College Fees 2017
Amount Per Annum (Local Students)
|Year 7||Year 8||Year 9||Year 10||Year 11||Year 12|
|Sport Years 7 – 10||714||714||714||714||-||-|
|Excursions & Activities||703||703||703||703||703||525|
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, carnivals and retreats are billed once annually in February with the College core fees. Year 7 Orientation Camp, Year 9 Camp and the Retreats for Years 8, 10 and 11 are included in the Excursions and Activities fee. There is no refund for students who do not attend the major camp or retreat as attendance is compulsory. 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 2017 is $270 per family billed to the eldest student.
Capital Works Levy
This is a compulsory levy for building projects. The Capital Works Levy for 2017 is $560 per family billed to the eldest student.
Sibling discounts are given to daughters who currently attend the College. A 20% discount is given off the tuition fee for the 2nd daughter and a 50% discount off the tuition fee for the 3rd daughter. If a family has four or more daughters attending the College concurrently, the fourth and subsequent daughters are exempt from paying tuition fees.
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
Ten monthly or four quarterly instalments by credit card or direct debit using a Direct Debit Request (DDR) Authority Form, on the 15th of the month from February to November each year.
Payment of fees by DDR greatly assists the College with its budgeting process.
DDR Authority Forms can be found on the College website under Enrolments>Online Payments
Option 2: Payment in Full at Commencement of Year
Fees paid in full by 15 February 2017 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 1 January 2017, AMEX payments will incur a 0.95% surcharge