Tuition and Fee Schedule and Policy

Please note that all amounts are quoted in Singapore dollars.


GST is included in all fees at the prevailing rate of seven percent.

New Families

Other Possible Costs

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

*New Students: ONE-TIME Registration Fee

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, or who have one parent holding a US passport/Green Card.

Lanes Two through Four: Student/parent not holding a US passport

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

Explanation of Fees

Applicants: 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.

Returning Students: Re-Enrollment Fee

A re-enrollment fee of $2,500, paid by March 1 and refundable to 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 to March 14, is required of any student intending to re-enroll for the subsequent year. Late re-enrollments are subject to waitlists without guarantee of placement.

All Students: Facility Fee

The facility fee is dedicated to the on-going 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.

All Students: 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.


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


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 this seat before arriving at SAS is a way of advancing the family for better priority in the admission system.

Payment Terms


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


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 admission, and when deemed appropriate due to enrollment limits, waiting lists, or other factors.

All school fees are assessed in Singapore dollars and all payments must be made in Singapore dollars. SAS accepts payment for school fees in the form of local checks, credit cards, and bank-to-bank or wire transfers.

Beneficiary Bank: DBS Bank


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 student’s account.

Refund Policy


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 or comments regarding billing may be addressed to the chief financial officer, 40 Woodlands Street 41, Singapore 738547, or, or by calling +65 6363 3403.

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