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ACARA - Australian Schools List (Points) 2008-2012

This dataset presents point level school profile data for Australia from 2008 to 2012.

Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) collects, analyses and reports statistical and related information about schools and the outcomes of schooling, as required by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Education Council under ACARA's Charter.

For more information, please visit ACARA School List:

Please note:

  • Be aware that the information listed in the school list (this dataset) is based on the data provided by jurisdictional education authorities in each state/territory including Catholic and independent school sector bodies for My School website reporting purposes.
  • This information was accurate as at the time of collection. For consistency, the list of schools is based on active schools in the specific reporting year.
  • For consistency Active schools with a No Reporting (NR) flag as advised by the school are not reported in the school list.
  • Data is current as of 05 May 2014.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

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Last Updated December 18, 2020, 03:40 (UTC)
Created March 20, 2020, 05:41 (UTC)
License Open Data. The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority has made the data freely available and we obtained the data as of November 2013 from
Aggregation Level NA
Attribute List , ACARA ID, Calendar Year, Geometry, Latitude, Longitude, Postcode, School Name, School Type, Sector Code, Sector Description, State, Suburb
Attribution Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority, (2013): ACARA - Australian Schools List (Points) 2008-2012; accessed from AURIN on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice © Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority 2012This work is copyright. You may download, display, print and reproduce this material in unaltered form only (retaining this notice) for your personal, non-commercial educational use, or non-commercial educational use within your organisation.Should you wish to download, display, print and reproduce this material for any other purpose or in any other manner, you must seek ACARAs prior written permission. Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction and rights should be addressed as follows: by post toACARA Copyright Administration ACARALevel 10, 255 Pitt StreetSydney NSW 2000by email
Geometry Field wkb_geometry
Key acara_id
Type dataset
spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[96.9, -43.32], [159.08, -43.32], [159.08, -10.45], [96.9, -10.45], [96.9, -43.32]]]}