Meningie is 160 kilometres from Adelaide on the shores of Lake Albert at the head of the Coorong and is in the Coorong District Council.
The school is located to the northern end of the main township on the Princes Highway overlooking the lake. The town's population is approaching l,000 with approximately 4,000 people in the surrounding farmlands.
Context of the School
Meningie Area School provides a broad, general curriculum from R-10 with opportunity to complete SACE in senior secondary to the students of its district. Its mission is to ensure equitable educational outcomes for all its students, whilst striving for excellence.
Our school values the contributions of each and every participant in the education process, whilst striving for social stability, regular attendance, application to work, positive attitude and quality performance.
Meningie Area School currently consists of a Junior School (R-Yr 5), Middle School (Yr 6-9) and Senior School (Yr 10-12/13). In total there are approximately 190 students. The Junior School is made up of 4 classes, three of which are composite year levels. There are two Year 6/7 combined classes and a Year 8/9 class in the Middle School. The Senior School has three classes, Year 10, Year 11 and Year 12/13 respectively.
Meningie Area School recognises diversity and equitable opportunity for all students. There are various literacy and numeracy programs that are run to assist students. Such programs include ESL, Early Intervention, Middle School Literacy Groups and Lessons and Alphabet Club.
Meningie Area School offers many choices both within the curriculum as well as extra curricular activities. Student options may include locally developed programmes such as Agriculture, Sailing, Swimming, Music, as well as high involvement in SAPSASA and SASSSA sports opprotunities.
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Principal: Mrs. Monica Williams
Region: Murray Mallee