Situated in a beautiful rural setting with extensive grounds, Dapto
High School aims
to encourage all students to “strive for higher things”. The success of this
approach is reflected in improving trend in academic outcomes and the
implementation of an effective and well-developed welfare program. Digital
learning is central to learning and teaching.

Facilities: Sporting fields, library, multipurpose hall, extensive
computing facilities, Year 12 Common Room, complete fitness centre, drama
theatre, school hall, school farm, uniform shop and canteen.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Computing, Drama, Food Technology, Metal
Technology, Sport Science, Tech Drawing, Visual Arts, Wood Technology, Child
Care, Commerce, Music.

Electives Years 11 and 12: A full range of English and Mathematics,
Food Technology, Design & Technology courses, Biology, Business Studies,
Physics, Chemistry, Science, History, Legal Studies, Visual Arts, Community and
Family Studies, Photography, Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation (SLR), Economics,
Information Processes, Music, PD/Health/PE, Drama, Exploring Early Childhood,
Society and Culture, Industrial Technology, Metals and Engineering, and Primary
Industries. Our homework centre operates two afternoons per week. Vocational
courses include Furnishings, Hospitality, Business Services, Information
Technology and 40 plus TVET options.

Sport: A huge range of competitive sports. The school has had
Australian representatives in rugby league, soccer, canoeing, tennis, bobsled,
softball, netball and touch football.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, public speaking, drama, chess,
creative arts, school musicals.

Welfare and personal development: The school has a very active SRC
that reinforces the successful peer support program. A merit system for
rewarding achievement exists and the emphasis is on self-discipline. A Senior
Student Mentor is employed two days/week. Parental involvement is actively

School Information

  • Type: Government
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: -
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 1005 students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered:
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre:
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options:
  • Fees: Free (Government School)
  • Address:Cleveland Road, Dapto 2530
  • Phone:02 4261 1416
  • Fax:02 4261 2584

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