Katoomba Schools? Any info?

I read some worrying reviews of Katoomba high school and was wondering if anyone could give me their opinions about schools in the Katoomba area?
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stevek21 Mar 09, 2020
Katoomba High School used to have a poor reputation but a few years ago a new Principal took over and completely changed the culture. Enrolments have shot up and it's now really well regarded in the area. Both my girls will be going there.
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arthura2 2yrs+
As per my reply to Karissar, schools are a dynamic and changing beast. Furthermore two individuals can give you opposing opinions on the same school and teacher. So, you need to make an informed opinion by utilising the data available from the NESA (Board of Studies) site as well as other online credible avenues. You may be surprised at what you find. Good luck.
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karissar 2yrs+
Stay clear of Blue Mountains Grammar at Wentworth Falls. Waste of money. Too many crappy teachers and a few good ones. For Primary stay clear of Katoomba Public I would recommend Leura Public school.
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arthura2
arthura2 One must always remember that a school is only as good as the executive and staff. Whilst Leura has been an amazing school in the past, recent changes have seen many parents move their children to other nearby schools.
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stevek21
stevek21 Both my girls are at Katoomba Public and it is an awesome little school. Great culture, caring teachers, lots of space - I can't think of any negatives at all.
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There are a few options for schools in Katoomba. The primary schools are;

Katoomba Public School
Katoomba North Public School
St Canice's Primary School

The high schools include;

Katoomba High - Katoomba
Blue Mountains Grammar School - Wentworth Falls
Korowal School - Hazelbrook
St Columba's High School Springwood
Mountains Christian College - Blackheath

There are more high school options in Lithgow and Springwood and in the Lower Blue Mountains.
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