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.
Check to see if you reside within the Local catchment area
- Check that you live within the Benowa State High School Local Catchment area. Benowa State High School operates under an equidistant catchment area. The school's catchment map is available from EdMap
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.
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.
- 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:
- Academic Merit
- Cultural Merit
- Sporting Merit
To apply for out of catchment enrolment please follow the following process
- Please call the Administration office on 07 5582 7333 to ensure there are enrolment places available before completing the Application for Excellence/Merit Enrolment
Collect the Application for Excellence/Merit Enrolment form from our Administration Office (8.00am-3.30pm) or download from our website.
Return the completed Application for Excellence/Merit Enrolment form along with the required supporting documentation to the Administration office
Pay the Out-of-Catchment Application Fee (non-refundable) - $100. Payable by debit/credit card only.
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.
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 Collect the Benowa State High School 2021 Enrolment Application from our Administration Office (8.00am-3.30pm) or download from our website.
Telephone: 07 5582 7333
Facsimile: 07 5582 7300
PO Box 5733, Gold Coast Mail Centre Qld 9726