As a centre of excellence for education, Bathurst attracts high quality teaching staff.

There is a huge variety of public and private primary schools, close to residential areas, with well established and reliable school transport. These facilities continue into high school with two public and four private schools servicing the needs of students from not only Bathurst, but from around the state and overseas.

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Bathurst CSU


  • Charles Sturt University
  • TAFE Western Bathurst College
  • University of the Third Age


  • 2 Public Secondary Schools
  • 3 Private Secondary Schools, 2 with outstanding Boarding Facilities
Bathurst Education Primary


  • 15 Public Primary Schools
  • 5 Private Primary Schools
  • 17 Preschool/Early Childhood Centres