Back in 2007, Churchlands Senior High School warned parents that it was already suffering from overcrowding.
Eight years later, governments have closed schools and sold off the land, while only building one new school - Shenton College.
While the state government closed City Beach High School due to declining enrollment figures, foresight may have presented the problem of having a lack of classroom in Perth's western suburbs.
We must now wait until 2027 until Perth will have a new high school built to cater to the rise in student numbers.
Bethany Hiatt wrote an informative opinion piece regarding this issue which can be read be read over at The West.