150 years: Baynton State School

Learn about the history of Baynton State School, one of Victoria's oldest public schools.

Key information

Baynton, 3444
2 November 1870
31 December 1885
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Other names:
Baynton Common School

The history of Baynton State School

  • 1870

    Baynton opened as a common school in 1870.

  • 1871

    By 1871 the average attendance was 26 (12 girls and 14 boys).


  • 1877

    The brick school building could accommodate up to 60 students.

  • 1885

    The school closed in 1885.

Can you help us find records for this school?

The Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) doesn't have any historical records for this closed school. If you have any, or if you know of any, please let us know by emailing 150years@education.vic.gov.au