<h2>Superintendent's Message</h2><p><br></p>

The best investment

As a non-profit school we spend almost 70 percent of all tuition dollars on finding and retaining the best teachers in the world. By investing in teachers we create a culture that can offer excellence, possibilities, and extraordinary care for your child.

Excellence and Possibilities

91%

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high school students took an AP exam

92

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students with a 4.0 GPA or higher

180

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classes offered in high school for students to choose from

3500+

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college acceptance letters received by the class of 2016

Schedule of Fees

Please note that all amounts are quoted in Singapore dollars.

Current Families

Early Learning Center
PS & Pre-K
Re-enrollment $2,500
Facility $5,564
Tuition $20,746
Total $28,810
Elementary School
Kindergarten - Grade 5
Re-enrollment $2,500
Facility $5,564
Tuition $28,355
Total $36,419
Middle School
Grades 6-8
Re-enrollment $2,500
Facility $5,564
Tuition $31,304
Total $39,368
High School
Grades 9-12
Re-enrollment $2,500
Facility $5,564
Tuition $32,984
Total $41,048

New Families

Early Learning Center
PS & Pre-K
Application $2,500

Lane 1

$7,490

Lanes 2-4

$9,630

Facility

$6,634

Tuition

$20,746
Total
(Lane 1)
$37,370
Total
(Lanes 2-4)
$39,510
Elementary School
Kindergarten - Grade 5
Application $2,500

Lane 1

$7,490

Lanes 2-4

$9,630

Facility

$6,634

Tuition

$28,355
Total
(Lane 1)
$44,979
Total
(Lanes 2-4)
$47,119
Middle School
Grades 6-8
Application $2,500

Lane 1

$7,490

Lanes 2-4

$9,630

Facility

$6,634

Tuition

$31,304
Total
(Lane 1)
$47,928
Total
(Lanes 2-4)
$50,068
High School
Grades 9-12
Application $2,500

Lane 1

$7,490

Lanes 2-4

$9,630

Facility

$6,634

Tuition

$32,984
Total
(Lane 1)
$49,608
Total
(Lanes 2-4)
$51,748

New Student One-Time Registration Fee

Priority Lane One

Student/Parent Holding a US Passport/Green Card

A one-time, non-refundable registration fee of $7,490 applies to newly enrolled students holding a US passport or green card. Applications will remain valid for a two-year period from the submission date.

Priority Lanes Two to Four

Student/Parent Not Holding a US Passport/Green Card

A one-time registration fee of $9,630 applies to newly enrolled students not holding a US passport/green card.

Priority Lanes

Lane 1
US citizens and Green Card holders
Lane 2
Non-US citizens working for an American company
Lane 3
Applicants already attending an international school
Lane 4
All other applicants

Miscellaneous Fees

Families may incur additional costs during enrollment. These charges include, but are not limited to, the following:

DescriptionCost (SGD)
Bus transportation (per semester)$1,556 – $3,047
Uniforms (three sets and one PE set)$158 – $200
School lunch (daily)$5.20
EAA courses (per class per term)$200 – $500
English Language Learning$6,420
Description (Grades 9 – 12)Cost (SGD)
Laptop$1,500 – $2,200
Interim Semester$0 – $4,400 (average $2,900)
AP examinations (per paper)$190
IASAS (per trip)$125 – $850 (average $380)

Explanation of Fees

Application Fee

A non-refundable fee of $2,500 is required for consideration of each application. Applications will remain valid for a two-year period from the submission date.

Re-Enrollment Fee

A re-enrollment fee of $2,500, paid by March 1 and refundable till March 14, is required of any student intending to reenroll for the following year. After March 1, a late re-enrollment fee of $3,000 and refundable till march 14, is required of any student intending to reenroll for the subsequent year. Late re-enrollments are suject to waitlists without guarantee of placement.

Facility Fee

The facility fee is dedicated to the ongoing maintenance, renewal, and replacement of campus facilities. The annual facility fee of $5,564/$6,634 is due in full at the time of enrollment and for each subsequent school year. It is not prorated for late entry or early withdrawal.

Tuition Fee

The annual tuition fee is due for returning students and at the time of acceptance for new students. Tuition fees vary by grade level and are detailed in the schedule of fixed fees.

English Language Learning

An annual fee of $6,420 will be assessed for students receiving ELL support above the kindergarten level. ELL enrollment is assessed and billed on a semester basis.

Student Leave of Absence

SAS will hold a spot for up to one year at a time for families who are approved for a student leave of absence. The cost of reserving the seat is $5,000 per child. Inquiries can be made to sasinfo@sas.edu.sg

Absentee Acceptance

An absentee acceptance may be secured by a qualified applicant at the discretion of the admissions office. This option reserves an available seat in the current semester for one child who is not yet attending SAS and thereby gives immediate sibling priority to all other children in the family. Accepting and paying registration and tuition for the seat before arriving at SAS is a way of advancing the family for better priority in admission.

Payment Terms

New Students: Confirmation Payment

A non-refundable payment of $5,000 is due within 10 days of admissions as confirmation of acceptance. This amount will be applied to the total school fees payable.

Payment of School Fees

For new students, fees are due in full within 30 days of invoicing. For returning students the re-enrollment fee is due by March 1, and other school fees must be paid in full by June 1 to sustain enrollment. The school may require payment of all school fees in full at the time of admissions, and when deemed appropriate due to enrollment limits, waiting lists, or other factors.

Beneficiary Bank: DBS Bank

Account Name
Singapore American School
Bank Address
12 Marina Boulevard, #44-03, DBS Asia Central @ MBFC Tower 3, Singapore 018982
Account Number
001-016846-0
Bank Code
7171
Branch Code
001
Swift Code
DBSSSGSG

Neither registration nor facility fees are prorated in the case of early withdrawal. Neither application fees nor re-enrollment fees paid for a given student may be transferred or applied to another students account.

Outstanding Payments

Students with outstanding accounts may have their school attendance privileges revoked by the school until such time as their accounts are current. If any payment remains upon withdrawal from the school, no transcripts, transfers, or other records will be released until full payment is received.

Questions/Comments

Questions or comments regarding billing may be addressed to the chief financial officer: schoolfees@sas.edu.sg or by calling +65 6363 3403.

a culture of possibilities

Testimonial

The emphasis at SAS is both on academic and extracurricular activities, at a pace that is tailored for the students, within a culture that promotes possibilities. The open communication with the teachers, easy access to the support of the counselors backed by the vision of the administration and programs offered, has allowed our boys to flourish in an environment that fosters making choices to match their interests. All this provides a solid foundation for the future and we are very proud to see how both our boys are developing into well rounded caring individuals.

RITU KAPOOR, SAS PARENT

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