Public School vs Private School

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Public School or Private School?| | |

Deciding on which school to send your children to can be quite difficult these days. An easy option for some parents would be to send their children to schools that are nearest to their homes to make it convenient to send and fetch their children. However, for those who want the best education for their children, the best option is to send their children to private schools.  

There are noticeable differences between private and public schools. The main question however is whether we get what we pay for when it comes to our chosen educational institutions? | Deciding on which school to send your children to can be quite difficult these days. An easy option for some parents would be to send their children to schools that are nearest to their homes to make it convenient to send and fetch their children. However, for those who want the best education for their children, the best option is to send their children to private schools.  

There are noticeable differences between private and public schools. The main question however is whether we get what we pay for when it comes to our chosen educational institutions?  

Tuition Fees
 
The most obvious difference between the two systems is the tuition fees. Private schools cost more than public schools, which are virtually free except for the occasional co-curriculum activities which may cost up to RM500 annually in some schools..

Private school like The Alice Smith School in Seri Kembangan, Selangor, according to their official website, charges up to RM38,000 for admission fee per student. On top of that there is an annual tuition fees of about RM12,000 for primary level and RM15,000 for secondary level respectively.  

For the Australian International School at Seri Kembangan Selangor, according to their website, parents will need to fork out about RM41,000 (admission plus tuition fees) for the first year. In the subsequent years, each student, needs to pay RM25,000...
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