Altona College, Altona

Name: Altona College
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: 227 Civic Parade
Town: Altona
Postcode: 3018
State: Victoria
Region Western Metropolitan
Phone: (03) 9250 8050
Fax: (03) 9315 9031
Pupils: 250

Altona Secondary College is a small prep to Year 9 school, comprising 250 students and located in the inner west of Melbourne. It caters for a diverse student body, with significant Maori/Islander, Somali, Filipino, Lebanese and Vietnamese student numbers. The school draws its students from the new growth areas of Altona Meadows, Laverton and Point Cook.


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