Finances

Palau SDA Elementary School operates as a nonprofit institution and relies on regular tuition payments for the majority of its daily operations and expenses. Acceptance to Palau SDA Elementary is granted and continued to those families demonstrating financial responsibility to the school. The following policies govern all applying students.

Resident/Non-Resident Fees

Two categories of tuition will be assessed to all students attending Palau SDA Elementary School. A resident fee is for student who holds Palauan passport, while Non-Resident fee is for students who do not hold Palauan passport. Please refer to the subsections Entrance Fee and Tuition Schedule for detail tuition information.

Registration Fee    

A non-refundable $150.00 fee is required of all students to complete registration.

Entrance Fee

During registration the following entrance fee must be paid:

Registration Fee First & Last Months Total
Kindergarten:

Resident

Non-Resident

 

$150.00

$150.00

 

$120.00

$125.00

 

$270.00

$275.00

1st-8th Grades

Resident

Non-Resident

 

$150.00

$150.00

 

$240.00

$250.00

 

$390.00

$400.00

 

Tuition Schedule

Once the entrance fee has been cleared, every beginning of each month (September through April) a monthly tuition charge is credited to each student account. Tuition for the current month is due on the 10th of each month. Monthly tuition per student is as follows:

  • Kindergarten: Resident- $60.00; Non-Resident – $62.50
  • 1st – 8th Grades: Resident- $120.00; Non-Resident – $125.00

In summary total Registration and Tuition Fees per school year per student is:

  • Kindergarten: Resident – $750.00; Non-Resident- $775.00
  • 1st – 8th Grades: Resident – $1,350.00; Non-Resident – $1,400.00

Other Fees

  • Monthly computer fee – $3.00
  • Yearbook – $15.00

Discounts

A discount of 50% is applicable to the third and all subsequent children either biological or legally adopted that are enrolled at the same time. A $20.00 discount is applicable to anyone when tuition is paid in full for the complete school year before September 15th.