List of International Schools in Singapore [2023]



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Whether you are new to Singapore or simply looking for the options available, here's a list of international schools in Singapore to help you in your search!

International schools in Singapore offer a diverse range of educational options for expat families and for those looking for a global perspective on learning. These schools provide an excellent opportunity for students to receive a well-rounded education, with a curriculum that is designed to prepare them for success in a globalized world.

In this list, we will be highlighting some of the top international schools in Singapore, providing a brief overview of each school's curriculum, facilities, and other noteworthy features.

Singapore American School (SAS)

Venue: 40 Woodlands Street 41, Singapore 738547
Price: from $41,000 per year
Levels: Preschool to High School
Website: https://www.sas.edu.sg/

At Singapore American School, students are encouraged to think outside the box rather than fitting a predetermined mold. Our experienced and passionate teachers engage students by personalizing learning pathways and offering exciting and challenging courses at all levels. A fulfilling mix of academic and co-curricular activities helps our Eagles find their true selves and develop the skills and interests to pursue their dreams.

Anglo-Chinese School (International)

Venue: 61 Jalan Hitam Manis Singapore 278475
Price: from $25,220 per year
Levels: Secondary
Website: https://www.acsinternational.edu.sg/

Anglo-Chinese School (International) offers an International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum with a strong focus on the Chinese language and culture. The school has a reputation for academic excellence and offers a wide range of extracurricular activities. ACS International also has a strong emphasis on values and character education. 

Canadian International School (CIS)

Photo Credits: Canadian International School (CIS) Facebook page

Venue: 

  • Lakeside Campus: 7 Jurong West Street 41, Singapore 649414
  • Tanjong Katong Campus: 371 Tanjong Katong Road, Singapore 437128

Price: from $17,450 per year
Levels: Kindergarten - Secondary
Website: https://www.cis.edu.sg/

The Canadian International School (CIS) offers students an opportunity to develop through a diverse and challenging curriculum and a wide range of activities. Students are given ownership of the learning process and are encouraged to actively participate in their own education by setting personal goals and practising ongoing self-evaluation.

The school is an authorised International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. The structure of the IB programmes are designed to provide all students with common understanding of key terms and tenets, while allowing schools to creatively use their resources to provide experiences that meet the needs of their student body.

Chatsworth International School

Photo Credits: Chatsworth International School (Official) Facebook page

Venue: 72 Bukit Tinggi Road, Singapore 289760
Price: from $25,000 per year
Levels: Kindergarten - Diploma
Website: http://www.chatsworth.com.sg/

Chatsworth is an established K-12 international school in Singapore offering a holistic, exceptional and affordable education for ages 3 to 18. As a diverse and internationally-minded school, Chatsworth welcomes students of all nationalities, welcoming students from over 50 nationalities!

As an IB school, the school offers the three core programmes of the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum and take pride in providing a personalised learning approach in a nurturing environment that celebrates the unique talents of each individual.

Hillside World Academy (HWA)

Photo Credits: Hillside World Academy Facebook page

Venue: 6 Raffles Boulevard Marina Square #02-100 Singapore 039594
Price: from $20,000 per year
Levels: Kindergarten - Diploma
Website: https://www.hwa.edu.sg/

Singapore HWA International School was established in 2007 as the Chinese International School, and continues to uphold the global vision that integrates Eastern and Western values, through the International Baccalaureate (IB) philosophy. HWA has always been based on the international education in the context of multi-cultural as its own educational characteristics, in the display of the fine traditions of Chinese culture, while emphasizing mutual understanding and respect between different cultures. 

It offers the IB Continuum of international education from 3-19 years old, through the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP), IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) and IB Diploma Programme (DP).

German European School Singapore (GESS)

Photo Credits: German European School Singapore Facebook page

Venue: 2 Dairy Farm Lane, Singapore 677621
Price: from $24,000 per year
Levels: Preschool - High School
Website: https://www.gess.sg/en/

German European School Singapore (GESS) is a not-for-profit international school that reinvests every dollar into teaching and learning. Due to the success of the school, in August 2018, GESS moved to a state-of-the-art campus at Dairy Farm. Whilst the community has grown to 1800 students, the school very much retains both its community feel and spirit. A key pillar in GESS’ success is its strong and engaged community.

