School Fees are billed
on a term basis in February, April, July and October. Accounts are emailed out
within the first week of each term and are payable within 14 days. Fees and
levies are endorsed by the School Board.
A Building Levy of $530 per family assists with capital costs i.e. capital
loan repayments and maintenance.
This covers consumables used in the classroom
(e.g. photocopying, art and craft), school performances (e.g. classroom, Life
Education and Music), Dance and Swimming lessons, Yearbook, Technology Levy, Resource
Levy: sliding scale for additional
Camps - Years 5 &
6 only, approximate cost $190 and classroom excursions - max two per year (approximate
cost $20) are not included. These will
be invoiced as applicable and must be paid in the related billing period.
NB: If paying by Direct Debit or other regular deduction methods, invoices
will need to be checked for Camp/Excursions billing and paid in an additional
payment to the school.
Prep students are
charged an additional fee of $115 in lieu of a booklist.
NB: The Prep Levy is billed in the first term of the student’s enrolment. If paying by direct debit or other regular
deduction methods, this amount will be an additional payment to the school.
$40 per family per year, invoiced at $10 per term.
Stella Maris is ATO
approved to receive voluntary School
Library Fund contributions / donations. The
suggested Library Fund Contribution is
$110 per year and is 100% tax
deductible. The request for these donations will be included on your Family
Statement in Term 1 only. Thank you,
in advance, if you are able to contribute your financial support in this way. In recent years this donation has enabled us
to purchase new library furniture, circulation desk, technology and carpet.
If families have siblings at Sunshine
Coast Secondary Catholic Schools e.g.
Siena, St John’s, Unity at Caloundra or St Teresa’s at Noosa, the following discounts apply to the tuition fee portion
of the account only: Application forms are available from the school office.
Parents in financial
hardship please phone 5409 8900 to make a confidential appointment to speak
with the Principal or Bursar. We are
happy to assist and recommend making contact as soon as possible.
when fees are overdue or in times of hardship is appreciated and lessens
anxiety for all concerned. The Bursar implements
the fee collection process as outlined above.