Sending kids to English private school in Rio is NOT CHEAP. Most expats I know who have children include school fees in their compensation packages. See below, it's quite the perk...
Here is the link for the American School http://www.earj.com.br/
Escola Americano Tuition schedule for the upcoming school year:
2009-10 Academic Year
Monthly tuition payments due the 5th of each month, to be paid in 12 monthly installments:
3 day per week Toddler program: R$ 1.585,00
Pre-school half-day: R$ 2.171,00
Pre-school extended day: R$ 3.193,00
Lower School (Kindergarten to 5th Grade): R$ 3.942,00
Middle School Fees (Grades 6 – 8): R$ 4.281,00
Upper School Fees (Grades 9 – 12): R$ 4.873,00
Capital Fee: US$ 6,500.00
The Capital Fee, paid once for every child who is enrolled in 1st grade or above, is used to support investments in technology, facility renovations or other special projects.
Bus fees currently range from R$ 293,00 to R$ 408,00, depending on the route.
Lunch ticket: R$ 11,00 per day or R$10,00 for monthly contracts.
British School: http://www.britishschool.g12.br
2009 Monthly Fees
Pre-Nursery (Part-Time) R$ 1.963,00
Pre-Nursery (full time) & Nursery R$ 3.007,00
Reception to Class 4 R$ 2.759,00
Class 5 to Class 11 R$ 3.367.00
An Entrance Fee is charged at the time a child enters the school. Entrance Fees contribute to the school’s Development Fund which is maintained strictly for major development projects. Use of this fund is controlled by the Board of Governors. Entrance Fees are as follows:
(1st January – 31st December 2009)
First child R$ 16.747,00
Second child R$ 10.766,00
Third and subsequent children R$ 8.374,00