Ironbark Ridge Public School continues to grow from strength to strength since its opening in 2005. The school's motto: "Strength, Respect, Excellence" encapsulates the values that underpin the culture of the school. As well as a rigorous curriculum underpinned by the Quality Teaching framework, the school offers a broad range of extra curricula activities. This includes an instrumental music program, a wide range of sport, debating and public speaking, numerous dance groups, choirs, chess, verse speaking and Tournament of Minds. An Opportunity Class of 15 Year 5 students was established in 2008 and by 2010 this has been expanded to a class of 30 Year 5 students. The school also has excellent transition programs for both pre-school to Kindergarten and Year 6 to Year 7.The school community provides strong and active support for the school's initiatives and is a true partnership.