Our school

Irrawang High School was established in 1983 and attracts students primarily from Medowie, and Wirreanda Public Schools in Medowie and Irrawang and Grahamstown Public Schools in Raymond Terrace. One of two state comprehensive co-educational high schools located in Raymond Terrace, Irrawang High School has an anticipated 2016 enrolment of 712 students, with 13% of students having an Aboriginal Torres Strait Island background. The school promotes excellence in academic, cultural and sporting performance and also provides a wide range of creative and performing arts opportunities. The school has implemented a range of strategies to support the education of gifted and talented students. Significant equity funding allows the school to implement a number of successful initiatives that assist the wellbeing and education of students and support families. The school has five support classes. A strong transition program is in place with our partner primary schools. The schools Positive Behaviour for Learning expectations are Respect, Responsibility and Personal Best. There is an extensive support staff that includes an Aboriginal Education Worker, Community Liaison Officer, Defence Transition Mentor and School Chaplain. The school enjoys the strong support of an active P&C and the local business community. Irrawang High School is an integral part of the Lakeside Learning Community and works closely with the Youyoong Local AECG. Further information is available on the school website