Yackandandah Primary School is situated in North-East Victoria between Beechworth and Wodonga and some 300km from Melbourne. It serves a community within a 20km radius from which the students are bussed, driven, walk or ride to school.
Yackandandah is a picturesque and historic town with a strong heritage linked to the early discovery of gold in 1852. The preservation of heritage buildings, a hub for artistic endeavours and a scenic setting have all promoted Yackandandah as a tourist destination.
The school has attractive surrounds which include an engaging playground and equipment, as well as passive play areas.
Yackandandah is a close knit community that has an extremely high number of community organisations.
There is an active arts scene, strong sporting clubs and facilities and a rich heritage history. The township of Yackandandah is located at the foothills of Stanley State Forest. The township itself is bordered by forest and hills. Yackandandah is 30km from Albury/Wodonga and 20km from Beechworth.
Yackandandah Primary School is located in the main street, opposite the town library and the memorial gardens.