with all that's new at My-Island-Jamaica, Click Here to subscribe
for my updates and don't miss a thing!
Cost For Boarding At All Girls Schools In Jamaica
Westwood High School
How much is it for boarding school for girls in jamaica?
ANSWER: by Wellesley, October 29, 2013
Thanks for your question.
From my recollection, we have about three boarding school for girls in Jamaica currently:
- Hampton High in Malvern, St. Elizabeth (876-966-5115)
- Westwood High in Stewart Town, Trelawny (876 612-0052/0307) &
- St. Hilda's High in Browns Town, St. Ann (876-975-2218)
And yes, I was able to get some information from Westwood High as a reference for you!
The boarding fee is currently JMD 46,000 per term, that is approximately USD 450 at today's USD to JMD rate.
I understand that this fee includes meals and rooms - including electricity and water.
There is also what they call Miscellaneous Fees per term, but those are minimal.
These include $650JMD (6 USD) for Parent Teachers Association (PTA) and another that goes to CD, transportation, student council and medical.
The latter ranges between JMD 3,000 and JMD 10,000 or USD 29.00 and USD 98.00 per term.
They typically tells you the exact costs at the beginning of each term. There are three (3) terms in the school year.
Payments are done only at their designated bank via a voucher form. Note also that they (Westwood High) have stopped taking transfers.
According to them, the requirement for acceptance is a pass in the GSAT (Grade Six Achievement Test).
I hope this helps.
Related: Best Colleges In Jamaica
See also: Education In Jamaica & Best boarding schools in Jamaica
Wellesley, for My-Island-Jamaica.com
See Also: The Jamaica Travel Guide.
Note: Remember that this Q&A will also be posted on our popular facebook fan page so I am inviting you to follow the responses over there as well. Our address is http://facebook.com/myislandjamaica
Sharing IS Caring... Its now YOUR turn to...
If you found this page useful, please consider subscribing to my weekly newsletter, My Island Jamaica Digest here.
Back To The Top Of This Page
It tells you each week about the new information that I have added, including new developments and great stories from lovers of Jamaica!
New! Talk To Me
Was the information helpful? Something needs changing? I welcome your feedback here.
Recommended For You ...
Other Great Articles You Might Have Missed
Please help me get the message out by sharing this article with your friends on social media (links below). Thnx ;-)
Also connect with My-Island-Jamaica.com on Social Media:
Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube
P.S. Didn't find exactly what you were looking for? Still need help?
Click Here to try our dependable and effective Site Search tool. It works!
Or, simply click here and here, to browse my library of over 500 questions and answers! Chances are someone already asked (and got an answer to) your question.
Back To The Top Of This Page
About The Author
A patriotic Jamaican who adore its culture, Wellesley has been using this medium to share what he calls 'the uniqueness of Jamaica with the world' since April 2007.
To date, he serves over 9,300 unique readers / viewers per day.
efforts have earned this site featured positions in local publications,
including the Jamaica Gleaner's Hospitality Jamaica, Carlong Publishers,
as well as recognition from numerous prestigious international agencies
and universities. Read more about him here.
He invites you to subscribe to this site to stay updated on all the latest and check out his unique Jamaican products on his Etsy store.
If you are on social media, here are the links to follow his latest posts
You are also invited to join his exclusive JAMHearts community where like-minded Jamaican enthusiasts discuss all things Jamaican.