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Enrolling at our school

An Enrolment Management Plan applies at Mansfield State High School.  Please refer to the enrolment management plan and the catchment map to determine eligibility for enrolment.
Enrolments for immediate start are accepted continuously throughout the year for families who live in the catchment area.  Future enrolments are only accepted for the following year ahead.

Wanting to enrol your student at Mansfield State High School?

All prospective students and parents are invited to attend Mansfield State High School’s Open Days.  You will receive a guided tour of the school as well as an informative and interesting talk.  Come early and enjoy listening to one of our magnificent Mansfield music ensembles.  All relevant enrolment forms and information will be available on the day.
 
Students can apply for enrolment at Mansfield State High School under the following categories:
  • catchment area: student’s principal place of residence is within the defined local catchment area
  • Programs of Excellence: selected based on an order of merit.

1-to-1 Technology Program 2018

Please be aware that in 2018 the school will be transitioning to a 1-to-1 program. Students enrolling in year 7, 10 or 11 in 2018 will be required to bring a personal device to school. Various options are available to families. Details of the program can be found on the Computer and Internet​ page.

Important dates for Year 7 2018 enrolments

Year 7 enrolments for 2018 open Monday 27 February 2017
 
Information Nights for Programs of Excellence (may attend all sessions)
  • French Immersion – Wednesday 8 March 2017, 6.30 to 8pm
  • Music Accelerando – Wednesday 15 March 2017, 6.30 to 7pm 
  • Technologically Integrated Curriculum (TIC) – Wednesday 15 March 2017, 7 to 7.30 pm.
 
Applications for Programs of Excellence close Friday 21 April 2017
 
First Round Offers for Programs of Excellence made in writing by Monday 19 June 2017
 
Offers for Programs of Excellence accepted by Friday 14 July 2017
 
Second Round Offers for Programs of Excellence (if required) mailed October 2017

Eligibility for enrolment

In-catchment students

Under the Enrolment Management Plan, priority will be given to the enrolment of students who reside in the local catchment area. You are required to provide proof that you are a permanent resident within the catchment area.  The following documents plus a Statutory Declaration must be submitted as part of the online application process:
 

1.   Proof of identity of student 

  • certified copy of student’s birth certificate (Australian or overseas); and
  • certified copy of student’s passport and visa if not born in Australia; and
  • certified copy of the student’s Australian Citizen Certificate, if they have become an Australian citizen within the last five years.
 
2.   Proof of residency
 
      If you own a property and live there permanently:
  • certified copy of the latest rates notice; and
  • certified copy of the latest electricity invoice/receipt; or
  • if you have recently purchased a property:
a. certified copy of the letter of settlement from your solicitor; and
 
b. certified copy of the electricity connection notice.
      If you are Renting a property:     
  • certified copy of the current rental agreement; and
  • certified copy of the RTA rental bond receipt; and
  • certified copy of the latest electricity invoice/receipt, or electricity connection notice.
Note: Shared living arrangements or renting of a room do not qualify as a permanent residence.
 
3.   Academic Records
  • copy of the most recent academic report; and
  • copy of the most recent NAPLAN results
 

In-catchment students will be enrolled

  1. after attending an Open Day; and
  2. submitting an online application; and
  3. attending a scheduled group Conference with the Executive Principal.
 

Out of Catchment students

Out of catchment students must apply for entry into Mansfield State High School through a Program of Excellence  as part of the online application process.  Places for out of catchment students are restricted, and will only be offered if they have satisfied and met the selection process for a Program of Excellence, and the defined number of places for a Program of Excellence has not been filled by enrolments from within the local catchment area.
 
 
1.   Proof of identity of student:
 
  • certified copy of student’s birth certificate (Australian or overseas)
  • certified copy of student’s passport and visa if not born in Australia
  • certified copy of the student’s  Australian Citizen Certificate, if you have become an Australian citizen within the last five years.
 
2.   Academic records
 
  • copy of the most recent academic report
  • copy of the most recent NAPLAN results.
 
3.   Programs of Excellence
 
  • indicate your preference for  Program of Excellence as part of the online application process.
 

Out of catchment students will be enrolled:

  1. after attending an Open Day; and 
  2. submitting an online application and applying for a Programs of Excellence; and
  3. paying the non-refundable  $200 enrolment processing fee; and 
  4. attending an interview with the Executive Principal; and 
  5. accepting an offer for a Program of Excellence.  

How to enrol?

Please submit an online enrolment application here
 
Remember that certain documents must be copied and certified by a Justice of the Peace before they are uploaded as part of this process.
 
Enrolment enquiries: enrolments@mansfieldshs.eq.edu.au