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TUITION & FEES     

AN INVESTMENT IN THE FUTURE

As the first and only full continuum IB World School in mainland China, authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme, Diploma Programme, and the Career-related Programme, an education at WISS is truly one of a kind.


WISS is dedicated to the IB mission to create a better world through education, and our diverse and compassionate community provides the ideal environment for students to explore their passions, develop holistically, and be successful.


We know that your child’s education is an investment in their future, and we look forward to being your partner in this investment.



AN INVESTMENT IN THE FUTURE

As the first and only full continuum IB World School in mainland China, authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme, Diploma Programme, and the Career-related Programme, an education at WISS is truly one of a kind.


WISS is dedicated to the IB mission to create a better world through education, and our diverse and compassionate community provides the ideal environment for students to explore their passions, develop holistically, and be successful.


We know that your child’s education is an investment in their future, and we look forward to being your partner in this investment.



WHAT IS INCLUDED IN OUR TUITION FEES

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN OUR TUITION FEES

Daily Nutritious Snack & Lunch

EAL Support

School-Managed Technology

All Texts, Materials, and Classroom Supplies

Student Support Services

Complementary School Uniform

Library Resources & Subscriptions

External Examination Fees

Learning Beyond The Classroom 

Daily Nutritious Snack & Lunch

All Texts, Materials, and Classroom Supplies

Library Resources & Subscriptions

EAL Support

Student Support Services

External Examination Fees

School-Managed Technology

Complementary School Uniform

Learning Beyond The Classroom 

School-Sponsored After School Activities

Explore China Trips

School-Time Activities

School-Sponsored After School Activities

Explore China Trips

School-Time Activities

TUITION & FEES

TUITION & FEES

APPLICATION FEE

APPLICATION FEE

2,500 RMB

2,500 RMB

The Application Fee is a non-refundable administrative fee that applies to new students seeking admission at the Western International School of Shanghai. Settlement of the Application Fee initiates the application review and admissions process. Applications will not be open for review and consideration until receipt of the Application Fee has been confirmed.

The Application Fee is a non-refundable administrative fee that applies to new students seeking admission at the Western International School of Shanghai. Settlement of the Application Fee initiates the application review and admissions process. Applications will not be open for review and consideration until receipt of the Application Fee has been confirmed.

PLACEMENT FEE

PLACEMENT FEE

20,000 RMB

20,000 RMB

The Placement Fee is a one-time, refundable, non-interest-bearing placement fee required to be paid to the School and serves as a confirmation of your Placement to enroll or re-enroll. The School will retain the Placement Fee for the duration of a student's enrollment.


The Placement Fee is a one-time, refundable, non-interest-bearing placement fee required to be paid to the School and serves as a confirmation of your Placement to enroll or re-enroll. The School will retain the Placement Fee for the duration of a student's enrollment.


CAPITAL FEE

CAPITAL FEE

20,000 RMB

20,000 RMB

The capital fee of 20,000 RMB is a one-time mandatory fee used to support investments in school facilities and related costs, including new construction or renovation projects, significant repairs, and major maintenance costs for school facilities. This fee applies to all new students and will be included on the tuition invoice.


The capital fee of 20,000 RMB is a one-time mandatory fee used to support investments in school facilities and related costs, including new construction or renovation projects, significant repairs, and major maintenance costs for school facilities. This fee applies to all new students and will be included on the tuition invoice.


SCHOOL BUS FEE

SCHOOL BUS FEE

17,900 RMB

17,900 RMB

The School Bus Transportation fee includes morning and afternoon pick up and drop off. Select routes are available for students who attend After-School Activities. The school is pleased to offer sibling families with two or more children who make use of the Bus Service a 20% discount on the annual fee. 


The school bus service is optional and can be applied for during the Admissions process or at any time after enrollment by contacting the WISS Transportation Department, Ms. Xiao Lan Gu (xgu@wiss.cn).

The School Bus Transportation fee includes morning and afternoon pick up and drop off. Select routes are available for students who attend After-School Activities. The school is pleased to offer sibling families with two or more children who make use of the Bus Service a 20% discount on the annual fee. 


The school bus service is optional and can be applied for during the Admissions process or at any time after enrollment by contacting the WISS Transportation Department, Ms. Xiao Lan Gu (xgu@wiss.cn).

SIBLING DISCOUNT

SIBLING DISCOUNT

Families with two or more children enrolled at WISS qualify to enjoy a sibling discount on Tuition Fees only. Discounts are applied to younger siblings attending lower grades. 5% for the second child, 10% for any additional siblings



Families with two or more children enrolled at WISS qualify to enjoy a sibling discount on Tuition Fees only. Discounts are applied to younger siblings attending lower grades. 5% for the second child, 10% for any additional siblings



EXCLUSIVE WISS PARTNER RATES

EXCLUSIVE WISS PARTNER RATES

Corporate Rates      |   WISS is pleased to cooperate with area businesses by offering exclusive corporate rates. 

