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 3), Middle School (Yr 4-9) and Senior School (Yr 10-12/13). In total there are approximately 200 students. The Junior School is made up of 3 classes, all of which are contain composite year levels. There is a Year 4/5 class, a Year 5/6 class, a Year 6/7 class, a Year 8 and a Year 9 class in the Middle School. The Senior School has two classes, Year 10/11 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 Levelled Literacy Intervention, EALD, Early Intervention and individual SSO support when required.

Meningie Area School offers many choices both within the curriculum as well as extra curricular activities. Student options may include locally developed programs such as Agriculture, Sailing, Swimming, Music, as well as high involvement in SAPSASA and SASSSA sports opportunities.

Junior School

Middle School

Senior School

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1 North Tce MENINGIE 5264
Principal: Ms Fiona Haselgrove
Partnership: Coorong Mallee