School Fees


School Fees are billed on a term basis in February, April, July and October. Accounts are emailed out within the first or second week of each term and are payable within 14 days. Fees and levies are endorsed by the School Board.

​1Ch​ild​2 Children
​3 Children​4 Children
​Tuition Fee​$1304.00  $1830.00
​Capital Levy$​650.00  $​650.00
​Resource & Activities Levy$​450.00  $​900.00
​P&F Levy$​40.00  $​40.00
​TOTAL/Year:$​2440.00  ​$3420.00
​TOTAL PER TERM$​611.00  $​855.00$​1066.00$​1242.00

Capital Levy

A Building Levy of $650 per family assists with capital costs i.e. capital loan repayments and maintenance.

Resources & Activities Levy

This covers consumables used in the classroom (e.g. folios, photocopying, art and craft), school performances (e.g. classroom, Life Education and Music),  Swimming lessons, Yearbook, Technology Levy, Resource Levy.  

Camps & Excursions

Camps - Years 5 & 6 only, and classroom excursions - maximum two per year (approximate cost $30) 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.

​Book Levies

Students in ALL CLASSES are charged an additional fee in lieu of a booklist.  These fees will appear on your first School Fee Statement issued in February 2020.  (The Prep Levy includes a hearing test.).

Levi​es:    Prep     $162.00

                 Year 1   $  96.00

                 Year 2   $119.00

                 Year 3   $  94.00

                 Year 4   $  56.50

                 Year 5   $  97.00

                 Year 6   $  66.00​

Parents' & Friends' Levy

$40 per family per year, invoiced at $10 per term.


​School Buildin​g Fund

Stella Maris is ATO approved to receive voluntary School Building Fund contributions / donations.  The suggested Building Fund Contribution is $110 per year and is 100% tax deductibleThe request for these donations will be included on your Family Statement in Term 1 only.  Thank you, in advance, for your financial support of the extensive building and renovation program undertaken over recent years.

Sunshine Coast Catholic School's Discount

If families have siblings at Sunshine Coast Secondary Catholic Schools e.g. Siena College, St John's College, 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.

  • 1 student at one of these schools 5%
  • 2 students at one of these schools 10%
  • 3 students at one of these schools 20% ​

​Payment Options   

​Credit Card/EFTPOS - BPoint

Bpay:  A Bpay reference number will appear on your statement of fees and levies.  Regular weekly/fortnightly payments for fees can be made this way using internet banking.  $50 minimum payment amount applies.

Direct Debit    Collect an application form from the Office or download the application form.

​Centrepay  – Centrepay allows the regular deduction of school fees from your Family Allowance through Centrelink.  You can access an application online at Centrelink.

 Financial Hardship

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.