2013 School Fees
NB. Australian Residents only. For Overseas Student Fees, please click here.
Application Fee - non-refundable
$220 per application.
Enrolment Fees - non-refundable
Pre Kindergarten - Year 10 $1,500
Year 11 $500
We encourage alumni to stay connected with the school, so when your daughter leaves Tara, $250 from this Enrolment Fee is paid to the Tara Old Girls Association as a Life Membership fee.
|Pre Kindergarten||$13,837 annually|
|Kindergarten, Years 1-2||$15,193 annually|
|Years 3-4||$17,165 annually|
|Years 5-6||$17, 674 annually|
|Years 7-8||$21,760 annually|
|Years 9-10||$22,153 annually|
|Years 11-12||$23,546 annually|
All fees are reviewed annually by the School Council.
Extra Subject Lessons
There are many extra subject lessons available, offering 15 lessons per semester. Extra subject lessons are optional and charged separately.
There are other expenses for each student. These incidentals may include:
excursions, IGSSA sport participation, books, stationery, school planner, locker security, library printing, Tara bus etc.
|Boarding Fees (in addition to tuition fees)|
|Years 5-12||Full Time||$20,525 annually|
|Years 5-12||Full Time - Weekly Rate (Sunday night to Thursday night)||$1,500 per month|
|Years 5-12||Casual - Night Rate||$140 per night|
|Years 5-12||Casual - Weekly Rate (5 Nights)||$450 per week|
|Years 5-12||Casual - Weekly Rate (7 Nights)||$650 per week|
|Years 5-12||Casual - Monthly Rate||$2,100 per month|
Please note casual rates are applicable for up to one Term.
Plus the Government required GST on food (approximately $450 per year).
Discount on Fees for sisters
When a family has two daughters concurrently attending the school, the most senior student is charged full fees, and a 10% discount for the second sister's tuition and boarding fees and a 20% discount for the third and subsequent sisters' fees.
Tuition and Boarding statements for Years Pre K-11 are sent four times a year, except Year 12 where statements are sent three times per year. Payment is in advance and is by direct debit from your bank account, monthly, 10 times a year from February to November. Other incidental expenses are charged each term with a final invoice in December each year.
A select number of scholarships are available each year and they are awarded on the basis of the ACER academic scholarship examination plus a submitted portfolio, together with an interview with the Principal. For more detail on scholarships, please click here.
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