Upwey High School, Yarra Junction

Name: Upwey High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: 81-89 Little Yarra Road
Town: Yarra Junction
Postcode: 3797
State: Victoria
Region Eastern Metropolitan
Phone: (03) 5967 1877
Fax: (03) 5967 2109
Email: bradley.euan.v@edumail.vic.gov.au
Website: www.uysc.vic.edu.au
Pupils: 1245

Upwey High School is a government co-educational Years 7-12 school located in the Dandenong Ranges, 40 kilometres east of the city of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia. It has a magnificent mountain setting amongst the slopes and mountain ash on the edge of Sherbrooke Forest.  

The school has a student population of approximately 1200 and 100 staff. A vocational education authority with a diverse range of curriculum offerings from maths, sciences and technology to music, jewellery and drama, Upwey High School is very much a school of the future meeting the needs of young people today!


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