|Principal||Ms Michelle Brodrick|
|Year levels||7 to 12|
|Boarding or day||day|
|Phone||(03) 5329 6100|
|Fax||(03) 5329 6111|
|Postal address||1600 Sturt Street, Ballarat|
Loreto College, Ballarat, founded in 1875, is a Catholic secondary school for girls with an enrolment of approximately 800 students and was the first Loreto school in Australia. We are proud of our rich history of providing quality education to girls in the Ballarat region. Our vision at Loreto College is that of a welcoming, friendly community where each person is valued and where spirituality and learning are nurtured. Young women are educated within the Catholic perspective and the spirit and values of Mary Ward, to strive for personal excellence. The wellbeing of each member of the community is a priority for all at the College. It is our goal to motivate students to achieve to their academic potential and to become active and confident members of the wider community. We are committed to an education which challenges our students to be creative and analytical thinkers, resilient in embracing life and its challenges, with the flexibility, competence and confidence to transform challenges into opportunities and a preparedness to explore new fields. The College, situated in historic grounds with modern facilities, is highly regarded for its academic and social justice programs.