Kindergartens & Schools


There are six kinders across Ararat Rural City.  Grampians YMCA manages enrolments for all our kindergartens centrally.

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

Ararat Community College

Lake Bolac Community P-12 College

Marian College