Teachers in the NT teach some 33 000 children in 153 government schools spread across 1.35 million square kilometres. Schools are grouped into six regions:

  • Darwin: 28 schools
  • Palmerston and rural: 33 schools
  • Katherine: 27 schools
  • Arnhem: 16 schools
  • Barkly: 17 schools
  • Alice Springs: 32 schools.

Of the 153 government schools, 73% are located in remote and very remote areas, with 46% of the NT’s total student population attending those remote schools.

Some 44% of all our students in the NT speak a language other than English at home.

You can find a list of urban and remote schools by region here.

For full information on every school in the NT, see the schools directory here.