We have two types of enrolments at Benowa State High School they are:
Please take the time to read through the following information carefully if you are wishing to enrol a student at Benowa State High School.
Please note that all enrolment applications must be submitted to our Administration in person.
Step 1 – Check to see if you reside within the Local catchment area
Local catchment area enrolment
Parents who wish to enrol their student under this category will need to demonstrate that the student's principal place of residence is within the catchment area.
Step 2 - Local catchment
Step 3 – Local Catchment
- Bring all enrolment application paperwork in original format together with supporting documentation for review. Please note that incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Please ensure you follow the Enrolment Checklist and provide all of the supporting documents required along with the enrolment paperwork. Please note that incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Step 4 – Local Catchment
- If your child is enrolling into years 8-12 you will be advised of the enrolment interview time once the paperwork has been submitted.
Out-of-catchment - Merit entry (including Excellence programs)
Enrolment of students from outside the local catchment area must meet the criteria in one of the following areas:
Step 2 – Out-of-Catchment
Step 3 – Out-of-Catchment
Return the Application for Excellence/Merit Enrolment form along with the required supporting documentation to the Administration office in person to be checked.
Pay the Out-of-Catchment Application Fee (non-refundable) - $100
Your student may be required to complete an academic exam, audition or sports trial depending on the type of merit entry they are applying for.
Step 4 – Out-of-Catchment
The Application for Excellence/Merit Enrolment will be assessed and you will be advised of the outcome as soon as results are available.
If your application is successful will then be required to complete Steps 2-4 of the In Catchment process.
Telephone: 07 5582 7333
Facsimile: 07 5582 7300
PO Box 5733, Gold Coast Mail Centre Qld 9726