Financial Contributions & Attendance Dues

2023 Attendance Dues

Compulsory Attendance Dues Charges – Parent and Caregiver Responsibilities

Attendance Dues are approved by the Minister of Education under the terms of the Education and Training Act 2020. Payment of Attendance Dues is a legal requirement and condition of enrolment at Marcellin College.          

Attendance Dues are used to help to pay the costs associated with the land and buildings at Marcellin College. Attendance Dues are collected on behalf of the school’s proprietor Marcellin College Limited.

All parents and caregivers with children at Catholic integrated schools are required to pay their Attendance Dues. Financial Assistance with Attendance Dues is available for families of preference students experiencing financial hardshipPlease contact the Executive Officer-Tiffany O’Brien or School Principal-Maria Prescott if you wish to apply for assistance.

Assistance is not available for non-preference students at Marcellin College.

Years 7 and 8         $488 per year    ($122.00 per term) 
Years 9 to 13          $956 per year    ($239.00 per term)


2023 Contributions for Year 7-13 are $580 per student

Below outlines what the contributions consist of:

Board of Trustees General Purpose Contribution-$430.00

This contribution to the Board of Trustees is used to benefit all students in and outside the classroom. The funds are used for developing religious, educational, cultural, sporting opportunities, as well as the provision of other equipment and activities as approved by the Board of Trustees.

Proprietor  Contribution-$100.00

This Contribution received is sent directly to the Proprietor for costs such as building upgrades.

Catholic Special Character Contribution-$50

The contribution provides the main source of funding for all services provided by the Catholic Education Services Board. It is vitally important to fund the preservation and enhancement of Catholic Special Character of the school. 

Attendance Dues & Financial Contributions Total
Per Term
Year 7-8
Year 9-13

(Based on payments starting 21st January 2023-16th December
2023-48 weeks)


All contributions
qualify for a tax rebate and a tax donation receipt will be issued
automatically in April by email or post.


Financial Assistance for Attendance Dues: 

Financial assistance is available to assist families who may need financial support with the payment of Attendance Dues for preference students attending both primary and secondary Catholic schools in Auckland Diocese.

Families facing financial difficulties can contact their school office, their Parish Priest, or Auckland Common Fund Ltd at the Catholic Diocese of Auckland on 09-360-3069 for further information.  

Application forms for this assistance are available from school and parish offices, or can be downloaded from the Catholic Diocese of Auckland Website: