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Preschools and Kindergartens
Four year old kindergarten
The Maroondah Integrated Kindergarten Association (MIKA) maintains a central enrolment system and allocates places according to parents' preferences and their location.
20 community-based and one private kindergarten use the MIKA Central Enrolment System.
Application forms are available from the link below or from local Maternal and Child Health Centres, kindergartens, Council offices and Service Centres.
Applications should be made between February and 30 June during the year before the child is eligible to attend kindergarten.
|Child's Birthdate||Eligible Year|
|1 May 2007 – 30 April 2008||2012|
|1 May 2008 – 30 April 2009||2013|
|1 May 2009 – 30 April 2010||2014|
For more information contact:
- your local kindergarten
- MIKA's Central Enrolment Officer on 03 9878 0596 during school terms, Monday to Wednesday 10:00am - 2:30pm. An answering machine is available at other times.
- MIKA website.
Other kindergartens in the municipality run their own enrolment system - please contact them directly:
When enrolling your child, parents are asked to carefully consider the age of their child and whether they will be ready for the demands of kindergarten.
The Department of Human Services provides a kindergarten fee subsidy to holders of a Pension or Health Care Card. To find out more about this subsidy visit Department of Human Services.
Three year old kindergarten
Many kindergartens offer programs for three year olds.
Enrolment for three year old programs is handled centrally by MIKA. If your child is due to begin a three year old program in 2012 or 2013, please click on the following MIKA enrolment link.
For a full listing of kindergartens and a range of other children's services in the City of Maroondah, see the Maroondah Community Directory online.