Indonesian National "Plus" and International Schools
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In the mid-1990s, the Indonesian Department of Education and Culture began to open opportunities for the development of what are termed national "plus" schools. These schools have become the creme de la creme of the Indonesian school system.
Admission is open to expatriate children and some of these schools offer international curriculum and English as the medium of instruction. They are a great alternative to the more expensive international schools for expatriates whose companies will not cover the cost of education, as well as for the children of mixed Indonesian-expat marriages.
The list is actually longer than what we've included here. We have only included the schools that have been recommended by expat parents.
Enrollment in most Indonesian schools begins in April of each year for July admission.
An International Baccalaureate World School offering the IB Primary Years Programme, IB Middle Years Programme and IB Diploma Programme.
Sekolah Ciputra is the only school in Surabaya authorized to offer each of the highly respected International Baccalaureate (IB) Programmes. The IB Primary Years Programme commences in Play Group, formal education for 3 year olds, and continues until the end of Elementary Grade 6. The IB Middle Years Programme covers the first 4 years of the High School, Grade 7-10, providing excellent preparation for the IB Diploma in Grades 11 and 12.
Programs are taught in English by qualified and experienced native English speaking expatriate teachers and bi-lingual Indonesian teachers. Maximum class sizes in Play Group are 20, ranging up to 24 in the Elementary School and High School.
Specialist facilities that support the teaching programs include wi-fi throughout the school, 4 computer laboratories, 2 learning resource centres, a music and recording suite, ballet room, drama room, art and technology rooms, science laboratories, full sized gymnasium, outside covered basketball court, football fields and a shared oval with Surabaya International School for athletics. All classrooms are air-conditioned.
Our expatriate and Indonesian students directly enter leading universities overseas, with former students currently studying in universities and colleges in the United States, Australia, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore and China.
Student Population: 1020
School Director: Gerald Donovan
Sekolah Bogor Raya is Bogor’s leading International Standard school. Founded in 1995, we provide both locally and internationally accredited curricula in a green and pleasant environment in the picturesque Bogor Lakeside residential complex, near the main Bogor Toll exit.
Sekolah Bogor Raya is a multi-faith school with students from many different nationalities and backgrounds. Our school runs from Playgroup up to Senior High School and our students come mostly from the Bogor, Sentul, and Cibubur areas. A bus service is available to and from most locations.
Central to our teaching and learning programs are a commitment to developing;
Our national and international accreditation includes;
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