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General Information

Located in Munster – St Jerome’s Primary School has a history more than 80 years within the area and the school is also integral to St Jerome’s Parish, Spearwood.

With almost 700 students from 3 Year Old Kindergarten to Year 6, the diverse and dynamic school life that is St Jerome’s Primary School, is reflective of the parish and the multicultural communities which breathe life into our wonderful school.  It has been meeting the spiritual, educational and pastoral needs of young people since 1935.

We have more than 70 teaching and non-teaching staff who are committed to providing a high level of pastoral care and quality education for students.

There are specialist programs in the following areas in 2017:

  • Music (Kindergarten to Year 6)
  • Physical Education (Kindergarten to Year 6)
  • Science (Year 3 to Year 6)
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (Year 1 and Year 2)
  • Library (Pre-Primary to Year 2)
  • Languages – Italian (Year 3 to Year 6)

Our Catholic faith is taught in every class according to the Religious Education Guidelines provided by the office of Catholic Education Western Australia.

Facilities include wonderful natural playgrounds, ovals, courts, a well-resourced library and well-equipped classrooms that are brought to life through the work of the children and by utilising the latest technology to help facilitate effective learning.

Join us at St Jerome’s where together we can help your child be both happy and successful.


Annual General Meeting Handout & Compliance Data

Below is a link to St Jerome’s Primary School 2016 Compliance Data which was included as part of our Annual General Meeting Handout in 2016.  Copies of the handout were provided to all of the attendees at the meeting.  St Jerome’s Primary School holds their School Board and Parents & Friends Association Annual General Meeting in November each year.

2016 Annual General Meeting Handout including Compliance Data


NAPLAN Information (2016)

The table below shows the percentage of students at or above the National Minimum Standard.

Year Three Reading Writing Spelling Grammar & Punctuation Numeracy
School 100% 98.6% 94.7% 97.3% 97.3%
Nation 95.1% 96.5% 94.2% 95.5% 95.7%
Year Five Reading Writing Spelling Grammar & Punctuation Numeracy
School 96.4% 95.2% 94% 96.4% 92.9%
Nation 93.1% 93.4% 95% 93.7% 94.6%

The table below shows the following information:

  • St Jerome’s Mean for 2016
  • All Australian Mean for 2016
Year Three Reading Writing Spelling Grammar & Punctuation Numeracy
School 432.6 430.9 432.9 442.8 394.9
Nation 425.7 420.5 420.1 436.3 402.2
Year Five Reading Writing Spelling Grammar & Punctuation Numeracy
School 498.4 473.8 479.3 504.5 472.9
Nation 501.7 475.4 492.9 505.0 492.9

Annual School Improvement Planning

St Jerome’s Primary School, in consultation with the broader St Jerome’s community is frequently reviewing planning at all levels of the school.

2017 Annual School Improvement Plan Review – our review of the key goals for this year.

2017 Annual School Improvement Plan – outlines the key goals for the year ahead.

2016 Annual School Improvement Plan Review of Circle of Practice – our review of the key goals for the 2016 Academic Year.

2016 Annual School Improvement Plan – our review of the key goals for the 2016 Academic Year.