Armidale City Public School has a tradition of excellence in cultural, academic and sporting achievement. The school is well known for its care and concern for students. The school has an inclusive philosophy catering for the needs of students from a wide range of backgrounds from within the community. Our agreed purpose is to meet these needs by improving the educational opportunities our students enjoy and thereby improving the outcomes of their learning. The school provides a diverse range of programs focusing on effective learning skills, remediation and extension, teach tolerance, understanding and the value of individual differences. Learning opportunities are provided to ensure that each student can reach his or her full potential. Our curriculum is balanced in order to meet students' social, physical, artistic and intellectual needs. Individual development is carefully monitored and the partnership with parents highly valued.