Top-Rated Special Schools in Western Australia

Do you belong to Western Australia, Australia? Are you searching for the list of top-rated special schools in Western Australia? Do you want to select the best special school for your child? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, I’ve compiled a list of some of the best special schools in Western Australia, Australia.

Best special schools in Western Australia

In this post, readers will find the following details – list of best special schools in Western Australia, type of the special school, city/location of the school & additional information. After going through this post, readers will be able to find an ideal government or non-government special school.

Also check –

Best primary schools in WA

Best high schools in WA

Top-Rated Special Schools in SA

Top-Rated Special Schools in Tasmania

Top-Rated Special Schools in Victoria


Let us check out the list of special schools in Western Australia now. Here it is –


List of best special schools in Western Australia

Sr NoName of the special schoolType of the special schoolSuburb/City/Location
1Albany Secondary Education Support CentreGovernmentAlbany
2Alta-1 College – Albany Marine VET CampusNon-Government
3Alta-1 College – Albany Middle SchoolNon-Government
4Alta-1 College – Albany Senior SchoolNon-Government
5Armadale Education Support CentreGovernmentArmadale
6Gwynne Park Education Support CentreGovernment
7South East Language Development Centre – Armadale CampusGovernment
8Gladys Newton SchoolGovernmentBalga
9North East Metropolitan Language Development Centre – North Balga CampusGovernment
10South Ballajura Education Support CentreGovernmentBallajura
11Cyril Jackson Senior Campus Education Support CentreGovernmentBassendean
12Durham Road SchoolGovernmentBayswater
13North East Metropolitan Language Development Centre – Beechboro CampusGovernmentBeechboro
14Fremantle Language Development Centre – Beeliar CampusGovernmentBeeliar
15Beldon Education Support CentreGovernmentBeldon
16Belridge Secondary Education Support CentreGovernment
17Alta-1 College – Belmont CampusNon-GovernmentBelmont
18School Of Special Educational Needs: Medical And Mental Health – Bentley HospitalGovernmentBentley
19O’Connor Education Support CentreGovernmentBoulder
20SMYL Community College – Moran Street CampusNon-Government
21St Martin de Porres SchoolNon-GovernmentBroome
22Fremantle Language Development Centre – Bull Creek CampusGovernmentBull Creek
23Bunbury Regional Community CollegeNon-GovernmentBunbury
24Bunbury Regional Community College – Blair Street CampusNon-Government
25Newton Moore Education Support CentreGovernment
26Bunbury Regional Community College – Busselton campusNon-GovernmentBusselton
27Geographe Education Support CentreGovernment
28Alta-1 College – CamilloNon-GovernmentCamillo
29Canning Vale Education Support CentreGovernmentCanning Vale
30Cannington Community Education Support CentreGovernmentCannington
31Geraldton Flexible Learning Centre – Carnarvon CampusNon-GovernmentCarnarvon
32Youth Futures Community School (Caversham)Non-GovernmentCaversham
33Youth Futures Community School (Centennial Park)Non-GovernmentCentennial Park
34Youth Futures Community SchoolNon-GovernmentClarkson
35Youth Futures Community School (Clarkson)Non-Government
36Cloverdale Education Support CentreGovernmentCloverdale
37South East Language Development CentreGovernment
38Alta-1 College – Hammond Road CampusNon-GovernmentCockburn Central
39SMYL Community College – Cockburn Central CampusNon-Government
40Alta-1 College – Collingwood Heights CampusNon-GovernmentCollingwood Heights
41Alta-1 College – Como CampusNon-GovernmentComo
42Coolbellup Learning CentreGovernmentCoolbellup
43Sir David Brand SchoolGovernmentCoolbinia
44Dianella Secondary College Education Support CentreGovernmentDianella
45North East Metropolitan Language Development CentreGovernment
46Carson Street SchoolGovernmentEast Victoria Park
47East Victoria Park Education Support CentreGovernment
48Alta-1 College – Ellenbrook CampusNon-GovernmentEllenbrook
49Esperance Education Support CentreGovernmentEsperance
50SMYL Community College – Marine Terrace, FremantleNon-GovernmentFremantle
51Geraldton Flexible Learning CentreNon-GovernmentGeraldton
52Holland Street SchoolGovernment
53Roseworth Education Support CentreGovernmentGirrawheen
54Wirrabirra Education Support CentreGovernmentGosnells
55Riverside Education Support CentreGovernmentGreenfields
56Halls Head College Education Support CentreGovernmentHalls Head
57West Coast Language Development Centre – East Hamersley CampusGovernmentHamersley
58Port SchoolNon-GovernmentHamilton Hill
59West Coast Language Development Centre – Poseidon CampusGovernmentHeathridge
60Alta-1 College – Huntingdale CampusNon-GovernmentHuntingdale
61Alta-1 College – Cooper Road CampusNon-GovernmentJandakot
62Alta-1 College – Joondalup CampusNon-GovernmentJoondalup
63Alta-1 College – Girls’ Campus JoondalupNon-Government
64Alta-1 College – Winton Road Joondalup CampusNon-Government
65Joondalup Education Support CentreGovernment
66Kalamunda Primary Education Support CentreGovernmentKalamunda
67Kalamunda Secondary Education Support CentreGovernment
