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150 years: Samaria State School

Learn about the history of Samaria State School, one of Victoria’s oldest public schools.

Key information

Benalla, 3672
Opened: 1 July 1867
Closed: 22 November 1961
Primary school
School number: 893
Other names: Samaria Common School

Can you help us find records for this school?

The Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) only hold historical building records for this closed school. If you have any, or if you know of any, please let us know by emailing

Reviewed 19 May 2022


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