Financial information

Admissions Tuition and fees 2024-2025

The Shanghai French School is a private school, non-profit establishment, managed by the Board of Directors of the Association of Parents of Students and contracted with the Agency for French Education Abroad (AEFE).

  • Tuition fees are voted each year at a General Assembly by the parents of LFS students
  • The fees are the same regardless of the campus: Yangpu or Qingpu.

All fees are subject to change for the following school year. The new fees 2025-2026 are voted and communicated each year following the LFS General Assembly, which takes place at the end of March.

Fees for first enrollment only

DETAILS FEES
Admin

3 500 CNY

Registration*

*Fees to be paid and not refundable if registration is cancelled

23 000 CNY

Construction*

*Refund on departure of the child

30 000 CNY per child for families payer

75 000 CNY per child for companies payer

 

tuitions fees

Kindergarten

  GENERAL STREAM SCHOOLING INTERNATIONAL CHINESE / AMERICAN AND EURO SCHOOLING
 
Pre-Kindergarten,  from 2 years old
*opening from September 2024

118 000CNY

*Not applicable for Pre-Kindergarten
Kindergarten,  3-5 years old
PS, MS, GS
118 000CNY 137 070CNY
Billing Schedule

April 2024
Down-payment

June 2024
1st Term

December 2024
2nd Term

April 2024
Down-payment

June 2024
1st Term

December 2024
2nd Term

Registration before June 1st 2024

15 000 CNY

32 200 CNY

70 800 CNY

15 000 CNY

39 828 CNY

82 242 CNY

Registration after June 1st 2024

47 200 CNY

70 800 CNY

54 828 CNY

82 242 CNY

 

 

Elementary

  GENERAL STREAM SCHOOLING INTERNATIONAL CHINESE / AMERICAN AND EURO SCHOOLING
 
Elementary, 6-10 years
CP, CE1, Ce2, CM1, CM2
118 000 CNY 137 070 CNY
Billing Schedule

April 2024
Down-payment

June 2024
1st Term

December 2024
2nd Term

April 2024
Down-payment

June 2024
1st Term

December 2024
2nd Term

Registration before June 1st 2024

15 000 CNY

32 200 CNY

70 800 CNY

15 000 CNY

39 828 CNY

82 242 CNY

Registration after June 1st 2024

47 200 CNY

70 800 CNY

54 828 CNY

82 242 CNY

 

 

Junior School

  GENERAL STREAM SCHOOLING INTERNATIONAL CHINESE / AMERICAN AND EURO SCHOOLING
 
Junior School, 11-14 years
6eme, 5eme, 4eme, 3eme
155 200 CNY 174 270CNY
Billing Schedule

April 2024
Down-payment

June 2024
1st Term

December 2024
2nd Term

April 2024
Down-payment

June 2024
1st Term

December 2024
2nd Term

Registration before June 1st 2024

15 000 CNY

47 080 CNY

93 120 CNY

15 000 CNY

54 708 CNY

104 562 CNY

Registration after June 1st 2024

62 080 CNY

93 120 CNY

69 708 CNY

104 562 CNY

 

 

High School

  GENERAL STREAM SCHOOLING INTERNATIONAL CHINESE / AMERICAN AND EURO SCHOOLING
 
High school, 15-17 years
2nde, 1ère, Terminale
178 500 CNY 197 570CNY
Billing Schedule

April 2024
Down-payment

June 2024
1st Term

December 2024
2nd Term

April 2024
Down-payment

June 2024
1st Term

December 2024
2nd Term

Registration before June 1st 2024

15 000 CNY

56 400 CNY

107 100 CNY

15 000 CNY

64 028 CNY

118 542 CNY

Registration after June 1st 2024

71 400 CNY

107 100 CNY

79 028 CNY

118 542 CNY

 

 

What is included with tuition

  • Textbooks
  • Lunch fees up to a daily rate fixed annually
  • A personal laptop from Hight School
  • Mandatory exams fees
  • linguistic certificate linked to the section

What is not included with tuition

  • Extra curriculum activities
  • FLSco
  • Summer camps
  • Transport fees
  • Trips and events where participation is voluntary
  • language certificate out of the curriculum
  • educational module not included in standard curriculum and CNED module not teached at LFS

flsco

French Language of SCOlarisation

FLSCO (A personalized French program for non-French speaking students)

Intensive FLSco 1

30 000 CNY per year

Intensive FLSco 2 & Supplemental FLSco.

20 000 CNY per year

Flexible FLSco.

10 000 CNY per year

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Sporting and Cultural Activities

HALF-YEAR LEISURE(PRIMARY AND SECONDARY) ANNUAL COMPETITIONS
Sport
1h  1 600 CNY 3 200 CNY
1h30  2 400 CNY 3 3 00 CNY
2h 3 200 CNY 3 600 CNY
3h 5 000 CNY
3h30 5 200 CNY
4h 5 400 CNY
4h30 5 600 CNY
Culture
1h 1 600 CNY
1h30 2 400 CNY
2h 3 200 CNY
Football competitions
3h 8 300 CNY

 

HALF-YEAR LEISURE (KINDERGARTEN) ANNUAL COMPETITIONS
ASC
2h  2 400 CNY

 

  • ASC Competitions include training sessions (28 weeks per year), sportswear and participation in competitions and tournaments.
  • Leisure rates are applicable to sports and cultural activities (14 weeks per semester) including an ASC leisure T-shirt.
  • The number of hours is per week.

All our sports and cultural activities

transport

TRANSPORT
(for students registering for the service)

Period 1 – SEPT-DEC 2024

6 112 CNY

Period 2 – JAN-JUNE 2025

9 168 CNY

Total periods 1 & 2

15 280CNY

Solidarity Fund

The Solidarity Fund is a financial aid, provided by the school, enabling LFS families to cope with one-off financial difficulties. This campaign concerns the tuition fees for the 1st semester 2022-2023 (period from September to December 2022).

Scolarship

Applications must be completed and sent annually. For more information, please see the link for the French Embassy in China.

Contact our finance department

Financial department
Yangpu and Qingpu Campuses

Register to LFS