The HCMC Department of Education and Training has made a draft document on tuition fees that will be applied for public kindergarten and high school levels from the academic year 2022-2023 in the city.
Students of the Luong The Vinh High School in District 1, HCMC
Under the plan, the 2022-2023 school year is the first year that new tuition fees
will be applied in HCMC in accordance with resolution 16/2022/NQ-HĐND dated October 11, 2022, and resolution 17/2022/NQ-HĐND dated October 11, 2022, on implementing the special tuition fee financial support policy
issued by the HCMC People’s Council.
In urban districts, kindergartens will collect a school fee of VND160,000 – VND200,000 per student a month while preschools in suburban districts will collect VND100,000 – VND120,000.
A schooler of secondary and continuing education for middle schools in urban districts will pay VND60,000 a month while a student in outskirt districts will pay VND30,000.
Non-state-owned schools will be allowed to set tuition fees
and prices of other services in the field of education and training, excluding the State’s fixed-price services.
Additionally, the city will implement resolution 17/2022/NQ-HDND of the HCMC People’s Council on specific policy offering school fee assistance
for public and non-public kindergarten and high school levels, not including educational facilities with foreign investment, to ensure social security after two years of shutdowns and restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The support levels will be from VND100,000 to VND200,000 per pupil a month in the urban area, and from VND70,000 to VND100,000 in the rural area.