Luurnpa Catholic School
Luurnpa Catholic School is a K-10 Composite school located in the Wirrimanu Aboriginal
Community, Balgo Hills. The school has an enrolment of approximately 100 students.
Luurnpa Catholic School is a K-10 Composite school located in the Wirrimanu Aboriginal Community, Balgo Hills. In 2020 the school has an enrolment of approximately 112 students, but also had another 78 students that attended, for various period of time, while visiting the community. The community is situated in the South East corner of The Kimberley region of Western Australia, located 660 kms south of Kununurra and 960 kms east of Broome. Balgo Hills lies on the Northern end of the Great Sandy Desert and the Eastern end of the Tanami Desert. Halls Creek is the closest town, some 292kms north and can only be safely accessed by 4WD vehicles. The Balgo community has a vibrant indigenous culture and is a Catholic Community. 99% of the students at the school in 2020 were indigenous.
Read the full Annual School Report 2020