School Profile


Cumberland High School

Welcome to Cumberland High School! A dynamic learning community with a strong sense of belonging and the pursuit of excellence at its core. The vibrant and positive learning culture at our school enables students to emerge as empowered and resilient individuals, equipped with life effectiveness skills and the ability to contribute positively as citizens of the 21st century. At Cumberland High School, we maintain a whole-school focus on innovative teaching practices.

3 Reasons To Choose This School

  1. High academic success and a love of learning
  2. Development of students to excel in life
  3. Challenging academic program

English as a second language

  • ESL courses taught through English
  • Learning support teaching team

Student support services

  • Bilingual learning support officers
  • Learning support team
  • Homework centre
  • Student Representative Council
  • International students welcome program

Special programs

  • Gifted and talented programs
  • Robotics/engineering/science club
  • Music programs (ensembles/ bands/choir)
  • A large range of extracurricular activities
  • A large range of sports offered

Special facilities

  • Modern library
  • Private study areas for students
  • Student-run café
  • Large sporting grounds/playing fields
  • Commercial kitchens for hospitality students

Languages taught

  • Japanese

School achievements

Top ATAR achieved by domestic students was 99 and our top performing international student achieved an ATAR of 98.

Local area features

Carlingford is a quiet multicultural suburb 28 kilometres west of the centre of Sydney and about 30 minutes by train. There is excellent transport links. The school is close to major shopping centres at Carlingford, Parramatta and Macquarie and has a very good reputation in the local community.


181-183 Pennant Hills Road
Carlingford NSW 2118



School Population


From Sydney Centre



CRICOS Provider Name: NSW Department of Education I CRICOS Provider Code: 00588M

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