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International schools in singapore top 10 list

International schools in Singapore – top 10 list

There is a wide variety of international school in Singapore. The reputation of international schools in Singapore is also very good. For those looking for the international schools in Singapore, there are over 30 to choose from. They operate mainly 3 curriculum systems, namely AP (Advanced Placement) system, more commonly known as the American-based system, the IB (International Baccalaureate) system and the English national system 

Beyond that you can find French, Australian, Swiss, German, Dutch, Indian, Korean and Japanese schools. You can see the full directory of international schools in Singapore here.

CHATSWORTH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Chatsworth Orchard Campus
Chatsworth Orchard Campus

Summary of School Fee and Other Fees

Campus Curriculum 2019 School Fee Other Fees
Orchard Campus Chatsworth Orchard (K – Y6) , 37 Emerald Hill Road, Singapore 229313
Bukit Timah Campus Chatsworth Bukit Timah (K – Y13) , 72 Bukit Tinggi Road, Singapore 289760
IBDP, IBMYP, IBPYP
$23,819.40 to $32,788.80 (Kindergarten to Year 13) Application fee: $240 to $250
Enrolment fee: $2,400 to $2,500
Facility fee/building fee/capital levy/development levy: $2,247

Chatsworth International School is a co-educational school in Singapore for students from kindergarten to Year 13 (Grade 12), aged 3 to 18+. It is an International Baccalaureate World School and is authorised to provide the IB Primary Years Programme (IBPYP), Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) and Diploma Programme (IBDP).

Chatsworth International School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is EduTrust certified by the Committee for Private Education (CPE) in Singapore. It is also a member of East Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS), The Principals’ Training Centre (PTC) and Overseas Association for College Admission Counselling (OACAC).

Global Indian International School

Global Indian International Schoolac
Global Indian International School

Summary of School Fee and Other Fees

Campus Curriculum 2019 School Fee Other Fees
GIIS SMART Campus 27 Punggol Field Walk, Singapore – 828649

GIIS East Coast Campus 82 Cheviot Hill, Singapore – 459663

IB PYP, Cambridge CLSP, IGCSE, IB, CBSE
$12,394.88 (Nursery) to $17,470.96 (Nursery to Class 10) Application fee: $445.12 (Nursery) to $3,715.04 (Class 12)
Enrolment fee: N/A
Facility fee/building fee/capital levy/development levy: $860.28 (Nursery) to $6,957.12 (Class 10) per year

Global Indian International School is a Singapore-headquartered network of schools established in 2002 under the aegis of Global Schools Foundation with the aim of providing education to the expatriate community in Singapore. The school has since expanded across South East Asia, Japan, Middle East and India. Students undergo the “Nine GEMS” teaching methodology, a learning approach that integrates academics with sports, performing arts, entrepreneurship and character development. Educational programmes include:

  • Global Montessori Plus (GMP) Programme
  • Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
  • International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP)
  • Cambridge Lower Secondary Programme (CLSP)
  • Cambridge’s International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)

German European International School

German European School of Singapore
German European School of Singapore

Summary of School Fee and Other Fees

Campus Curriculum 2019 School Fee Other Fees
German European School Singapore (GESS) 2 Dairy Farm Lane, Singapore 677621
pre-school, primary and secondary levels
IBDP, IBMYP, IBPYP
$12,250 to $26,230 (Toddler to pre-primary) to $27,450 to $34,010 (Primary to High School European Section) Enrolment fee: $2,945
Facility fee/building fee/capital levy/development levy: $4,890

GESS (German European School Singapore) is an international, multi-lingual, co-educational school in Singapore. Founded in 1971, the school has evolved into one school – two system organisation. The IB Section offers all three International Baccalaureate Programmes (PYP, MYP, DP) in English. As a German government accredited “Excellent German School Abroad”, the German Curriculum Section of GESS offers all German school leaving certificates. GESS offers academic programmes for pre-school, primary and secondary levels. Since the decision to offer multi-lingual education, GESS has operated in two distinct yet cohesive sections. The GESS European section offers the IB Programme in English and the German section uses the German language to teach all German school leaving certificates. GESS teaches both German and English language lessons at differing levels in both sections. For a secondary language the school teaches Mandarin, Latin, French, Spanish, English, Danish, Dutch and German.

