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150 years: South Melbourne State School

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

Key information

High Street and Punt Road, Prahran, 3181
Opened: 6 November 1854
Closed: 31 July 1882
Primary school
School number: 544
Other names: South Melbourne School, South Melbourne Common School

Find more interesting facts about this school

The Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) is the archive of Victoria's State and local government. They look after some of our oldest school records, and we can use these records to help us understand what school life used to be like.

Now it's your turn to do some detective work. PROV currently only have paper records for this school. Take a look to see what info they have on this school.

Reviewed 27 September 2022


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