Cowper Public School sets high standards in learning. Students enjoy a rich, cultural learning environment which features specialist drama programs, outstanding music programs, visual arts programs and opportunities to participate in agricultural activities. The core values of the school include quality, confidence, organisation, persistence, getting along and resilience. Unique features of the school environment include an extensive playground adjacent to the magnificent Clarence River with attractive play equipment, a student vegetable garden and large, grassy fields for sport. Our school motto 'Strive to Achieve' is reflected in the excellent academic results attained in Literacy and Numeracy NAPLAN tests.