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Jindabyne Central School

Jindabyne Central School

Coordinates36°24′58″S 148°37′15″E / 36.4162°S 148.6208°E / -36.4162; 148.6208
Former nameJindabyne Primary School
TypeGovernment-funded co-educational primary and comprehensive secondary day school
MottoLeadership and Citizenship
Established(as Jindabyne Primary School)
School districtEden–Monaro; Rural South and West
Educational authorityNSW Department of Education
PrincipalSteve McAlister – Primary
Michael Kowalewski – Secondary (Relieving)
Teaching staff60.3 FTE (2018)[1]
Enrolment882[1] (2018)
SloganEducating the Future

Jindabyne Central School (JCS) is a government-funded co-educational primary and comprehensive secondary day school, located at 4 Park Road in the town of Jindabyne in the Snowy Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia.[2]

Established as Jindabyne Primary School until 2006, the school enrolled approximately 880 students in 2018, from Year K to Year 12, of whom two percent identified as Indigenous Australians and nine percent were from a language background other than English.[1] The school is operated by the NSW Department of Education; the primary principal is Steve McAlister and the relieving secondary principal is Michael Kowalewski[3][4] The school's intake includes students from Jindabyne and the surrounding towns/villages of Berridale, Dalgety, Thredbo and Perisher Valley.


The student leadership team consists of members of Year 12. Two members of each year group participate in the Student Representative Council (SRC).

Jindabyne Central School has a separate primary and secondary school uniform for both males and females.[5]

Notable alumni

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Jindabyne Central School, Jindabyne, NSW: School profile". My School. Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. 2019. Retrieved 31 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Jindabyne Central School". n.d. Retrieved 21 March 2011.
  3. ^ "About us". Jindabyne Central School. NSW Department of Education. n.d. Retrieved 21 March 2011.
  4. ^[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "School Uniform". Jindabyne Central School. n.d.
  6. ^ "JCS launches Hall of Fame". Jindabyne Central School. n.d. Retrieved 29 May 2018.

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