Tuition and Fees

SCIS is a non-profit school; however, we receive no government funding and thus are completely funded through tuition.

​One thing all parents should ask themselves when looking at tuition is “What does it cover?”  The short answer at SCIS: “Tuition is all inclusive.”​

What is included:

  • Classes, books, library, and technology fees.
  • Restaurant style buffet Lunch.
  • For Grades 6-12, a personal MacBook Pro laptop.
  • Busing to and from your home
  • Uniforms:
    • For families starting in August: 1 Summer "start up" uniform set, including a summer school uniform and a P.E. uniform
    • For families starting in January: 1 Winter "start up" uniform set, including a winter school uniform and P.E. uniform

What is not included:

  • Extra uniform sets
  • Snacks

SCIS-HQ

One Time Fees

Application Fee:  RMB 2,500 (VAT Inclusive)
The application fee is non-refundable and payable when the student’s application is completed and submitted to the school for consideration. This fee is not applicable to other school fees but is valid for up to one academic year beyond the submitted application
date.

Seat Guarantee Deposit:  RMB 20,000 (VAT Inclusive)
Upon acceptance to SCIS, this deposit (which is applicable to the first semester or annual fee) will secure a seat until the June 1, 2018 tuition payment deadline. The seat guarantee deposit is due for all returning families by March 16, 2018 and is due within ten working days of the offer of enrollment for new families. Once the due date has passed, a seat may be offered to other students in the wait-pool or from our new applicant pool. A refund of the seat guarantee fee will not be granted if the parent/guardian withdraws their child/ren from school, or if he/she is withdrawn due to academic, medical or behavioral concerns that inhibit their ability to remain enrolled in school.

Capital Fee: RMB 20,000 (VAT Inclusive)
The capital fee provides the needed funds for ongoing school facility enhancements, such as capital purchases, building maintenance, equipment and other projects aimed at school improvement. It is a one-time non-refundable fee paid upon admission for all newly
enrolled students to SCIS.

Tuition

2018/2019 General Tuition Fee Structure
Grade Annual Payment
​(Due Date: June 1, 2018)
Semester Payment
(Due Date: June 1, Nov 1, 2018)
Nursery & Pre-School (half day) RMB 119,000 RMB 64,500
Nursery (full day, PS, PK) RMB 155,000 RMB 82,500
Kindergarten - Grade 5 RMB 237,500 RMB 123,750
Grades 6 - 12 RMB 262,500 RMB 136,250

All prices listed are inclusive of a 6% value added tax (VAT)

China Trips Tuition: These annual trips are a compulsory component of our Upper School programs of study.  They are 100% included in the tuition.  Parents bear no extra costs for this.

Additional Fees

English as an additional language (EAL) Fee: RMB 10,000 (VAT Inclusive)
The one time non-refundable EAL fee is charged to students, grades 1-10, who require additional English language proficiency support. This fee must be paid in full upon enrollment.

IB Language A (if other than English or Mandarin) Fee: RMB 8,000 (VAT Inclusive)
An annual, non-refundable fee will be charged for Grade 11 and 12 students enrolled in Language A Literature subjects when instruction is required in languages other than Mandarin or English within the IB Diploma Programme.

AP or IB Exam Fees: It is the responsibility of the parents to cover all external exam costs related to the AP or IB program.

SCIS-HIS Hongqiao Campus Proforma 2017-2018

SCIS-PD

One Time Fees

Application Fee: RMB 2,500 (VAT Inclusive)
The application fee is non-refundable and payable when the student’s application is completed and submitted to the school for consideration. This fee is not applicable to other school fees but is valid for up to one academic year beyond the submitted application date.

Seat Guarantee Deposit:  RMB 20,000 (VAT Inclusive)
Upon acceptance to SCIS, this deposit (which is applicable to the first semester or annual fee) will secure a seat until the June 1, 2018 tuition payment deadline. The seat guarantee deposit is due for all returning families by March 16, 2018 and is due within ten working days of the offer of enrollment for new families. Once the due date has passed, a seat may be offered to other students in the wait-pool or from our new applicant pool. A refund of the seat guarantee fee will not be granted if the parent/guardian withdraws their child/ren from school, or if he/she is withdrawn due to academic, medical or behavioral concerns that inhibit their ability to remain enrolled in school.

Capital Fee: RMB 20,000 (VAT Inclusive)
The capital fee provides the needed funds for investments such as major renovations, building maintenance, equipment and other projects aimed at school improvement. It is a one time non-refundable fee paid upon admission for all newly enrolled students to SCIS.

Tuition

2018/2019 General Tuition Fee Structure
Grade Annual Payment
​(Due Date: June 1, 2018)
Semester Payment
(Due Date: June 1, Nov 1, 2018)
Nursery & Pre-School (half day) RMB 114,000 RMB 62,000
Nursery (full day, PS, PK) RMB 145,000 RMB 77,500
Kindergarten - Grade 5 RMB 217,500 RMB 113,750
Grades 6 - 12 RMB 242,500 RMB 126,250

China Trips Tuition: These annual trips are a compulsory component of our Upper School programs of study.  They are 100% included in the tuition.  Parents bear no extra costs for this.

Additional Fees

English as an additional Language (EAL) Fee: RMB 10,000 (VAT Inclusive)
The one time non-refundable EAL fee is charged to students, grades 1-10, who require additional English language proficiencysupport. This fee must be paid in full upon enrollment.

IB Language A (if other than English or Mandarin) Fee: RMB 8,000 (VAT Inclusive)
An annual, non-refundable fee will be charged for Grade 11 and 12 students enrolled in Language A Literature subjects when instruction is required in languages other than Mandarin or English within the IB Diploma Programme.

AP or IB Exam Fees: It is the responsibility of the parents to cover all external exam costs related to the AP or IB program.

SCIS-HIS Pudong Campus Proforma 2017-2018

 

Methods of fee payment:

  1. Fees may be paid by bank transfer* (see further instructions below).
  2. Fees may be paid by check, in RMB or US dollars (according to the daily rate of exchange), at any of our campuses.
  3. Fees may be paid in RMB cash. We regret that SCIS is not able to accept U.S. Dollar cash payments.
  4. Fees may be paid using a credit/debit card (transaction fees will be the responsibility of the payer).

Transfers from outside of CHINA: (In USD*) 

Transfers from within CHINA: (In RMB) 

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Shanghai Branch

670 Huang Jin Cheng Dao, Shanghai, China

Shanghai Community International School 

Account: 1001310909148001247

Swift Code: ICBKCNBJSHI

(*According to the exchange rate the day of the transaction) 

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Shanghai Branch

中国工商银行上海黄金城道支行

Shanghai Community International School

上海长宁国际外籍人员子女学校

Account: 1001310919000039017

 

*Required if choosing Wire Transfer Payment Option

Because wire transfers often pass through several intermediate banks before they are deposited into the SCIS account, the process may take several days to reach the SCIS account. It is often difficult and/or impossible to determine the student or family making the payment from the bank notice of deposit. 

To insure that your payment through wire transfer is properly credited, please fax SCIS a copy of your proof of remittance to +86 (21) 6261 4639 or scan and email to Payment@scischina.org. Please write your child’s name, grade, and campus at the top of the fax or in the subject line of the email.