Balga Senior High School, Balga

Name: Balga Senior High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: 2 Markham Way
Town: Balga
Postcode: 6061
State: Western Australia
Region Swan
Phone: 08 9247 0222
Fax: 08 9342 0944
Pupils: 444

Balga SHS is a multicultural school situated in the northern suburbs of Perth. In response to the diverse needs of the student population, Balga SHS proudly hosts numerous innovative programs which include Mainstream, Swan Nyungar Sports Education Program, Intensive English Centre, Education Support Units, Young Parents Program, No Dole Program, Balga Youth Program, Police Rangers, Aspirations, and a comprehensive VET Program.

A friendly, empathic staff and school community embraces the school ethos maximising individual potential to develop the learning, social, physical and creative skills required to maximise their potential as contributing and responsible members of society.


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