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Enrolling at our school

We have two types of enrolments at Benowa State High School they are:

1. In catchment enrolment

Parents who wish to enrol their children under this category will need to demonstrate that the student's principal place of residence is within the catchment area. Current proof of residency at the address indicated can be provided by way of one of each of the following:

  • One primary source-a current lease agreement, or a rates notice and:
  • One secondary source-a utility bill (eg. electricity, gas) or drivers licence showing this same address

To find out whether you reside in our local catchment please visit:

Department of Education, Training and Employment school catchment maps

If your address is within the catchment area please collect and enrolment package from the main administration office, complete the paperwork and return with all relevant documentation. Office hours are 8.00am to 4.00pm - Monday to Friday in term time.

Requirements for In Catchment Applications

2. 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

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Contact us

Telephone: 07 5582 7333

Facsimile: 07 5582 7300

PO Box 5733, Gold Coast Mail Centre Qld 9726