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. Those families are encouraged to contact the Finance Office as soon as possible for a confidential discussion.  Any agreement reached is valid for the current year of application. If your financial circumstances change during the year please make contact with the Finance Office as soon as possible in order for us to assist you in organising an agreeable payment plan.

Health Care Card or Pensioner Card This provides a rebate of 50% off your tuition fees, less any family discount applied.

Please contact the Finance Office as early as possible in 2020 for the relevant forms and provide a copy of your concession card.

College Fee Account:

Fee statements will be emailed to the email address nominated by you for all correspondence. Please ensure your email and address details are up to date and 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, BPAY, QKR or direct debit. 

Term 1 statement includes

Tuition fees, Diocesan Family & School Building levy, Technology levy, Resource and Facilities fee, Additional Cost Electives (if applicable to your student), other course related costs for example work placement insurance and Year 12 Retreat Fee (which is a compulsory part of the College ethos and a vital element in the spiritual development of students). Term 1 statement will therefore be greater than terms 2 and 3.  Fee statements will be issued in week 4.

Term 2 and Term 3 statement includes

Tuition fees, Diocesan Family & School Building levy and Resource and Facilities fee. Fee statements will be issued in week 1.

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: will be emailed for EFTPOS, cheque and cash payments only.

Year 11 Fees

2020 College Fee

Description

Yearly Amount

Billing

Arrangement

Family or

Student Fee

2020 Tuition Fee1

$2640

$880 x 3 terms

Per Student

2020 Diocesan Family & School Building Levy2

$1250

$418 Term 1

*416 Terms 2 & 3

Per Family - Eldest Child

2020 Resource & Facilities Fee

$543

$181x 3 terms

Per Student

2020 Technology Levy

$100

$100 paid in Term 1

Per Family

2020 Additional Cost Elective Course Fee

Refer student

handbook

Course costs

paid in Term 1

Per Student

2020 Work Placement Insurance-if applicable

$20

$20 paid in Term 1

Per Student

Diocesan Pastoral Contribution

2020 Voluntary Contribution3

$300

$100 x 3 terms

Per family

Year 12 Fees

2020 Tuition Fee1

$2640

$880 x 3 terms

Per Student

2020 Diocesan Family & School Building Levy2

$1250

$418 Term 1

*416 Terms 2 & 3

Per Family - Eldest Child

2020 Resource & Facilities Fee

$432

$144 x 3 terms

Per Student

2020 Technology Levy

$100

$100 paid in Term 1

Per Family

2020 Additional Cost Elective Course Fee

Refer student

handbook

Course costs

paid in Term 1

Per Student

2020 Work Placement Insurance-if applicable

$20

$20 paid in Term 1

Per Student

2020 Retreat (compulsory)

$250

$250 paid in Term 1

Per Student

Diocesan Pastoral Contribution

2020 Voluntary Contribution3

$300

$100 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 $300 per family ($100 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%