GESS is known for its innovative teaching and learning, offering a personalised education with two curricula offered: the International Baccalaureate (IB) taught in English or the German curriculum. GESS is renowned for its language programmes, with over 15 languages expertly taught both integrated and after school; serving its diverse student community of 68 nationalities and 70 languages.

Holland International School

Photo Credits: Holland International School Facebook page

Venue: 65 Bukit Tinggi Road, Singapore 289757
Price: from $24,000 per year
Levels: Preschool - Primary
Website: https://www.hollandinternationalschool.sg/

Holland International School (former Hollandse School Limited) provides excellent Dutch and English primary education for children aged 18 months to 12 years old at moderate fees. With over 100 years of educational experience in Singapore, Holland International School is recognised for creating a safe, stress-free and rich learning environment. 

The school offers two learning streams with an international focus and based on one Dutch-rooted approach to education. Within the English Stream, the language of instruction is English for both the English National Curriculum and the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). The Dutch Stream offers a mirrored learning experience, with the Dutch National Curriculum and IPC delivered in Dutch. As part of the daily curriculum, children also have access to either Dutch or English language lessons. 

Hwa Chong International School

Photo Credits: Hwa Chong International School Facebook page

Venue: 663 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 269783
Price: -
Levels: Secondary
Website: https://www.hcis.edu.sg/

Hwa Chong International School (HCIS) is a member of the prestigious Hwa Chong family of schools, drawing its core strengths from a century old tradition of educational excellence and philanthropy. Established in 2005 with the endorsement of the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Economic Development Board of Singapore (EDB), HCIS is part of Singapore’s endeavours to diversify the local education landscape and offer more educational pathways and connections with the region and the world. As a local international school, at least half of the student population is local, and the rest from over 20 countries.

HCIS offers a six-year integrated curriculum that eventually prepares students for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma at Year 6 (Grade 12). Our IB graduates have been well placed to seek admission to prestigious universities around the world, having been nurtured with capability building and character development into global citizens who will collectively create a better world.

ISS International School

Photo Credits: ISS International School Facebook page

Venue: 21 Preston Road Singapore 109355
Price: from $27,000 per year
Levels: Kindergarten to Diploma
Website: https://www.iss.edu.sg/

ISS International School is the longest established three programme authorised World IB school in Singapore. welcoming students across all ages and abilities from IB PYP (Kindergarten to Grade 5), IB MYP (Grades 6-10), right up to the IB DP (Grades 11-12) programme. 

The school serves around 500 students from over 40 different countries and approaches curriculum planning and delivery centered on the student needs, creating individual student strategies to help students thrive and excel. 

Singapore Japanese School 

Venue: 

  • Clementi Campus:¬†95 Clementi Road Singapore 129782
  • Changi Campus:¬†11 Upper Changi Road North Singapore 507657
  • West Coast Campus:¬†201 West Coast Road Singapore 127383

Price: from $13,000 per year
Levels: Primary to Secondary
Website: https://www.sjs.edu.sg/

The Singapore Japanese School offers a Japanese-based curriculum with a strong emphasis on the Japanese language and culture across 3 campuses. Its campus in Changi and Clementi caters to the primary school grades while the West Coast campus caters to secondary school children. The school has a reputation for academic excellence and offers a wide range of extracurricular activities. JSS also places a strong emphasis on bilingual education and multicultural understanding. 

International French School - Singapore

Photo Credits: International French School - Singapore Facebook page

Venue: 3000 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3, Singapore 569928
Price: from $11,000 per year
Levels: Kindergarten to High School
Website: https://www.ifs.edu.sg/

International French School, (formerly the Lycée Français de Singapour) is a top private international school in Singapore certified by the French Ministry of Education. Operational for over 50 years IFS delivers a unique bilingual French-English education for international students aged 2 to 18. IFS is the only institution to offer the full French curriculum from Kindergarten to Lycee in Singapore. The French education system has a reputation for having one of the best education practices in the world, and IFS offers families based in Singapore access to an affordable, premium, multicultural, multilingual schooling delivered by highly experienced teachers with a track record of academic success.

