Karratha Senior High School (4056)

School Overview

Karratha Senior High School, located in the City of Karratha, the hub of the Pilbara region of Western Australia, is an integral part of the community, providing a high quality education for all students. The school continues to forge a reputation for academic success, strong pastoral care, attracting and retaining high quality staff and the innovative programs and flexible learning options that meet the needs of all students. For over 50 years the school has catered for a diverse range of students and continues to do so today. Local students with a connection to the land, students from across Western Australia, Australia and from around the world, make for a vibrant student population. The community and the school share the responsibility for the growth and development of our students, working together to make our school a safe, respectful, innovative and exciting learning environment.

Student learning and wellbeing are paramount. We maintain high expectations for every student, so that they will achieve their best. We acknowledge that the adolescent years are a time when every young person requires care and nurturing, and we provide a range of supports that ensures our students are equipped with the skills, knowledge and understanding to grow and develop into productive citizens for tomorrow. Supporting the health and wellbeing for every student, school staff are entrusted with the responsibility for mentoring a small group of students throughout their time at Karratha Senior High School. As mentors, staff nurture each student's social and emotional well-being and monitor their academic progress.

The school motto 'Towards Tomorrow' ensures that the school focuses on creating opportunities for students to experience success as responsible and caring individuals, in a rapidly changing world.