Pinnaroo Primary School

Welcome to Pinnaroo Primary School

Pinnaroo Primary School serves a rural community, living in the environmentally unique and sensitive Mallee region of South Australia. The school is approximately 250km east of Adelaide, lying 4km west of the Victorian border. The township of Pinnaroo has a population of approximately 800 people with 1200 residing within the district boundary.

The first Pinnaroo School classes were held in the old Methodist Church building in 1906. The Pinnaroo Departmental School was opened in 1910. The old brick building was the first of many buildings to be part of the current school. In 1944, Rosy Pine, Yarrahville, The Oaks, Parilla Well and the Chandos schools joined the Pinnaroo consolidated school. Students from outlying centres traveled to Pinnaroo by bus. The consolidated school became an area school, which was opened on the 31st August 1945. In 1990 the school became Pinnaroo Primary School. learning is shared between students, educators and parents where students can make learning choices, initiating their own curriculum ideas.

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