The Wimmera is home to many high-quality primary and secondary schools, which are rated highly by parents and students alike. Schools form the focus of many of the communities in the Wimmera, forming a strong support network for students and their families.
Primary education in the Wimmera produces students who are not only well-equipped for secondary school but are also contributing members of the community. One advantage of schools in the Wimmera is that the smaller class sizes, compared to many suburban schools, gives children the greatest opportunity to thrive with more one on one attention.
Secondary schools are fewer in number than primary schools, so have higher student enrolment numbers. Class sizes, however, are still often smaller than in metropolitan areas.
With the large number of quality schools parents and students have the option to attend a school with the traits, classes and extracurricular activities that suit their needs.