School history database search

The database contains entries for more than 7,390 government schools in New South Wales since the opening of the first school in September 1848, namely Kempsey National School. The final addition was made in January 2015. (Source: Government schools of New South Wales: 1848-2003.)

You can search by school names, counties or school types. Please refer to the Glossary of school types or Database facts for more information.


  • Historical
  • School operations

Business Unit:

  • Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation
Return to top of page Back to top