Euroa Secondary College is the only state secondary school in the Shire of Strathbogie, located 90 minutes North of Melbourne on the Hume Highway. Our SFO (Student Family Occupation index) is 0.6656. Our students attend the college from a radius of 60km with the support of eight school buses of which two are privately operated. In 2016 the college had 350 students with 52 staff that includes 36 teaching staff and 16 education support. Every student, staff member and family is valued as an individual at the college. Every community member has a role to play and the College believes strongly in the connection between school, family and community. The College’s mission statement is “A united community where everybody has responsibility in preparing youth for their future”. The College core values are Challenge, Empowerment, Resilience and Respect. Studies such as Music, Languages other than English (Japanese), VET, VCE and VCAL are taught along with traditional subjects at years 7 to 10. A wide variety of extra-curricular programs are provided for students. Intervention programs operate in Literacy in years 7-9. Classes are set in English and Mathematics, supporting and extending individual skills. Students in Year 9 participate in “The Year with a Difference” program. The Year 10 program provides students with numerous elective choices so they have the opportunity to commence VET studies and have a solid foundation for Year 11 and 12. Students in years 10-12 have the opportunity to accelerate their studies to suit their talents and pathways to life beyond school.