Kogarah Public School is a multicultural community which provides a caring and stimulating learning environment. It offers educational opportunities through which the individuals are empowered to realise their full potential with tolerance and respect for others, within a changing society. Special emphasis is placed on literacy, numeracy and social skills which lead to development of the person as a whole. All other key learning areas are given equal focus. Children with special learning needs are given the opportunity and encouragement to achieve realistic goals. Teachers enjoy a cooperative and harmonious working relationship which benefits teaching and the children's learning throughout the school.