Warialda Public School was established in 1851, making it amongst the oldest in the state. The school services the township of Warialda and the surrounding rural areas in the Gwydir Shire. Its student population is 177, with more than half of the students travelling to school by bus. The school is well resourced with a spacious, well-grassed and well maintained playground in an attractive setting. It is staffed by a mixture of beginning and experienced teachers and support staff. There is a strong emphasis placed on literacy, numeracy and the integration of technology and higher order thinking skills. Warialda Public School offers a wide range of student based programs that promote quality education.