York District High School, York

Name: York District High School
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: 2 Trews Road
Town: York
Postcode: 6302
State: Western Australia
Region Midlands
Phone: 08 9641 0410
Fax: 08 9641 1863
Email: york.dhs@det.wa.edu.au
Website: www.yorkdhs.det.wa.edu.au
Pupils: 510

York District High School is located in a rural community in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia and is situated on the Avon River 97 kilometres east of Perth. York has evolved into a diverse community, based around numerous enterprises such as light industry, agriculture and tourism. Architecturally, the town provides an historic reminder of its European past. 

The grand history of York, its unique local industries and attractions, combined with its proximity to Perth, ensure its continued popularity as a tourist venue.

Our school has a staff of over 70 members catering to the needs of students from Kindergarten to Year 10. It consists of a Principal, 4 Deputy Principals, 20 Primary teachers, 6 Secondary teachers, 5 specialist teachers, 14 teacher assistants, 4 office staff, a part time chaplain, an AIEO and several ancillary staff.


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