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School Fees


Fee Breakdown

Catholic schools aim to keep their fees as low as possible and can provide flexible payment arrangements for families. Students who meet enrolment criteria will not be refused enrolment because of a family’s genuine inability to afford school fees.

2017 Diocesan school fees

A scholarship fund has also been established to provide scholarships to eligible students. Catholic systemic school scholarships will be granted equitably based on need and merit.

School-Based Fees

Resource Fee

 Year 7 - $1614 Year 8 - $1266
 Year 9 - $1383 Year 10 - $1299
Year 11 - $1287 Year 12 - $1440
This fee is added to the school fees account in Term 1, Term 2 and Term 3.

Resource Fees cover such items as listed below, but is not exclusive to this list.

  • Excursions and Incursions
  • Camps and Retreats
  • Sports Fees
  • Reading Books
  • Printing
  • Carnivals (associated costs)
  • Musical instruments and equipment
  • Chemicals
There are some costs that are unable to be incorporated into the Resource Fee and these are associated with attendance at music concerts for music students, drama productions for the Drama students, the cost of the Outdoor Education Camp and charges associated with Vocational Education courses for students in Years 11 and 12.

Other Fees

There is a family contribution (P & F Contribution) of $75 per family. This is being implemented at the request of the Parent Consultation Group who meet a couple of times per year to discuss ways of having stronger parent involvement at Emmaus.

Refunds for non attendance will only be given for illness (Doctor's certificate required) or extenuating circumstances as approved by the Principal.

Some courses which for health and safety reasons, require students to purchase additional items which they own e.g. earphones for music, safety glasses for Design and Technology and Science.

BYOD Information:

Students at Emmaus are in a BYOD environment, Emmaus provides software and support to families.

Device Options and Specifications:

Years 7 - 9

Years 10 - transition year

Years 11 - 12



Minimum32GB storage (64GB Recommended)


Minimum screen size 9.7”

Keep device from years 7/8




Minimum storage: 128GB (512GB Recommended)


Minimum storage: 128GB (512GB Recommended)

      iPad minis are discouraged, the screen size is not suitable as a learning tool.

To purchase the Apple products you can use the following links as a guide:

- then click on Apple Purchase Portal. This custom page directs families to the Diocese’s unique portal, and it offers all the same great features and access to all products and accessories of the regular Apple Online Store, like free delivery.

-       Families can also visit their local Apple Store and let them know that they are from Parramatta Catholic School to get the same pricing, advice or discuss the products that they might be considering.

Finance/lease options are also available for purchases if families are purchasing at an Apple Store or online.

What about insurance options?

Insurance can be sought through the retail store of purchase using the Apple Protection Plan, or through your own insurance company of choice – as a portable valuable.

Emmaus does not take responsibility for personal items and devices brought to school. Students need to be directly responsible, students bring their own property to the school at their own risk and that schools will not accept any responsibility for loss or damage.

If you have any other questions, please feel free to direct them to:

Miss Monique Dalli at: or
Mr Mitchell Multari at: 


Further Information

Contact the school office for further details regarding fees and making payments.

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