Families can apply to enroll on proximity, sibling or curriculum grounds.

For 2020 families can enroll children for Year 7 or 8 only. Enrolments in year 8-12 occur directly with the school.

Offers of placement will depend on the availability of places and the school will follow the DET Placement Policy in making decisions.

There is currently a waiting list for enrolment.

Please direct all queries or correspondence to our enrolment officer Caitlin Lattanzio-Barnes on 9055 8400.

The priority order of placement at Preston High is:

  1. Students for whom the school is the designated neighbourhood school. (See map below)
  2. Students with a sibling at the same permanent address who are attending the school at the same time.
  3. Students seeking enrolment on specific curriculum grounds.
  4. All other students in order of closeness of their home to the school.
  5. In exceptional circumstances, compassionate grounds.

Apply on curriculum grounds

Families can apply on curriculum grounds when a student would like to access a particular curriculum opportunity that Preston High School specializes in.
When you submit your enrolment paperwork you should provide Preston High School with a completed Curriculum Claim Form.
You may submit a curriculum-based claim on the basis of any program that Preston High School offers. Common examples would include:


  • Our languages are French and Mandarin Chinese.

Enhanced Curriculum:

  • Robotics & Coding
  • Philosophy
  • Enhanced mathematics (students significantly ahead of the expected level)
  • Dance
  • Debating

Instrumental Music:

  • Strings (Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass)
  • Woodwind
  • Brass
  • Voice