About the schools list

National education initiatives and a number of online education services rely on a current and accurate list of schools in Australia. In order to operate, schools must be registered with the respective school registration authority in each state or territory. ACARA has obtained the list from all 14 school registration authorities in Australia in order to create the Australian Schools List. This list provides an update of all schools and campuses in Australia. It also includes school location, school type and school sector attributes.


View on map

The following numbers represent the number of active schools registered across states and territories. Please click on the numbers to view the list of schools for that state/territory.

ASL Env is Updated

June 2018

ASL ENV is updated with the latest 2018 school data and using SIF Data Model (AU) 3.4.2 in production.

ASL Search Map Development

June 2018

ASL development for searching for schools via a map is initiated.

ASL Search Development

June 2018

ASL development for enhancement for searching for schools with school name or suburb is initiated.

ASL SIF Service

June 2018

ASL SIF service using Data Model (AU) 3.4.2 enters testing phase.