St Mary's Catholic School Ellerslie - We provide a Catholic Education for the whole child

Enrolment Information


The maximum roll is 400 with preference given to those with a commitment to the Catholic Faith. Twenty students at any one time may be non-preference.

On enrolment there is a Diocesan form to complete, and also a Preference Card to be signed by the Parish Priest.

Students may be enrolled at any age and may begin school on their 5th birthday.

St Mary's Catholic School enrols children from Year 1 to Year 6.

Attendance Fees

In accepting the conditions of enrolment, parents undertake to pay attendance dues as determined by the Proprietor and approved by the Minister.

Accounts are sent out electronically at the beginning of each term.

On enrolment, the parent/caregivers will be asked for payment of the term fees, prior to, or as the child begins school.

Click here to view letter from the BOT regarding Dues and Donations in 2019.

Please contact the office for an Enrolment Form. or download the relevant documents below:

Letter from BOT - 2019.pdf

SMSE Enrolment form 2020.pdf

Information-for-Parents-re-PREFERNCE-OF-ENROLMENT 2019.pdfNZCBC-

Preference-Certificate-National 2019.pdf