Swan Reach Area School was first established in 1961 and since that time development and progress has been steady. In 1972 the old buildings in the main street were vacated and the new school was opened at Showground Road.
The school has excellent facilities including the School Community Library, gymnasium, swimming pool, oval and courts. The Swan Reach Area School and Kindergarten provides quality education in a supportive learning environment for students from Kindy through to Year 12. The school structure of Junior, Middle and Senior Sub Schools is organized around the specific developmental needs of students.
The school is located a short distance from the Murray River and town centre and is set in beautiful surrounds. An extensive curriculum covers all learning areas including Vocational Education Training, LOTE (Japanese), Music and Information Technology. A strong focus is placed on literacy, numeracy and science