Enrolling at St Joseph's

Welcome to St. Joseph's Primary School, Elsternwick!


We appreciate your interest in our school, and hope that this parent handbook serves as a valuable resource to address your queries. Should you have any additional questions or require further assistance, please feel free to reach out to our office at any time.


We warmly invite you to be join us at one of our scheduled open days or to book a tour at your convenience. It would be our pleasure to show you around and share the wonderful experiences that await you and your child at St. Joseph's.


We eagerly await the opportunity to welcome you into our school community.

Scheduled Open Days

Wednesday 28 February 2024, 9am - 12:00pm

Tuesday 5 March 2024, 9am - 12:00pm

Thursday 14 March 2024, 9am - 12:00pm


Prospective families are toured through the school by our Year Six Leadership team. Opportunities to meet the school Principal and Deputy Principals are available at the end of each tour, to address any additional queries. 

Enrolment Procedures

Families wishing to enrol their child/ren at St Joseph's Primary School should complete an application via the school website.

If you require any additional support with this process, please contact the school office at office@sjelst.catholic.edu.au or 9528 1614.


We suggest having the following documents ready to upload as part of the enrolment process

  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunisation Statement
  • Sacramental Certificates (if applicable)
  • Australian Citizenship Certificate or Visa documentation (if applicable)
  • Any health, medical or legal documentation (if applicable)

Upon receiving your application, an appointment will be made for you and your child to interview with Claire Tobin our School Principal.On receipt of an 'Offer of Enrolment', a non refundable deposit of $400 is payable. $300 of which is credited toward school fees for the following year.  


Please note all offers of enrolment are made at the discretion of the school principal.


Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with Enrolment Policy for MACS Schools


Please refer below for a breakdown of  school fees for 2024.