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Reasons to enroll your child now

XCL American Academy provides a unique blend of American curriculum and learning opportunities to prepare students to be agents of their own success.

We put a significant emphasis on developing the academic, social and practical skills necessary to enter schools, colleges, universities and beyond whether that be in the US and anywhere else around the world.

American Curriculum with American Values

We aim to inspire in our children the confidence to be themselves, to dare to dream, challenge themselves within a proven American educational framework, embrace the pioneering spirit and forge a strong character based on American values.

“I can’t wait for our Foundation Families to join me in the school’s inaugural year, and I am excited to bring a truly special world-class American-style education to Singapore. Come join me on this exciting journey together.”

Mr Darin Carney, Founding Superintendent

Outstanding Value

Being a part of the XCL Education family and being co-located with XCL World Academy, XCL American Academy students are provided with a wide range of opportunities to enjoy access to co-shared world-class facilities and resources. This allows XCL American Academy to offer a high-quality American education that is accessible to everyone.

Outstanding Facilities

We are very fortunate to have easy access to premium, world-class facilities at our neighboring school XCL World Academy

Very soon, as part of our new purpose-designed campus development, our students will also have access to tennis courts, cricket/baseball batting nets and a 500-meter running track.

The Learning Journey Continues

Your child’s journey for the last four years of High School is assured. XCL World Academy grants automatic access to all graduates of the American Academy with no up-front entrance fees. Students can choose from one of the 12 available pathways to graduation, allowing them to follow their dreams and shape their own future.

And because we are part of the XCL Education Group, internationally-recognized for providing high-quality education services to over 30,000 students, you know your child will be in safe hands.

Highly Qualified Teachers

We are committed to only employing the best educators for our students. We ensure that all our teachers hold international qualifications from highly regarded institutions and are experienced in teaching the American curriculum. We expect all our teachers to demonstrate a proven track record in successfully motivating and inspiring students to make the best of their abilities.

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XCL American Academy founding family

Annual Fees

ANNUAL FEES

GradeTuition FeeFounding Family
(FF) Privileges*
Net Annual Fee*
NurserySGD 22,370(SGD 2,000)SGD 20,370
Pre-KSGD 23,420(SGD 2,000)SGD 21,420
KG1SGD 23,945(SGD 2,000)SGD 21,945
KG2SGD 26,900(SGD 2,000)SGD 24,900

Fees include GST

PAYMENT OPTION 1

Grade1st installment*Final installment*Total Annual Fee*
NurserySGD 12,222SGD 8,148SGD 20,370
Pre-KSGD 12,852SGD 8,568SGD 21,420
KG1SGD 13,167SGD 8,778SGD 21,945
KG2SGD 14,940SGD 9,960 SGD 24,900

Fees include GST

PAYMENT OPTION 2

Grade1st installment*2nd installment*3rd installment*Final installment*
NurserySGD 6,600SGD 5,500SGD 5,500SGD 4,400
Pre-KSGD 6,940SGD 5,783SGD 5,783SGD 4,627
KG1SGD 7,110SGD 5,925SGD 5,925SGD 4,740
KG2SGD 8,068SGD 6,723SGD 6,723SGD 5,378

Fees include GST

ANNUAL FEES

GradeTuition FeeFounding Family
(FF) Privileges*
Net Annual Fee*
Grade 1SGD 26,900(SGD 2,000)SGD 24,900
Grade 2SGD 26,900(SGD 2,000)SGD 24,900
Grade 3SGD 27,900(SGD 2,000)SGD 25,900
Grade 4SGD 27,900(SGD 2,000)SGD 25,900
Grade 5SGD 27,900(SGD 2,000)SGD 25,900

Fees include GST

PAYMENT OPTION 1

Grade1st installment*Final installment*Total Annual Fee*
Grade 1SGD 14,940SGD 9,960SGD 24,900
Grade 2SGD 14,940SGD 9,960SGD 24,900
Grade 3SGD 15,540SGD 10,360SGD 25,900
Grade 4SGD 15,540SGD 10,360SGD 25,900
Grade 5SGD 15,540SGD 10,360SGD 25,900

Fees include GST

PAYMENT OPTION 2

Grade1st installment*2nd installment*3rd installment*Final installment*
Grade 1SGD 8,068SGD 6,723SGD 6,723SGD 5,378
Grade 2SGD 8,068SGD 6,723SGD 6,723SGD 5,378
Grade 3SGD 8,392SGD 6,993SGD 6,993SGD 5,594
Grade 4SGD 8,392SGD 6,993SGD 6,993SGD 5,594
Grade 5SGD 8,392SGD 6,993SGD 6,993SGD 5,594

