Four local schools have been recognised as finalists in this year's WA Education Awards and several local schools have been named the best in the state.
Bunbury school staff have also been named as finalists, with the winners to be announced in October.
Bunbury Senior High School is one of four finalists in the WA Secondary School of the Year.
12 schools in the region are in the running for top honours across 11 categories, as well as 32 individual finalists.
The winners will score a share of the $337,500 prize money.