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Non-Refundable One Time Application Fee per Student (Payable upon application):

$3,160 including GST

Non-Refundable One Time Facility Fee (Payable upon acceptance):

Nursery, Pre-Kindergarten, & Kindergarten 1: $2,675 including GST

Kindergarten 2 to Grade 12: $7,490 including GST

Stamford American International School Tuition Fees 2016 - 2017

ClassAnnual
Technology Fee
Semester 1
Tuition Installment
Semester 2
Tuition Installment
Total
Annual Fee
Nursery (Half Day) Nil $7,484 $7,484 $14,968
Nursery (Extension)* Nil $11,192 $11,192 $22,384
Pre-Kindergarten (Half Day) Nil $8,906 $8,906 $17,812
Pre-Kindergarten (Full Day)* Nil $14,340 $14,340 $28,680
Kindergarten 1 (KG1)* Nil $16,830 $16,830 $33,660
Elementary School (KG2 - Grade 5) $850 $16,830 $16,830 $34,510**
Secondary School (Grade 6 - 8) $1,070 $18,198 $18,198 $37,466**
Secondary School (Grade 9 - 12) $1,070 $19,017 $19,017 $39,104**
English as an Additional Language Fee (annual fee)
Mainstream EAL $2,250 $2,250 $4,500
Accelerated Learning Program $3,000 $3,000 $6,000

*Daily lunch is included in fees for the Nursery Extension, the Pre-Kindergarten Full Day and the Kindergarten 1 (KG1) programs. 

**Mandatory Academic Field Studies are required as part of Stamford’s education program for Grade 3 through Grade 12 Students. The Academic Field Studies fee varies according to grade level and will be included in the invoice in which the Academic Field Study will take place. Please see the Academic Field Studies section below for fees. 

All charges are expressed in Singapore Dollars (SGD) including GST. These fees are payable per student and are adjusted annually. School fees include all textbooks, workbooks and yearbook. Replacement of lost textbooks, workbooks, library books and other school resources will need to be funded by the student/family prior to the distribution of additional resources. Technology Fee is not included in the Tuition Installments and must be paid prior to commencement. Tuition may be paid annually or in 2 equal installments by May 1/October 1. EAL Fee is a mandatory supplementary fee and is in addition to the tuition fee for students who are assessed to require EAL by the school

Proration of fees is not permitted. Fees are non-transferable. A monthly installment payment plan is available using the DBS/POSB credit card program (2.5% convenience fee applies) by May 1/October 1. No other payment plans are available through the school. Tuition refunds are available in accordance with the withdrawal notification dates contained in the student contract and terms and conditions (Semester 1: May 1; Semester 2: October 1). 

Mandatory Academic Field Studies Fees

All Stamford students in Grades 3 through Grade 12 are required to participate in Academic Field Studies.The purpose of the Academic Field Studies program is to develop students as leaders who are ecologically literate, compassionate, and engaged global citizens. Students will apply their learning in group situations with a variety of challenges in off-campus experience-based programs. Participation in Academic Field Studies is mandatory and the Stamford attendance policy applies. Academic Field Studies fees are payable in advance. 

ClassDestinationTransportFeeSemester
Elementary School (Grade 3) Singapore Zoo, Singapore Bus $195 2
Elementary School (Grade 4)  Pulau Bintan, Indonesia Ferry $1,055 2
Elementary School (Grade 5) Phuket, Thailand Flight $1,546* 2
Secondary School (Grade 6) Telunas, Indonesia Bus / Ferry $1,455 1
Secondary School (Grade 7) Yogyakarta, Indonesia Flight $2,100* 1
Secondary School (Grade 8) Gopeng, Malaysia Bus  $1,550 1
Secondary School (Grade 9) Chiang Mai, Thailand Flight $2,515* 1
Secondary School (Grade 10) Siem Reap, Cambodia Flight $2,715* 1
Secondary School (Grade 11) Yunnan, China Flight $3,125* 1
Secondary School (Grade 12) Kathmandu, Nepal Flight $3,925 2

All fees are subject to changes on flight costs.

Billing Schedule

SemesterInvoice MonthDue DateNotice Date for Withdrawal
Semester 1
(August 15 - December 16, 2016)
1st week of April May 1, 2016 May 1, 2016
Semester 2
(January 9 - June 15, 2017)
1st week of September October 1, 2016 October 1, 2016

Annual Technology Fee

This fee is applicable for students from Kindergarten 2 to Grade 12. The Technology Fee provides access to all of Stamford's technology resources and includes maintenance, insurance and repair or replacement of technology as needed. Stamford's education technology reflect's the school's commitment to providing the best resources for our students and includes 1-1 iPads for Kindergarten 2 through Grade 5, 1-to-1 MacBooks for Grade 6 through Grade 12, classroom desktop computers, computer labs, Promethean boards in every class, video-conference facilities and more. This fee includes all hardware, software and human resources to support the program. All Information Communications and Technology (ICT) resources remain property of Stamford. The Technology Fee is not included in the tuition installments and must be paid annually prior to student's start date. 

Early Years Lunch Inclusion

For the 2016-2017 school year, Nursery Extension, full-day Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten 1 students will have lunch provided as part of their school tuition. The lunch program will give Early Years students the opportunity to try a variety of types and tastes of food in a family-style setting. Meals will be in accordance with the school policy for fresh and healthy food. Students will have the added educational benefit of learning how to set a table, learn appropriate table manners and how to use the many different utensils correctly. 

School Meal Plans (Optional)

Payment for school meals is possible online via myStamford, topping up at kiosks on campus, or through a daily meal and snack plan that can be invoiced by semester which is for students in Kindergarten 2 and above. If a student with this plan withdraws from school before the end of the semester, a pro-rata refund of the unused portion of the meails will be made. All balances must be fully utilized within a semester and are not transferable to another student or another semester. If you wish to take advantage of this lunch plan, please contact Chartswell at chartswell@sais.edu.sg. School meal plans are invoiced separately for those who wish to enroll. 

Transportation

Stamford offers a door-to-door bus service for the regular school hours, subject to demand. The school also offers a Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) bus service, subject to demand. Transportation Fees are invoiced separately and is in addition to school fees. Should you require information, please contact the Transport Office at transport@sais.edu.sg or +65 6602 4145.

Withdrawals

Students currently enrolled in the school but, not returning in August 2017, are required to provide notice to withdraw by Monday, May 1 2017. Written notice is required by  if a student is not returning for 2nd semester. Please note that email notification to admissions@sais.edu.sg or notice via the school's myStamford platform are considered written notices.

If you have any questions regarding the 2016-2017 School Fees, please kindly contact the Stamford Finance Office at +65 6602 7243, +65 6602 7245 or finance@sais.edu.sg.

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