Vientiane - School Report Question and Answers

Aside from school fees, are there required expenses such as uniforms, laptops/tablets, musical instruments, or field trips that parents are expected to cover? What are the approximate costs?

There's a regular field trip for secondary students that was excellent, and that required some additional expenses. Some extracurricular activities had additional costs as well. Costs depend on the activity; for instance, one of our sons went on a Model UN trip to a regional capital (he had a fabulous time) and we were required to pay travel costs. This all seemed perfectly reasonable considering the activity wasn't a required component of the curriculum. - Sep 2020

The school fees are higher than at the Tier 1 Schools in Bangkok. You can rent an iPad for USD600 per semester but it is better to buy one for your children. - Oct 2017

lunch program is extra. The cost is reasonable. High schoolers might have to pay for things, but I am unaware of what that would be. They are issued lap tops, I think. - Jan 2016

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