Tacking Point Public School has been operating now since 1996. The school has grown over this time to cater for over 680 students. The school has a focus on literacy and numeracy programs giving students a strong foundation in basic skills. The school also promotes student participation in the performing arts with choir, band and drama groups performing at eisteddfods, music festivals, community concerts and other events. Students achieve excellent results on the sporting field with representation in team knockouts and many children progressing to state level in PSSA competition.
The school is very active in the area of student welfare with a sound discipline code and many programs operating to address the special needs of individuals. The school is strongly supported by a very active parent group, the P&C Association, the canteen committee, by volunteers and by businesses in the local community.