Colac High School, Colac

Name: Colac High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: 413 Murray Street
Town: Colac
Postcode: 3250
State: Victoria
Region Barwon South Western
Phone: (03) 52312688
Fax: (03) 52313914
Pupils: 500

Colac High School is one of Victoria’s and the western districts oldest schools still in existence.

Being an older school means that we have been a part of this community for over 90 years. This is a significant responsibility. The school has a reputation for excellence and community involvement during those years.

Today, our pride is to make sure that our excellence in our provision of education for all students continues.

We are dedicated to improving educational opportunities for our students.

We are committed to making sure that the well being of our students is supported so that they can achieve to their highest level.

We are very strong in encouraging students to take responsibility for their learning, their actions and for being part of a team.

Colac High School encourage the development of essential values to support their own approach to the world and as part of a community. We know from our research and surveys undertaken with our parent community that we are regarded very highly.


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