Coolongolook Public School is a focus for its small community's involvement. Many social events in the area centre in or around the school. Coolongolook School is a safe learning environment where everyone is made to feel secure and special as an important part of the school community. The school's motto: "Growth and Strength" indicates a positive attitude towards the development of happy and healthy students. Many parents play an active role in classroom and social activities throughout the school and are considered valued partners in the learning process. The school has a strong focus on the development of literacy. Parents feel that a heavy emphasis should be given to literacy. The extensive use of technology in literacy and other Key Learning Areas has been found to be a great motivating factor for the students.