School Fees

(All fees quoted below are in RMB currency)

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

The Deposit, after deductions for any amounts owing to the School and in accordance with the School’s withdrawal and refund policies, will be returned to parents within 45 days after all withdrawal 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
(Aug, 2020 – Dec, 2020)
Semester 2
(Jan, 2021 – Jun, 2021)
Annual
Kindergarten – K3 to K4 73,600 110,400 184,000
Primary –Year 1 to Year 4 94,000 141,000 235,000
Primary –Year 5 to Year 6 96,800 145,200 242,000
Secondary –Year 7 to Year 9 105,200 157,800 263,000
Secondary –Year 10 to Year 11 113,200 169,800 283,000
Secondary –Year 12 to Year 13 115,200 172,800 288,000

Semester 1 or Annual Tuition Fees must be paid no later than June 30, 2020.

Semester 2 Tuition Fees must be paid no later than November 15, 2020.

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 fees), if the full annual 2020-2021 School Year Tuition Fee payment is received by our bank no later than May 31, 2020 (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 fees), if the full annual 2020-2021 School Year Tuition Fee payment is received by our bank between June 1, 2020 and June 30, 2020 (The date of receipt is determined by our bank acknowledgement.)

Sibling Discount

Parents/guardians who have two or more children enrolled at YCIS Chongqing are able to enjoy sibling discount on Tuition Fees only (excluding other fees). Higher sibling discount will apply to the child of the lowest year level.

Sibling Discount Rate
First Child N/A
Second Child 15%
Third child or More 25%

Transportation Service (Transportation Service is OPTIONAL. The detailed list of routes can be obtained upon request.)

Routes Semester 1 Semester 2 Annual
< 15KM 4,000 6,000 10,000
≥15KM 8,000 12,000 20,000

For students who require occasional transportation service, parents are asked to send their request to the School Office at least one day in advance with a payment of 150 per day.

School Lunch Fees

(Using the School Lunch Service is OPTIONAL. The Weekly Menu is published on WeChat platform every Friday afternoon.)

A set-menu meal including a main-dish and freshly cooked vegetables is offered each day. In addition, a salad bar offers vegetables and fruit to students who purchase a school lunch.

The set-menu meal is priced at RMB30. A reference amount based on the set-menu price and the number of school days is provided in below chart. Once paid, this money will be credited towards student’s personal lunch card account.

Year Level Annual
Year 1 to Year 13 5,640

The School Canteen also offer a range of snack and drinks during recess times.

In order to recharge an account, a minimum of RMB 600 is required and the School Canteen also accepts cash payments for occasional lunch purchases.

Please visit school WeChat Platform/Online Store for recharging a student lunch card or the School Canteen cashier also accepts recharge funds via Cash/WeChat/Alipay at the counter.

RMB100 will be charged for any replacement of a lost lunch card.

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 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 charged on all School fees that are overdue. The School also reserves the right to give the places of students with overdue payment to new waiting applicants, meaning late payments put a child’s seat at risk.

Method of Payment
  1. Online Payment Gateway

    YCIS Chongqing 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 Office. (See below)

    Our bank account information: USD Account Name: YEW CHUNG INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF CHONGQING
    USD Account Number: 111636026947
    USD Bank & Branch Name: Bank of China, Liangjiang Chongqing Branch
    RMB Account Name: 重庆耀中国际学校
    RMB Account Number: 114408185408
    RMB Bank & Branch Name: 中国银行重庆市两江分行
    Address: B4 YuXin Square,50 HuangShan Road, YuBei District, Chongqing
    SWIFT Code: BKCHCNBJ59A

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

  3. Pay in person

    RMB cash payment can be accepted. However, large cash payment is NOT recommended.

    Note:

    Personal cheques cannot be accepted.

    Debit/Credit cards, electronic card payment will incur extra transaction fee. Please contact Accounts Office for detail rates.

    Please contact the Accounts Office within the same month of the payment if a Fapiao is requested.

    Please contact Accounts Office at
    Tel: (008623) 8879 1610
    Email: accounts.yciscq@cq.ycef.com

Withdrawal

Withdrawal of a student from YCIS Chongqing is only confirmed upon receipt of a completed, signed Departure Notice Form or signed and dated letter, in advance of the desired withdrawal date. Departure Notice Form is available at the School Office. If a written notice of withdrawal is submitted to the School during a public holiday, it will be deemed received by the School on the first day of School following the public holiday. Any refunds of School fees will only be considered after the receipt of such notice of withdrawal.

For current students, a Late Departure Notice Surcharge of RMB10,000 will be applied if a withdrawal notice is received by the School after the specified dates listed in the chart below. For new students, a Cancellation Surcharge of RMB10,000 will be applied if the student subsequently decides not to attend the School as scheduled.

Refund

Please refer to the School Fees and Policies document.

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

Updated 17 April, 2020

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