Below is the list of BFIS 2016-2017 Fees as well as payment methods and other resources. Please note that BFIS fees are subject to revision and may increase annually. Should you have any questions, please contact Imma Sánchez at the Business Office.
PLEASE NOTE: BFIS 2017-2018 Fees will be published in January 2017
APPLICATION FEES Early Childhood and Elementary School 175 € Middle and High School 225 € MATRICULATION FEES (paid annually) First Child 950 € Additional Children 900 € TUITION FEES (paid annually) Early Childhood ( Nursery & Pre-K ) 9,299 € Kindergarten* 9,299 € Elementary School ( Grades 1 – 5 ) 11,613 € Middle School ( Grades 6 – 8 ) 11,928 € High School ( Grades 9 – 12 ) 14,231 € *Kindergarten will become Elementary School in 2017-2018 OPTIONAL FEES Lunch Fees See prices Bus Route Fees See prices CAPITAL FUND FEE (one time) One-time charge 5,300 € CAMPUS IMPROVEMENT PROJECT School year 16/17 (per student) 500 € APPLICATION FEES Early Childhood and Elementary School 175 € Middle and High School 225 € MATRICULATION FEES First Child 1,185 € Additional Children 1,080 € TUITION FEES Early Childhood ( Nursery & Pre-K ) 12,700 € Kindergarten* 12,700 € Elementary School ( Grades 1 – 5 ) 14,830 € Middle School ( Grades 6 – 8 ) 15,140 € High School ( Grades 9 – 12 ) 17,965 € *Kindergarten will become Elementary School in 2017-2018 OPTIONAL FEES Lunch Fees See prices Bus Route Fees See prices CAPITAL FUND FEE One-time charge 5,985 € CAMPUS IMPROVEMENT PROJECT School year 16/17 (per student) 500 €
- Application Fee
Fee charged per prospective student to process an “Application for admission”. Valid for two consecutive school years. Non-refundable.
- Matriculation Fee
The yearly matriculation fee is per student and non-refundable. Matriculation fees collected form part of the general fund used to finance school operations. Matriculation fees also include a Parent Teacher Association membership fee of 10 euros per student. Non-refundable.
- Tuition Fees
These yearly fees cover the operational costs of the school, including salaries, instructional expenses, administrative expenses, facilities expenses, etc… A 10% fee reduction is applied for the third child from the same family, and a 20% reduction for children thereafter. A discount of 1.5% is applied to tuition pre-paid on an annual basis.
- Capital Fund Fee
The Capital Fund Fee is a one-time charge for a newly enrolled student and is non-refundable. It may be paid in two installments: 50% together with the Matriculation Fee and the remaining 50% before school starts in September. Payment must be made in full before the start of the school year in September. Non-refundable.
- Lunch Fees
This optional fee is charged to those families choosing to enroll their children in our lunch program. Take a look at our menu here
- Additional Charges
IB diploma, course, and subject fees are direct billed to families with students enrolled in the IB program. Additional charges for field trips, optional parties, extra-curricular activities, tutoring, and special programs will be billed as appropriate.
- Bus Fees
This optional fee is charged to those families choosing to use the bus service either in the morning, afternoons or both. Please consult the fee schedule for current rates and routes.
- Application Fee
- School Fees Payment Policy
Tuition, lunch and bus fees may be paid yearly or monthly (10 installments for N through 11th grade, and 9 installments for 12th grade). Monthly payments are due on the 5th of each month.
The failure to pay all school fees by due dates will be addressed in the following manner:
Thirty calendar days after the due date, BFIS will communicate in writing the outstanding debt to the parent responsible for the student’s account.
Sixty calendar days after the due date, and every thirty days thereafter, tuition and/or other school fees in arrears will be assessed an 8% service charge (or as determined by “Banco de España”) on a yearly basis of the unpaid balance.
The school reserves the right to suspend the student from classes until payment obligations have been fulfilled.
The failure to meet all financial obligations to the school may result in the referral of any uncollected debt to the school’s legal counsel.
Final confirmation of a space for the following academic year is subject to all existing financial obligations to the school being met satisfactorily. BFIS also reserves the right to reject any matriculation payment.
EARLY DEPARTURE PENALTY
Any changes regarding enrollment or length of stay must be communicated in writing to BFIS by July 15th, before the start of the following school year in September. Said communication will be deemed valid only if it contains the departure date. Any changes communicated after July 15th, have a three month’s tuition Early Departure Penalty fee. Please note that Matriculation Fees and Capital Fund Fees are always non-refundable regardless of any communication made.
There is no discount for students attending school for only a part of the school day.
BFIS GRADUATES DISCOUNT
50% of Capital Fund fee and 100% of Application fee will be waived for children of BFIS graduates.
There is no additional charge over and above the Application fee for first-time EAL test-takers. In the event the EAL test is to be repeated the cost is 100 EUR.
ADDITIONAL COPIES OF TRANSCRIPTS
There is no charge associated with requests for additional copies of transcripts by BFIS Alumni.