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Non-government schools

Census Process

  • Census date is Friday, 2 August 2019
  • Download the following documents:     Non-government School Student Census - User Guide      Guidelines for Non-Government School Funding 2019      Explanatory Notes for Per Capita Funding Application - August 2019

  • ABS Country and Language Codes

  • Can your school produce a CSV file of required data?  Access instructions and other documentation from the above links appropriate for your school
  • Produce the csv file or gather required data
  • LOG IN  to the online Student Census System using the access code issued by email to the school on 22 July 2019
  • Upload student data to the online Student Census system or enter data manually
  • Select Census Acceptance on the left menu once school's data are correct
  • Produce, complete and sign the Per Capita Funding Application and ensure only students outlined in the Guidelines for Non-Government School Funding 2019 have been claimed and that Full Fee Paying Overseas Students are excluded
  • Please ensure that the Per Capita Funding Application is signed only by your school's Nominated Certification Officer(s).  If not known, please confirm with Dominic Hosgood (9264 4264) at Department of Education the name of the nominated officer(s) at your school.  If the certification officer details have changed, please complete a new certification form
  • E-mail as an attachment to
  • Catholic schools are also required to email their Per Capita Funding Application to


Kindergarten Provision Survey (MANDATORY for schools that offer Kindergarten programs)

COMPLETE this survey if your school is able to offer a Kindergarten program in 2019 (regardless of whether your school has any Kindergarten students this year)

  • Printable questions for staff qualifications
  • Printable questions (whole survey)
  • Schools with kindergarten students use the online Student Census system access code emailed 22 July 2019)

LOG IN  to the Kindergarten Provision Survey (Survey ID:  38434)


Schools using MAZE

  • Disability data is not required by the Department of Education


For all queries regarding the census requirements, please log a call with the Customer Service Centre (CSC) on 9264 5555 for metro callers, 1800 012 828 for regional callers or e-mail

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