UNITED WORLD COLLEGE OF SOUTH EAST ASIA (UWCSEA)

UWCSEA
UWCSEA

Summary of School Fee and Other Fees

Address Curriculum 2019 School Fee Other Fees
Dover Campus  1207 Dover Road, Singapore 139654,
East Campus 1 Tampines Street 73, Singapore 528704
(I)GCSE’s, IBDP $45,145 to $48,600 (K1 to Grade 12) for first year
$35,570 to $43,025 (Grade 12) for second and subsequent years
Application Fee: S$615
Enrolment Fee:  S$4900

UWCSEA is an incredibly special place. It is special because it manages to combine high levels of academic achievement with an all-pervading emphasis on service to others, environmental stewardship, teamwork and leadership. It is also special because there never seems to be a moment when something isn’t happening. There is a feeling of extraordinary vibrancy, dynamism, warmth and fun, and it is worth noting that much of what you will see as you walk around the campus is student-driven. Opened in 1971 as Singapore International School by then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, UWC South East Asia became a full member of the UWC movement in 1975. For more than 40 years, it has been offering a mission-driven, values-based international education to students from more than 90 nationalities. A K–12 school, with two campuses and over 5,500 students, UWCSEA is now recognised as one of the leading international schools in the world.

SINGAPORE AMERICAN SCHOOL 

Singapore American School
Singapore American School

Summary of School Fee and Other Fees

Address Curriculum 2019 School Fee Other Fees
Singapore American School, 40 Woodlands Street 41, Singapore 738547 AP, High School Diploma $30,981 (Preschool) $39,164 to $44,141 (kindergarten to high school) Includes re-enrolment, maintenance of facilities and tuition

Singapore American School (SAS) is a non-profit, independent, co-educational day school located in Singapore. It offers an American-based curriculum for students in preschool through high school. One of Singapore’s first international schools, SAS was founded in 1956. All curriculum at SAS is standards-based and aligned to current recommendations of US professional associations. Faculty are organized into professional learning communities (PLCs) that set essential learning targets and develop common assessments. PLCs also refine academic offerings to ensure that all students are appropriately challenged and supported in their learning. SAS has identified seven critical skills it believes students need to be prepared for academic, professional, and interpersonal success in the twenty-first century. These seven “desired student learning outcomes,” or DSLOs, include content knowledge, cultural competence, character, collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity. Five “core values” are instilled in SAS students through programs, practices, and adult modeling. They include compassion, fairness, honesty, respect, and responsibility.

DOVER COURT INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL 

Dover International School
Dover International School

Summary of School Fee and Other Fees

Address Curriculum 2019 School Fee Other Fees
Dover Court International School Singapore, 301 Dover Road, 139644, Singapore EYFS, IBDP, UK
$14,985 to $31,350 (Nursery half day to Year 13) Application Fee: S$1000
Enrolment Fee:  S$2800

Dover Court International School in Singapore was established in 1972 and is one of the leading inclusive British international schools in South East Asia. We will open our new Secondary block and sports hall in August 2019. Dover Court International School is not a selective school, we welcome students of all academic abilities and it’s because we offer support for many different academic, social and emotional needs that our student population is incredibly diverse. The school community reflects the wider global community and everyone benefits from this. Dover Court International School fosters students who are empathetic, accepting and understanding, qualities that we all hope our children will have as they grow up and forge their own independent paths in the world.

