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Roxby Downs Area School is a South Australian State Government school conducted by the Department of Education and Child Development. It was established in 1987 to support the newly created Olympic Dam mine and continues to adapt to its dynamic growth. Roxby Downs is a small township which is located approximately 570km North of Adelaide.
Roxby Downs Area School is located in the heart of the Roxby Downs township and caters for Years R-12. We share facilities with the Leisure Centre, ovals and tennis courts
The school has excellent teaching facilities including: 2 Science Laboratories, Primary Computing Suite, Computer Aided Design Studio, Art Room, Drama Room, Library, Learning Hub and Open Access Facilities. A school hall is also operational and caters for community needs outside school hours.
The school population has grown from 100 in 1987 to over 540 in 2022. Years 7-12 students from Andamooka are able to travel by bus to school.
In 2022 Roxby Downs Area School has approximately 65 members of staff, including over 45 teaching staff. Of the current school population of around 540, approximately 310 students are in primary school (R-6) and 230 are secondary (7-12).