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Fees

One Term Free offer:

The school board is currently supporting our community by offering a 25% discount on the tuition fee for all students who enrol in 2024.

For students across all other year levels, and for Foundation students commencing at the beginning of 2024, this will be applied across the 2024 tuition fee.

We ask that students remain enrolled for the equivalent of a full year to access the discount.

Quality Education at an Affordable Price

We have it… our analysis shows that we are the best value, most affordable Christian Independent Primary School in the Golden Grove and Tea Tree Gully areas. We also provide one of the most affordable R – 12 education pathways in our area, in partnership with Endeavour College for secondary education.

At Golden Grove Lutheran, we are proud of our mission which is to provide an affordable, Christ-focused education of excellence, within a positive, creative, challenging and caring community. We recognise educating your children can be expensive and we understand it is a commitment and invite you to take the time to look over our all-inclusive fee schedule and to contact us to discuss further.

An Affordable Primary Education

At Golden Grove Lutheran Primary School, we are confident that we are the best value, most affordable independent primary school in the area. That is why we have taken the time and compared apples to apples with the 2023 comparative analysis of our average annual tuition fee in terms of some independent school options available locally.

An Affordable and Seamless R – 12 Education

The Golden Grove Lutheran Primary School to Endeavour College pathway for secondary education is also one of the most affordable, with our 2023 comparative analysis of tuition fees showing that our pathway to Endeavour College is more affordable than local Catholic secondary schools, and the majority of local independent schools.

2024 School Fee Schedule

 

Base Tuition Fee $4689 per child

School Card $2344.50 per child

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee includes a resource levy, school activities such as incursions and excursions, school magazine, student accident insurance and ambulance cover.

Education Services Levy

The Education Services Levy includes costs for overnight camps and swimming lessons as applicable, as well as the Year 6 shirt (for Year 6 students only).

Sibling Discount

Sibling discount applies to younger siblings attending the school. The annual discount is as follows:

2nd Child       $ 509
3rd Child       $1292
4th Child       $2198

GGLPS/Endeavour College Discount

Golden Grove Lutheran Primary School offers a discount to students who have siblings currently attending Endeavour College. The annual discount is reflected in the Tuition Fee Schedule above.

Early Payment Discount

A 2% discount on net tuition fees is offered for a full upfront payment of annual school fees by 10 February.

Parents & Friends Levy

A P&F levy of $145 per annum applies to each family.

Stationery

Stationery and booklist supplies are at an additional cost to the tuition fee. During term 4 the school will provide families with information to access a list of required stationery for the following year.

Building Fund Donation

This is a voluntary contribution that is used to service existing school building loans and to contribute towards the school’s building projects and developments. Donations are tax-deductible and can be made by EFT or in person at the front office. Please contact the office for payment details.

School Card

A reduction in tuition fees is allowed for families who are eligible for a School Card. Discount is reflected in the Tuition Fee Schedule. Please contact the school to obtain an application form.

Fee Concessions

Families experiencing financial difficulty can apply for a fee concession. Financial assistance can be negotiated with the school by contacting the Business Manager.

School Fee Accounts

School fees and charges are billed on an annual basis and are distributed by email. No reduction in any fees will be made as the result of a student not participating in any official school event such as school excursions. There will be no reimbursement of school fees when students take voluntary leave such as holidays with parents. Students enrolled after the beginning of the year are charged pro-rata for the remainder of the year.

Payment method

Payment can be made through the FACTS Management Portal which enables fees for each child to be made through a tailored direct debit on an annual, termly, monthly, fortnightly or weekly basis. This will enable better budgeting opportunities for families, which is critical to the family budget and provides a greater level of fee transparency between the school and families.

Payment Plans

Families may negotiate payment plans directly with the Business Manager. These plans may be reviewed at the discretion of the Business Manager.

Disclaimer

While all care has been taken to ensure the correctness of this information, Golden Grove Lutheran Primary School cannot be held responsible or liable for loss or inconvenience resulting from inadvertent errors.