Kaolin Street, LIGHTNING RIDGE NSW 2834   More schools in postcode 2834
Phone   6829 0511
Fax       6829 0137

Lightning Ridge Central School had an enrolment of 391 students for the 2009 year. Approximately 37% of the school's students identified as being of Aboriginal descent, with a further 10% coming from a language background other than English-speaking. Students come from families mainly involved in the opal mining or agricultural industries. Some students live within the township of Lightning Ridge, with many others living on rural properties or on mining camps on the outskirts of the town. Students and their families have a rich variety of backgrounds, all of which contribute to the diversity of this isolated northwestern town. The school is focused on providing an excellent education for its students through an effective and responsive curriculum, and effective quality teaching.

School Email lightningr-c.school@det.nsw.edu.au  
School Website www.lightningr-c.schools.nsw.edu.au  
Type of School Central/Community Schools  
Enrolments 417  
Region Western NSW  

Special Needs services offered by this school

  • Students with a Range of Disabilities with Similar Support Needs

Special Needs

The New South Wales Department of Education and Communities support students with special needs in public schools in a range of ways. This may include support classes for students in regular and special schools. You can also discuss your child's learning needs with the principal of your child's school. For more information about the full range of support services in New South Wales public schools please go to Disability Programs http://www.schools.nsw.edu.au/studentsupport/programs/disability.php

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