Christmas Island Dist High Sch, Christmas Island
Name: Christmas Island Dist High Sch
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: Murray Road
Town: Christmas Island
State: Western Australia
Region West Coast
Phone: 08 9164 8546
Fax: 08 9164 8544
Christmas Island District High School (CIDHS) is located approximately 360km southwest of Java and 2300km north west of Perth, Western Australia.
The island is believed to be the remnant of an extinct submarine volcano. Christmas Island's (CI) climate is tropical, with little seasonal variation in temperature. The island experiences a distinct tropical rainfall pattern with a marked wet season occurring from approximately January to May with the dry season between August and October.
CIDHS is recognised as a school in the West Coast Education District. Staff who apply to teach at CIDHS are selected through a merit process. The staff at CIDHS have fully embraced the Curriculum Framework and Outcomes and Standards Framework and have developed a Curriculum Improvement Program that is recognised as an exemplary model in the state. CIDHS provides an educational program based on Department of Education and Training guidelines for students from Kindergarten to Year 12.