Alekerange (Ali Curung)
|Full-time assistant teachers:||2|
|Average student attendance:||48|
|School years:||Preschool to Middle|
|Distance to main town:||170km south of Tennant Creek by road.|
Alekarenge School is located 170km south of Tennant Creek in the community of Alekarenge, within the Warrabri Aboriginal Land Trust. The population of Alekarenge is approximately 600, drawn predominantly from the Warumungu, Kaytetye, Alyawarr and Warlpiri language groups. The community can be accessed by all-weather roads or by chartered air services (only in fair weather).
Alekarenge School is part of the Barkly Group School and provides education services to students from preschool to middle years. Special features and programs at the school include Accelerated Literacy, Early Childhood Reading Scheme, Healthy Living for Learning Program and an Indigenous Language and Culture Program operating throughout the school.
Alekarenge has been identified as a Territory Growth Town (TGT) under the NT Government's A Working Future initiative. TGTs will become towns with comparable services to other country towns in Australia.