Karalundi College is an independent Seventh-day Adventist co-educational secondary boarding school for indigenous Australian students, located on the Great Northern Highway, north of Meekatharra, Western Australia, Australia.
The Karalundi College is an affiliated school of the Seventh-day Adventist education system, the world's second largest Christian school system.
Karalundi was established in 1954 as an Aboriginal boarding school run by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Western Australia. It was begun after its founder Pastor Dudley Vaughan was challenged to begin such a work by Avy Curley OAM. The property was north of Meekatharra. The school served the Murchison, Upper Gascoyne, Pilbara and Western Desert regions. Classes began in September 1954, with a focus on literacy, numeracy and practical skills.
During its early years of operation, Karalundi was rated by the Western Australian Department of Education as a "most efficient establi