Financial Contributions & Attendance Dues

Attendance Dues

Attendance Dues are approved by the Minister of Education under the terms of the Education and Training Act 2020. 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-Tiffany O’Brien or School Principal-Dean Wearmouth if you wish to apply for assistance.

Assistance is not available for non-preference students at Marcellin College.

Years 7 and 8         $452 per year    ($113.00 per term) 

Years 9 to 13          $888 per year     ($222.00 per term)



2021 Contributions for Year 7-13 are $550 per student  Below outlines what the contributions consist of:

Board of Trustees General Purpose Contribution-$423

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.

Proprietor  Contribution-$27

A percentage of 6% of the BOT General Purpose Contribution received is sent directly to the Proprietor for costs such as building upgrades.  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 chromebooks, computer labs and various online resources essential for students for example Mathletics, Religious Education, Reading Eggs subscription.



Attendance Dues & Financial

Contributions Total









Year 7-8






Year 9-13






(Based on payments starting 22nd January 2021-18​th December 2021-48 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 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 Auckland Diocese, both primary and secondary.

Families facing financial difficulties can contact their school office, their Parish Priest or the Revenue Manager on 09-360-3069 at the Catholic Diocese of Auckland for further information. 

Application forms for this assistance are available from school and parish offices, or can be down-loaded from the Catholic Diocese of Auckland Website: