Kangaroo Flat Secondary College, Kangaroo Flat
Name: Kangaroo Flat Secondary College
Type: Secondary School
Address: Olympic Parade
Town: Kangaroo Flat
Region Loddon Campaspe Mallee
Phone: (03) 54477722
Fax: (03) 54470403
Kangaroo Flat Secondary College is an innovative and dynamic Year 7-10 College with an enrolment which has increased from 595 students in 2003 to 758 in 2006. A particular feature of the enrolment is the changed ratio of Boys to Girls – 303 Boys 292 Girls in 2003 and 355 Boys 403 Girls in 2006. The College is located in the Southwest sector of the City of Greater Bendigo which has an overall population of 93,000. The College is one of a cluster of 5 7-10 Colleges linked to the Bendigo Senior Secondary College where students undertake their Year 11-12 studies. There are a number of competing private Colleges in the City.
Kangaroo Flat Secondary College is in Like School Group (LSG) 7. A small number of indigenous students attend the College.
Students are drawn from a large outlying rural area in addition to local urban residential areas. The Kangaroo Flat Primary School has relocated to a new school adjacent to the College. Many students travel to the College by bus, using the local town service or the DE&T contract bus system. The College acts as a bus terminal for all students who may travel on to other Colleges in Bendigo.