College Fees 2018
Amount Per Annum (Local Students)
|Year 7||Year 8||Year 9||Year 10||Year 11||Year 12|
|Sport Years 7 – 10||750||750||750||750||-||-|
|Excursions & Activities||730||730||730||730||730||530|
|PER FAMILY FEES (billed to Eldest student)|
|Capital Works Levy||590||590||590||590||590||590|
Item and Subject Fees dependent on student’s choices, are added to the above core fees. Click here to download the Complete Fee Information pdf which includes the core fees, item and subject fees and payment options. The compulsory Maintenance Levy and Capital Works Levy (see below) should be added to the above fees on an annual per family basis.
Explanation of Core Fees
This fee covers reference texts, library resources, audio-visual, photocopying, examination writing booklets and papers, Stellabration (the annual College yearbook), PDHPE book, online learning systems and other administrative expenses.
This levy supports Information Technology hardware and software.
Sport Years 7 to 10
This levy covers all costs associated with travel and entry fees to venues.
Excursions and Activities
Excursions and activities are year group and subject dependent, such as the carnivals and retreats. Year 7 Orientation Camp, Year 9 Camp and the Retreats for Years 8, 10 and 11 are included. There is no refund for students who do not attend the major camp or retreat as attendance is compulsory.
Opal child/youth (green): Please ensure your daughter/s has a topped up OPAL card for use on public transport during College excursions.
There is a list of activities that are not included in this fee, details of which are given in the Complete Fee Information pdf download.
This is a compulsory levy to enable the College to maintain a program of long-term maintenance. Many parents choose to be involved in the College and give of their time in lieu of this payment (e.g. work in the Library or Canteen, Uniform Shop, sport and maintenance). Other suggestions for how you might get involved in the College community can be found on the Parent Partners page. The Maintenance Levy for 2018 is $280 per family billed to the eldest student.
Capital Works Levy
This is a compulsory levy for building projects. The Capital Works Levy for 2018 is $590 per family billed to the eldest student.
Sibling discounts are given to daughters who concurrently attend the College. A 10% discount will be applied to the tuition fee for the 2nd daughter, 25% discount to the tuition fee for the 3rd daughter, and a 50% discount to the tuition fees for the 4th and subsequent daughters.
Voluntary Building Fund
This is a voluntary payment of any amount paid to the Stella Maris College Building Fund. You may claim a tax deduction for these payments. Stella Maris College Building Fund No. AF 1595C SF 6875.
Responsibility for Fees
A Responsibility for Fees form is included in the Enrolment Pack you will receive when you contact the Registrar. If your daughter is currently enrolled and you need to update this information you can download a copy of the form here.
College fees may be paid by one of the following options:
Option 1: Instalments
10 monthly instalments or 4 quarterly instalments, from 15 February to 15 November.
Monthly and Quarterly instalments may only be paid by credit card (Mastercard/Visa only) or direct debit using a Direct Debit Request DDR Authority Form.
DDR Authority Forms can be found on the College website under Enrolments>Online Payments
Option 2: Payment by term
One quarter of the total bill must be paid by the commencement of each term. Fees for first term are due by 15th February, and final payment is due at the commencement of Term 4. Payments may be made by PAYWAY, EFT, cash or cheque.
Option 3: Payment in Full at Commencement of Year
Fees paid in full by 15 February 2018 will receive a $250 discount per student with a maximum of $500 per family.
Payments may be made by PAYWAY, EFT, cash or cheque.
From 31st August 2017 we will no longer accept AMEX payments.