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Tuition & Fees

SCHOOL YEAR 2018-2019

1st semester

August 1 - December 14, 2018
Tuition Due : June 30 , 2018

2nd semester

January 7 - June 6, 2019
Tuition Due : December 6, 2018

 

BASIC FEES

TUITION - This is payable in advance for the whole year or per semester. Tuition is due one month prior to the first day of school or upon enrollment. For semestral payments, payment is due one month prior to the first day of each term. Tuition may be paid via wire transfer or direct deposit to school accounts or via cheque. Cash payments are discouraged.

Annual Tuition
Nursery PhP 260,000
Pre-K / K PhP 294,000
Grades 1 to 5 PhP 378,000
Grades 6 to 8 PhP 389,000
Grades 9 to 10 PhP 452,000
Grades 11 to 12      PhP 468,000
Semestral Tuition
Nursery PhP 143,000
Pre-K / K PhP 161,700
Grades 1 to 5 PhP 207,900
Grades 6 to 8 PhP 213,950
Grades 9 to 10 PhP 248,600
Grades 11 to 12      PhP 257,400

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES - Represents resources essential in supporting the school curricula: Library, Sports, Laboratory, Educational Information Techonology and School-Owned Textbooks.  To be paid in full one month prior to the first day of school or upon enrollment.  Educational Resources Fee in non-refundable.

Nursery PhP   50,000
Pre-K / K PhP   50,000
Grades 1 to 5 PhP   70,000
Grades 6 to 8 PhP   90,000
Grades 9 to10 PhP 130,000
Grades 11 to 12     PhP 170,000

MISCELLANEOUS FEE - To be paid in full one month prior to the first day of school or upon enrollment. Miscellaneous Fees cover 4 vehicle stickers, 4 parent/guardian IDs, one (1) yearbook, a supplies packet, one (1) Student ID, school-related field trip(s), and partial subsidy of overnight & out-of-town trip(s), where applicable, but exclusive of trips abroad / summer camp.  Miscellaneous Fee is non-refundable.

Nursery to Grade 12 Php   25,000

ONE TIME FEES

CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT FEE (CDF) - To be paid in full one month prior to the first day of school or upon enrollment. No interest will accrue on CDF deposits. The CDF is refundable once the child withdraws or graduates from CISM.

Nursery to Grade 12 PhP 150,000

APPLICATION FEE - To be paid in full upon submission of application.

Nursery to Grade 12 PhP    3,500

SLOT RESERVATION FEE

RE-ENROLLMENT DEPOSIT - Applicable to RETURNING students to secure a place for the upcoming school year. Payment is due upon confirmation and acceptance of Letter of Invitation from CISM. Failure to pay the enrollment deposit by the deadline stipulated may result in the student's place being given away to new/other applicants. The deposit is non-refundable and will be applied to Educational Resources Fee.

Nursery to Grade 12  PhP  75,000

MATRICULATION FEE - Applicable to NEW students to secure a place for the upcoming school year. Payment is due upon confirmation of Letter of Acceptance from CISM. Failure to pay the Matriculation Fee by the deadline stipulated may result in the student's place being given away to other applicants. Students who have paid this fee, withdraw, and subsequently return to CISM within 24 months will be levied 50% of the applicable Matriculation Fee upon re-enrollment. This one-time fee is non-refundable.

Nursery to Grade 12  PhP  75,000

OTHER FEES

PTA FEE - An annual subscription rate is collected by CISM on behalf of the CISM Parent Teacher Association. Fee is applicable per family.

Nursery to Grade 12                                                                       PhP    2,500

CARE / EAL PROGRAM (as required)

Nursery to Grade 12                                                  Annual        PhP 100,000
  Semestral  PhP   55,000

ADDITIONAL FEES

Extra Vehicle Sticker / Lost School ID                      PhP       300
Transcript of Record (per copy, excluding postage)                      PhP       250
IB Candidate Subject Fee(s)             as invoiced by IB
IB Assessment International Courier Cost         as invoiced by DHL

New Students Entering After the Start of a Semester

Students who enter during the 1st Quarter, FULL Tuition (Annual or 1st plus 2nd Semester) is charged.
Students who enter on or during the 2nd Quarter, Half of 1st Semester’s Tuition plus Full 2nd Semester’s Tuition is charged.
Students who enter on or during the 3rd Quarter, Full 2nd Semester’s Tuition is charged.
Students who enter on or during the 4th Quarter, Half of 2nd Semester’s Tuition is charged. 

Refunds

If a student withdraws, refund of Tuition is per quarter, calculated on an annual (in the case of Full Annual payment) or semestral basis.  Refund of Tuition will not be pro-rated for part of a quarter, regardless of the number of days attended.  Educational Resources, Miscellaneous, and any other Fees are NOT refundable.

The CDF is refundable when the student withdraws or graduates from the school with the proper clearance.  In case of default on any tuition, fees, surcharges, or penalties, the CDF will be applied against all unpaid obligations of the student to CISM.  The CDF will be refunded via Philippine Peso cheque within a month after submission of the Clearance Form.  

Payment Terms

Payments shall be made via cheque(s) denominated in Philippines Pesos (PhP).  CISM does not accept payment in other currencies.  Additionally cheque(s) issued by foreign / offshore banks will not be honored.  All financial transactions shall be conducted at the Cashier's Office and cheque(s) made payable to Chinese International School Manila, Inc.  Bank to bank wire transfers denominated in Philippine Pesos (PhP) should reflect payment net of relevant bank charges. 

Schools Fees are payable in advance for the whole year.  For semestral payments, post-dated cheques are required to be submitted on the deadline date stated above or in the Statement of Account, whichever is earlier.  If school Tuition and Fees are not paid when due, CISM shall take action to suspend the student’s right to attend classes, to participate in any school and after school activities and events, to receive report cards, academic records or transcript of records. 

Cheques will no longer be accepted from those who have issued CHEQUES DISHONORED by banks for insufficient funds, closed accounts and/or other reasons.  Only bank to bank wire transfers denominated in Philipine Pesos (PhP) will be accepted.  Every month delay in collection shall be levied a penalty of 2% or PhP3,500 per month on all school Tuition and any other Fees which remain unpaid and outstanding after the due date stated.  Failure to meet these financial obligations in a timely manner may result in forfeiture of the student’s reservation or place.

NOTE : Educational Resources, Matriculation, and Miscellaneous Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable and shall not be prorated for partial attendance during a semester.