An education at a Perth Government school will give your child the best education possible, because children are at the centre of everything we do.
We want every child in our schools to succeed, whatever their ability, wherever they live, whatever their background. Our schools are led by principals and teachers who want the best for your child. They encourage them to achieve their potential and ensure they are cared for and supported to succeed.
Perth Government schools run from late January to mid-December and the school year is divided into four terms. Our schools offer a full curriculum and a range of programs designed to inspire children to be lifelong learners.
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Como Secondary College
Gives students personalised attention and a great selection of subject choices.
Cyril Jackson Senior Campus
Provides a flexible, sustainable and mature learning environment, similar to that of a university.
Kent Street Senior High School
A city school with a country attitude that will offer your child a sense of family and support throughout their education.
Melville Senior High School
Prepare your child for an exciting future, with a world-class education.
Mount Lawley Senior High School
Academic, artistic and sporting opportunities abound at Mount Lawley Senior High School.
Ocean Reef Senior High School
A broad selection of academic and vocational pathways will give your child the opportunity to pursue the career of their dreams.
Thornlie Senior High School
Students come from diverse backgrounds and leave with one thing in common – a great education and a significant head start in life.