School Fees

School Fees and Policies – Academic Year 2019-20 Kindergarten 2 to Year 13

(All fees quoted below are in RMB currency)

Application Fee (for new students;non-refundable): Amount 3,000RMB

Deposit(K2 to Year 13): Amount 19,000RMB

The Deposit is a one-time, refundable, non-interest-bearing security deposit required to be paid to the School, and shall be held by the School for the duration of the student’s enrolment. Yew Chung International School of Qingdao reserves the right to settle any outstanding fees owed to the School using the Deposit, either during the student’s attendance or after the student’s withdrawal.

If the Deposit is used to settle an outstanding fee or payment to Yew Chung International School of Qingdao, then the Deposit must be repaid within three days after the School has made the deduction.

The Deposit, after deductions for any amounts owed to the School and in accordance with the School’s departure and refund policies, will be returned to parents within 45 days after all departure procedures have been completed.

Payment of the Deposit will not, in and of itself, guarantee a School placement; all other admission and School requirements must be met. Furthermore, the Deposit cannot be considered a substitute for any other fees or charges that are otherwise due.


Tuition Fees
 Year Level Semester 1
(August, 2019 – December, 2019)
Semester 2
(January, 2019 – June, 2020)
Annual Amount
Kindergarten – Half-day K2/3 Only 31,200 46,800 78,000
Kindergarten – Full day 60,000 90,000 150,000
Primary – Yr 1 to Yr 4 77,200 115,800 193,000
Primary – Yr 5 to Yr 6 78,400 117,600 196,000
Secondary – Yr 7 to Yr 9
(Includes ETOC Trip)
84,800 127,200 212,000
Secondary – Yr 10
(Includes ETOC Trip)
87,200 130,800 218,000
Secondary – Yr 11 84,800 127,200 212,000
Secondary – Yr 12
(Includes Creativity, Action, Service)
87,600 131,400 219,000
Secondary – Yr 13 84,800 127,200 212,000

Semester 1 or Annual Tuition Fees must be paid no later than 15 June, 2019.

Semester 2 Tuition Fees must be paid no later than 15 November, 2019.

For mid-year applications, the tuition fees will be calculated on a monthly pro-rata basis, calculated based on a 10-month period and inclusive of the month in which the student plans to start attending School. The tuition fees should be paid within ten (10) working days after issuance of the Offer of placement and in any case before the student begins to attend School.

Early Bird Discount

Parents/guardians may enjoy a five percent (5%) discount on Annual Tuition Fees only (excluding other School fees), if the full Annual 2019-2020 School Year Tuition Fees payment is received by our bank no later than 15 April 2019. (The date of receipt is determined by our bank acknowledgement.)

Annual Payment Discount

Parents/Guardians may enjoy a three percent (3%) discount on Annual Tuition Fees (excluding other School fees), if the full annual 2019-2020 School Year Tuition Fees payment is received by our bank between 16 April 2019 and 15 June 2019. (The date of receipt is determined by our bank acknowledgement.)

Huangdao Campus Discount

Students who enrol during the 2019-2020 academic year will receive a 10% discount on tuition fees.

School Bus Fees (OPTIONAL. ONLY AVAILABLE FOR K3 – YEAR 13. The detailed list of routes can be obtained upon request.)
Routes Semester 1 Semester 2 Annual Amount
Qingdao city to Huangdao Campus shuttle 4,150 6,240 10,390
All other routes within Huangdao 3,770 5,670 9,440
School Lunch Fees (OPTIONAL)
 School lunch for day student Semester 1 Semester 2 Annual Amount
Kindergarten 2,160 3,250 5,410
Primary and Secondary 2,780 4,170 6,950
School Breakfast Fee (OPTIONAL)
School lunch for day student  Semester 1 Semester 2 Annual Amount
All students 1,390 2,090 3,480
Boarding Fees – 5 days a week  Semester 1 Semester 2 Annual Amount
Dormitory & meals 28,000 42,000 70,000
Medical / Emergency Deposit     5,000
Boarding Discount

A Boarding Discount of Fifty Five Percent (55%) on the annual Dormitory & Meals fee only is offered to all boarding students for 2019-2020 academic year. After discount, the Dormitory & Meals fee is 31,400RMB/year.

Boarding Transport (OPTIONAL)

The school can provide transport if needed. Cost to be calculated on a case by case basis.

Settlement of Payments

Any payments received by the School will be applied firstly towards the Deposit, if not yet settled. Any outstanding payments must be settled according to the school fee schedule.

Late Payment Charge

An overdue payment charge of two percent (2%) per month, compounded monthly, will be charged on School Fees that are late. The School does reserve the right to offer the place of a student with overdue or outstanding payments to new waiting applicants, meaning that the late payments may put a child’s enrolment within Yew Chung International School of Qingdao at risk. If the School does not receive the overdue payment within three days of the School fee reminder letter, then Yew Chung International School of Qingdao reserves the right to cancel the student's enrolment within the organisation.

Method of Payment

1) Bank remittance

Payment can be made by bank transfer payable to the School’s RMB bank account. For easy identification, please forward a copy of your bank remittance advice with your child’s passport name to our Accounts Office. (See below)

For Domestic
RMB Payment
RMB Account Name: 青岛耀中国际学校
RMB Account Number: 372005581018010123182
RMB Bank & Branch Name: 交通银行青岛经济技术开发区支行
For Domestic
USD Payment
USD Account Name: Yew Chung International School of Qingdao
USD Account Number: 372005581018010123182
USD Bank & Branch Name: Bank of Communications, Qingdao Branch.

(Conversion from USD & other currencies to RMB is based on the market exchange rate at the time of actual payment.)

2) Pay in person

Small amounts of cash (less than 6,000.00 in RMB) can be accepted. Large cash, Credit Cards and Personal Cheques payments are NOT accepted.

The School will issue official tax Receipt or Fapiao for all school fee payments. If you do not receive the Receipt or Fapiao within 30 days of payment, please contact the Accounts Division immediately.

Should you require further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the Accounts Office at Tel: 0532 8699 5551 ex. 8305 or 7283, or email to

Refunds - Please refer to the Departure and Refund Policies and Procedures.

All conditions contained within this Fee Schedule - Academic Year 2019/2020 do not overwrite the law of the People's Republic of China.

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