Diplomatic Rates    |   families with official diplomatic passports may be eligible for a diplomatic rate. Please contact admissions@wiss.cn for more information.

Corporate Rates      |   WISS is pleased to cooperate with area businesses by offering exclusive corporate rates. 

Diplomatic Rates    |   families with official diplomatic passports may be eligible for a diplomatic rate. Please contact admissions@wiss.cn for more information.

2022/2023 TUITION FEES

2022/2023 TUITION FEES

ANNUAL PAYMENT

SEMESTERLY PAYMENTS

ANNUAL PAYMENT

SEMESTERLY PAYMENTS

GRADE LEVEL

 EARLY BIRD TUITION  

5% Discount

ANNUAL TUITION

3% Discount

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

GRADE LEVEL

 EARLY BIRD TUITION  

5% Discount

ANNUAL TUITION

3% Discount

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

Pre- Nursery & Nursery

Pre- Nursery & Nursery

161,975

161,975

165,385      

165,385      

85,250

85,250

85,250

85,250

Pre-Kindergarten

190,000

194,000

100,000

100,000

Pre-Kindergarten

190,000

194,000

100,000

100,000

Kindergarten

Kindergarten

224,675   

224,675   

229,405

229,405

118,250

118,250

118,250

118,250

Primary 

245,575

250,745

129,250

129,250

Primary 

245,575

250,745

129,250

129,250

Secondary MYP

Secondary MYP

258,875

258,875

264,325

264,325

136,250

136,250

136,250

136,250

Secondary DP/CP

261,820

267,332

137,800

137,800

Secondary DP/CP

261,820

267,332

137,800

137,800

All Fees Are Quoted in RMB

All Fees Are Quoted in RMB

Tuition Fees include a daily nutritious snack and buffet-style lunch, all textbooks, classroom supplies and materials, access to library resources and subscriptions, English as Additional Language (EAL) support, Student Support Services, external examination fees, school-time activities, school-sponsored after-school activities, credit for uniform purchases, access to school-managed technology, and Learning Beyond the Classroom - Explore China trips for students in Grade 4 through Grade 10.


Tuition fees for mid-year applications are calculated on a monthly pro-rata basis and include the month in which the student intends to start School.

Tuition Fees include a daily nutritious snack and buffet-style lunch, all textbooks, classroom supplies and materials, access to library resources and subscriptions, English as Additional Language (EAL) support, Student Support Services, external examination fees, school-time activities, school-sponsored after-school activities, credit for uniform purchases, access to school-managed technology, and Learning Beyond the Classroom - Explore China trips for students in Grade 4 through Grade 10.


Tuition fees for mid-year applications are calculated on a monthly pro-rata basis and include the month in which the student intends to start School.

Payment information

Payment information

BANK REMITTANCE

BANK REMITTANCE

Payment can be made by bank transfer payable to the School’s Chinese Renminbi (RMB) account or Foreign Currency Account. Please refer to the below information for details.


Payment can be made by bank transfer payable to the School’s Chinese Renminbi (RMB) account or Foreign Currency Account. Please refer to the below information for details.


CHINESE RENMINBI PAYMENT (CNY)


ACCOUNT NAME

上海西华外籍人员子女学校 

(must write school name in Chinese characters)


ACCOUNT NUMBER

 31001984300059005888


BANK

China Construction Bank Xu Jing Branch Bank


ADDRESS

 No. 85 Jinghua Rd, Xujing Town Qingpu District, Shanghai, 

Postal Code 201702

Note: Payment made in foreign currencies will be calculated based on bank exchange rate on the transaction day. Please check the rates with your bank before making the foreign currency transfer.

Foreign Currencies Payment


ACCOUNT NAME

WESTERN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF SHANGHAI



ACCOUNT NUMBER

 31014938000220002617


BANK

China Construction Bank, Qing Pu Branch


ADDRESS

 550 Chengzhong Road East, Qingpu District, Shanghai, 

Postal Code: 201702


SWIFT CODE

 PCBCCNBJSHX

CHINESE RENMINBI PAYMENT (CNY)


ACCOUNT NAME

上海西华外籍人员子女学校 

(must write school name in Chinese characters)


ACCOUNT NUMBER

 31001984300059005888


BANK

China Construction Bank Xu Jing Branch Bank


ADDRESS

 No. 85 Jinghua Rd, Xujing Town Qingpu District, Shanghai, 

Postal Code 201702

Note: Payment made in foreign currencies will be calculated based on bank exchange rate on the transaction day. Please check the rates with your bank before making the foreign currency transfer.

Foreign Currencies Payment


ACCOUNT NAME

WESTERN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF SHANGHAI



ACCOUNT NUMBER

 31014938000220002617


BANK

China Construction Bank, Qing Pu Branch


ADDRESS

 550 Chengzhong Road East, Qingpu District, Shanghai, 

Postal Code: 201702


SWIFT CODE

 PCBCCNBJSHX

CASH PAYMENT

CASH PAYMENT

The Cashier accepts cash payments at the WISS Finance Office. However, the School does NOT recommend paying tuition fees in cash for safety reasons.  During times when epidemic prevention measures are in place, please schedule an appointment with the Finance Department in advance.