Nexus International School (Singapore)

Photo Credits: Nexus International School, Singapore Facebook page

Venue: 1 Aljunied Walk Singapore 387293
Price: from $29,000 per year
Levels: Nursery to High School
Website: https://www.nexus.edu.sg/

Nexus International School is an international school for students aged 3-18 that promises a quality education in Singapore for your child. At Nexus International School, students’ intrinsic talents and natured and they are challenged be independent, critical thinkers.

With the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme, students are empowered to pursue their desired education pathway to make their academic ambitions a reality. Beyond the academic education in classrooms, they are equipped with life skills to adapt, innovate, solve problems, think critically and communicate confidently. Alongside our extensive co-curricular activities, school trips and entrepreneurship programme to give your child a plethora of opportunities for exposure outside the classroom,  our students’ school life is enriched with the opportunity to become fluent in new languages and excellent facilities. 

NPS International School

Venue: 

  • Primary Campus:¬†11 Hillside Drive,¬†Singapore 548926
  • Secondary Campus:¬†95 Jalan Eunos,¬†Singapore 419529

Price: from $16,000 per year
Levels: Kindergarten to High School
Website: https://www.npsinternational.com.sg/

NPS International School offers an enriching environment where each child feels valued and experiences a sense of belonging. The integrated approach is pivoted on individual attention, which in turn becomes the springboard for students to discover, engage and develop their multiple interests and capabilities. The school offers an extensive IB Diploma programme that is among the widest in subject choices in Singapore. 

The school's educational experience centres around 7 key attributes fostering the all-round development of each child. In addition to promoting academic excellence, children will experience a holistic learning environment and individualised attention.

Invictus International School

Photo Credits: Invictus International School Facebook page

Venue: 

  • 73 Loewen Road, #01-21, Singapore 248843
  • 320 Serangoon Road, Singapore 218108

Price: from $19,000 per year
Levels: Primary to A-Levels
Website: https://www.invictus.edu.sg/

Invictus was founded to provide quality and affordable education from Kindergarten to Cambridge A-Levels, utilising rigorous internationally renowned curricula and providing immersive classroom experiences through experienced educators to help each child develop a spirit of lifelong learning and excellence.

The school has grown substantially since its incorporation in 2016, now with two campuses (Dempsey Hill and Centrium) across the island, offering both English as well as primary school Bilingual English-Chinese curriculum in addition to its secondary school program.

Overseas Family School (OFS)

Photo Credits: Overseas Family School

Venue: 81 Pasir Ris Heights, Singapore 519292
Price: from $16,250 per year
Levels: Kindergarten to High School
Website: https://www.ofs.edu.sg/

Overseas Family School (OFS) provides a modern education in the English language for Overseas Families living in Singapore. The school's curriculum covers the International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC) Pre-K1 (2 years old) to K2, International Primary Curriculum (IPC) Grades 1 to 5 and International Baccalaureate (IB) Grades 6 to 12.

Stamford American International School (SAIS)

Photo Credits: Stamford American International School Facebook page

Venue: 

  • Woodleigh Campus: 1 Woodleigh Lane (Off Upper Serangoon Road), Singapore 357684
  • Early Learning Village: 3 Chuan Lane, Gate 4, Singapore 554350

Price: from $17,000 per year
Levels: Pre-Nursery to High School
Website: https://www.sais.edu.sg/

As one of the leading international schools in Singapore for children aged 2 months to 18 years, Stamford American International School (SAIS) offers the full International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme integrated with US Standards, combined with the College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) courses and Business and Technical Education Council (BTEC) Diploma curricula. Our international school looks forward to welcoming you to our global community.

