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Tuition and Fees 2020—2021

 Registration Fee*

 RMB 3,000

 Returnable Deposit

 RMB 1,000

 New Student Fee* 

 PreK—K2

 RMB 2,000

 PYP1—PYP5

 RMB 3,000

 MYP1—DP2

 RMB 3,100

 Tuition

 PreK 3/4 Day

 RMB 52,000/Semester

 PreK Full Day

 RMB 57,000/Semester

 Kindergarten

 RMB 80,250/Semester

 PYP1—PYP5

 RMB 181,000/Academic Year

 MYP1—MYP5

 RMB 196,000/Academic Year

 DP1-DP2

 RMB 207,800/Academic Year

 MYP5 eAssessment*

 RMB 3,500

 DP2 IB Final Exam*

 RMB 7,900

 Stationery Fee (Annual)*

 PreK—K2

 RMB 1,300

 PYP1—PYP5

 RMB 1,700

 MYP1—MYP5

 RMB 1,900

 DP1-DP2

 RMB 2,100

 Transportation Fee 

 Zone A 

 One way

 RMB 520/Monthly

 Return

 RMB 820/Monthly

 Zone B

 One way

 RMB 650/Monthly

 Return

 RMB 1,000/Monthly

 Zone C 

 One way

 RMB 840/Monthly

 Return

 RMB 1,260/Monthly

 Lunch Fee (Monthly)

 PreK—K2

 RMB 780/Monthly

 PYP1—PYP5

 RMB 810/Monthly

 MYP1—DP2

 RMB 900/Monthly

  *These fees are non-refundable.


Tuition Statement 
All fees should be paid before the student starts school. Compulsory fees include registration fee, tuition fee, stationery fee, new student fee and returnable deposit, etc.

The tuition fee covers all the major costs of running a high-quality educational program. The tuition fee varies according to grade level, as shown in the tuition and fees chart.

For Early Years tuition is paid by semester,  from PYP1 to DP2 tuition is paid annually. If the student who joins school during the school year, the tuition fee is charged from the month when the student enrolled in school to the end of the school year/semester. 

Registration Fee 
A one-time, non-refundable/non-transferable registration fee is payable at the time of passing the entrance exam.

New Student Fee 
A one-time, non-refundable/non-transferable new student fee covers a package of uniforms.  

Stationery Fee 
A non-refundable/non-transferable stationery fee covers all the stationery students will use in school, such as pens, rulers, notebooks, toys, etc.

Returnable Deposit 
A one-time returnable deposit fee for library books. If the students lose or break school books, it will be deducted from the deposit, if it does not happen, the deposit will be returned to the payer when students leave the school. 

eAssessment Fee 
MYP5 external assessments set by the IB incur a fee. 

IB Final Exam Fee 
The IB sets the fee for DP2 examinations.

School Bus Fee 
Bus fee will be charged accordingly to those students who take the school bus service based on where they live in Changchun. For details please see ‘CAIS School Bus Stops and Fees’.

Lunch Fee 
The school lunch program provides students with a choice to either bring lunch from home or choose to pay for the lunch provided by CAIS.  

Discount 
Early Bird Discount. Parents or guardians may enjoy a five percent (5%) discount on the annual tuition fee (excluding other school fees) if the payment of the following academic year is finished before June 1st.
Sibling Discount. The younger siblings of a current CAIS student receives a 10% discount on the tuition fee (excluding other school fees).

Payment Method 
The payment due date for fees is indicated on all invoices. All fees must be paid before the due date indicated on the invoice for a place to be confirmed.
For returning students, payment is due by August 15th. If student numbers in any grade are expected to be at full capacity, the due date for payment in those grades will be July 15th. The Early Years second semester payment due date will be two weeks before the semester begins.
Students are not allowed to attend school if the tuition and fees are not paid in full.
Parents can pay fees by bank transfer to the school account or by bank card in person at the school. Cash is not accepted.
Payments should be made to Changchun American International School Account by bank transfer or company check (when applicable) the payee shall bear all bank charges. 

If there are some differences due to foreign currency and RMB exchange rate, parents or the company shall pay it off by RMB.

Bank Details 
Beneficiary’s Name  
    Changchun American International School    


Bank Name 
    Bank of China, Changchun Development Zone Sub-Br.   


Branch Address
    No.200 Shenzhen Street, Changchun, Jilin Province, P.R.C    

School Account No
    163616454358


Swift Code
    BKCHCNBJ840

Bank card payments can only be made in person at CAIS. CAIS will apply a 0.6% surcharge, per transaction, for a Chinese credit card. CAIS cannot accept foreign-issued cards.

After the student is registered in each academic year, the fees listed below cannot be refunded under any circumstance: 

  • Registration Fee  
  • Stationery Fee 
  • New Student Fee
  • MYP5 eAssessment Exam Fee 
  • DP2 IB Final Exam Fee

Tuition Refund Policy

If a parent/guardian desires to withdraw a child for any reason from CAIS, the parent/guardian shall deliver a written withdrawal notice to CAIS.

PYP1 to DP2 student tuition fees are partially refundable in certain case:

Date of Withdrawal

The First Semester

The Second Semester

Remark

Before 15th August.

100% Tuition Refund

100% Tuition Refund

The first semester is from the beginning of the new school year to the 31st January

The second semester is from the 1st February to the end of the school year

There is no tuition refund if the student attends school during part of the semester. 

From 16th August to the eve of the first school day

50% Tuition refund.

100% Tuition Refund

From the first school day to 31st October.

0% Tuition Refund.

100% Tuition Refund

Between 1st November and 31st January.  

0% Tuition Refund

50% Tuition Refund

On or after 1st February.

0% Tuition Refund

0% Tuition Refund

 
For Early Years (Pre-K-K2) the student tuition refund will be calculated from the start of the following month if the withdrawal application was submitted during the school year. 

Remark                

All the fees are calculated by the whole natural month. 

The withdrawals take effect from the date when school receives the application.  
CAIS will only give the refund after getting the invoice which school has issued. So please keep the invoice properly.
CAIS will refund the fees after receiving the written withdrawal within 15 working days.

Student lunches are planned and purchased in advance. Parents should apply for refund before the 20th of the month. CAIS refunds the lunch fee for the months following the date of your notice. If not, refund will be calculated from next month.  

Bus routes and seats are arranged in advance, so CAIS only refunds for the monthly transportation fee following your notice.

The deposit fee will be returned if there is no facility damage by the student, otherwise school will deduct some money as compensation. If the deposit is insufficient, the remainder of the cost needs to be paid in full by parents. 


Tuition Increase
In order to provide quality service for students and enhance teaching quality, the school will take some measures every year, which include increased investment in the teaching facility, recruiting outstanding teachers, increased teachers' overseas training, enriching the curriculum and high-end teaching materials. Therefore, school tuition fees will have an average 5-10% growth every year on the basis of the above and to reflect the market economic situation of that year.

Responsibility of Payment of Fees 
The student’s parent or guardian is wholly responsible for payment of tuition and other fees by the due date, even in cases where payment may be subsidized by a third party such as the parent’s employer.

 

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