Why choose lalor?

SUPPORTIVE & professional STAFF

The Department of Education surveys parent and students each year about our school. Our students rate our staff in effective teaching practice, teacher-student relations and learner characteristics and disposition above 90%.

Our parents satisfaction results are above like schools and the state, rating highly for safety, connection and progression and student development.

Both surveys exceed the state average which makes us one of the most approved schools in the state.


Student wellbeing and resilience are a major focus.

Since Covid-19 interrupted our lives wellbeing and resilience has been high on our agenda.

Our wellbeing team includes a Mental Health Coordinator and student councilor that constantly monitor the health and wellbeing of our students.
Emotional intelligence and self regulation are explicitly taught at Lalor PS.

Our student responses to their attitude to school survey sees our students with some of the highest emotional and relational engagement scores in the state.


Did you know that our student growth reading and mathematics exceeds the state average?

The longer a student stays at Lalor Primary School the greater the student growth in English and Mathematics. Our NAPLAN data and Progressive Achievement Tests from the Australian Council of Educational research shows growth exceeding the state and national averages.

The longer a student stays at Lalor PS the more success they have.


Our diversity is our strength.

We have a wonderful, supportive community at Lalor Primary School.

Everyone deserves to be treated with respect and to have access to high quality education. We are passionately proud of providing a welcoming environment that is accepting of all families.

No Fee Policy

All curriculum related fees are voluntary at Lalor PS. Pens, pencils, books, personal iPad (Prep to Grade 3), personal laptop (Grade 4 to 6), excursions and incursions are all voluntary.

Why would you go anywhere else?

School Upgrade

As a part of a multi million dollar upgrade Lalor Primary School will be completely redeveloped by the end of 2023. The facilities upgrade will include two new learning community buildings catering for 10 classrooms, Visual Arts and Science, an new administration building with food technology facilities and redeveloped school hall to include canteen facilities and a music room as well as a new landscaped outdoor area.

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Enrolment Enquiries

For enrolment enquiries please email us at lalor.ps@education.vic.gov.au and we will get back to you within two business days or alternatively you can or call on (03) 9465 3037 to arrange a personal tour with the principal.

Like to know more?

To find out more about the Department of Education’s enrolment policy here.