Affordable, Christ-Focused Education At Good Shepherd, we take pride in our mission to be the highest quality, Christ-focused, and affordable independent school with a positive, creative, and caring community. We understand that investing in your child's education is a significant commitment, and we invite you to explore our comprehensive school fee schedule.
What's Included in the Tuition Fee? Our offerings makes us one of the most well-resourced and affordable private schools for your family. Our comprehensive tuition fee covers a range of essentials, including school tuition, excursions, camps, student accident and ambulance insurance, swimming, IT and tech, and classroom resources.
Discounts to Support Your Family A discount applies on the annual base tuition fee for siblings enrolled at Good Shepherd Lutheran School Para Vista at the same time (excluding Curiosity ELC):
2nd child: 20% off annual base tuition fee
3rd child: 25% off annual base tuition fee
4th & 5th child: 45% off annual base tuition fee
Early Payment Discount If you would like to take advantage of our generous 10% annual early payment discount on the annual base tuition fee, school fees must be paid in full before the end of the fourth week of Term 1 (23/02/2024).
Financial Assistance School card discounts apply for families on very low incomes. If you feel that you may be eligible, please contact the front office for information on the application process.
Flexible Payment Options for Your Convenience We understand the importance of flexibility in payments. School fees are raised at the beginning of the year where you can choose from various payment options, including annual, half-yearly, and convenient direct debit/credit card instalments.
Please note that starting in 2025, all fees will be processed via direct debit.
Endeavour Discount Families with children attending Good Shepherd Lutheran School that have a sibling at Endeavour College enjoy the following discounts: One child $400 Two children $720 Three children $950
iPad Initiative for Enhanced Learning Starting in 2024, our iPad initiative will be implemented for Year 3 students. An annual fee is applicable, covering each academic year through to Year 6. This fee covers the provision of a fully supported iPad, along with a protective cover and screen protector. Upon the successful completion of Year 6 at Good Shepherd Para Vista, families retain ownership of the device.
Non-Curriculum Activities Participation in chargeable non-curriculum trips or excursions requires up-to-date school account payments or an established payment plan.
Would you like to find out more? We invite you to join us for one of our regularly scheduled Principal’s Tours. You will meet with Principal Evie Stevens, hear about our vision for learners, and witness for yourself the students’ engagement in rich learning experiences within our vibrant and inclusive environment.