Fees & Quotas 2019

Fees & Quotas 2019

SCHOOL FEES and other QUOTAS 2019:

Whilst the official “selling” exchange rate is greater than ₡ 600 per Dollar U.S., then the school requires that payments be made in Dollars U.S. in the amounts stated below or in colones at the official exchange rate (Banco Central) on the day of payment.  An exception to this will be the School Bus Service which is administered by a separate company.

1. ADMISSION QUOTA:  $ 1,000.00 – paid one time by the family.

2.  ANNUAL PAYMENTS:

I) MATRICULA* -

  • EARLY YEARS 1:  $ 470.00
  • EARLY YEARS 2&3: $ 685.00
  • YEARS 1 - 5:  $ 760.00
  • YEARS 6 - 8: $ 910.00
  • YEARS 9 - 12: $ 980.00

II) TEXT BOOKS, per student, per year - payment of this quota also covers MOST of the “workbooks” that accompany the courses.

  • EY3 & Primary: $ 160  Rent*  +  $ 160 Deposit
  • Seniors: $ 185  Rent*  +  $ 185 Deposit

III) I.N.S. Student Medical Insurance (against accidents)    approx. $ 30.00 per year

3. MONTHLY PAYMENTSThe calculation of the monthly fees (below) is based on an annual amount of Tuition Fees that can be paid annually, by semester (with a surcharge of 2%) or by month (with a surcharge of 5%).  Payment of these fees also covers official trips and excursions, most external exams, school photos, a Yearbook and most notebooks and materials supplied by the School.  These fees do not cover school bus transport.    An increase of 2% over the 2018 fees has been applied.

I.a) MONTHLY TUITION FEES 2019, paid each month over 12 months: 

  • EARLY YEARS 1: $ 490.00
  • EARLY YEARS 2&3: $ 685.00
  • YEARS 1 - 5: $ 760.00
  • YEARS 6 - 8: $ 910.00
  • YEARS 9 - 12: $ 980.00

I.b) Late fee: $15 in respect of every 15 days overdue.

II) SCHOOL BUS SERVICE: (for 9.5 months, 9 complete months and half of July).
The School Bus Service is operated by a separate, independent company.  The charges for the school bus service (two-ways / one-way) in national currency will be:

  • Zone 1 -   < 5 km: two-ways  ¢ 60,500.00 / one-way  ¢ 49,500.00
  • Zone 2 -   > 5 km < 10 km: two-ways ¢ 66,000.00 / one-way ¢ 55,000.00
  • Zone 3 -   > 10 km: two-ways ¢ 71,500.00 / one-way ¢ 60,500.00
  • Special Ticket  =   ¢ 3,500.00

4.  OTHER CHARGES and QUOTAS:  The school may charge for other services such as special classes and Study Hall. After School Care = $ 3.33 per hour (¢2,000).

* for students commencing at mid-year, items marked * can be paid pro rata at 50% for the second semester of the year.