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Education cost has risen

Posted in News by Faun on 14 Jul 2017.

The annual cost to send your child to school has risen to €45,000.

According to the Zurich’s Cost of Education in Ireland 2017 study, it costs €766 a year to send your child to primary school. €1,629 a year to keep your child in secondary school, with 60% of third level students living at home to help limit expenses. 

See breakdown below. 

Primary School 

Clothing - €65

Voluntary Contribution - €52

Shoes - €59

School supplies - €43

Trips - €87

Parents association - €50

Lunches - €110

Books €80

Transport - €55

After school activities - €165

Secondary School

Clothing - €125

Trips - €201

After school activities - €136

Parents association - €54

Voluntary contribution - €131

Shoes - €98

Grinds - €310

School supplies - €76

Transport - €115

Lunches - €183

Books - €200

Third Level Education 

Fees - €2,066

Student accommodation - €2,628

Financial assistance - €2,016

Rented accommodation - €3,866

Transport from home - €258

Full report can be found here




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