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  • An International School

    The expansive landscaped campus of Léman International School Chengdu is nestled amid lush fields and gardens at the foot of Chengdu’s hills.

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  • Student Life at LIS

    Students will uncover talents, abilities and discover new interests and carry them throughout their lives.


  • Experienced and Talented Team

    Our experienced and talented team of professionals is a critical component of our success as a truly outstanding learning institution.


  • Personal Growth

    At Léman we believe the only measure that matters is that of your child’s academic and personal growth.


  • Welcome to Admissions

    Léman International School Chengdu is the premier international school in southwestern China, serving students from Nursery through Year 13.


  • School News

    Find out the latest news from our family.

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School Fees

Our tuition and fees are in line with our commitment to provide the finest international educational experience available for our students. 

LIS offers a tuition plan where most of your children’s school related expenses are covered. The only additional expenses are lunch fees and extra purchases parents wish to make for their children. Lunch service is not included and it can be purchased annually or by semester. Please note that all prices are quoted in RMB.

Tuition fees include application and registration fees, full year tuition, school transportation, textbooks, campus-based school activities, day trips and all “supportive” activities (Art, Music, Chinese Language and Physical Education).

TUITION AND FEES – 2020/ 2021

 Class/Grade (UK)

 Class/Grade (US)

Age on 30 September

Price Per Year (RMB)






Junior Kindergarten



Year 1

Senior Kindergarten



Year 2

Grade 1



Year 3

Grade 2



Year 4

Grade 3



Year 5

Grade 4



Year 6

Grade 5



Year 7

Grade 6



Year 8

Grade 7



Year 9

Grade 8



Year 10

Grade 9



Year 11

Grade 10



Year 12

Grade 11



Year 13

Grade 12




All fees are quoted in RMB and include the following items:

  • School Bus Fee                                                          
  • English as an Additional Language Support (EAL)
  • Standardized test / IB exam fees                     
  • Standard After School Clubs (Year 1-13)       
  • Standard SEN Support Service
Other Fees Payable

Application Fee 2,500 RMB

(New Student Only)

This is a non-refundable fee required with every application submitted.

Enrollment Deposit 20,000 RMB

(New Student Only)

Payable on acceptance of place in school. A seat will not be guaranteed until the fee is paid. The RMB 20,000 deposit will be credited against the next term’s tuition fees.

Re-enrollment Deposit

(Returning Student Only)

Payable by May 30 each year to guarantee a place for the following school year. This deposit will be credited against the next school term’s tuition fee. 

School Uniform 2,500RMB

(Yearly Estimate)

All students are required to wear uniform and school P.E. kit to school. All uniform items can be purchased through the school uniform shop.

Annual Residential Trip Fees

Year 3 – Year 12

An annual residential trip is compulsory. The fee varies based on the family’s option.

School Lunch Fee


Card fee: 20 RMB. The lunch card is kept by the homeroom teacher for Nursery to Year 2 students. Year 3 to 13 students will be responsible for their own card.

Nursery to Year 7

RMB 30.00

Year 8 to 13

RMB 32.00

Optional After school clubs

Parents have choice for free after school clubs and chargeable options.  

Special SEN Support Fee

Fees for additional special SEN support are dependent on the needs of the individual student.

Laptop & Calculator

A laptop is expected for Year 8-13 and the Ti-Nspire graphing calculator is expected for Year 10-13. A TI-Nspire equipped with Computer algebra systems (CAS) is not allowed.

Payment Dates

You have the option to pay annually or in two installments every school year. Please note that full annual fee or installment shall be received within 30 days after the tuition invoice is issued.  1.5% interest on the second installment is payable with the first installment. Pupils may only attend school if fees have been paid. Overdue payments will incur a penalty of 5% surcharge on the outstanding balance of the amount due.

Late Enrollment

If a pupil is enrolled into the school after 1st October, the tuition fee will be charged by prorated school days, but with a minimum of 10% of the annual fee. For students enrolled after 30 December, the tuition should be paid in one full payment.

School Bank Details


For RMB 人民币汇款

For USD 美元汇款

Beneficiary Name






Bank Name


Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited Chengdu Branch


Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Chengdu Zhi Quan Branch


Account Number


5015 1101 6960

440220 50191402 03896

Bank Address


Unit 1,7-10,18F, Tower 1,18F,Tower 1, IFS, No.1, Section 3, Hongxing Rd, Jinjiang District, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China 610021


No.103, Section 5, Eastern 1st Ring Road, Chengdu, China


Swift Code




Important Notices
  • Payment can be credited to our bank account via electronic/bank transfer. However, cash payments can only be made using Chinese currency (RMB). If you choose to use an electronic/bank transfer, a copy of the bank remittance, together with the child’s name and grade should be forwarded to our office. Conversion from USD to RMB will be based on the selling exchange rate of the first working day of the month the invoice was issued, as published by the Bank of China.
  • The finance department will only accept debit cards payment. No credit card will be accepted.
  • Parents wanting to pay by USD should consult with the finance office and get a US dollar tuition invoice before making the bank transaction.
  • Official Fapiao is available upon parents’ request as subject to providing appropriate information. Otherwise, the Fapiao will be issued under the student’s name and can’t be changed.
  • 60 days’ notice of withdrawal in writing must be given or 60 days’ fees will be payable in lieu of notice. Parents must ensure that written acknowledgement is received from the school following notice of withdrawal.

Refund Conditions for the 2020-21 School Year

  • Before 31 May 2020 – Full refund
  • Between 1 June and 1 July 2020 – Full refund less the deposit of 20,000RMB
  • Between 1 July and 17 August 2020 – Full refund less 25,000RMB
  • Leaving in the middle of the academic year – 60 days’ notice of withdrawal in writing must be given to admissions office. The tuition fee will be charged as below.
  • All tuition refunds shall be processed before 31 July, 2021.


Departure  before or on last day of Term 1

Departure after last day of Term 1 and before/on last day of Term 2

Departure after last day of Term 2

Tuition fee charge

 Charge of 50% of the annual fee

Charge of 80% of the annual fee

Charge of 100% of the annual fee

Lunch Service

Léman International School Chengdu has contracted lunch services to Chartwells. Chartwells is part of the Compass group, which provides food services worldwide, including other Nord Anglia schools.

LIS's cafeteria provides a full lunch meal to students daily. It aims to provide nutritious and balanced meals for our students of different age groups.

Lunch Fee Payment Method

School lunch fees are payable directly to the School Lunch Provider and loaded onto the lunch card. Payment can be made by:

  • Cash / Debit Card / Wechat
  • Bank transfer to the below bank account

Please get back to the below contact person with the Bank Slip as an initial proof of transfer if you choose to make bank transfer and provide full information including student’s name, grade, class, amount, transferor, and date of transfer.

Cafeteria Bank Details

Beneficiary Name


Company Name: Compass (China) Management Services Co., Ltd.


Bank Name


Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited(HSBC)Shanghai Branch


Account Number



Cafeteria Bank Account Contact Person


Name: 惠婷(Sara)

Tel: 021-64263355-8051; Email:

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Léman International School Chengdu

1080 Da’an Road, Zhengxing CountyTianfu New Area, Chengdu 610218China

Nord Anglia Education

4th Floor, Nova South
160 Victoria Street
London United Kingdom

General Enquires +86 (0) 28 6703 8650

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