68Eastern Goldfields Education Support CentreGovernmentKalgoorlie
69Alta-1 College – Katanning CampusNon-GovernmentKatanning
70Sowilo Community High SchoolNon-GovernmentKelmscott
71Kensington Secondary SchoolGovernmentKensington
72Communicare AcademyNon-GovernmentKenwick
73Kenwick SchoolGovernment
74Creaney Education Support CentreGovernmentKingsley
75Burbridge SchoolGovernmentKoondoola
76Alta-1 Kimberley CollegeNon-GovernmentKununurra
77St Clare’s SchoolNon-GovernmentLathlain
78Leda Education Support CentreGovernmentLeda
79Leeming Senior High School Education Support CentreGovernmentLeeming
80Maddington Education Support CentreGovernmentMaddington
81South East Language Development Centre – Maddington CampusGovernment
82St Francis’ SchoolNon-Government
83Alta-1 College – Malaga CampusNon-GovernmentMalaga
84Alta-1 College – Malaga CampusNon-Government
85John Tonkin College Education Support CentreGovernmentMandurah
86Peel Language Development School – Mandurah CampusGovernment
87SMYL Community College – Davey Street CampusNon-Government
88Manjimup Education Support CentreGovernmentManjimup
89Meadow Springs Education Support CentreGovernmentMeadow Springs
90SMYL Community College – Seabrooke Way, MedinaNon-GovernmentMedina
91Alta-1 College – Merriwa CampusNon-GovernmentMerriwa
92Merriwa Education Support CentreGovernment
93Alta-1 College – Middle Swan campusNon-GovernmentMiddle Swan
94School of Special Educational Needs: Behaviour and Engagement – Midland Learning AcademyGovernmentMidland
95Youth Futures Community School (Midland)Non-Government
96The Y Vocational SchoolNon-GovernmentMirrabooka
97Mosman Park School For Deaf ChildrenGovernmentMosman Park
98Mount Hawthorn Education Support CentreGovernmentMount Hawthorn
99Alta-1 College – Mullaloo CampusNon-GovernmentMullaloo
100School Of Special Educational Needs: Medical And Mental Health – Fiona Stanley Hospital: PaediatricsGovernmentMurdoch
101School Of Special Educational Needs: Medical And Mental Health – Fiona Stanley Hospital: State RehabilitationGovernment
102School Of Special Educational Needs: Medical And Mental HealthGovernmentNedlands
103Avonvale Education Support CentreGovernmentNortham
104School of Special Educational Needs: Behaviour and EngagementGovernmentPadbury
105School Of Special Educational Needs: SensoryGovernment
106West Coast Language Development CentreGovernment
107Fairbridge CollegeNon-GovernmentPinjarra
108Peel Language Development School – Pinjarra CampusGovernment
109Alta-1 College – Bessemer Road CampusNon-GovernmentPort Kennedy
110Alta-1 College – Stockton Road CampusNon-Government
111Endeavour Education Support CentreGovernment
112Peel Language Development SchoolGovernment
113West Coast Language Development Centre – Quinns Beach CampusGovernmentQuinns Rocks
114Riverton Education Support CentreGovernmentRiverton
115Peel Language Development School – Bungaree CampusGovernmentRockingham
116Rockingham Beach Education Support CentreGovernment
117Rockingham Senior High School Education Support CentreGovernment
118SMYL Community CollegeNon-Government
119SMYL Community College – Beale Way CampusNon-Government
120SMYL Community College – Crompton Road CampusNon-Government
121Malibu SchoolGovernmentSafety Bay
122School Of Special Educational Needs: Medical And Mental Health – PathwaysGovernmentShenton Park
123Shenton College Deaf Education CentreGovernment
124College Row SchoolGovernmentSouth Bunbury
125South Bunbury Education Support CentreGovernment
126Cassia Education Support CentreGovernmentSouth Hedland
127Fairbridge College – Kalgoorlie CampusNon-GovernmentSouth Kalgoorlie
128Spencer Park Education Support CentreGovernmentSpencer Park
129Alta-1 College – ConnectEd CampusNon-GovernmentWangara
130Koorana Education Support CentreGovernmentWarnbro
131Warnbro Community High School Education Support CentreGovernment
132West Coast Secondary Education Support CentreGovernmentWarwick
133Clontarf Aboriginal CollegeNon-GovernmentWaterford
134Telethon Speech & HearingNon-GovernmentWembley
135Westminster Education Support CentreGovernmentWestminster
136Fremantle Language Development CentreGovernmentWillagee
137Castlereagh SchoolGovernmentWilletton


Different types of special schools

In the Australia, special schools can be broadly classified into two types – government special schools and non-government special schools. Here, I’ve covered both types of special schools.


Factors used to rate the quality of each government & non-government special school

All the schools mentioned in this list are highly-rated by relevant authorities. These schools are trusted and recognized by relevant organizations and governing bodies. Factors such as – student to teacher ratio, safety, amenities, infrastructure, extra-curricular activities, performance of existing students, quality of the teaching staff etc are generally used to rate and evaluate a special school.


The special schools mentioned in this list are known to fare well in the above-mentioned areas. You may visit the school personally and check the above-mentioned factors/parameters and make sure that the school is a good one.

Arun Kallarackal
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