Fees include GST

ANNUAL FEES

GradeTuition FeeFounding Family
(FF) Privileges*
Net Annual Fee*
Grade 6SGD 29,900(SGD 2,000)SGD 27,900
Grade 7SGD 29,900(SGD 2,000)SGD 27,900
Grade 8SGD 30,900(SGD 2,000)SGD 28,900

Fees include GST

PAYMENT OPTION 1

Grade1st installment*Final installment*Total Annual Fee*
Grade 6SGD 16,740SGD 11,160SGD 27,900
Grade 7SGD 16,740SGD 11,160SGD 27,900
Grade 8SGD 17,340SGD 11,560SGD 28,900

Fees include GST

PAYMENT OPTION 2

Grade1st installment*2nd installment*3rd installment*Final installment*
Grade 6SGD 9,040SGD 7,533SGD 7,533SGD 6,026
Grade 7SGD 9,040SGD 7,533SGD 7,533SGD 6,026
Grade 8SGD 9,364SGD 7,803SGD 7,803SGD 6,242

Fees include GST

Application Fee: An Application Fee of $888 is required to start the admissions process. This fee covers the administrative cost of the necessary assessments conducted by our academic leadership team, teachers, and support staff prior to your child being offered a place in school.

Enrolment Fee: After performing an individual assessment of your child and once a formal offer has been made to you, an Enrolment Fee of $2,480 is required to complete your registration.

For PayNow, please use the following UEN: 202032207C.

For SG dollar remittances:

  • Bank account name: XCL American Academy Pte Ltd
  • Account number 654593001 (if you do not see a place to enter branch code in your bank’s website, put this code in front of our account number. ie: 601654593001)
  • Bank: OCBC Bank
  • Bank code: 7339
  • Branch code: 601
  • Swift code/IBAN: OCBCSGSG (required for TT)
  • Bank charges: All bank charges from the Telegraphic Transfer shall be borne by the remitter.

For US dollar remittances:

  • Bank account name: XCL American Academy Pte Ltd
  • Account number 654593001 (if you do not see a place to enter branch code in your bank’s website, put this code in front of our account number. ie: 601654593001)
  • Bank: OCBC Bank
  • Bank code: 7339
  • Branch code: 601
  • Swift code/IBAN: OCBCSGSG
  • Intermediate bank Swift code/IBAN: CHASUS33
  • Bank charges: All bank charges from the Telegraphic Transfer shall be borne by the remitter.

*The Founding Families discount is offered to all families enrolled on or before 31 July 2022

School Fees FAQs

By focusing on what really matters to both students and parents, we provide a high quality, exceptional value, values-driven learning experience which is highly accessible and affordable to all.

Included within the annual tuition fees:

  • Goods and Services Taxes (GST)
  • Academic Progress Testing
  • Essential academic resources, textbooks, learning materials and resources
  • Bus transportation services for all school-related activities that take place during school hours, EXCLUDING any overnight trips

NOT Included within the annual tuition fees:

  • School uniforms (estimated to be ~$100-$150 for a full set, including standard uniform and PE attire).
  • Overnight/overseas learning trips (~$500 to $2000 per year), depending on the activity/activities.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities (ECAs) ($100 per quarter for activities conducted by school staff; $200-$500 per quarter for activities provided through external vendors). ECAs are not compulsory, but highly encouraged.
  • Island-wide door-to-door school bus/transportation services (subject to distance, paid directly to external bus vendor).
  • Lunch/Snacks (~$25- $30/week, depending on the number of meals ordered). Students are welcome to bring a packed lunch/snack to school.
  • Technology fee ($125/quarter for students in Grades 5-8). Starting from Grade 5, it becomes necessary for students to have their own learning device to bring to school and take home, and the school will issue students with a device if they don’t already have one. The technology fee covers technology support, and school-provided learning applications/software installed on devices.
  • English as Additional Language (EAL)
    • Basic level ($1,250 per quarter)
    • Enhanced level ($1,600 per quarter)
  • Stationery (costs vary, depending on the grade and subject). The school provides essential stationery resources used within the classroom setting, however, personal items that students take home with them every day (such as calculators, exercise books, markers, pens/pencils, etc.) should be acquired from outside vendors.
  • External Examinations Fee (if required, these fees are based on the actual costs charged to the school)
  • Learning Support. This service is not available in the first founding year starting August 2022. We will publish the learning support provision for the school’s second academic year in/around March 2023.

We believe that published fees should represent the best value possible for your investment in a high-quality school.

At this point of time, we do not offer any sibling discounts, concessions or scholarships. This policy will be reviewed annually.

Students transitioning into Grade 9 at XCL World Academy are eligible to apply for a scholarship at XCL World Academy. Students who are academically gifted and/or have particular talents in the arts or sports are encouraged to apply*.

*You are advised to carefully review application terms and conditions and familiarize yourself with the application prerequisites and deadlines.

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