School Fees

SCHOOL FEES 2022

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 2022

The Family Fee for 2021 is $2,285.

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 2022 the payment of the school fee accounts is to be finalised by 14 November 2022. Family Fee statements are sent out each term.

Click here for further fee information and a Direct Debit form. 

Student Levy

The Student Levy for 2022 is $320 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 licenses 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, swimming, excursions and Staff Professional Learning.

Camp

Camp charges will be included on your School Fee bill at the beginning of the year. It is expected that costs will be: Year 3/4 camp $190 and Year 5/6 camp $295.

Capital Levy

$200 per family. This levy covers loan funding for the 2020/2021 building project of learning areas and a Multi-Purpose area.

    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.

    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 Operoo account. In addition, please forward a copy of your card to secretary@staroceangrove.catholic.edu.au  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. Health Care, Concessional and Veterans Affairs (gold) card holders may be eligible for Concessional School Fees. Further information is available here.

    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.