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Silk Road International School

School Admission and School Fees

Full Cambridge Pathway at great value

SRIS’ Tuition School Fee

Since we are a non-profit organization, SRIS’ school fee is among the lowest of any accredited Cambridge International School in Bishkek, offering a full Cambridge pathway curriculum from Cambridge Primary to Cambridge Advanced at great value.

SRIS school fees 2022-2023

The annual tuition fee for Silk Road International School, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, for the academic year 2022-2023.

By Kyrgyz law all prices have to be advertised in KGS.

USD ($) prices for informational purposes. (Read disclaimer below).

Primary and Middle School

Grade 01-08

KGS

490 000

(ca. $5780)

per school year

Cambridge
High School

Grade 09-12

KGS

540 000

(ca. $6370)

per school year

Discounts and Additional Fees

Registration Fee: 26 000 KGS (ca. $300)

When registering a student for the first time at our school, we charge a 26 000 KGS registration fee. Payment of that fee will secure your seat. The fee is due at the time of registration.

Achievement Discounts: 30%-50%

The top three students of each grade (2nd to 10th grade) will receive an ‘Academic Achiement Discount’:

  • 1st student: 50%
  • 2nd student: 40%
  • 3rd student: 30%
Sibling discount: 10%

With more then one child attending SRIS a sibbling discount of 10% is granted.

Price Guarantee
Our goal is to offer you the lowest list price and fairly offer them to all our families. Therefore we re-calculated and simplified our fee structure.

To allow you to calculate your total costs over the whole school time of your child, we offer a price guarantee. Your fee will stay the same even if we have to increase our prices for new contracts or change our fee or discount structure.

Read also: “High school tuition for existing contracts”, where we point out the price difference when changing from middle school to high school for existing contracts.

Note: Conditional Limitations apply.

Other Discounts

With the change in ownership we re-calculated and simplified our fee structure. Our goal is to offer you the lowest list price and fairly offer them to all our families.

Previsous discounts, like the ‘Loyalty Discount’ have been converted into a guarantee of the current school fee for the whole period of your contract. This allows you to calculate your total costs over the whole school time of your child.

These legacy discount are not available anymore for new contracts.

Read also: “High school tution for existing contracts”.

Time of payment

Payments must be made 10 days prior to the start of each quarter. If the outstanding fee is not paid on time, all existing discounts will be void and canceled automatically.

Discounts not combinable and good standing required.

Apart from the payment discount, discounts can not be combined.

The highest available discount will be applied!

Example: If an academic achivement discount is achived, an existing (lower) sibling discounts will be canceled and only the higher academic achivement discount applied.

Good standing: Discounts will only be given to families who paid their tuition on time in the previous and current accademic year and where the student did not receive any disciplinary action.

Uniform Set: 13 000 KGS

Wearing a school uniform is mandatory at Silk Road International School. A full set of uniform clothing is provided at a discounted rate (over the single items).

Cambridge External Exams: $100 (ca. KGS 8.500)

Cambridge external exam fees have to be paid to Cambridge. For the cohort starting IGCSE in 9th grade in the year 2022/2023 up to seven IGCSE exams (1st take) are included in the school fee.

Transport: ca. 30 000 KGS - 40 000 KGS p.a.

School transport is provided by our selected partner ‘Target Logistics‘. Parents sign the contract with the Target representative. The price varies depending on the location of your home and will be calculated and quoted by Target.

The given price range reflects the majority of contracts and is for informational purposes only to give you a ballpark figure. Since we are not contract partner, it does not constitute an offer.

The given price range is approximatly equivalent to $350 – $470 per year

High School Tuition for existing contracts

Providing Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge Advanced Level requires significant additional resources. Which is why we have higher school fees for high school.

For the cohort starting IGCSE in 9th grade in the year 2022/2023 additionally up to seven IGCSE exams (1st take) are included in the school fee. These fees had to be paid directly to Cambridge for previous cohorts.

The fee increase for existing contracts of students progressing from 8th to 9th grade in the academic year 2022/2023 will be:

  • KGS 51.000 (ca. $600)
Frequently Asked Questions about our school fee

FAQ

Frequently Asked

Why did the price for High School increase?

Effectivly it has not. In the past Cambridge external exam fees had to be paid to Cambridge directly via a SWIFT transfer. This created a lot of banking hassle for families.

Beginning with the cohort, who is starting IGCSE in 9th grade in the year 2022/2023 taking IGCSE exams becomes mandatory and up to seven IGCSE exams are included in the school fee. This covers first time participation, but not re-takes of exams.

Why is high school more expensive?

Providing Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge Advanced Level requires significant additional resources. Which is why we have higher school fees for high school.

Additionally for the cohort starting IGCSE in 9th grade in the year 2022/2023 the Cambridge  IGCSE exam are included in the school fee. These fees had to be paid directly to Cambridge for previous cohorts.

Can I pay in USD?

The local currency is the Kyrgyz Som (KGS). By Kyrgyz law all prices have to be advertised in KGS and it is the default currency for private contracts.

Please discuss your individual needs with our accounting department.

School Admission Open

School Admission Open

Now admission is open to everyone for the school year 2022/2023. All remaining seats are opened for general admission and are assigned on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.

A boy at SRIS kindergarten drawing a landscape.

Kindergarten Fee

Under the name “Silk Road Kids” we provide a kindergarten facility with limited capacity. Priority goes to families with siblings attending SRIS school.

SRIS kindergarten fees 2022-2023

The annual tuition fee for Silk Road Kids Kindergarten Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, for the academic year 2022-2023.

SRIS Kindergarten

Pre-K & Grade 00
KGS

390 000

(ca. $4600)

per school year

FAQ

Frequently Asked

Conditional Limitation
We reserve the right to adjust all contracts for inflation. Adjustment may happen if the official “Inflation Report” published by the National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic shows a devaluation over 10% since the signing of the contract or it’s last adjustment. Adjustments will be announced at least 30 days before the next installment.

This limitation applies accordingly to USD contracts, if the change in the exchange rate warrants an adjustment.

All prices quoted in Kyrgyz Som
The local currency is the Kyrgyz Som (KGS). By Kyrgyz law all prices have to be advertised in KGS.

External fees (eg. Cambridge Fees) are quoted in the original currency, since we have no influence on these positions and are not the recipient of the money.

Where USD ($) is quoted it is for informational purposes only and dependent on the current exchange rate. It’s sole purpose is to make evaluation of our offers easier for Expats, who may not be familiar with the Kyrgyz Som. USD quotes do not constitute an offer.