The Penola Catholic College Board works to ensure that students at the College receive the best possible education at the most affordable price. Since the commencement of the College in 1995, considerable resources have been directed to the upgrading of facilities on both campuses to enable students to have access to a very exciting, relevant and interesting curriculum. The College is committed to an ongoing capital development program that will provide students and staff with the best possible facilities and provide all members of the College community with a pleasant environment in which to learn and work.

The Penola Catholic College Tuition Fees are all inclusive, that is, there are no ongoing costs for compulsory curriculum based activities including the Year 7 and Year 9 Camps, Year Level Retreats, the Year 7 and Year 8 Swimming Program and other various excursions and incursions. Additional costs include the College Uniform, the Year 7 and Year 10 Laptop Program, digital resources, text books/stationery, College school bag and optional camps, excursions and programs, including Instrumental Music tuition.

Student Tuition Fees - 2022

Year LevelAnnual Fee
Year 7$3,050
Year 8$3,190
Year 9 and Year 10$3,620
Year 11 and Year 12$4,140

A family concession will be granted to all families who have two or more students enrolled at Penola Catholic College. A discount of 10% for the second child, 50% for a third child and 100% for the fourth and subsequent children will apply. At present, the maximum family fee is $8000.

A compulsory Building Fund contribution of $200 will be charged annually for each student enrolled at Penola Catholic College.

Penola Catholic College offers a choice of options to pay Tuition Fees. Families can choose to pay in full by end of February, weekly, fortnightly, monthly or per term.

Payment methods:

BPay (Biller Code and Ref. shown on statements - please note there is a different reference number for the fees & laptop accounts)

Automatic Credit Card Payments (contact for paperwork)

Automatic Direct Debit Payments (contact for paperwork)

Centrepay Deductions (contact Lisa Crosbie to arrange -

Credit/Debit Card Payment (by telephone during office hours 8am-4pm - Phone: (03) 9301-2777 and choose the school fee option)

Cheque (made payable to Penola Catholic College and mailed to PO Box 637 Glenroy 3046)

EFTPOS (during office hours 8am-4pm – not available during COVID lockdown)

Please note: The College no longer accepts cash as a payment option.

Application and Enrolment Fees

Application for Enrolment

Please submit the Application for Enrolment Form together with a copy of your child’s Birth Certificate, Baptism Certificate (where possible) and an Application Fee of $100. Of this payment, $50 will be credited to your Tuition Fees account and the remaining $50 is a non-refundable Administration Fee. Should your child not be offered a place at the College, $50 will be refunded. If you decide to cancel your application or do not accept an Offer of Place at Penola Catholic College, the full Application Fee will not be refunded.

Confirmation of Enrolment

At the time of acceptance of an Offer of Place, the Confirmation of Enrolment Form will need to be completed and returned to the College together with a non-refundable payment of $120. Of this payment, $100 will be credited to your Tuition Fees account and $20 is allocated to your child’s combination padlock.