School Fees

2019-2020 School Year Fees
Kindergarten 2 to Year 13

To read our School Fees and Policies document for the 2019-2020 School Year, please click here.

(All fees quoted below are in RMB currency)


Application Fee
Application Fee
For new students; non-refundable


Deposit Amount
K2 to Year 13 20,000

The 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 the right to settle any outstanding fees or amounts owed to the School, either during the student’s attendance at the School, or after the student’s departure, using the Deposit.

The Deposit, after deductions for any amounts owed to the School and in accordance with the School’s departure and refund policies, will be returned within 45 days after all departure procedures have been completed.

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

Tuition Fees
Year Level Semester 1
(August 2019 – December 2019)
Semester 2
(January 2020 – June 2020)
Kindergarten – K2 (5 half days) 58,760 88,140 146,900
Kindergarten – K2 (5 full days) 86,680 130,020 216,700
Kindergarten – K3 to K4 94,120 141,180 235,300
Primary – Year 1 to Year 4 109,400 164,100 273,500
Primary – Year 5 to Year 6 111,560 167,340 278,900
Secondary – Year 7 to Year 9 122,640 183,960 306,600
Secondary – Year 10 to Year 11 124,800 187,200 312,000
Secondary – Year 12 to Year 13 126,960 190,440 317,400

Semester 1 or Annual Tuition Fees must be paid no later than May 31, 2019.

Semester 2 Tuition Fees must be paid no later than October 31, 2019.

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. The deadline for new students’ tuition payment is subject to the actual invoice.

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 2019-2020 School Year Tuition Fee payment is received by our bank no later than March, 31 (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 2019-2020 School Year Tuition Fee payment is received by our bank between April 1, 2019 and May 31, 2019 (the date of receipt is determined by our bank acknowledgement).
Sibling Discount

Parents/guardians who have three or more children enrolled at YCIS are able to enjoy a five percent (5%) discount on Tuition Fees only (excluding other school fees) for each of their children enrolled at YCIS.

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Fee (Applies to new students only)

After assessment, for children who require EAL support, a one-time, non-refundable fee will be charged.

Year 1 to Year 6 10,000
School Bus Fees

(Please note that using the School Bus service is optional. The detailed list of routes is available upon request).

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Annual
K3 (or age 3) to Year 13 7,600 11,400 19,000
School Lunch Fees

The School co-ordinates with an outside catering service company to provide lunch for students who do not wish to bring a packed lunch to School. Charges must be processed under a separate payment method between parent/guardian and the catering company.

School Uniform

Payment of the Tuition Fee will entitle the student to one set of uniform items each year.

Settlement of Payments

Any payments received by the School will be applied first toward the Deposit, if not yet settled. Any outstanding payments must be settled according to the School Fees and deadlines above.

Late Payment Charge

A late payment charge of two percent (2%) per month, compounded monthly, will be applied to all School Fees that are overdue. The School also reserves the right to offer the place of a student with overdue payment to new waiting applicants, meaning that the late payments may put a child’s seat at risk.

Method of Payment
  1. Online Payment Gateway
    YCIS Shanghai now has an Online Payment Gateway. The link for the Gateway as well as the instructions for online payment will be sent to parents by email along with the School Fee invoice.
  2. 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 Division Office (see below).
      RMB Account Information
    Account Name: 上海耀中外籍人员子女学校
    Account Number: 433859223328
    Bank and Branch: 中国银行上海市国贸中心支行(044065)
    Address: 上海市延安西路2201号三楼,200336
      USD Account Information
    Account Name: Yew Chung International School of Shanghai
    Account Number: 435159254608
    Bank and Branch: Bank of China, Shanghai International Trade Centre Sub-Branch
    Address: 3/F, Shanghai International Trade Centre, 2201 Yan An Road (West), Shanghai, PRC 200336

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

  3. Pay in person
    Credit/bank card payments are accepted. Additional bank service charges will be added onto payments made by credit/bank cards. Any payment over RMB 5,000 cannot be paid in cash. Should you require further assistance, please contact the YCIS Shanghai Accounts Office at the following campuses:

    Puxi Pudong
    Gubei Campus Hongqiao Campus Regency Park Campus Century Park Campus
    Mon - Fri Tue & Thu Mon & Wed Tue & Thu
    +86 21 2226 7666
    Ext. 2888 Ext. 1888 Ext. 3888 Ext. 4888

    Office hours: 8 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.
    Fax number: 021-2226 7618
    Email address:

Updated March 1, 2019

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