Catholic Education South Australia

Fees

As with all Catholic schools, fees are an important aspect of our school income and comprise of school fees and student resource fees. We strive to keep all our fees affordable, so we can offer a quality Catholic education to all families in our community.

School Fees are used to cover the basic running costs of the school including utility bills, cleaning, maintenance and resources. As well as these costs the School Fees include the Building Fund Levy and Parents and Friends Levy.

2021 School Fee Schedule and Policy

The St Monica’s Parish School 2021 Fee Schedule and Policy was endorsed by the St Monica’s Parish School Board in October 2020.

School Fees 2021

Full Fee per Student

$3,400

Lower Income Fee per Student

$2,040


What is Included:

The tuition fee above covers all tuition, levies and charges for each child’s education.

Additional costs will include: iPad Levy $220 (Year 4), iPad Levy $200 (Year 5), School camp (Year 5), Canberra Camp (Year 6), Jackets (Year 6) and Year Book $35 (per family)

Lower Income Fee

To be eligible for the lower income fee, you need to qualify as a low-income family. This is determined by your family’s gross income and is a $ value set by the State Government.

In 2021, your family’s gross income needs to be below approximately $60,264 for a family with one school-age child. (The limit will vary depending on how many dependent children you have.)

Proof of income is required and applicants will need to apply via the State Government’s School Card scheme.

Our bursar can help you if you have any questions about applying for the lower income fee.

Sibling Discounts

Full Fee 2021 (including $400 Compulsory Instalment)

No. of Children

Fee

Total

1st Child

$3,400

$3,400

2nd Child

$2,890

$6,290

3rd Child

$2,380

$8,670

4th Child

$0

$8,670

 

 

Lower Income Fee 2021 (including $400 Compulsory Instalment)

No. of Children

Fee

Total

1st Child

$2040

$2040

2nd Child

$1,734

$3774

3rd Child

$1,428

$5202

4th Child

$0

$5202

 

Financial Management Policy

The St Monica’s Parish School Board acknowledges its responsibility to take all reasonable and legal steps, including a debt collection agency where necessary to ensure school fees are collected in full. Families experiencing difficulties with the payment of their school fees or requiring further assistance are encouraged to contact the Principal, or Bursar to discuss the issues.

Saint Monica acknowledges that we are gathered on the traditional country of the Kaurna people of the Adelaide Plains. We recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationships with the land. We acknowledge that they are of continuing importance to the Kaurna people living today.