Clarkson is a caring community school with great results.

In 2019, we achieved a 91% WACE achievement rate despite the odds.

Visit Schools Online at to see how other schools performed. You may be surprised!

If a student doesn’t achieve Band 8 in NAPLAN in Year 9, they must sit OLNA until they “pass”.

For our 2019 graduating cohort, we achieved the 3rd biggest gains IN THE STATE from Year 9 to Year 12 in both Numeracy and Reading!

Bobbie Haworth from ECU presents Emily Lowry with The ECU Year 12 Achievement Award, which is awarded to 20 WA Year 12 students per year.

The successful nominees must demonstrate ECU’s core values of integrity, respect, rational inquiry and personal excellence and must choose ECU as their first preference. Emily wishes to study primary teaching at ECU. The award also comes with a $1000 gift card. Well done, Emily!

90.91% of our Year 12 students in 2019 achieved the Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE).

Firstly, we have shown improvement from 2018, when we scored 81% attainment rate.

Secondly, across both public and private schools, the average is 91.33% - so we’re very close to the rest of the state!

The Department of Education’s Commitment to Excellence Award recognises a student who has interacted positively with both peers and staff, who has contributed to school and community life and demonstrated excellence.

Carys Hurcom presents this year’s winner - Zac Smith. Well done!


Year 12 teachers from Clarkson Community High School were asked to offer advice and guidance for the Class of 2019 as they graduate high school. This entertaining video was shown at the graduation ceremony.

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