Roxby Downs Area School is a South Australian State Government school conducted by DECD (Department of Education and Child Development).
It was established in 1987 to support the newly created Olympic Dam mine and continues to adapt to its dynamic growth.
Roxby Downs Area School is located in the heart of the Roxby Downs township and caters for Years R-12. It shares facilities with the local TAFE and during school hours we share facilities with the Community Library, as well as the Leisure Centre, ovals and tennis courts.
The school has excellent teaching facilities including 2 Science Laboratories, 3 Computer Suites, Art Room, Music Room, Drama Room, Senior Room and Open Access Room. A school hall is also operational and caters for community needs outside school hours.
The school population has grown from 100 in 1987 to over 577 in 2013. Years 4-12 students from Andamooka travel by bus to school.
In 2013 Roxby Downs Area School has 72 members of staff, including 51 teachers. Of the current school population approximately 311 students are primary and 266 are secondary.