

Minyerri is located approximately 270 km south-east of Katherine by road. A permit is required for non-Aboriginal people to enter the community. The Hodgson River is in close proximity. The area experiences the Wet and Dry seasons, with temperatures ranging from Dry season overnight lows of 10 through to daytime highs of 40 in the buildup.

Minyerri School has an enrolment of approximately 160 students, with approximately 90% attendance, from Preschool to Senior Secondary.


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