Enrolling at Mawson Lakes

Enrolling at Mawson Lakes School
Mawson Lakes School is a zoned school operating under a Capacity Management Plan.
Living in Mawson Lakes does not guarantee enrolment at the school.  We do not register families outside of our school zone.

You can use the Find a School or Preschool website to determine your school zone.

Capacity Management Plan
Mawson Lakes School is under constant enrolment pressure. The Department for Education has applied a Capacity Management Plan which we currently operate under. 
The conditions for enrolment at Mawson Lakes School from 2023 onwards are detailed in the Capacity Management Plan gazetted on 31 August 2023 (reviewed as required).

Renting a room – staying with friend or family:
Does not meet the Department criteria of ‘primary place of residence’. Families must rent an entire property. Families go to the next closest school with a vacancy if they do not rent an entire property within the zone.

How to Enrol:
An Expression of Interest for Enrolment
will need to be completed (in the school office between 9am and 3pm) prior to enrolment acceptance. 
The documentation* listed is required to place your child's name on the enrolment register:

  • Copy of residential council rates OR Copy of 12 month rental agreement with a 12 month bond receipt in the Mawson Lakes address
  • Drivers Licence - showing your Mawson Lakes address
  • Copy of 2 utility bills (excluding SA water) e.g. gas, electricity, phone or internet
    (please note: if you are new to the residence we can except welcome letters from the above)
  • Copy of your child/rens birth certificate/s OR passport and Visa if born overseas
  • Copy of any medical action plan - asthma, allergies etc.

If you meet the criteria listed above - you can contact the school by phone - 8260 1681 or email your paperwork to dl.0987.admin@schools.sa.edu.au to start communications regarding enrolment.

Please Note - If you are a visa holder - please check the information listed under the 'Visa tab" and contact the school for further information and support.

OSHC availability Please click the link for updated information.


We DO NOT GIVE OUT ENROLMENT FORMS until an enrolment has been confirmed with the Principal.​


Mawson Lakes School
12-24 Garden Tce,
Mawson Lakes
SA 5095