The Cashier accepts cash payments at the WISS Finance Office. However, the School does NOT recommend paying tuition fees in cash for safety reasons.  During times when epidemic prevention measures are in place, please schedule an appointment with the Finance Department in advance.



CREDIT/DEBIT CARD PAYMENT

CREDIT/DEBIT CARD PAYMENT

Credit/Debit card payments made in person are acceptable methods of payment. The school currently accepts payment via VISA, MasterCard, and American Express cards. (Additional bank service charges may apply.)


During times when epidemic prevention measures are in place, please schedule an appointment with the Finance Department in advance.

Credit/Debit card payments made in person are acceptable methods of payment. The school currently accepts payment via VISA, MasterCard, and American Express cards. (Additional bank service charges may apply.)


During times when epidemic prevention measures are in place, please schedule an appointment with the Finance Department in advance.

ONLINE PAYMENT

ONLINE PAYMENT

Payments can also be made via available online payment portals. Please contact the School Finance Department (fding@wiss.cn) for more information.


Payments can also be made via available online payment portals. Please contact the School Finance Department (fding@wiss.cn) for more information.


PAYMENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS

PAYMENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Tuition fees may be paid by semester or annually. Parents/guardians have the ultimate responsibility to ensure that all fees have been paid on time, even when the fees are paid by a company or third party.


The Placement Fee is used to secure placement for re-enrolling students for any new school year. Families who are not re-enrolling should complete a Departure Notice Form according to the deadlines specified in the Student Departure and Refund Policy.


For newly enrolling students, the *Placement Fee is due within five (5) days after the school’s Offer of Placement has been extended. All tuition and fees must be paid by the annual and semester deadlines or at least five (5) days before the student’s first day of attendance if joining mid-year. Students may not attend classes until all fees have been paid. All re-enrolling families for the 2023/2024 school year must settle the *Placement Fee during the re-enrollment period.


The School reserves the right to deny a student’s admission to the School’s facilities, including classes if payments are not made by stipulated dates. Students whose accounts are in arrears will not participate in School, and progress reports and transcripts will not be released until payment is received. If a parent cannot meet the payment deadline, the parent should contact the Finance Department and Admissions Office to apply for a payment extension. Payment extensions may be granted by the school, but are not guaranteed, based on individual circumstances and on a case-by-case basis.


For any questions regarding departure from WISS, don't hesitate to contact departures@wiss.cn for assistance. 

For any questions regarding re-enrollment, please get in touch with reenrolling@wiss.cn for assistance.


Any payment made to the school for a student's enrollment constitutes acceptance of all terms and conditions.


* Placement Fee will be effective for all re-enrolling students for 2023/2024 

All new applicants must settle the Placement Fee from March 2022


For more details, please refer to the school's official Tuition Fees and Refund Policy.

Tuition fees may be paid by semester or annually. Parents/guardians have the ultimate responsibility to ensure that all fees have been paid on time, even when the fees are paid by a company or third party.


The Placement Fee is used to secure placement for re-enrolling students for any new school year. Families who are not re-enrolling should complete a Departure Notice Form according to the deadlines specified in the Student Departure and Refund Policy.


For newly enrolling students, the *Placement Fee is due within five (5) days after the school’s Offer of Placement has been extended. All tuition and fees must be paid by the annual and semester deadlines or at least five (5) days before the student’s first day of attendance if joining mid-year. Students may not attend classes until all fees have been paid. All re-enrolling families for the 2023/2024 school year must settle the *Placement Fee during the re-enrollment period.


The School reserves the right to deny a student’s admission to the School’s facilities, including classes if payments are not made by stipulated dates. Students whose accounts are in arrears will not participate in School, and progress reports and transcripts will not be released until payment is received. If a parent cannot meet the payment deadline, the parent should contact the Finance Department and Admissions Office to apply for a payment extension. Payment extensions may be granted by the school, but are not guaranteed, based on individual circumstances and on a case-by-case basis.


For any questions regarding departure from WISS, don't hesitate to contact departures@wiss.cn for assistance. 

For any questions regarding re-enrollment, please get in touch with reenrolling@wiss.cn for assistance.


Any payment made to the school for a student's enrollment constitutes acceptance of all terms and conditions.


* Placement Fee will be effective for all re-enrolling students for 2023/2024 

All new applicants must settle the Placement Fee from March 2022


For more details, please refer to the school's official Tuition Fees and Refund Policy.

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555 Lian Min Road, Xujing Town, Qing Pu District, 

Shanghai, PRC, 201702

   

+86 (21) 6976 6013

+86 (21) 6976 6015

13816450346

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Explore the WISS Facebook Page, Follow Us, Like and Share news, events and activities.
Follow WISS on Instagram and stay up to date with what's happening at Western International School of Shanghai
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