Mernda Central College provides access to an education of the highest quality for the young people of Mernda, from Prep right through to Year 12. The college has been constructed under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Project and commenced operation in January 2017. Initial programs catered for students in Years Foundation to 7 and will continue to grow to Year 12 in 2022. The college has been designed as a community hub and encourages community use and additional community facilities and programs through a partnership with the YMCA, CERES and Spotless. The state of the art facility provides the very best in contemporary educational design and promotes active student-centred learning through the creation of adaptable, functional spaces.