Cheapest Private Schools on the Gold Coast
The tuition fees for private schools range anywhere from a couple of thousand up to $25,000 per year. We've already covered off the most expensive private schools on the Gold Coast, but what are the cheapest?
Here are the top 5 most affordable private primary and high schools on the Gold Coast:
Cheapest primary schools on the Gold Coast
Located in Burleigh Waters, Marymount is a co-educational Catholic Primary School for students from Prep to Year 6, fees at the school starts at $2,200 per year.
St Joseph's College in Coomera opened in 2019 with 250 students growing to 695 students across years Prep to Year 9 in 2022. Fees for students in the junior years are approx. $2,350 per year.
St Mary’s is a Catholic Primary School run by Brisbane Catholic Education, and is located in Beaudesert in the Gold Coast Hinterland approx. one hour inland. The fee per annum is roundabout $2,360.
The new Star of the Sea School opened in Merrimac in 2022 with an initial intake of students from Prep to Year 3. An extra year level will be added each year until 2026. The annual fee to attend Star of the Sea is approx. $2,400.
Although not technically on the Gold Coast, Pacific Coast Christian School in Tweed Heads serves many students of the southern Gold Coast. It is a Christian school offering Prep to Year 12. Fees for primary school students are approx. 2,420 per year.
Cheapest high schools on the Gold Coast
St Joseph's College in Coomera opened in 2019 with 250 students from Prep to Year 4 + Year 7 and has since grown to 695 students across Prep to Year 9. Fees for students in the senior years are approx. $4,300 per year.
Located in Upper Coomera, Assisi Catholic College is a co-educational college staffed by Brisbane Catholic Education offering Prep to Year 12. Annual fees per student in the senior school are approx. $5,000.
Located in Burleigh Waters, Marymount College is an independent Roman Catholic co-educational secondary school for students from Year 7 to Year 12. To send your child here will set you back approx. $5,300 per year.
Situated high on a hill in the suburb of Merrimac, St Michael’s College is a co-educational Catholic College for students from Year 7 to Year 12. The fee per year for a child in senior school is in the order of $6,100.
N.B. School tuition fees are offered as a guide only, and are based on 2022 published fees, based on one child and in some cases may exclude special / family levies.