HCMC education sector proposes tuition fee for new school year

The Department of Education and Training in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday issued its document on tuition fee for the school year 2017-2018.

HCMC education sector proposes tuition fee for new school year

As per the document, tuition fee for morning and afternoon classes in primary school ranges from VND100,000-150,000 (per student a month) while it is VND150,000-200,000 for a junior high school and VND200,000-300,000 for senior high school.
All schools are eligible for collecting VND200,000-250,000 as service fee for day-boarders. It has seen of service fee hike of VND50,000 in preschools or parents must pay VND350,000-400,000 a month this year.
Fee for all normal equipment and materials in all-level schools is VND150,000-200,000 a student monthly while it is VND450,000 for a preschool student.
Especially, the Department added salary for contracted employees such as guards and cooks in preschools as per the Council Committee’s decision No. 04/2017 this school year. Each parent must pay VND30,000-40,000 for these employees.
Self-financing schools must collect fee in line with the Department’s guidelines. For instance, Le Quy Don Senior High School and Nguyen Du Senior High School are allowed to collect VND1.5 million a student a month while Senior High School Nguyen Hien can charge tuition fee of VND1.4 million monthly for a student.
The fee is not included other fees such as English fee, class for day-boarders as per parents’ demand.

By MINH QUAN – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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