Enrolment Details

As one of the primary schools of St James the Apostle Parish, we welcome you to enrol your child at our School.

Applications for enrolments across the school are welcomed. We will attempt to accommodate any interested families, pending the availability of places.

School Fees and Charges

The school fees cover most of the costs of your child’s education at our school for a year.

The school fees for 2023 are:

Tuition fees: $1830 per family

Education levy (covering stationery, day-to-day supplies, most sporting events and excursions/incursions): $300 per child

Selection Criteria

Our school enrols children according to a priority list, which is the same across all Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Melbourne.

The four parish primary schools are also zoned to ensure that children from the across the parish have the ability to attend one of the schools.


It is a legal requirement that an Immunisation History Statement (IHS) from the Australian Immunisation Register is presented to the school prior to the child starting school. For more information about obtaining an IHS, visit the Better Health website.

As part of the enrolment process, we require other documentation, such as your child’s:

  • Birth certificate
  • Citizenship certificate (if required)
  • Visa (if required)
  • Baptism certificate (if Catholic)

Please ensure you have these available for us to copy when enrolling.

Important documents

For more information

To find out more about enrolling at St James the Apostle School, call us on 03 97491000