School Fees for 2023
The total cost of education for a student at Mater Dei Catholic College remains at a level that still sees Catholic Education accessible for the vast majority of those we are called to serve.
Years 7 and 8: $5,195.00 per child, per annum
Years 9 and 10: $5,299.00 per child, per annum
Years 11 and 12: $5,405.00 per child, per annum
Weekday Boarding $15,915.00 excluding transport and study tutoring charges.
Sunday + Weekday Boarding $18,315.00 excluding transport and study tutoring charges.
Sibling Discounts for students attending one of the Diocese of Wagga Wagga Catholic Schools are applicable to the Tuition Fee, as follows:
1 Child: Full fee
2 Children: 20% discount off the second student’s fee
3 Children: 50% off the third student’s fee
4 + Children: 90% off each subsequent student’s fee
As you can appreciate, we too must pay our bills. Each Fee Payer is required to either pay fees in full within 30 days of the invoice date or alternatively enter into a regular payment arrangement by returning the completed School Fee Agreement within 30 days of the invoice date. The College is open to flexible payment arrangements including weekly, fortnightly and monthly payments.
Any fees in arrears for 2022 will be added to this schedule. To accurately calculate your individual repayments please utilise the School Fee Repayment Calculator at https://ww.catholic.edu.au/school-fee-repayment-calculator/
If families have not entered into an arrangement with the College for this year or commenced a payment option (see above) by the end of February, they will be required to pay their fees in full within 30 days of the invoice date.
Further to the standard tuition fee, the College charges a consumables levy for the following subjects:
Years 7 to 10: Agriculture, Design and Technology, Food Technology, Graphics Technology, Industrial Technology Metal, Industrial Technology Timber, Photography and Digital Media, Technology Mandatory and Visual Arts.
Years 11 and 12: Agriculture, Construction Pathways, Design and Technology, Hospitality, Metals and Engineering, Photography and Digital Media and Visual Arts.
A senior student undertaking a TVET Course (at TAFE) will be charged a levy of $500.00 per year to off-set the considerable costs of TAFE courses.
As per the College Laptop agreement, Parents/Carers share the cost of laptop repairs required during the school year. Parents/Carers may be billed for the cost of replacement parts, with the College paying freight and labour costs.
The following payment options are available:
PLEASE NOTE: Genuine inability to meet the school fees does not exclude access by the child of a family genuinely committed to Catholic faith and practice. The College will always do its best to ensure students of Catholic faith and practice can attend Mater Dei Catholic College. If you are experiencing financial hardship, please complete the Hardship Application Form that can be obtained from either the College Finance Manager, Mrs Rebecca King on 02 6923 8300 or https://ww.catholic.edu.au/policy/school-fee-assistance/. Please return the completed form and supporting documentation to either the College Finance Manager (email@example.com) or the Diocesan School Fees Liaison Officer firstname.lastname@example.org.