Dates, Fees & Other Information

Dates, Fees & Other Information

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Primary School

Tuition Fees 2017-18

School fees and association charges are both payable as quoted in Hong Kong Dollars. Fees are subjected to approval by the Hong Kong Education Bureau.

Pre- Nursery
(3 afternoons a week)
Part-time
Nursery
Full Time
Nursery to Y6
HKD $ HKD $ HKD $
Term 1 (Autumn Term) 27,500 47,700
Term 2 (Spring Term) 10,400 20,600 35,800
Term 3 (Summer Term) 10,400 20,600 35,800
20,800 68,700 119,300
  • Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Fees are invoiced on a termly basis and are payable by the date marked on the invoice.
  • Fees may be pro-rated according to date of starting school.
  • No reduction in school fees will be made for any absence.
  • Parents with financial difficulty in payment of fees should contact the Principal in confidence.

Association Charges

These charges are associated with Hong Lok Yuen International School Association Ltd. (HLYISA).

Application Charge HK$2,000 per child  (non-refundable and non-transferable) There is also an additional charge of $800* when offered an assessment interview (non-refundable and non-transferable) These fees are approved by the Education Bureau
Capital Debenture Kindergarten to Y6 HK$ 65,000 per child (non-refundable and non-transferable)
Annual Capital Levy
HK$15,000 per child (non-refundable and non-transferable)
  • The application fee guarantees a place on our waiting lists if classes are full. The fee also includes administration costs.
  • The assessment fee gives a one on one interview for the student with a teacher  and/or a specialist teacher.
  • Parents shall become members of HLYISA at the time of registration of their child(ren).
  • The Application charge is to be submitted with the application form. The charge is not refundable and not transferable.
  • The Assessment Interview charge is to be payable on acceptance of an interview.
  • The Non Refundable Capital Debenture is payable on offer of a place.
  • Enrolment becomes final only after the school has received the Capital Debenture. The fees are not refundable and not transferable if the family decides at a later date not to enrol the student.
  • The Non Refundable Annual Capital Levy charge must be paid at the same time as the initial term’s fee unless a student starts in the Term 3 when 30% of the Annual Capital Levy is payable. The Annual Capital Levy is strictly non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • All students (except Pre Nursery) pay the Annual Non Refundable Capital Levy. For Part time Nursery students 60% of the annual capital levy will be payable.
  • The Annual Capital Levy and the Non Refundable Capital Debenture are to be used for capital development including the upgrading of school facilities to meet the standards expected by members of our school community.
  • The Annual Capital Levy may be used to replace, enhance or improve facilities that depreciate according to school policy and within 5 years. The Capital Debenture may be used for funding significant capital projects to improve our school buildings and grounds and which typically would normally depreciate five years or longer.

 

Payment of Fees

Payments by cheque or by bank transfer to Hong Lok Yuen International School Association Limited. The payment of school fees in cash is not advised.

Payment by Bank Transfer

  • Please add bank charges for both banks to the payment
  • Payment from overseas by Bank Transfer (please add both local and overseas bank charges for both banks to the payment)
  • To complete the process, please email the bank confirmation slip with student name or student number to school at skao@ichkhly.edu.hk
Bank Name Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Bank Address New World Tower, Central, Hong Kong
Account No. 411-033-2083-9
Name in which the account hold: Hong Lok Yuen International School Association Ltd.
SWIFT code SCBLHKHHXXX
  • Invoices are emailed using the “Billing Email Address” under family profile on the Orchard. The default billing e-mail address will be the Father’s personal address unless further notice is received.
  • Invoices will be sent out around one month before the deadline. The deadline is set on the first day of the term.
  • Invoices are payable upon receipt. For payments that are outstanding for more than 15 days after the deadline, a late payment fee of 3% of the outstanding amount will be charged.
  • The school reserves the right to withdraw the student from school if the fees are not paid two months after the deadline (the first day of each term). The student cannot be reinstated until all fees are paid and upon availability of a space.
  • If a family does not pay the fees on time more than three times consecutively, the school will reserve the right to insist the family pay the fees by termly direct debt.

Other Payment Information

  • Monthly payments can be made in exceptional circumstances only and on application to the Principal. A surcharge may be applied.
  • For students entering the school in Y6, 40% of the capital debenture will be returned at the end of the academic year, on application to the Senior Finance Officer.
  • For students attending the school for one year or less and subsequently required to relocate to another country due to parents workplace, may be eligible for  40% of the  Non Refundable Capital Debenture to be returned, under certain circumstances, on application to the Principal.
  • Reduction (10% discount) is available on the tuition Fee for 3rd child if all educated at HLYIS and ICHK at the same time (on application to the Principal).
  • The school supplies all stationery and textbooks requirements. Exceptions are:
    • Occasional software to accompany some Chinese textbooks.
    • Excursion and camps.
    • Recorder / bamboo flute for specific year group.
    • School Uniform and accessories.
    • School bus charges (pay directly to the company).
    • Learning Support Charges for individual child if deemed necessary
      • EAL Intensive charge is $4,000 per month
      • Special Needs Support Assistant is $158 per hour

Secondary

Tuition Fees 2017-18

Years 7-9 Years 10-11 Years 12-13
Term 1 (Autumn) $69,100 $72,100 $76,800
Term 2 (Spring) $42,500 $44,300 $47,200
Term 3 (Summer) $42,500 $44,300 $47,200
TOTAL $154,100 $160,700 $171,200

 

Application Fee

An application fee of $2,205 is to be submitted with the Application Form (non-refundable). This covers the standardized tests, written assessment and interviews.

Non-Refundable Capital Debenture

A non-refundable debenture is required for each new student to join ICHK. This debenture is to be paid in THREE non-refundable installments. Enrolment is final only after the school has received the payment of the first installment.

Cheques are payable to International College Hong Kong (NT). Please write the full name of your child on the back of the cheque and the name of your child’s school. Please send to ICHK, 60 Sha Tau Kok Road, Shek Chung Au, New Territories, Hong Kong.

Event Cost Date
Installment 1 HKD $60,000 Payable before the student is enrolled.
Installment 2 HKD $20,000 Payable on or before June 1st in Year 7 or the first year of studies
Installment 3 HKD $20,000 Payable on or before June 1st in Year 8 or the second year of studies
  • Year 6 Parents are required to pay the first installment of $60,000 by 1st November in the year before the student starts to confirm the acceptance of a priority place for Year 7. (This date enables us to confirm numbers for the coming year and thus plan for the appointment of high quality staff).
  • The second installment is used to confirm that the student will continue their studies into the second year. Parents whose child will not continue their studies should inform the Head of School with one term’s notice.
  • The third installment confirms that a student will continue their studies for the third year and beyond. Parents whose child will not continue their studies should inform the Head of School with one term’s notice.

Debenture policy for parents from ICHK partner schools

Historical Capital Deposit Information