School Fees

School Fees and Policies – Academic Year 2020-2021 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 30 days after all departure procedures have been completed and student has departure.

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, 2020 – December, 2020)
Semester 2
(January, 2021 – June, 2021)
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 84,800 127,200 212,000
Secondary – Yr 10 87,200 130,800 218,000
Secondary – Yr 11 84,800 127,200 212,000
Secondary – Yr 12 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 15th May, 2020.
Semester 2 Tuition Fees must be paid no later than 15 November, 2020.

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 2020-2021 School Year Tuition Fees payment is received by our bank no later than 30 April 2020. (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 2020-2021 School Year Tuition Fees payment is received by our bank between 1st May 2020 and 15th May 2020. (The date of receipt is determined by our bank acknowledgement.)

Huangdao Campus Discount

Students who enrol during the 2020-2021 academic year will receive a 5% discount on tuition fees.

Sibling Discount

Students from the same family:

The eldest child – No discount
2nd eldest child – 10% discount
3rd child and onward – 15% discount


  1. Sibling Discount is only applicable to our full-day programme students;
  2. For students from the same family, except for Early Bird Discount and Annual Payment Discount, Sibling Discount cannot be combined with any other discounts;
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 4,600 6,900 11,500
All other routes within Huangdao 4,160 6,240 10,400
School Lunch Fees (OPTIONAL)
School lunch for day student Semester 1 Semester 2 Annual Amount
Kindergarten 2,280 3,420 5,700
Primary and Secondary 2,920 4,380 7,300
School Breakfast Fee (OPTIONAL)
School Breakfast for day student Semester 1 Semester 2 Annual Amount
All students 1,480 2,220 3,700
Boarding Fees – 5 days a week Semester 1 Semester 2 Annual Amount
Dormitory Fee 28,000 42,000 70,000
Medical / Emergency Deposit     5,000
Boarding Discount

A Boarding Discount on the annual Dormitory & Meals fee only is offered to all boarding students for 2020-2021 academic year. After discount, the Dormitory & Meals fee is 40,000RMB/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 Due Date specified on School fee reminder letter, Yew Chung International School of Qingdao reserves the right to cancel the student's enrolment.

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: 交通银行青岛西海岸分行
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.

Force Majeure clause

The parent/guardian understands and agrees that, if an event of force majeure (as defined below) occurs and as a result the School is prevented from performing any of its obligations towards the parent/guardian and/or students, including but not limited to school closure and reduction of student in-school learning hours, the school may implement any of the following alternative measures or any combination thereof to minimize interruptions of the students continued studying activities:

  1. While the force majeure event is ongoing, resort to online/virtual classes, homework assignments, and teacher-student/teacher- parent communications;
  2. After the school is re-open for classes upon cessation of the force majeure event, extend the school hours on a daily, weekly or monthly basis, to make up the lost class hours; and
  3. When the school is able and permitted to resume normal business activities, hold extra classes or conduct special learning sessions/semester to make up the lost class hours.

For purposes of the foregoing provisions, an “event of force majeure” means an event beyond the control of the school, including but is not limited to, prohibition or acts by government or public agency, riot, war, hostility, terrorist attacks, public disturbance, strikes, other labor disputes and work stoppages, failure or interruption of transportation or other utilities, epidemic, fire, flood, earthquake, storm, tidal wave or other acts of nature.

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 2020/2021 do not overwrite the law of the People's Republic of China.

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