School Fees

Fee Schedule – Academic Year 2014-2015 Kindergarten 2 to Year 13

(All fees quoted below are in RMB currency)

Application Fee (for new students; non-refundable): 2,000

Placement Deposit

 Placement Deposit Amount
K2 to Year 13 20,000

The Placement Deposit is a one-time, refundable, non-interest bearing security deposit required to be paid to the School, and shall be held by the School for the duration of the student’s enrolment. The School has a first right to settle any outstanding fees or amounts owing to the School, either during the student’s attendance at the School, or after the student’s withdrawal, using the Placement Deposit.

The Placement Deposit, after deductions for any amounts owing to the School and in accordance with the School’s Withdrawal and Refund Policies and Procedures, will be returned to parents within 45 days after all withdrawal procedures have been completed.

Payment of the Placement Deposit will not, in and of itself, guarantee a school placement; all other admission and school requirements must be met.

Tuition Fees

 Semester 1
(August, 2014 – December, 2014)
Semester 2
(January, 2015 – June, 2015)
Annual
Kindergarten
– K2 (5 half days)
35,200 52,800 88,000
Kindergarten
– K2 (5 full days)
57,200 85,800 143,000
Kindergarten
– K3 to K4
72,000 108,000 180,000
Primary
– Year 1 to Year 3
86,000 129,000 215,000
Primary
– Year 4 to Year 6
88,000 132,000 220,000
Secondary
– Year 7 to Year 9
94,000 141,000 235,000
Secondary
– Year 10 to Year 11
(inclusive IGCSE testing fees)
96,000 144,000 240,000
Secondary
– Year 12 to Year 13
(inclusive IB testing fees)
98,000 147,000 245,000

Semester 1 or Annual Tuition Fees must be paid no later than June 15, 2014.
Semester 2 Tuition Fees must be paid no later than November 15, 2014.
For mid-year applications, the tuition fees will be calculated on a monthly pro-rata basis, calculated based on a 10-month period and inclusive of the month in which the student plans to start attending School.

Early Payment Incentives

1) Early Bird
Parents/guardians may enjoy a five percent (5%) discount on annual Tuition Fees only (excluding other school fees), if the full annual 2014/2015 school year Tuition Fee payment is received by our bank no later than April 15, 2014 (The date of receipt is determined by our bank acknowledgement.)

2) Annual Payment
Parents/guardians may enjoy a three percent (3%) discount on annual Tuition Fees only (excluding other school fees), if the full annual 2014/2015 school year Tuition Fee payment is received by our bank between April 16, 2014 and June 15, 2014 (The date of receipt is determined by our bank acknowledgement.)

Sibling Discount (for Self-Paying Families)
Self-paying parents/guardians who have three or more children enrolled at YCIS may enjoy a five percent (5%) discount on Tuition Fees only (excluding other school fees) for each of their children enrolled at YCIS.

School Bus Fees (Using the school bus is OPTIONAL. The detailed list of routes can be obtained upon request.)

Bus Routes (one-way distance)Semester 1Semester 2Annual
K3 to Year 13 6,400 9,600 16,000

School Lunch Fees
The school coordinates with an outside catering service company to provide lunches for students who do not wish to bring a packed lunch to School Charges will be processed under a separate payment method between parent/guardian and the catering company.

School Uniform
Payment of tuition fees will entitle students to one set of uniforms each year.

Settlement of Payments
Any payments received by the school will be applied firstly towards the Placement Deposit, if not yet settled. Any outstanding payments must be settled according to the school fee schedule.

Late Payment Charge
A late payment charge of two percent (2%) per month, compounded monthly, will be charged on all school fees that are overdue.

Method of Payment

1) Bank remittance
Payment can be made by bank transfer payable to the School’s USD or RMB bank account. For easy identification, please forward a copy of your bank remittance advice with your child’s passport name to our Accounts Office. (See below)

Our Bank Account information:

USD Account Name: Yew Chung International School of Shanghai
USD Account Number: 435159254608
USD Bank & Branch Name: Bank of China, Shanghai International Trade Centre Sub-Branch.
RMB Account Name: 上海耀中国际学校
RMB Account Number: 433859223328
RMB Bank & Branch Name: 中国银行上海市国贸中心支行 (044065)
Address: 3/F, Shanghai International Trade Centre, 2201 Yan An Road (West),
Shanghai (200336), PRC.
SWIFT Code: BKCHCNBJ300

(Conversion from USD & other currencies to RMB is based on the market exchange rate at the time of actual payment.)

2) Pay in person

Credit/bank card payments in person can be accepted at any campus. Additional bank service charge will be added on payment made by credit/bank cards. Cash payments for tuition fees are NOT accepted.
Note: Personal cheques cannot be accepted.

Should you require further assistance, please contact the Accounts Office at the following numbers:

Puxi CampusPudong Campus
Gubei 021-6219 5910*219
(Mon - Fri)
Regency Park 021-5033 1900*103
(Mon - Thu)
Hongqiao 021-6242 3243*101
(Mon, Tues, Thu, and Fri)
Century Park 021-5045 6475*103
(Tues-Fri)

Our office hours are from 08:00 - 16:30, Monday to Friday.

Fax number: 021-6209 1406

Refunds

Please refer to the Withdrawal and Refund Policies and Procedures document.

In case of inconsistencies between the English and Chinese versions of this document, the English version shall prevail.


Updated February 26, 2014