St. Joseph's Institutional International 

Venue: 490 Thomson Road, Singapore, 298191
Price: -
Levels: Elementary to High School
Website: https://www.sji-international.com.sg/

St. Joseph's Institutional International consist of SJI International High School that opened its doors in 2007 and followed in 2008 by SJI International Elementary School. The school includes children from over 40 nationalities at the school, and the community includes families from many different cultures, faiths and traditions. 

Australian International School (AIS)

Venue: 1 Lorong Chuan Singapore 556 818
Price: from $34,000 per year
Levels: Infant care to Secondary
Website: https://www.ais.com.sg/

The Australian International School offers an uniquely International School Calendar and International Curriculum embedded with our values of Achievement, Opportunity, and Respect and cater for students from the age of 2 months to 18 Years.

This truly international education begins with the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IB PYP) from Preschool to Year 5, Australian Curriculum for Years 6 to 8, Cambridge IGCSE and the Australian Curriculum in Years 9 and 10, and the Higher School Certificate (HSC) or International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB DP) for Years 11 and 12.

Global Indian International School (GIIS)

Venue: 

  • 27 Punggol Field Walk, Singapore 828649
  • 82 Cheviot Hill, Singapore 459663

Price: from $16,800 per year
Levels: Kindergarten - IB Diploma
Website: https://singapore.globalindianschool.org/

A leading international school in Singapore, the Global Indian International School provides a skills-based education to students from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Established in 2002, students at both the Singapore campuses (Punggol and East Coast) are nurtured to become well-rounded individuals who are prepared to face the future with confidence.

Students are offered a wide range of International and Indian curricula, including the IB PYP (International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme), Cambridge IGCSE, IB Diploma Programme, CBSE and our Global Montessori Programme for Kindergarten.

International Community School (ICS)

Venue: 27a Jubilee Rd, Singapore 128575
Price: from $25,000 per year
Levels: Pre-Kindergarten - High School
Website: https://www.ics.edu.sg/

At International Community School (ICS), their aim is to provide an education that enriches minds and empowers students to make a difference in the world. They offer a low student-teacher ratio and attract students from 26 different nations, making it a diverse and fully-accredited K-12 international school that teaches an American curriculum with a Biblical worldview. ICS is dedicated to fostering a nurturing community that provides each student with a high-quality, comprehensive education both inside and outside the classroom. They strive to cultivate in their students a deep appreciation and respect for all cultures, a desire for lifelong learning, and a commitment to personal excellence that extends beyond academics.

United World College of South East Asia (UWCSEA) 

Photo Credits: UWC South East Asia Facebook page

Venue: 

  • 1207 Dover Road,¬†Singapore¬†139654
  • 1 Tampines Street 73,¬†Singapore¬†528704

Price: from $43,000 per year
Levels: Pre-Kindergarten - High School
Website: https://www.uwcsea.edu.sg/

United World College of South East Asia (UWCSEA) celebrates and builds on the success of individuals, with an aim to create a wider impact through our Mission. UWCSEA  embodies everything the UWC Movement stands for: concern and compassion for others, the willingness to accept responsibility, and tenacity in pursuit of the truth. What also distinguishes our students is how much they give service to others: their compassion and commitment are writ large in the many hundreds of hours of impactful service the College bears witness to every year, across a hugely diverse range of Activities, and which we celebrate as much as our Academic achievements.

Astor International School

Photo Credits: Astor International School Facebook page

Venue: 1 Kay Siang Rd #05-01/02 Singapore 248922
Price: from $14,900 per year
Levels: Primary
Website: https://www.astor.edu.sg/

Astor International School is a boutique international primary school in Singapore. Founded in 2019, Astor aims to provide quality, affordable education in a nurturing environment that develops life-long learners with a passion for knowledge. The school offers full-time courses for primary-age students (ages 5 to 12) based on the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and the world-renowned Singapore Maths and English curricula.

Brighton College (Singapore)

Photo Credits: Brighton College Singapore Facebook page

Venue: 1 Chuan Lane, Singapore 554299
Price: from $15,000 per year
Levels: Pre-Nursery - Primary
Website: https://www.brightoncollege.edu.sg/

Brighton College provides an ambitious and challenging British school education based on the English National Curriculum that is unapologetically focused on primary education and providing an unrivalled preparation for senior school. 

