Public School Review
All Western Australian public schools are reviewed every three years by the Department of
Education’s Public School Accountability directorate. A review gives assurance to the local
community, the Minister for Education and Training and the Director General that a school is
operating effectively and delivering high quality education to its students. The review
acknowledges the achievements of the school and gives feedback to support the principal and
staff with their improvement planning.
The principal provides the review team with a self-assessment of the school’s performance based
on evidence gathered by the principal and staff. Information validated by the review team is
considered before and during the school visit. This forms the basis for the school review report.
The report is provided to the principal, the chair of the school board/council and the Regional
Expectations of schools
For all Western Australian public schools, expectations are set out in either: the Delivery and
Performance Agreement, which is an agreement between the Department (represented by the
Director General), school (represented by the principal) and school board (represented by the
school board chair); or, the Principals’ Statement of Expectations and the Funding Agreement for
School performance rating
This performance rating is based on information gained from the self-assessment submission and
the validation process. It is focussed on a review of the following areas of school performance:
relationships and partnerships; learning environment; leadership; use of resources; teaching
quality; and student achievement and progress.
The school’s performance rating is: Effective