TANGLIN TRUST SCHOOL 

Tanglin Trust School
Tanglin Trust School

Summary of School Fee and Other Fees

Address Curriculum 2019 School Fee Other Fees
Tanglin Trust School, 95 Portsdown Road, Singapore 139299 (I)GCSE’s, A Levels, IBDP
$7,441 to $9,638 (nursery to Year 2) 
$10,224 to $13,316 (Year 3 to 13)
Application Fee:  N/A
Enrolment Fee:  N/A

DESCRIPTION

Tanglin Trust School Singapore has a long tradition of providing British-based learning with an international perspective. The English National Curriculum provides the basis for the programmes of study which are enriched to reflect the calibre of students and the school’s international setting. Infant School students are aged between 3 and 7 and the curriculum they follow is the Early Years Foundation Stage in Nursery and Reception followed by Key Stage 1 in Years 1 and 2. Students in the Junior School, aged between 7 and 11, follow Key Stage 2 in Years 3 to 6. Students in the Senior School, including those in the Sixth Form, are aged 11 to 18 years. They study Key Stages 3 in Years 7 to 9; Key Stage 4 in Years 10 and 11; and Key Stage 5 in Years 12 and 13. As students are presented with a widening choice of subjects to choose from for their General Certificate of Secondary Education (I/GCSE) and A Level or IB examinations.

Overseas Family Singapore

OFS
OFS

Summary of School Fee and Other Fees

Campus Curriculum 2019 School Fee Other Fees
Overseas Family Singapore (OFS) 81 Pasir Ris Heights, Singapore 519292
pre-school, elementary, Middle school, and high school
IBDP, IBMYP, IBPYP
$16,000 to $41,000 (Pre-K1 half-day to Grade 12) Application fee: N/A
Enrolment fee: $2,000
Facility fee/building fee/capital levy/development levy: N/A

Overseas Family School (OFS) is one of the several international schools in Singapore, that is authorised by International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) to offer a full International Baccalaureate education from age three to senior high school (Pre K-12). However, it offers the IPC rather than PYP curriculum for Grades 1-5. OFS is accredited K-12 by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, California, United States (WASC), authorised by IGCSE Cambridge as an Examination Centre and registered in Singapore by CPE, Council for Private Education.

Australia International School

AIS
AIS

Summary of School Fee and Other Fees

Campus Curriculum 2019 School Fee Other Fees
Australian International School 1 Lor Chuan, Singapore 556818
pre-school, elementary, and secondary
IBPYP
$14,832 to $31,480 (Nursery to preschool, 3 to 5 days half or full sessions
$34,824 to $42,432 (prep to Year 12) 
Application fee: $500
Enrolment fee: $2,860
Facility fee/building fee/capital levy/development levy: $2,675 for Early Years students, $6,420 for Elementary and Secondary School students

The Australian International School (AIS), in Singapore is a co-educational international school in Singapore. The school is owned by Cognita. AIS is made up of three sub-schools; Early Years, an Elementary School and a Secondary School. Early Years is for children aged 2 months to 6 years. The Elementary School includes students in Prep to Year 5. The Secondary School includes Year 6 to Year 12. Students in AIS’ Early Years programme undergo a curriculum that is based on the Reggio Emilia philosophy. Instead of restricting students to a rigid learning format, the curriculum allows them to acquire knowledge based on their innate learning abilities. Students aged three and up under the IB Primary Years Programme, an inquiry-based curriculum designed for to prepare them for elementary school. Children aged 6 to 12 undergo the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (PYP), which develops knowledge, skills, concepts and attitudes across various subjects.

ISS International School

ISS
ISS

Summary of School Fee and Other Fees

Campus Curriculum 2019 School Fee Other Fees
Early Years / Elementary & Middle School ISS International School (K1 to G8) 25 Paterson Road Singapore 238510
High School ISS International School (G9 to G12) 21 Preston Road Singapore 109355
IBDP, IBMYP, IBPYP
$25,040 (K1) to $37,520 (Grade 12) Application fee: $300 placement test fee
Enrolment fee: $3,600
Facility fee/building fee/capital levy/development levy: $2,675 building surcharge per year, $1,669.20 facility fee per year

ISS International School was founded in 1981. ISS is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School and offers IB curriculum from Kindergarten to Grade 12. ISS is one of IB Schools in Singapore. The school is authorized to offer the IB Primary Years Program, Middle Years Program, and Diploma Program. ISS is the only school in Singapore and one of the few in the world that uses the IB curriculum as its sole framework and does not mix and match with other curricula.

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