Katherine High School

Location: Grevillea Road, Katherine
Phone: 08 8973 8200
Fax: 08 8973 8288

Katherine High School is a comprehensive, coeducational school that commenced educating young Territorians in 1988. Katherine High School is located in the town of Katherine approximately 315km south of Darwin and is the only Government high school in the Katherine region. The School serves a region larger than the state of Victoria and caters to a diverse socio economic clientele from a range of backgrounds: RAAF, traditional and urban Indigenous students, rural, public sector and business families. The Fordimail Hostel and Callistemon House provide hostel accommodation for students from remote areas. Callistemon House is a departmental facility managed by the Katherine High School Principal.

Hours: 8am–4:15pm


Katherine High School (KHS) is a comprehensive high school located on Grevillea Road, Katherine East. The original buildings were completed in 1988 with W block added in the early 1990s, X Block in 2007 and the Sports Science Centre was completed in 2010 and officially opened in mid 2011.

KHS is a modern, attractive and well-resourced facility set on spacious grounds. It has excellent facilities including tennis and netball courts, a large air-conditioned gymnasium and undercover basketball court, networked computer laboratories and computer pods in each faculty area. There are specialist learning areas for Art, Hospitality, Technology, Science, Sport Science and Music.

The school serves a region larger than the state of Victoria and caters to a diverse socio-economic clientele from a range of backgrounds, RAAF, rural, public sector, business families’ children traditional and urban Indigenous students.

The school places emphasis on the rights of teachers to teach and students to learn with a strong commitment to social justice and we use restorative justice practices to underpin our student management practices. Our core values are Honesty, Trust, Respect.

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