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Tuition at HongDe Elementary School

HongDe Elementary is a not-for-profit school, and tuition fees cover the operating costs of the school, including teacher salaries, learning resources, and facility maintenance.

Investing in your child’s education at HongDe Elementary School means providing them with a unique, enriching experience that sets the foundation for future success. Here’s what our tuition includes:

Bilingual Education

We are the only bilingual Mandarin/English elementary school in Downtown Vancouver, offering your child the advantage of becoming fluent in both languages.

Fine Arts Program

Our comprehensive Fine Arts program nurtures creativity and self-expression through various art forms, ensuring a well-rounded education.

Small Class Sizes

We maintain small class sizes to provide personalized attention and foster a supportive learning environment where every student can thrive.

Regular Performances

Students have the opportunity to showcase their talents in regular performances, including our celebrated Year-End Performance.

Cultural Immersion

Our curriculum blends traditional Chinese and Western cultures, providing a rich and diverse learning experience that broadens students’ perspectives.

Field Trips

Our engaging field trips and inspiring guest speakers enhance classroom learning and expose students to real-world experiences and ideas.


Explore the comprehensive fee structure at HongDe Elementary School, designed to support our commitment to providing a high-quality educational experience for every student.

Application Fee

$200 /A non-refundable application fee of $200 must be submitted with each application.

Tuition Fee

$16,800 /Domestic Students

Tuition Fee

$19,800 / International Students

Student Service Fee

$950 /month

School Bus Fee (Round Trip)

$950 /month

Learn more on our page – School Bus.

School Uniform

$400-500 /Estimated Cost
  • Uniforms are mandatory for all students.
  • Uniforms are ordered from and paid directly to our provider, Cambridge Uniforms.
  • Learn more on our page – School Uniform.
  • Estimated cost: $400 – $500

Medical Insurance - BC MSP

$75 /per month

Starting from Jan. 1, 2020, the mandatory BC MSP coverage fee for all international students is $75 per month.

Medical Insurance - Private Insurance

$44 /per month (approx.)

In addition to MSP, all international students must provide proof of Private Medical Insurance that is valid for the duration of the academic school year. The approximate cost for the insurance is $44 per month.

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For more information or assistance, please contact the Admissions Office at (604) 416-0386 or email us at info@hongdeschool.ca