Plenty of schooling options to help all Kalgoorlie-Boulder residents reach their potential.

There's lots to love about school in Kalgoorlie-Boulder. From playgroups to Kindergarten through to higher education options including a TAFE and University; we have it all. Multiple options for local schools mean your entire family will be able to flourish in an environment that suits them. Kalgoorlie-Boulder is home to a strong education and training sector, with primary, secondary, tertiary, and vocational education and training offerings. These exceptional schools are supported by a strong network of services and facilities to further the educational journey and to empower students of all ages.

These facilities include health and wellness facilities, extensive arts, sports, and recreational facilities, and a diverse range of multicultural experiences. The educational experience within Kalgoorlie-Boulder is a broad and well balanced experience, culminating in the highest quality qualifications.

There are also multiple day care facilities available in Kalgoorlie-Boulder with options including family day care services, occasional care, before- and after-school care as well as vacation care. There are inclusive education options for all students, including one primary and two secondary schools who specialise in supporting students with additional needs.

Teacher and child sitting at a table in a kindergarten classroom
Teacher and child sitting at a table in a kindergarten classroom

Primary & Secondary Schools

  • 17 public schools (12 public, 4 private)
    • 6 secondary schools
    • 11 primary schools
  • 90% average high school completion rate
  • Award winning education
    • 2018 Finalist - WA Excellence in Aboriginal Education
    • 2019 Finalist - WA Primary School of the Year
  • Just a 5 minute commute to school
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Higher Education

  • World Leading Education Institutions
    • WA School of Mines is #2 in the world in Minerals and Mining Engineering
    • Curtin University is #1 for Master of Science (Minerals and Energy Economics Course in Australia, #2 in Oceania, and top 1% worldwide)
    • Central Regional TAFE is the winner of the 2023 WA Large Training Provider of the Year
  • 300+ vocational training & education courses available locally
  • Flexible study options available – study on campus or online with support locally
  • Local pathways available for:
    • Education
    • Nursing
    • Mining
    • Commerce & Business
    • Trades & Services
    • Health
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