Grafton High School has a long standing reputation for academic, cultural and sporting achievement and excellent ties with the local community. The school's purpose is to promote a school community (students, staff and parents) that works together to achieve excellence. Its aim is to provide quality teaching and learning in a caring environment. The school offers an extensive curriculum featuring a large, diverse choice of subjects from Year 7-12, a well resourced and locally supported vocational education program (Year 10-12), support for students with disabilities and specialised support for learners of all abilities. Grafton High School students are encouraged to respect others, take responsibility for their own learning and behaviour and to strive for excellence.