Fees and Charges

Helena College is a non-profit organisation which aims to provide an affordable, independent education to families seeking an alternative to public and faith-based schooling.

Pre-enrolment Charges

Registration fee: A once-off non-refundable fee of $110 (including GST) per child is payable when the completed registration form (including copy of the child's birth certificate) is submitted. This fee is waived for children of Old Helenians. 

Enrolment fee: On acceptance of an offer of enrolment, a non-refundable fee is payable per child to confirm the child's place at Helena College. This fee is not off-set against the first fee account. In 2023, the enrolment fees are as follows:

  • Kindy to Year 9: $990
  • Years 10 to 11: $400
  • Year 12: $250

Annual Tuition Fees

Helena College is committed to tuition fees providing value for money in delivering an accessible, high quality, inclusive, caring and well-rounded education.  The annual tuition fee incorporates all curriculum components including most excursions, swimming and sports, camps, and our one-to-one device (laptop) program. For detailed and transparent information on annual tuition fees and other items, including levies, optional activities and sibling discounts, please download our 2023 Fees and Charges booklet.

The table below provides a summary of annual tuition fees. It excludes family-based levies, optional activities and sibling discounts.

Year Group Annual Fees
Pre-primary to Year 2
Years 3 to 5
Year 6
Years 7 to 10
Years 11 to 12

College Services

Information on our College Services, including the subsided bus services and uniforms requirements and price list is available here. Booklist information for students in Years 6 to 12 is available through SEQTA Engage. There are no booklist or stationery requirements for Kindy to Year 5, as these are included in the tuition fees. 

Application and Acceptance Fees

  • A non-refundable registration fee of $110 (including GST) is payable with the completed registration form.
  • A non-refundable enrolment fee is payable to accept a place for your student and ensure its retention.

For more information on the pre-enrolment costs, please see the 2023 Fees and Charges booklet.

Parents are invited to direct any questions and queries on fees, financial matters and payments to the Business Manager by calling (08) 9298 9100 or emailing businessmanager@helena.wa.edu.au

Secondary Assistance Scheme

The Secondary Assistance Scheme (external link) is available to parents/guardians with children enrolled in Years 7 to 12 who hold an eligible concession card (a Pensioner Concession Card or a Health Care Card) through the Western Australian Department of Education. The Secondary Assistance Scheme comprises of an Education Program Allowance of $235 which is paid to the school and a Clothing Allowance of $115 that is paid to the parent.