Kindergartens & Schools
We now have Video Tours! Click through the links below to get a virtual walk through of the region’s kindergartens.
There are eight kinders across Ararat Rural City - outlined below.
Grampians YMCA manages enrolments for six of our kindergartens centrally, these are:
- Ararat North Kindergarten –
- Carey Street Kindergarten –
- Jack and Jill Kindergarten –
- Lake Bolac Kindergarten –
- St Andrews Kindergarten –
- Willaura Kindergarten –
An Enrolment handbook for YMCA Kindergartens can be found through This Link.
Along with the sessional kindergartens, Ararat has two long day care centres that offer 3 and 4 year old kinder programs along with long day care for 6 week to school age children.
Ararat Early Learning Centre
Phone: 03 5352 2892
Locally owned and operated by Kerri and Scott Turner
Ararat Village - Early Learning Centre
Phone: 03 5352 1473
The Ararat Regional Library also has educational programs for children. Go to our Library page for full details about Baby Rhyme time and other fun activities.
Ararat Rural City has 3 Secondary Schools and 9 Primary Schools:
- Ararat North Primary School
- Ararat Primary School
- Ararat West Primary School
- Buangor Primary School
- Elmhurst Primary School
- Maroona Primary School
- Moyston Primary School
- Pomonal Primary School
- St Mary's Primary School
- Skene Street Specialist School
- Willaura Primary School