School Fees Report

How much are private school fees in Australia?

With 43% of Year 12 students attending a non-Government school in Australia, private school fees are a huge investment for parents.

Edstart’s School Fees Report helps you understand the trends in private school fees across the country. This year’s report analysed fees from 335 schools, covering tuition, compulsory additional fees and boarding fees.

Key findings

Private school fees across Australia have risen by an average of 2.8% in 2020, down from 3.1% last year. This continues the downward trend in the average school fee increase over the past 3 years.

Average National increase
% of schools with no increase
% of schools with increases below inflation

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About Edstart

At Edstart, we believe education is the world’s most powerful investment. Our mission is to help people pay for it.

Edstart makes it easy for you to manage education costs by providing flexible payment plans you can control. We can help you spread large upfront school fees into more manageable payments, so that school fees don’t hold back your family’s finances.