Meekatharra District High School (4085)

School Overview

Meekatharra District High School is located approximately 800 kilometres north east of Perth. The school draws from a diverse population of around 1,000 locally and 2,100 district-wide, representing Aboriginal communities, pastoral, mining and related service industries. The town of Meekatharra is renowned for its beautiful day time vistas, hot summer temperatures and spectacular sunsets.

Meekatharra District High School caters for kindergarten to Year 12 students and has a total enrolment of 180 students, the majority being primary aged students. There is a large Aboriginal population in the town. This results in over 90% of students at Meekatharra District High School coming from Aboriginal families.

The school has a well- resourced early childhood area, specialist music, art, horticulture area, design and technology facilities and is fully supported with information technology.

The school places significant emphasis on teaching and learning, specifically literacy and numeracy, student well-being, attendance and early intervention.