Nganmarriyanga School is in the community of Palumpa, about 350km from Darwin. The school was officially opened in 1987 with about 21 students. Later an extension was added to the original building with a whole new wing being added and opening in 1992. A new Pre-school building was completed in 2003. The school has a current enrollment of of 140 students with a daily attendance of between 70 and 140 students. There are ten teachers (including the principal) at the school, as well as 15 assistant teachers, a grounds man, a cleaner and an admin assistant in the office. Student from Nama and Wudapuli Outstations are bussed into Nganamarriyanga School each day. Nganmarriyanga School is an ESL school, the language most commonly spoken is Murin Patha.