Lake Macquarie History

Schools of Lake Macquarie

Primary Schools

Name of School Opened Status Type Additional Information
Arcadia Vale Sep-58 open Public School
Argenton March 1897 closed December 1903 Public School
Jan-51 closed December 1952 Infants School
Jan-53 open Public School
Awaba June 1891 open Grenton until March 1891
Barnsley December 1865 closed November 1873 Public School Teralba until 4/1891
January 1876 open Public School
Belmont February 1874 open Provisional School
June 1880 Public School
Belmont North Sep-53 open Public School
Biddabah Jan-59 open Public School changed from Speers Point East December 1992
Biraban Jan-56 open Public School Toronto West until 1/1978
Blackalls Park Jan-53 open Public School Blackalls until 11/1993
Blacksmiths Jan-62 open Public School
Bolton Point Sep-43 closed June 1944 Provisional School
Jul-44 closed December 1966 Public School
Bonnell's Bay Jan-12 closed May 1912 Provisional School Morisset East until September 1948
Jun-12 closed December 1938 Public School
May-42 closed April 1955 Provisional School
May-55 open Public School
Boolaroo Jul-00 open Public School
Booragul Jan-55 open Public School
Cardiff July 1891 open Public School
Cardiff North Sep-56 closed December 1967 Infants School
Jan-68 open Public School
Cardiff South Jan-52 closed December 1952 Infants School
Jan-53 open Public School
Catherine Hill Bay January 1890 closed December 1985 Public School
Caves Beach Jan-68 open Public School
Charlestown April 1879 open Public School
Charlestown East Sep-59 open Public School
Charlestown South Jan-63 open Public School
Coal Point Jan-55 open Public School
Cooranbong November 1861 open Public School First school in Lake Macquarie, originally spelt Coorumbong
Dora Creek April 1870 closed December 1883 Provisional School Newport until December 1901
January 1884 open Public School
Dudley January 1892 open Public School
Edgeworth April 1891 open Public School Young Wallsend until 1960
Edgeworth Heights Jan-58 open Public School Salty Creek until 1968
Eleebana Jan-55 closed August 1955 Provisional School
Sep-55 open Public School
Eraring Jan-24 open Public School
Fassifern Aug-22 open Public School
Fennell Bay Sep-59 open Public School Fennells Bay until October 1972
Floraville Oct-67 open Public School
Garden Suburb Oct-58 open Public School
Gateshead Sep-50 open Public School Gateshead West Public School merged with Gateshead Public School to form Wiripaang Public School January 2013
Gateshead West Jan-67 closed Jan 2013 Public School
Glendale Apr-49 closed December 1990 Public School Cardiff West until September 1951
Glendale East Jan-59 open Public School
Hillsborough October 1876 closed December 1877 Provisional School
January 1878 closed May 1881 Public School
Jan-63 open Public School
Jewells Jan-77 open Public School
Kahibah Jan-38 Dec-51 Infants School
Jan-52 open Public School
Killingworth July 1891 closed December 1892 Public School
May-02 Mar-41 Public School
Marks Point Jan-54 open Public School
Martinsville December 1878 closed September 1879 Provisional School Deep Creek until 1883; Dora Creek until February 1894
October 1879 closed December 1974 Public School
Morisset August 1891 closed December 1950 Public School
Jan-51 closed December 1964 Central School
Jan-65 open Public School
Mount Hutton Jan-55 open Public School
Nords Wharf Sep-01 closed December 1901 Provisional School Wallarah until September 1919
Jan-02 open Public School
Pelican Flat Jan-38 open Public School Marks Point until September 1950
Rathmines Oct-41 closed June 1951 Provisional School
Jul-51 open Public School
Redhead Sep-08 open Public School
Speers Point Jan-57 open Public School
Swansea June 1875 closed January 1882 Provisional School Galgabba until January 1889
February 1882 closed December 1943 Public School
Jan-44 closed December 1953 Central School
Jan-54 open Public School
Teralba September 1884 open Public School Hillsborough until 2/1886; Gravel Pits until January 1889; Glen Mitchell until April 1891
Toronto July 1890 open Public School
Jan-58 open Public School
Wakefield January 1898 closed September 1898 Provisional School Rhondda from 1905
October 1898 closed December 1982 Public School
Wangi Wangi Sep-20 closed December 1929 Provisional School
Jan-30 open Public School
Warners Bay July 1892 closed March 1904 Provisional School Warner until November 1933

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