Fees and financial information

All fees quoted are in Singapore Dollars (S$) and are inclusive of 7% Goods and Services Tax where applicable. In the event of GST changes, all fees will be recalculated to reflect the said change.

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Application fee

A non-refundable application fee of S$2,500.00 must accompany all applications. In the event the application fee is not paid, the application will be rejected. The Application Fee may be paid online. Any online payments will incur a 3.5% administrative fee.

Students who leave CIS and wish to return at any point in the future must submit a new application. Please see the policy regarding returning students for more information.

Confirmation fee
First Child S$3,500.00
Second Child S$2,800.00

The confirmation fee is waived for the third and any subsequent children.

2016/2017 tuition fees - Lakeside Campus
Lakeside Campus Tuition Fees
(Mainstream: language of instruction is English)
Per Semester Annual Fees

Pre-Kindergarten Half Day Programme S$9,385.00 S$18,770.00
Pre-Kindergarten Full Day Programme S$15,375.00 S$30,750.00
Junior Kindergarten to Grade 3 S$15,375.00 S$30,750.00
Grades 4 to 6 S$16,825.00 S$33,650.00
Grades 7 to 10 S$18,735.00 S$37,470.00
Grades 11 to 12 S$18,995.00 S$37,990.00

Lakeside Campus Tuition Fees

(Bilingual: language of instruction is English and Chinese)
Per Semester Annual Fees

Junior Kindergarten to Grade 1 S$15,375.00 S$30,750.00
Grades 2 and 3 S$16,725.00 S$33,450.00
Grades 4 and 5 S$18,175.00 S$36,350.00
2016/2017 tuition fees - Tanjong Katong Campus
Tanjong Katong Campus Tuition Fees
(Mainstream: language of instruction is English)
Per Semester Annual Fees

Pre-Kindergarten Half Day Programme S$9,175.00 S$18,350.00
Pre-Kindergarten Full Day Programme S$14,970.00 S$29,940.00
Junior Kindergarten to Grade 3 S$14,970.00 S$29,940.00
Grades 4 to 6 S$16,420.00 S$32,840.00

Tanjong Katong Campus Tuition Fees

(Bilingual: language of instruction is English and Chinese)
Per Semester Annual Fees

Junior Kindergarten to Grade 1 S$14,970.00 S$29,940.00
Grades 2 and 3 S$16,320.00 S$32,640.00
Grades 4 and 5 S$17,770.00 S$35,540.00
Support programme fees - 2016/2017

Support Programme Fees, where applicable, are invoiced separately, and are payable by the date outlined on your invoice. Refunds, if any, are subject to CIS’ Refund Policy.

Support Programmes Per Semester Annual Fees

English Language Learners (ELL) S$2,000.00 S$4,000.00
English Language Learners (ELL) Intensive Programme S$2,375.00 S$4,750.00
Learning Support (LS) S$2,000.00 S$4,000.00
​Fee payment due dates

All Tuition Fees must be paid before the commencement of each semester, and by the payment deadline indicated in this section (or the date outlined on your invoice). Refunds, if any, are subject to CIS’ Refund Policy.

Semester One 15 May 2016
Semester Two 30 October 2016
Late payments

CIS will impose a late payment fee of 1% per month on any fee payments that are not received by the due date that is indicated on the invoice. CIS considers payment made 1 day after the invoice due date(s) as late.

Pro-rating of fees

Students commencing classes midway through a semester may have their Tuition Fees and Support Programme Fees (if applicable) prorated by month. This means that Students commencing classes mid-month are required to pay Tuition Fees and Support Programme Fees (if applicable) for the entire month. The pro-rated Tuition Fees and Support Programme Fees payable for each month of the School Year vary from month to month based on the fees to be consumed. The Fees payable for midway entry can be requested from CIS.

Miscellaneous fees

Save for "Excursion Week", Physical Education Uniforms, and IB DP Fieldwork expenses (if applicable), the following are non-mandatory miscellaneous expenses, which may be required for successful participation in the 'Course'. The list of miscellaneous expenses set out below is an estimate and does not purport to be comprehensive or exhaustive. Miscellaneous fees once paid are non refundable.


Price Range

Fieldwork and / or Excursion Week

* Depending on the arrangement, geographic location and other factors as specified by the requirements of the course.

Note: Participation in Excursion Week is a mandatory requirement of the relevant grade level overall course - the cost of this programme will be invoiced to participating Students no more than three (3) months before the commencement of Excursion Week.

S$1.00 to S$6,500.00*

Additional copies of yearbooks (excludes postage. First copy is provided free of charge to students)

S$50.00 each

Copies of transcripts for existing students (excludes postage)

S$5.00 each

Postage (for yearbooks, transcripts, etc)

S$0.30 to S$200.00 (depending on geographic location)

CIS school cap / hat (Sizes: S, M, L)


Physical Education uniform (view pricelist here)

S$25.00 to S$400.00

Replacement ID cards (parents and students)

S$20.00 each

Replacement or additional lanyard/card holders (parents and students)

S$5.00 each

Lost or damaged textbooks or library books (initial copies of textbooks are provided free of charge)

Price will depend on book value

Activities: fees for goods used / services provided, attire, etc. Enrolment in activities is not compulsory.

S$2.00 to S$2,500.00

Stationery, bags, clear folders, consumables and materials

S$0.50 to S$100.00

Photocopying and / or printing

Free for the first 5 pages* and then S$0.10 a page (A4 non-color) or S$0.20 a page (A4 color).

*A3 is equivalent to two A4 pages

Locks (for lockers)


Bank charges

All bank charges incurred as a result of and/or in connection with Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) or GIRO and returned cheques shall be borne by the payer.

Examination, testing and marking fees

S$1.00 to S$500.00

Administration fee for Visa / MasterCard payments

CIS only accepts Visa or MasterCard issued cards. A 3% administrative fee is charged to the payer for each payment transaction.

Online payments are charged an additional 0.5% fee so that the total administrative fee for each online payment transaction is 3.5%.

* Miscellaneous fees refer to the fees which the Students shall pay when applicable. Such fees are normally collected by CIS when the need arises. The figures set out in the table are estimates only and Students will be advised of the actual amounts in the invoice/statement/receipt issued by CIS.

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