The school has an enrolment of 800 students; 62% of students come from language backgrounds other than English and over 50 cultures are represented at the school. The school's current principal is Ms Lila Mularczyk. The school was established in the year 1959. The school supports two satellite classes from the Holroyd School for Special Purposes (SSP).
On April 7, 2008 a group of youths, who were armed with baseball bats, samurai swords and machetes rampaged through the school corridors at 8.50 in the morning Sydney time. The youths smashed school windows into pieces and assaulted one male and one female student during the attack. During the incident a male teacher trying to restrain the offenders was hit over the head and taken to hospital.The exact motive for the attacks is unknown but police do suggest that this attack might have been a retribution.