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Stamford American School Tuition Fees 2017 - 2018

ClassSemester 1Semester 2Total
Annual Fee
Pre-Primary (Kindergarten) to Grade 5 $82,950 $82,950 $165,900
Grade 6 - Grade 7 $91,050 $91,050 $182,100

A one-time non-refundable application fee of $3,000 per student is payable upon application. All charges are expressed in Hong Kong Dollars (HKD). 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.

Proration of tuition fees is not permitted. Tuition fees are non-transferable. Tuition fees may be refundable provided that sufficient notice of withdrawal (3 months) is received.

Please note that Stamford is opening for Pre-Primary to Grade 7 students only for the 2017-2018 academic year. Stamford will introduce Grades 8 through 12 in the following academic year(s).

Debenture and Capital Levy Scheme

To provide for repairs, maintenance and improvement of the school’s facilities for the benefit of all students, Stamford American School raises funds via

  • the issuance of debentures, and
  • the collection of capital levies.

If you are interested in subscribing for an Individual Debenture, please kindly contact us at admissions@sais.edu.hk

If you are interested in finding out more about our Standard Corporate Debenture, Standard Plus Corporate Debenture or Platinum Debenture, please kindly contact our Director of Corporate Liaison at debentures@sais.edu.hk

Capital Levy
Capital Levy (Option A) $120,000
Valid for the student's duration at Stamford, payable upon acceptance. The Capital Levy is mandatory for children who are admitted to Stamford without a debenture.
Capital Levy (Option B) - Annual Capital Levy 2017/2018 $30,000 Valid for the 2017/2018 academic year, payable upon acceptance. The Capital Levy is mandatory for children who are admitted to Stamford without a debenture.

 

Debentures
Individual Debentures (for individuals) $500,000
  • For non-corporate applicants
  • Valid for the nomination of one child for priority admission
  • Valid for 8 consecutive academic years from enrollment
  • If the nominated child fails to meet our eligibility requirements, the full amount is refundable
  • After the debenture expires, if students are still at Stamford, you are required to either have a debenture or pay a capital levy
  • The debenture is refundable at a reduced value that depends on the academic year in which a child leaves the school. The refunded debenture value will be reduced by any outstanding fees payable to the school. Please refer to our Admissions Handbook for more details.
Standard Corporate Debentures (for corporate employers) - Priority for 1 Child $2,000,000
  • For corporate employers approved by the school
  • Valid for the nomination of one child at a time for priority admission
  • Valid for 15 consecutive academic years from enrollment
  • Non-refundable
  • If the nominated child leaves the school, another child may be nominated to take the place of the departing child, as long as the debenture remains valid. A processing fee will be collected by the school.
  • The holder may only transfer a Standard Corporate Debenture to another corporate entity. This transfer must be approved and overseen by the school and is subject to administration fees.

Standard Plus Corporate Debentures (for corporate employers) - Priority for up to 2 children)

$3,000,000
  • For corporate employers approved by the school
  • Valid for the nomination of up to two children (not necessarily siblings) at a time for priority admission
  • Valid for 15 consecutive academic years from enrollment
  • Non-refundable
  • If the nominated child leaves the school, another child may be nominated to take the place of the departing child, as long as the debenture remains valid. A processing fee will be collected by the school.
  • The holder may only transfer a Standard Plus Corporate Debenture to another corporate entity. This transfer must be approved and overseen by the school and is subject to administration fees.
Platinum Corporate Debentures (also for corporate employers)  - Priority for up to 4 children) $5,000,000
  • For corporate applicants approved by the school
  • Valid for the nomination of up to four children at a time (not necessarily siblings) for priority admission
  • Valid for 15 consecutive academic years from first enrollment
  • Non-refundable
  • If any nominated child leaves the school, another child may be nominated to take the place of the departing child, as long as the debenture remains valid. A processing fee will be collected by the school.
  • The holder may only transfer a Platinum Corporate Debenture to another corporate entity. This transfer must be approved and overseen by the school and is subject to administration fees.

The holder of a debenture obtains priority in admissions, subject to Stamford’s eligibility requirements. Corporate Debentures (Platinum, Standard Plus and Standard) confer the highest priority in admissions, followed by Individual Debentures.

Debenture holders also receive priority in admissions if they seek to transfer to another school in the Cognita family of schools [in Asia] during the life of the debenture.

All children who are nominated by a debenture are exempt from the mandatory capital levy.

For full information on Fees please download our Admissions Handbook.