Dandenong High School, Dandenong

Name: Dandenong High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Princes Highway
Town: Dandenong
Postcode: 3175
State: Victoria
Region Southern Metropolitan
Phone: 9792 - 0561
Fax: 9706 - 8028
Email: dandenong.hs@edumail.vic.gov.au
Website: www.dandenonghs.vic.edu.au
Pupils: 1250

Dandenong High School opened in 1919 to serve the needs of a widespread community. The school is located in the south east of Melbourne in an area which has a diverse and harmonious multicultural student population.

The enrolment is relatively steady. It is a co-educational, single campus, Year 7-12 secondary school with a student population of about 1250 students with an approximately equal gender distribution.

The school is structured into three sub-schools, Junior (Years 7 8), Middle (Years 9 10) and Senior (Years 11 12).

Dandenong High School consists of a range of buildings dating from the original 1919 building through to modern relocatable classrooms. The school is well equipped with facilities such as Library, Canteen and a range of specialist teaching spaces. A small amount of recreational space is available on the main school site which is supplemented by a sporting field on an adjacent property.


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