School Fees


A priority of School Governance is ensuring that fees remain affordable for our families while also resourcing high-quality educational opportunities and the ongoing development of our student programs.

Fees and charges for the 2024 school year have been approved by School Governance and are detailed below.

2024 Annual Fee

YearTuition FeeCurriculum FeesFEE PER TERMTOTAL
SACE+$350per subject per semester

Other Fees

Enrolment Deposit FeeAn Enrolment Deposit of $1,600 per child is payable on confirmation of an enrolment prior to the student commencing at Dara School. The deposit will be held until the student’s last term of schooling at Dara School and will be refunded, less any outstanding fees. In the case of a withdrawal, ten (10) weeks written notice to the Principal of intention to withdraw is required unless withdrawing at the end of the school year in which case notice must be provided no later than day 1 of term 4. If the required notice is not provided, the Enrolment Deposit is retained by the School.
Dara Village Association Membership FeeThe Association Fee has been set at $50. Payment of this fee enables Association members to have a voice at the AGM, nominate for election to the Board and receive other benefits that the Board and receive other benefits that the Board may determine during the year.
Late FeesFee accounts not paid by the due date, unless other arrangements are in place, will incur a fee of $25 for every month they are late.
ExcursionAny excursions and camp activities are unpredictable in cost and will be billed as reflective of the service provided.

Rebates & Discounts

All rebates and discounts apply to tuition fees only.

Please note that no student may receive more than one rebate simultaneously. Where this may be the case, the highest proportionate rebate or discount will apply to your account.