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Tuition & Fees Schedule

Effective 2014/2015 School Year

Tuition

There are two tuition payment options:

Option 1: Payment in full by 1st July 2014. A 6% early payment discount applies.

Option 2: A quarterly payment plan with no refund option.  Please refer to the tuition table below.


Fees & Tuition

Payment
1st July
Payment
1st October
Payment
1st Dec
Payment
1st March
Option 2
Total Annual Fee
Option 1
6%
Discounted Annual Fee
 
Installment 1
35%
Installment 2
25%
Installment 3
25%
Installment 4
15%
100%
94%
EC 3 - 4
$4,411
$3,151
$3,151
$1,890
$12,603
$11,847
Kindergarten
$5,401
$3,601
$3,601
$2,161
$14,404
$13,540
Grade 1 - 5
$6,779
$4,842
$4,842
$2,906
$19,369
$18,207
Grade 6 - 8
$7,176
$5,126
$5,126
$3,075
$20,503
$19,273
Grade 9 - 10
$7,520
$5,371
$5,371
$3,223
$21,485
$20,196
Grade 11 - 12
$8,351
$5,966
$5,966
$3,579
$23,862
$22,430

Application Fee: $450 USD per student (non-refundable)
This is a one-time fee payable when the application form is submitted. This fee covers all administrative costs and admission and placement testing charges.

Re-enrollment Fee (for returning students)

A deposit of US$ 2,000 is payable by 1st April 2014 for all returning students at SSIS. Payment of the deposit will guarantee a seat for the student provided all other requirements are met. This deposit is mandatory and failure to make payment by the due date may result in the loss of a seat for the student. The deposit will be credited against tuition in the first invoice for the 2013-2014 school year if paying in full and the fourth invoice if paying in installments. The deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Enrollment Fee (for new students)
Upon receiving an offer of enrollment, an Enrollment Fee of $2,000 must be paid immediately (within two weeks) to guarantee a place for the following school year or semester. This payment is applied toward the full year tuition fee if paying in full and the fourth invoice if paying in installments. The deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable.

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Payment Option 1
Deducted from full tuition invoice
Payment Option 2
Deducted from Installment 4 invoice. The enrollment deposit will be refunded if a Departure Notice form is given to the Admisson Office 60 calendar days prior to the student's departure date.

Late Payment Policy

All fees must be paid by the due date(s).  Late penalties will be charged as follows:

  • After 30 days past the payment due date, a 5% penalty will be applied on the outstanding amount. Parents who receive a penalty notice that they believe is an error, should provide a copy of the bank payment receipt to the school. The penalty will depend on the date of the bank receipt.
  • After 60 days past the payment due date, (in addition to the 5% penalty), school records will be withheld and educational services may be denied.

Late Enrollment

The school accepts late enrollment of new students depending on seat availability. For students enrolling after the beginning of the academic year, the following fees will apply:

Entry Date
% of Annual Tuition
Anytime Quarter 1
100
Anytime Quarter 2
85
Anytime Quarter 3
60
Anytime Quarter 4
35

Refund Policy (Payment Option 1 only)

Parents must complete and return the Departure Notice form to the Admissions Office 60 calendar days prior to the departure date or a smaller percentage will be refunded. See schedule below.

Depature Date
>60 calendar days notice % of Annual Tuition
<60 calendar days notice % of Annual Tuition
Anytime Quarter 1
55
45
Anytime Quarter 2
30
20
Anytime Quarter 3
10
0
Anytime Quarter 4
0
0

Additional Costs

The school supplies all educational texts and many supplementary supplies. Students and families are responsible for personal supplies, lunch, school uniforms, field trip expenses, AP & IB Exams, and school bus transportation charges. High school students are required to bring a laptop to school daily.

Description
Grade level
Cost
PTA Dues
EC3-12
400,000VND
Tech Fee
5-8
250USD
Week without Walls
6-8
495USD
Week without Walls
9-10
980USD

Special Discount

A 20% discount will be applied to tuition for the 3rd and subsequent child(ren) of the same family attending SSIS. This discount does not apply to families whose tuition is paid by a sponsoring company, government, or other agency. This discount will be applied to the youngest child(ren) in attendance.

Payment Method

Payment is by bank transfer in VND as follows:
  Beneficiary: Saigon South International School
  Bank Name: ANZ Bank (Vietnam) Limited
  Address:

47 Nguyen Van Linh, Phu My Hung, District 7, HCMC
(Or any ANZ branches in Vietnam).

  Account (VND) No: (VND) 5607907
  Account (USD) No: (USD) 5607918
  Swift Code: ANZBVNVX472


IMPORTANT NOTES
Please ensure that your payment makes reference to your child(ren)’s name(s) and unique ID.

Please ensure that your payment covers the bank charges made by your bank and the charges made by our bank. Please note that we can only accept payment in Vietnamese Dong.