School Fees

In 2019 fees statement will show four amounts. The first is the NSW Primary Family Tuition Fee set by the Catholic Education Office in Canberra and covers system operating costs including staff salaries. The fee for 2019 is $308.00 per family per term. The second fee is the School Resource Fee set by the school for operating and maintenance costs. The Student Resource Fee and Student Excursion Fee are generated from the following areas and are invoiced each term. Increases have been kept to a minimal.

Fee type Funds used for Charged Amount
School resource fee:
School Levy Overall costs such as utilities, school capital, furniture and plant Per family $110.50
Maintenance Levy Maintenance costs Per family $59.00
Cleaning Levy Contract cleaning/gardens Per family $58.00
Insurance Levy Insurance on school buildings Per family $28.00
Equipment Levy Loan repayments on classroom refurbishment Per family $5.00
Community Council Levy To assist with key initiatives Per family $12.50
Student resource fee:
Resource Levy Classroom based resources used solely for the children Per child (to a maximum
of 3 children)
ICT Levy Computers and ICT Per child $42.50
Student Excursion fee:
Excursion Student Per child $10.00

CE policy states that the fourth and subsequent children are not included in fee billing.

Therefore, the total costs per term for 2019 are:

  • Families with one child enrolled: $668.00 (Weekly amount: $51.39)   
  • Families with two children enrolled: $755.00 (Weekly amount: $58.08)   
  • Families with three children enrolled: $842.00 (Weekly amount: $64.77)

Sibling Discount

The NSW Primary Family Tuition Fee is charged to ALL families enrolled at St Mary’s, however those families who have children at Carroll College are entitled to a fifty percent discount off the Tuition Fee billed from St Mary’s. Instead of paying the $308.00 family fee it will be $154.00 per family per term.

To access the fifty percent discount, you are required to verify that you have other children enrolled at Carroll College. This needs to be renewed annually.