Our Prep and Pre-Prep schools create a nurturing and personalised environment where each child is individually known by the whole school community, providing an exceptional foundation for learning for children aged 18 months to 11 years.

Dover Court International School

Photo Credits: https://www.nordangliaeducation.com/

Venue: 301 Dover Road, 139644 Singapore
Price: from $23,000 per year
Levels: Nursery - Secondary
Website: https://www.nordangliaeducation.com/our-schools/singapore

Established since 1972, Dover Court International School in Singapore is one of the leading inclusive British international schools in Southeast Asia. Parents choose a Nord Anglia education because we offer academic, social and personal success for every student. Through opportunities to learn from the best, experiences beyond the ordinary, and the encouragement to achieve more than what they thought possible, we help our students succeed anywhere through our unique global educational offer.

Dulwich College (Singapore)

Photo Credits: Dulwich College (Singapore)

Venue: 71 Bukit Batok West Avenue 8, Singapore, 658966
Price: from $17,700 per year
Levels: Toddler - Senior School
Website: https://singapore.dulwich.org/

Dulwich College Singapore is an independent international school that delivers exceptional education to its students within a secure and enriching atmosphere. By taking a comprehensive approach to education, its primary aim is to empower students to develop their own individual learning styles, which promotes the growth of independent and responsible learners. This skill set is essential for achieving academic excellence, adapting to university life, and succeeding in an ever-evolving world.

The Grange Institution

Photo Credits: The Grange Institution

Venue: 449 Yio Chu Kang Road, Singapore 805946
Price: from $20,000 per year
Levels: Primary
Website: https://www.thegrange.edu.sg/

The Grange is an international primary school welcoming students aged 6 -12 years old who are Singapore PRs or Dependant Pass holders.

The Grange has an innovative and progressive approach to learning. As the only school in Singapore to deliver both the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and Cambridge Primary Curriculum, the school offers a balanced blend of both rigorous structured subject learning and inquiry-based thematic learning. Our balanced and holistic curriculum includes specialist subjects such as Personal, Social & Physical Education (PSPE), Music, Art and Technology/Coding.

The GUILD International College

Venue: 318A Tanglin Rd, Phoenix Park Singapore 247979
Price: from $21,600 per year
Levels: Middle to High School
Website: https://www.theguild.edu.sg/

The GUILD International College is an inclusive school integrating both special needs and mainstream students with additional support. We aim for our students to grow in curiosity, openness to different programmes, creativity, empathy, and a joy for learning.

Our highly personalised programme meet the needs of students who may not fit the narrow pathways of standardised education. By building their skills, strengthening their wellbeing, and empowering them, we give our students enduring capabilities that will transform them and serve them long after their graduation.

North London Collegiate School

Photo Credits: North London Collegiate School Singapore

Venue: 130 Depot Road, Singapore 109708
Price: from $33,000 per year
Levels: Pre-Kindergarten to High School
Website: https://nlcssingapore.sg/

NLCS (Singapore) seeks to provide an exceptional educational experience, based on the traditions, ethos and practices of North London Collegiate School, UK.

One World International School (OWIS)

Photo Credits: One World International School

Venue: 

  • 21 Jurong West Street 81, Singapore 649075
  • 1 Raffles Blvd, Suntec City, Singapore¬†039593

Price: from $18,500 per year
Levels: Pre-Kindergarten to High School
Website: https://www.owis.org/

One World International School (OWIS) allows students to learn in an intimate and engaging setting, where they can focus on discussion, cooperation and teamwork in a caring and nurturing environment. By striking a balance between personalising the educational experience and building a community of interconnected learners, we prepare students to become the next leaders of our global economy.

The Perse School Singapore

Venue: 191 Upper Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 588180
Price: from $25,000 per year
Levels: Primary - Secondary
Website: https://perse.edu.sg/

The Perse School Singapore is a boutique school situated at the heart of Bukit Timah. The capacity of our school is only 290 children, and we are therefore able to create a nurturing environment in which our children thrive, gaining confidence and lifelong friendships.

