Genazzano FCJ College

Genazzano’s vision encourages students to approach life with optimism, growing into creative learners keen to contribute to society, and actively engage with issues of social justice. It remains Victoria’s only Catholic girls’ boarding school, with a long and proud history of elevating students for over a century. The all-girls environment from Prep to Year 12 enables each student to take intellectual risks and focus on personal achievement across an extensive curriculum which includes quality religious education and social justice programs.


Geographic Location

Genazzano FCJ College is located in Kew, Victoria. The College grounds comprise more than seven hectares of beautiful and pristine gardens. In the heart of the leafy Eastern suburbs, the College is only 10 kilometres from the city.

School Facilities

The first-class facilities include a modern sport and swimming centre, extensive library, state-of-the-art science laboratories, modern careers centre, fully equipped gym and circuit room, information and resource centre, centre for Music and the Performing Arts, beautiful boarding houses, chapel and College cafeteria. 

Academic Results

The school frequently ranks in the top 5% of the state. In 2019, 7% of Genazzano girls achieved results in the top 1% of the state.

Extra-curricular Activities 

Over 130 outstanding opportunities are available for Years 5–12 students to be involved in a wide range of activities ranging from areas like Social Justice, the Arts, Music and Sport, to a multitude of interest-based clubs and programs. Genazzano’s co-curricular program was listed as a finalist in the Australian Education Awards for 2019, Best Co-curricular Program category.


Location Kew, Victoria
School Types Roman Catholic private boarding school
Category All-girls
Founded Year 1889
Number of Students 800
School Website
School Address 301 Cotham Rd, Kew VIC 3101