De La Salle College

Fee Schedule

The College’s fees are set out below.

These fees are designed to cover all tuition expenses for all students, with some exceptions, also set out below. The fees include such expenses as camps, music programs (class lessons and band training), retreats/reflection days, College publications as well as the usual administrative, curriculum, sport and staffing costs.

The Family Capital Development Levy is used to support development and major renovation programs. This is not a voluntary levy.

Annual Fees – 2017

Tuition fees- for each primary student [Year 4- Year 6] $7,260 per year
Tuition fees- for each secondary student [Year 7- Year 12] $9,330 per year
Family Capital Development Levy- per family $870 per year

Please note the following are not within the inclusive fee:

  • Year 10 Optional Camps
  • Private Music tuition and instrument hire
  • Annual Music Camp
  • Elective LOTE Study Tours
  • Coolies Immersion (Year 12)
  • Year 12 Valedictory Dinner
  • Year 4, Year 7 and Year 10 Technology levy
  • Papua New Guinea Immersion (Year 11)
  • Balgo Hills Immersion

VCAL Students

A fee will be imposed if a student withdraws from a VET or VCAL unit during the year or where the subject levy for the VET/VCAL unit exceeds $3,000.

Music

Private music lessons are available as an option to students and are charged separately from school fees; the charges are $715 per Semester (16 x 30 minute lessons). Limited instrument hire is also available.

Technology levy

Year 4, Year 7 and Year 10 students will be charged an annual Technology levy of $680 fee to cover the cost of a notebook and supporting services.

Year 5, Year 8 and Year 11 students who received their notebooks in 2015 or 2016, will be charged a Technology levy of $525.

Family Discount

There is a 10% discount on the tuition fees for each student where there is more than one boy from the family attending the College.

Payment of Fees

Fees are payable by one of the following methods:

  • In full by end of February;
  • In three equal instalments one each at the end of February, May and August;
  • In ten equal instalments- payable each month from February to November inclusive; or
  • Other regular payments by arrangement with the Director of Finance & Administration.

Each family’s preferred payment option for 2017 should be nominated on the Fee Payment Options Form and returned to the College by by 31 January 2017.

A late fee of $120 will be levied for fees not received by the nominated date.

Advance Fee Payment

Students commencing at the College in 2017 or later are required to pay an advance fee. This fee will be held and deducted from the fees payable in the last year the student is at the College.

For students commencing in 2018, the fee will be $4,170 payable in 3 instalments in 2017. A component of this fee is non-refundable, should the student elect not to commence at the College.

Early Payment Discounts

A discount is available for early payment of the full yearly tuition fee and family capital levy. The discount is:

  • for all fees paid in full by 15 December 2016, $350 per student
  • for all fees paid in full by 28 February 2017, $250 per student

Payment Options

Fees may be paid by:

  • BPay (preferred option);
  • Credit Card (MasterCard or Visa);
  • Direct debit from your nominated bank account;
  • Cheque or
  • Cash.

For any account enquiries, please email accounts@delasalle.vic.edu.au or contact the College on 9508 2100.

Refund Policy

One term’s notice, in advance, in writing, is required if the student is being withdrawn from the College. Fees are payable up to and including the notice term. Fees already paid are refunded for any part of the year remaining after the term’s notice period.