Enrolment Information

Thank you for considering St Francis Xavier Primary School for your child’s education.


Please fill out our General Enquiry Form  below and we will be in touch soon. Our Admissions team can set up a private Zoom meeting where we can share more about our school and you can tell us a bit about you!

Catholic Education Ballarat – Enrolments for 2024 Foundation

Thank you for your interest in enrolling at our school.  To ensure that every family has the appropriate opportunity to enrol their child, all Ballarat Catholic Primary Schools collaborate throughout the process of Foundation (Prep) Enrolment. Information collected through the enrolment process is collated on a common database, which is shared by the Catholic Primary Schools in Ballarat.

We are happiest when prospective families pay us a visit to see for themselves what makes St. Francis Xavier Primary School unique. Come chat to our staff and students as they show you around our school. We can show you why we are a school of choice for many of our happy families and children.

Register today for one of our Term 1 Open Days and School Alive Tours held during February and March 2023 for Foundation 2024.

The application process for 2024 Foundation (Prep) Enrolments:

  1. Register for a school tour by clicking here Book a Tour  https://www.sfxballarat.catholic.edu.au/enrol/open-days/
  2. Register your interest in enrolling your child at a Catholic school in the City of Ballarat by completing an online “City of Ballarat Expression of Interest for Enrolment” form, which will be available here from 8th February 2023.  

Please see the outline of the current process with the relevant dates below.

KEY DATES – 2024 Enrolment

Wednesday 8 February, 2023 Foundation (Prep) enrolment applications open 
Thursday 25 May, 2023 Expression of Interest forms close 
Friday 2 June, 2023 at 12.00pm First round placement offers sent 

  • This step will consider siblings and children who are baptised Catholic within the local parish of the school
Friday 9 June, 2023 at 4.00pm First round Acceptance closes 
Wednesday 14 June, 2023 at 10.00am School principals meet to determine allocation of placements 
Friday 16 June, 2023 at 12.00pm Second round placement offers sent

List of schools with vacancies published and sent

Friday 23 June, 2023 at 4.00pm Written acceptance of enrolment required from parents 

Each Catholic Primary School will make offers of enrolment in line with the Diocese of Ballarat Enrolment Policy which takes into consideration a variety of factors.  A link to the 2024 online enrolment form will then be sent with offers of placement.  


The St. Francis Xavier Primary School Prospectus can be requested via the Enrolment Prospectus webpage:


Please complete the General Enquiry Form – see below  or contact the school office on 5331 6311 for any enrolment inquiries for year levels other than Foundation. Please also download, complete and submit to our school your SFX Enrolment Form and SFX Supplementary Application Enrolment Form.