Bordertown High School is located in the Upper South East of South Australia in the centre of the Tatiara District Council. It is situated in picturesque grounds studded with magnificent Blue Gums and lush playing fields. There are currently 310 students attending from Year 8 through to 12.

Bordertown High School boasts a fine academic record where students achieve success supported by a highly committed staff. The School is managed by an experienced Governing Council that aims to ensure funds are committed to achieving the best educational outcomes for all students.

The School has a strong Information Technology, Agriculture and Vocational Education focus with a large number of students engaging in these areas.

Subjects/Electives Years 7 to 10: Language, Maths, Science, Society & The Environment, The Arts, Health & Personal Development, Technology. 

Subjects/Electives Years 11 and 12: Agricultural and Horticultural Management, Biology, Chemistry, Community Studies – by negotiation Design and Tech – Furniture Construction, English Communications, Geography, Home Economics: – Food and Hospitality Information Processing and Publishing: – Business Documents – Desktop Publishing, Mathematical Applications, Mathematical Studies, Modern History, Physics, Physical Education, Visual Art.

Welfare and personal development: Student Support meetings, Student Counsellor.

Special features: The school hosts a large number of exchange students from around the world, including the USA, Japan, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Sweden, and Canada.


School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 8 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • 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)

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