Fees and Levies are as per the Terms of Enrolment listed in the Enrolment Form.
Fees & Levies
The annual tuition fees, including levies for 2020 are:
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Fees and levies are invoiced in ten monthly instalments from February to November.
Mount Carmel College offers various options to make regular payments of the annual fees.
- Secure Online Payment made via our banking partner, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
- Credit Card/Debit Card
- Cash, Cheque or Money Order
- Centrepay. Contact the College Office to establish this facility
- Direct transfer to the College bank account. Contact the College Office to establish this facility
Discounts on Tuition Fees
A family discount is available when a number of children in the family attend Catholic schools. The discount rates are:
- 3 children – 10%
- 4 children – 20%
- 5 children or more – 30%
Please complete the Family Discounts Application form and return to the College Office
Fees for certain programs may be listed in an invoice for Fees as ”levies”, which are charged annually to cover costs for additional items the student may require during the school year for various sacramental programs, excursions and co-curricular activities.
Levies at each year level do not include interstate or overseas trips, in accordance with our Fees Policy.
Enrichment course charges for Years 9 and 10 are added to the levy component of the February invoice (activities such as outdoor education and extreme sports). Levies for students in Years 9 and 10 will vary because of these charges There is no refund for activities that students do not attend during the year.
A laptop levy of $250 will also be added to the Year 7 invoices.
There is also a separate Capital Levy of $100 per family.
Early Bird Discount
Payment of the annual account by March 31st will attract an early bird discount of $100 per enrolled student for payments by cash or cheque. Discounts will be lower for payments by credit.
An Overdue account fee of $10 will be charged on overdue accounts.
Fees for Late Commencement/Early Departure
Should a student commence or conclude his/her studies at Mount Carmel College part of the way through a month, a proportion of the relevant fees will be charged. For students commencing up to and including the 15th of the month, full fees will be charged. Commencing after the 15th of the month, 50% of normal fees will be charged. For students concluding up to and including the 15th of the month, 50% of the normal fees will be charged. Concluding after the 15th of the month, full fees will be charged.
Notice of Withdrawal
Parents are requested to provide written notice of withdrawal of a student to the Principal. The required period of notice is at least ten school weeks (one term) prior to the withdrawl of the student.
Where notice is not provided, full tuition fees may need to be paid to the school for the number of school weeks where notice was not provided. This includes withdrawl prior to the start of the school year.
The notice period may be reduced or waived in special circumstances, with the final decision regarding the reduction or waiving of this fee at the discretion of the Principal.
Families who anticipate or are experiencing difficulty in paying fees are invited to contact the Principal or Finance Officer. Alternative payment arrangements may be considered or negotiated.