Mintabie Area School promotes a safe, caring and organised work environment that allows staff and students to perform at a high level. Teaching and learning at the school is the highest priority aiming at equality and excellence in education.
A partnership between the traditional owners of the land, miners, ethnic groups, staff and students allows a joint school community exercise that promotes quality outback education. Students undertake a comprehensive and enriching curriculum, including the SA Certificate of Education (SACE). All students wishing to gain their SACE have been supported, with a 100 per cent success rate. All those aiming for tertiary courses have gained entry to their preferred option at university or TAFE.
Facilities: Home Economics, ICT suite, Administration block, Shower/Toilet facilities, Library, Playgroup building, Technology and Art shed, Science/Music/Youth Centre, cooling systems, Playground, shade area, sandpit, paved court area, lawn area, small oval and a small Tuckshop.
Special features: TAFE courses including CDX Automotive, Certificate in Hospitality and Certificate 2 in Opal Cutting; Open Access College; Home Economics; Canteen.