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Student Enrolment – Eligibility Criteria

The enrolment eligibility criteria determined by the Department of Education and Training (DET). All students attending Jacana School for Autism must have a primary diagnosis of ASD; students also have diagnosed communication and developmental disorders. All students must be eligible for funding under the Department’s Program for Students with Disabilities Program – Autism Spectrum Disorder.

  • All students must be funded under the PSD category of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Eligibility must be determined prior to enrolment.
  • Please contact the Student Transition Co-ordinator to book a school tour: smith.elizabeth.a@edumail.vic.gov.au




Many students at Jacana School for Autism participate in dual enrolments with mainstream schools. Jacana School for Autism supports, encourages and prepares students for inclusion, on an as needs basis, by agreement with parents & carers.

Integration Policy


School Tour

To attend a tour and receive and/or information pack, please call the office and speak to Julie or Renai to book a session.

The following tour dates are available:

May 21 & 25
June 25 & 27*
July 23 & 25
August 13 & 15
September 10 & 12
October 8, 10, 22 & 24

Please note that all tours are held at 9:30am sharp, please arrive from 9:15am. The tour and information session takes approximately one hour. June 27th is the exception, with this tour being held at 11:30am.