The Perse School Singapore is an accredited Cambridge International School following the Cambridge Primary (Year 1 to 6) and Cambridge Lower Secondary Curriculum (Year 7 starting August 2022, with higher years to follow). We also offer Singapore Mathematics and daily Mandarin classes in addition to English, Science, Geography, History, Art, Music, PE, Global Perspectives, and Digital Literacy.

Sir Manasseh International School

Photo Credits: Sir Manasseh Meyer International School - SMMIS Facebook page

Venue: 3 Jalan Ulu Sembawang, Singapore 758932
Price: from $16,000 per year
Levels: Pre-school - High School
Website: https://smmis.edu.sg/

Sir Manasseh International School is a small not for profit International School that offers a rigorous education with state-of-the-art facilities. As a Jewish School we have a strong ethical foundation and engender a commitment to social action, and healing the world. Our children are encouraged to see themselves as global citizens, with charity and volunteering a strong aspect of school life. We have a strong internationally trained staff body, who ignite a passion for lifelong learning, creative thinking and inspire a curiosity in the world around us. With over 23 nationalities and 6 faiths, everyone’s identity is celebrated.

Tanglin Trust School

Photo Credits: Tanglin Trust School Facebook page

Venue: 95 Portsdown Road, Singapore 139299
Price: from $16,000 per year
Levels: Infant - Senior School
Website: https://www.tts.edu.sg/

Established in 1925, Tanglin Trust School is the oldest British international school in Southeast Asia. Tanglin provides the English National Curriculum with an international perspective to children from 3 to 18 years in Singapore. 

Tanglin is a vibrant co-educational school of 2,800 students representing over 50 nationalities and provides a unique learning environment for children from Nursery right through to Sixth Form. As a not-for-profit school, tuition fees are devoted to the provision of an outstanding education. As the only school in Singapore to offer A Level and the IB Diploma in Sixth Form, all of Tanglin’s Sixth Formers study a programme that is tailored to them.

The Winstedt School

Photo Credits: The Winstedt School

Venue: 1208 Upper Boon Keng Road, Singapore 387312
Price: from $36,000 per year
Levels: Kindergarten - Senior School
Website: https://winstedt.edu.sg/

The Winstedt School challenges conventional thinking by creating an inclusive, comprehensive support system designed to leverage each student’s unique strengths. Individualised attention, small student-teacher ratios, selective curricula and equal emphasis on the soft skills can only result in all round success for our students. 

The Winsted School delivers an internationally-recognised British curriculum through multi-sensory, arts-infused lessons and personalised instruction. Our students access internationally accredited curriculum through the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and the International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC). The Senior School core subjects are all taught in line with EdExcel KS3 and KS4 curriculum.

XCL American Academy 

Venue: 2 Yishun Street 42, Singapore 768039
Price: from $22,000 per year
Levels: Nursery - Middle School
Website: https://www.xaa.edu.sg/

The XCL American Academy academic program is built upon a rigorous set of standards to establish strong foundations in our young pioneers.

We follow the AERO Common Core standards for almost all our subjects, providing a high-quality standards-based curriculum focused on creating seamless pathways for high school, university and career preparation. Our math curriculum follows the Everyday Math program developed by the University of Chicago, consistently ranked among the Top 10 Universities of the world.

XCL World Academy

Venue: 2 Yishun Street 42, Singapore 768039
Price: from $21,000 per year
Levels: Nursery - Diploma
Website: https://www.xaa.edu.sg/

XCL World Academy offers a rigorous and balanced education for students aged 2 to 18, beginning with our Nursery programme and continuing through the full International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum of studies. We encourage students to play an active role in their learning, whether it’s inside or outside the classroom.

At XCL World Academy, we believe that education should prepare students to shape and not merely be a part of tomorrow. Beyond facts and figures, we equip students with the skills and values they need to succeed in the future.

 

Cover Photo Credits: Tanglin Trust School, OWIS, Dulwich College (Singapore), OFS

 



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