Founded in 2012 in Mernda, Gilson College Mernda is part of Adventist Schools Victoria, a system of schools that has been delivering quality education in Victoria for over 100 years.
Gilson College Mernda is a co-educational educational institution operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church as part of its worldwide system of Christian Schools. It is open to any student who wishes to study and learn within a Christian environment. The college currently has over 300 students enrolled and offers broad curricular and co-curricular programs from Prep-Year 12.
The College is registered with the VRQA and is a member of Adventist Schools Australia. Seventh-Day Adventist Schools (Victoria) Ltd is responsible for appointing permanent staff and supervising teaching standards. The School Council is responsible for managing the college, student enrolment and providing suitable facilities in which the College can operate efficiently and safely. Responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the college rests with the Principal and Staff.