2016-17 Schedule of Fees

  1. Application Fee A non-refundable $100 application fee is required with each new application.
  2. One-time Commencement Fee A $1000 Commencement Fee is paid by each family attending the school for the first time. One half ($500) is due within two weeks of acceptance to hold the child’s place in class, and is non-refundable if the child does not enroll. The remainder is due at registration and stays on account with the school as long as the child is attending.
  3. Annual Tuition
Pre-Primary 5 days per week: $9,500
4 days per week: $8,690
5 partial days: $6,390
Primary Full-time: $10,590
Part-time: $9,800 (9am – 1pm)
Grades 1 – 5 $10,590
Grades 6 – 9
Grade 10-12

Please note that tuition amounts includes textbooks, agenda (grades 6-10) , art supplies, labs, special events, curriculum based class trips, outdoor education, maintenance of upper school laptops and annual dues to some athletic teams and leagues

Note: International students pay an additional $3,000 on top of the Annual Tuition fee.

Payment Options: 

a) One cheque for the full amount dated no later than August 15.
b) Two cheques, each for one-half of the total tuition, dated August 15 and January 15.
c) 12 cheques, each one-twelfth of the total tuition. Cheques are dated for the 15th of each month, June through May. All cheques must be submitted at registration.
d) Automatic Withdrawl on a monthly basis. Please provide a voided cheque.

Note: A sibling discount of 10% will be allowed on a second child’s tuition, 15% on a third child and 20% on a fourth or more.

Donations: As a non-profit charitable organization, the Shambhala School accepts and issues receipts for tax-deductible contributions. (Tuition and fees do not qualify as tax-deductible contributions.)