School Fees

SCHOOL FEES 2020

At Our Lady Star of the Sea School parents contribute financially through payment of school fees. These contributions help to supplement the funding that comes from direct grants from the Federal and State Governments.

In accepting enrolment at Our Lady Star of the Sea all families are expected to pay school fees. Inquiries regarding school fee accounts are to be directed to our school office.

Family Fee 2020

The Family Fee for 2020 is $2,240.

The Family Fee is used for recurrent expenses, including the cost of running and maintaining the school, associated curriculum requirements, infrastructure and capital expenses.

In 2020 the payment of the school fee accounts is to be finalised by 14 October 2020. Family Fee statements are sent out each term. A Preferred Method of payment is attached here for your completion.  

Student Levy

The Student Levy for 2020 is $295 per child.

The Student Levy is used to purchase student requirements necessary for the learning and teaching program, including the required book list items and curriculum expenses for all areas. These requirements and curriculum expenses include licences and subscriptions we use for our learning and teaching, all classroom supplies, Sacramental Program, Art supplies, Sports equipment and programs, Music, Science, Environmental and Sustainability programs, Digital Technology resources, Library stock,  Indonesian, Staff Professional Learning.

Along with these items the Student Levy also includes Swimming, Excursions and Incursions.

Capital Levy

The Capital Levy is $180 per family.

Beginning 2020, we will be undertaking a building project which is Stage 1 of our Masterplan. The building project will include a 700 square metre multipurpose area and another hub with 4 classrooms.

This is a $4.1 million project and includes the use of a $2 million grant from the state government. The purpose of the Capital Levy is to secure the loan funding for the building project.

    Other Fees

    Additional charges will be made for costs associated with Camp Programs for Years 3 to 6, participation in other sporting activities that are not whole class activities and the Year 6 Music Night.

    The Building Fund

    A donation to the Building Fund, which can be claimed as a tax deduction is voluntary. Money donated to the building fund account is used to service the loans the school has to pay for past building programs.

    Donations can be paid by cash, cheque or internet transfer.

    BSB: 083 347

    A/c number: 02547 1925 

    Reference: Please quote 01399, family name and initial.

    *Health Care Card - If you are a holder of a Health Care, Concession or Veterans Affairs Card please ensure this information is indicated via your CareMonkey account. In addition, please forward a copy of your card to secretary@staroceangrove.catholic.edu.au Currently eligible card holders are entitled to assistance through the Camp, Sport and Excursion Fund. The amount received by the school on behalf of the eligible card holder is offset proportionally against their school account to cover camp, selected sport or excursions. In the future there may be some additional benefits to families who hold a Health Care Card.