Fees

Financial Enquiries

For financial enquiries, please contact the school Finance Office on

(02) 4961 2863, Monday to Friday, between 8.30am and 3.00pm.

 

Enrolment Fee

A condition of enrolment, directed by the Catholic School’s Office is the payment of a non-refundable Enrolment Fee of $100.00. This fee is payable when the Application Form is submitted.

  

Fee Concession: The College will assist those families who are experiencing genuine financial difficulties. Please contact the College as soon as possible (preferably prior to the end of Term 4 2016) to discuss your situation. Any agreement reached is valid for the current year of application.

Health Care Card or Pensioner Card – you will need to submit a copy of your card details to the Finance Office as early as possible in 2017 for processing. The rebate is applicable to your tuition fees, less any family discount applied.

 

College Fee Account:

Your first statement will be issued by Week 4, Term 1. Terms 2 and 3 statements will be sent in Week 1. Statements are not issued in Term 4. The statements are sent home by email by default, statements will only be posted if no email is available. Please ensure your email and address details are up to date and you notify us of any changes immediately. The email will contain the following sender information: hml-finance@mn.catholic.edu.au. The Subject will always include ‘St Francis Xavier’s College Fee Statement’. Please ensure that this does not go directly to your spam account. It is your responsibility to ensure you receive the statement. If you do not receive an email please contact the Finance Office immediately. Payment of your account is required within 21 days of the statement date unless you are paying by regular instalments by either direct debit, BPay or QKR. Items listed on the College Statement include: Tuition fees, Diocesan Family & School Building levy, Technology levy, Resource and Facilities fee, and Additional Cost Electives (if applicable to your student) and other course related costs for example work placement insurance. Year 12 Retreat is a compulsory part of the College ethos and a vital element in the spiritual development of students. The cost of these events will be billed in Term 1. As a result of this billing structure Term 1 School Fees will be more than Terms 2 & 3.

Excursions, events and additional activities will incur additional costs; letters advising the exact details will be issued throughout the year.

Payment Options:

QKR: Is available for fees payments (we encourage use of the app as this provides a secure payment method and is our preferred method of payment for all excursions and other activities)

BPay: Biller Code is 132340 and the Reference Number is the account number which is on your invoice/statement. (BPAY is only available for fee payments)

Instalments: payment plans are offered commencing Term 1 only. Your nominated deduction amount must finalise your account in full by the end of Term 4 for Year 11 students only. Year 12 School Fees must be finalised by the end of Term 3. If you wish to pay by instalments, a St Francis Xavier's College Fee calculator is available, alternatively please contact the Finance Office to assist you in calculating a weekly, fortnightly or monthly payment.

Credit Card / EFTPOS: The College accepts Mastercard or Visa only. Please be aware that if you are paying by credit card you can email, fax or post your credit card details to the College. An authorisation slip is provided at the bottom of your statement each term. Your signature is required to authorise payment.

In Person: Parents are welcome to pay directly at the Finance Office between 8.30am and 3pm. Students can only pay before the start of school and in their lunch and recess breaks.

Direct Debit: please contact the Finance Office. Receipts: Receipts will be emailed to your nominated email address.

 2018 College Fee

Year 11 Fees

Description

Yearly Amount

Billing

Arrangement

Family or

Student Fee

2018 Tuition Fee1

$2559

$853 x 3 terms

Per Student

2018 Diocesan Family & School Building Levy2

$750

$250 x 3 terms

Per Family - Eldest Child

2018 Resource & Facilities Fee

$519

$173 x 3 terms

Per Student

2018 Technology Levy

$100

$100 paid in Term 1

Per Family

2018 Additional Cost Elective Course Fee

Refer student

handbook

Course costs

paid in Term 1

Per Student

2018 Work Placement Insurance-if applicable

$20

$20 paid in Term 1

Per Student

Diocesan Pastoral Contribution

2018 Voluntary Contribution3

$150

$50 x 3 terms

Per family

Year 12 Fees

2018 Tuition Fee1

$2559

$853 x 3 terms

Per Student

2018 Diocesan Family & School Building Levy2

$750

$250 x 3 terms

Per Family - Eldest Child

2018 Resource & Facilities Fee

$414

$138 x 3 terms

Per Student

2018 Technology Levy

$100

$100 paid in Term 1

Per Family

2018 Additional Cost Elective Course Fee

Refer student

handbook

Course costs

paid in Term 1

Per Student

2018 Work Placement Insurance-if applicable

$20

$20 paid in Term 1

Per Student

2018 Retreat (compulsory)

$250

$250 paid in Term 1

Per Student

Diocesan Pastoral Contribution

2018 Voluntary Contribution3

$150

$50 x 3 terms

Per family

 1Family Discount: The Family Discount is applicable only to Tuition Fees, this is applicable to each child enrolled in a Maitland Newcastle Diocesan School.

2The Diocesan Family and School Building Levy is a compulsory fee, a rebate is applicable to families who contribute to the Parish Planned Giving. As the levy is a compulsory fee it is not tax deductible.

3Diocesan Pastoral Contribution was introduced in 2017 as a voluntary contribution of $150 per family ($50 per term) A preference form was included with the family discount form, please ensure you have completed and returned the form.

 

 

Number of Children Enrolled in a Maitland Newcastle Diocesan Schools

Discount Percentage applied to Tuition Fees

1 Child Family

0%

2 Child Family

10%

3 Child Family

20%

4 Child Family

40%

5 Child Family

50%