Financial Contributions & Attendance Dues

Attendance Dues

Attendance Dues are approved by the Minister of Education under Section 36 of the Private Schools Conditional Integration Act 1975. 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 hardship.  Please contact the Accounts Manager or School Principal if you wish to apply for assistance. Assistance is not available for non-preference students at Marcellin College.

Years 7 and 8         $448 per year    ($112.00 per term)

Years 9 to 13          $880 per year     ($220.00 per term)

Attendance Dues 2020

2020 Contributions for Year 7-13 are $550 per student Below outlines what the contributions consist of:  

Board of Trustees General Purpose Contribution-$450

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.

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.

ICT Upgrade Fund Contribution-$50

The ICT contribution is used to fund extra resources for our students such as chrome book, computer labs and various online resources essential for students examples Mathletics, Religious Education, Reading Eggs subscription.


Attendance Dues & Financial Contributions Total




Per Term

Year 7-8






Year 9-13






(Based on payments starting 22nd January 2020-18th December 2020-48 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

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 Catholic schools in the Auckland Diocese, both primary and secondary.

Please contact our school accounts manager on if you are experiencing any hardship and would like to discuss what options could be available for your family. Hardship applciation forms are available from our school office or on Catholic Diocese of Auckland website