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 around 450 students for the 2015 year. Approximately 44% of the school's students identified as being of Aboriginal descent, with more than 28 nationalities being represented across the school. Students come from families mainly involved in the opal mining,tourism or agricultural industries. Some students live within the township of Lightning Ridge, however approximately 2/3 live on mining camps or on rural properties. Students and their families have a rich variety of backgrounds, all of which contribute to the diversity of this exciting northwestern town. The school is focused on providing positive, safe and respectful learning environments for its students through a strongly embedded Positive Behaviour for Learning program, an effective and responsive curriculum, effective quality teaching and community support.

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 399  
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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