Funded Independent Schools


The Department provides funding to funded independent schools for expenditures related to operations (e.g., salaries, learning resources), but not for capital expenditures (e.g., building new facilities, upkeep of existing facilities). The amount that each funded independent school receives is based on the number of eligible pupils enrolled at the school.  Funding is set at 50% of public school net operating expenditures from two years previous to the current funding year.  Funded independent schools also receive curricular materials support which is set at $60 per eligible pupil.

For more information on funding, such as current grant amounts, support for part time students, special needs students and Kindergarten, see the Funding and Enrollment Reporting booklet.