Fees


Carlton Gardens Primary School makes every effort to keep the cost of items and activities to a minimum and affordable for all parents.

 

For further details please refer to our Parent Payment Policy

 

Financial Support for Families

Carlton Gardens Primary School understands that some families may experience financial difficulty and offers a range of support options, including:

  • the Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund
  • Payment Plans – these are available through the school via Compass.

 

 

For a confidential discussion about accessing these services, or if you would like to discuss alternative payment arrangements, contact the school office :

Ph: 03 9663 6502 | Email: carlton.gardens.ps@education.vic.gov.au

 

Payment Methods

Payment via Compass

 

Refunds

You must call the school office on 03 9663 6502 to discuss a refund on school fees if you think this applies to you.

For further information on the Department’s Parent Payment Policy please click here.

 

Fee Schedule 2021

 

You can view our 2021 Fee schedule here

 

Voluntary Contributions

Carlton Gardens Primary School continues to welcome your voluntary contributions to support our school. This can be done through Compass when paying for school fees.

 

You can make a general contribution that goes towards all of our school’s important priorities for 2021. Alternatively, you can make a voluntary contribution to any of the specific priorities outlined in the table below:

 

 

Voluntary Contribution

Tax-deductible?

Building Fund

Yes

ICT Equipment Upgrade Fund

No

Grounds and Maintenance Fund

No

 

BUILDING FUND –

WHAT IS IT AND WHAT CAN IT PAY FOR?

A school building fund is solely for providing money for acquiring, constructing, or maintaining the school building. Carlton Gardens Primary School has an approved Building Fund where parents can donate a nominated amount to improve the school building & facilities. All donations over $2 are tax-deductible. With the new building works happening next year, the school must contribute their own funds to air- conditioning for all the new buildings. Your donations to this fund would be greatly appreciated.

 

ICT Equipment Upgrade FUND –

WHAT IS IT AND WHAT CAN IT PAY FOR?

An ICT equipment upgrade fund is solely for providing money for upgrading the school's current ICT equipment. Donations to this fund are not tax deductable.

 

Grounds & Maintenance FUND –

WHAT IS IT AND WHAT CAN IT PAY FOR?

A grounds and maintenance fund is solely for providing money for maintaining our schoolyard. Donations to this fund are not tax deductable.

 

 

Your child will not be disadvantaged if you do not make a voluntary contribution. All records of voluntary contributions are kept confidential as well as your decision about whether to make a contribution or not.