Leinster Community School is a Level 4, Independent Public School located in the heart of the Northern Goldfields of W.A, 380 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie. LCS has a current population of 130 students from Kindergarten through to Year 12. The school’s ICSEA (Index of Community Socio-Educational Disadvantage) = 982.00 (2020) This is a measure that has been created to enable meaningful comparisons between schools with the average Australian primary school having an ICSEA value of 1000.
Leinster is a unique closed mining town with residents working for BHP Leinster, Agnew Goldfields Mining Company, and other mining companies and contract maintenance/service businesses. The school buildings are owned and supported by BHP.
The students at Leinster show genuine care for one another and engage with one another across a multi-age setting. At Leinster Community School, we are committed to providing quality education in an inclusive, caring and supportive learning environment. The school provides a diversity of programs and opportunities for all children within a safe, inclusive and unique physical environment with a strong emphasis on student well-being and on developing students’ skills in Literacy and Numeracy. The secondary students are provided with a balanced educational program with a combination of face to face teaching and additional subjects via the School of Isolated and Distance Education which is based in Perth.
Our Staff have a strong sense of common purpose, forming a cohesive team. Their talents are valued and assist in providing a diverse education in a country setting.