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Tuition and fees

Tuition paid for attendance at CFIS will include school supplies and most field trips. Swimming, skiing and other incidental programs may have associated additional fees. Please note that tuition may change from year to year.  Tuition for the 2017-18 academic year is as follows:

Preschool and junior kindergarten:

  • Half Day: $7, 130
  • Full Day: $13, 630
  • Before and After School Care - additional fees apply

Kindergarten to Grade 6:

  • School day: $11, 580

Grades 7 to 9:

  • $12, 820

Grades 10 to 12:

  • $13, 630

Before and After School Care:

  • Before School (Preschool through 6) 5 days: $3, 320                        
  • After School (Preschool through 6)  5 days: $3, 760                          

Bus Service

  • 5 days return:    $2, 200
  • 5 days one way: $1, 100

Fees 2017-18

  • Annual registration fee: $505.00 per family
  • Building fund loan: $4000 (One per family upon acceptance, refunded when the last child leaves the school). Payable to Calgary International Language Foundation
  • New Family Membership Fee:  $2000 per family (one per family, due September 1, only for families new to CFIS).
  • Application fee: $275 per application
  • Uniform: Please see https://www.inschoolwear.com/
  • Musical instrument rental (Grade 5 and above): Approximately $40.00 per month depending on instrument chosen (students may optionally own their instrument)
  • Optional cultural trips: Fees vary depending on trip for grades 7 to 12.
  • Other fees apply to school extended-programming services such as before and after school care, transportation and homework program.
  • A 10% discount is offered for a 3rd child. (Kindergarten and higher only)
  • A 15% discount is offered for a 4th child. (Kindergarten and higher only)

Fee Payment Schedules

  • Upon receiving a placement offer, a non refundable deposit of $2000 is required to secure the placement.  This deposit is applied to the total cost of tuition
  • For the first year of entry for new students and one time only for each family, the Building Fund Loan and New Family membership fees are due in September
  • The balance of the tuition is payable in 3 schedules:  Full payment schedule where balance is due in September, semi annual schedule where balance is payable half in September and half in February, or monthly schedule where balance is due in 10 equal payments from September through June.

Child care tax receipts issued as follows:

  • Preschool and Junior Kindergarten - 100% of tuition
  • Kindergarten - 50% of tuition
  • Grades 1 to 6 - 25% of tuition
  • Grades 7 to 12 - 20% of tuition / until the child is age 16
  • Before & After School Care - 100% of fee