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Non-government schools

Census Process

  • Census date is Friday, 14 February 2020
  • Download the following documents:     Non-government School Student Census - User Guide      Guidelines for Non-Government School Funding 2020      Explanatory Notes for Per Capita Funding Application - February 2020

  • 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 3 February 2020
  • 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 2020 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



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 ICT Customer Service Centre (CSC) on 9264 5555 for metro callers, 1800 012 828 for regional callers or e-mail

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