Increase in School Fees for Non-Citizens in Government and Government-Aided Schools from 2016

Published Date: 30 September 2015 12:00 AM

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1. The Ministry of Education (MOE) will be revising the school fees for students who are Singapore permanent residents (PR) and international students (IS) in Government and Government-aided schools from January 2016 to further differentiate fees by citizenship. This revision is part of MOE’s periodic review of school fees.

2. School fees will increase by between $20 to $60 per month for students who are PR and by between $20 to $150 per month for IS. School fees for students who are Singapore Citizens will remain unchanged. Please refer to the tables below for the current and revised school fees.

Primary School Fees (Per Month)

Nationality 2015 2016 Increase
$ $ $
SC Free Free -
PR 90 110 20
IS(ASEAN) 350 370 20
IS 500 550 50

Secondary School Fees (Per Month)

Nationality 2015 2016 Increase
$ $ $
SC 5 5 -
PR 120 160 40
IS(ASEAN) 450 550 100
IS 650 800 150

Pre-University School Fees (Per Month)

Nationality 2015 2016 Increase
$ $ $
SC 6 6 -
PR 160 220 60
IS(ASEAN) 700 800 100
IS 1,000 1,150 150

3. The standard miscellaneous fees will remain unchanged. Please refer to the current standard miscellaneous fees.

Level $
Primary 6.50
Secondary 10.00
Pre-University 13.50
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