Riverton and District High School

Riverton and District High School is located 95km north of Adelaide in the Clare Valley tourism region. The town of Riverton is located amid tall gum trees in the gentle rolling hills of the Gilbert Valley. Small, friendly and safe, the school provides a broad education for students from the surrounding farming districts. It has a proud tradition of sporting and academic excellence. The school encourages students to strive for excellence and develop a passion for sports and the arts and contribute to the community through service.

International programs

  • High School Graduate Program
  • High School Study Abroad Program
  • Study Tours

School focus

  • Agriculture
  • Individual student learning pathways
  • Student voice
  • Community involvement
  • Information Technology (IT)


  • School Farm and vineyard
  • Science complex
  • On-site community library with wireless internet access
  • Information technology facilities
  • Sporting facilities including gymnasium, tennis/netball courts, playing fields, swimming pool, golf course and lawn bowls
  • Technical Studies suite
  • Specialist Home Economics facility

Special interest programs

  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) information technology, viticulture and automotive (Years 10-12)
  • Concept to Creation Science program (Years 9-11)


  • Languages available by negotiation with the Open Access College

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program manager
  • Student counsellor
  • Subject and Year level coordinators
  • Peer support program
  • School chaplain
  • Learning Support Centre

Co-curricular sports

  • Athletics
  • Swimming
  • Australian Rules football
  • Touch football
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Tennis

Other co-curricular activities

  • Student leadership opportunities
  • Multi-Arts productions group- visual and performing arts and technical studies
  • Australian Business Week – enterprise and vocational activities
  • Active 8 - state youth development program
  • Lions Youth of the Year – community project fostering youth leadership
  • Rock Eisteddfod Challenge – national dance, drama and design competition
  • Debating
  • Interschool sporting competitions
  • Robocup Robotics Junior Competition

Visit school website for information and additional costs (where applicable) on uniform, laptop and calculator requirements; special interest programs and school camps.

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