KIS International School

Bangkok, Thailand

KIS is a full IB World School in the center of Bangkok, with an international curriculum of high academic standards. The school is mid-sized and has a caring community of over 45 different nationalities. 

Ages taught:

2 — 19

School size:

295 boys, 284 girls

School type:

Co-educational

Day/Boarding:

  • Day
  • Flexi Boarding
  • Weekly Boarding
  • Full Boarding

Curriculums:

  • International Baccalaureate

Contact:

Linda Belonje

Job title:

Director of Marketing and Development

Accreditations and memberships:

  • IB World School
  • Council Of International Schools (CIS)
  • International Schools Association of Thailand (ISAT)
  • Office of National Education Standards and Quality Assurance (ONESQA)
  • Licensed by the Thai Ministry of Education
  • EARCOS
School Website
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Welcome

Welcome to KIS! As a mid-sized school with 650 students from 48 different countries, KIS has a strong community, where each student is recognized as an individual and we all take pride in our school. New students and their families are warmly welcomed and soon feel part of the community. Our campus is Our campus is green and spacious and we have fantastic facilities that rival those of much larger schools. It is important to us that children are happy and successful throughout their journey from Early Years to Grade 12. KIS provides an academically challenging IB curriculum that culminates in an IB Diploma and acceptances at top universities around the world. We hope you will have the opportunity to visit KIS and see how our acronym of “Knowledge, Inspiration and Spirit” comes to life.

Welcome to KIS!

Senior management

Head of School: Ms Sally Holloway
Secondary School Principal: Mr Mike Hirsch
Primary School Principal: Ms June van den Bos

School description

The vision of KIS is “Inspiring Individuals”. Let your children be inspired too.

KIS is a full IB World School in Bangkok, with an international curriculum of high academic standards. The school is mid-sized and has a caring community. 

The green, spacious campus is in the city centre inside a housing estate, providing a positive environment away from the noise and pollution while being easily accessible from central Bangkok and the suburbs. The school facilities are excellent, with laboratories, libraries, an arts centre, a 500 seat auditorium, tennis courts, pitches and a swimming pool.

KIS offers the well-respected International Baccalaureate programmes, starting with the PYP for ages 3-11, the MYP for ages 11-16 and the pre-university IB Diploma for ages 16-18. 

The atmosphere at KIS is one of our great strengths. Students and parents quickly feel at home and develop a sense of pride in their school. KIS’s smaller size means there is individual attention for each student and openness to creative and progressive ideas.

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Class sizes

Kindergarten average class size:

18

Reception average class size:

13

Primary average class size:

20

Secondary average class size:

21

Sixth form average class size:

17

Academic information

Curriculum followed:

  • International Baccalaureate

Examinations board:

IB, SAT, MAP

Higher education:

100% of students progress to higher education

University destinations:

Imperial College London, University College London, Boston University, Carnegie Mellon University, Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University, UCLA, many others around the world

Sports and extra-curricular activities

Sports:

Football (Soccer), Basketball, Swimming, Badminton, Volleyball, Track and Field competitively
Many other sports within the PE and after school programmes.

Extra-curricular activities:

Coding, robotics, digital storytelling, study skills, book creation, inventor, board games, mine craft, master chef, drama club, Youtube, leadbetter, science explorer, art, pottery, service club, student council, junior achievement, coffee company, MUN, taekwondo, football, badminton, tennis, swimming, gymnastics, yoga, basketball, cricket, athletics, touch rugby, piano, drums, guitar, singing, band, ukulele, musical ensembles, ballet, hip hop, jazz dance, belly dance.
A wide range of extracurricular activities offering primary and secondary schools students opportunities for leadership, creativity, action and service.

Admissions

Admission process:

To start an application families are asked to complete a family inquiry form and to schedule an appointment for a school tour. The next step is to complete the application form and upload the necessary documents. Once the documents are complete, we will invite the children for an assessment.

Admission and language criteria:

The school offers EAL (English as and Additional Language) support. There are required minimal levels of English proficiency in Secondary School. Students should demonstrate they are able to access the curriculum at KIS with the level of support provided by the school.

School Open Days:

21/01/2017

Bursaries and scholarships

Scholarships:

Academic scholarships, financial assistance. Please ask for more information.

Fees (Annual)

Kindergarten:

฿457,300.00

Reception:

฿318,000.00

Junior Day:

฿525,700.00

Secondary Day:

฿623,100.00

Sixth form:

฿669,400.00

Contact

Contact:

Linda Belonje

Job title:

Director of Marketing and Development

School news & events

Country:

Thailand

Address:

999/124 Kesinee Ville, Pracha-Utit Road, Samsennok, Huaykwang

City:

Bangkok

Post/Zip Code:

10320

Fax:

+66 2274-3452

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