Taree High School is a comprehensive coeducational high school, which caters for 935 students from Years 7-12, including 18% Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
The school is part of the Connected Communities Strategy across NSW and provides tailored programs to improve educational outcomes for Aboriginal students and their families. The school has a tradition of achievement in cultural, academic, sporting and artistic pursuits and has a culture, which recognises and celebrates the successes of all of its students. Taree High is a PBL school, who's Core Values are Cooperation, Participation, and Respect (CPR).
Taree High School's curriculum and welfare structures are designed to promote self-reliance and encourage students to take responsibility for their actions and their learning. The school has a large support unit, which includes classes for students with mild, moderate and severe intellectual disabilities, emotional disturbance and a multi-categorical class. Taree High is well equipped with a number of specialist facilities, including an Industrial Kitchen and Ngarralbaa (Listening, Learning, Knowing Place), our Aboriginal Community Resource Room. The school prides itself in liaising extensively with our School Reference Group and P&C to develop the School Plan. There is a strong connection with our Community of Schools to deliver Curriculum and forge strong relationships to ease the transition from primary to high school.
Our links with Government and Non-Government agencies, TAFE, Universities and the business community brings valuable resources to the school and further enhances post-school options for our students.