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*SPK or Satuan Pendidikan Kerjasama / Collaborative Education Unit) is the designation that the Indonesian government gives (since 2015) to international schools which are not run by actual embassies. As per these Indonesian Ministry of Education regulations, schools in Indonesia can no longer use “International” in their name; so many schools have changed their name in recent years in regulatory compliance. Learn more about the Indonesian education system.

International Schools in Jakarta

ACG SCHOOL JAKARTA

Jl. Warung Jati Barat No. 19
(Taman Margasatwa)
Jati Padang, Pasar Minggu
South Jakarta
Tel. (62-21)2978-0200
Email [email protected]
Website www.acgedu.com
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IB Primary Years Programme for Kindergarten to Year 6
Cambridge Secondary 1 and KS3 British National Curriculum for Middle School
IB Diploma Programme for Years 12 and 13
Principal: Shawn Hutchinson
Enrolment: 500

ACG School Jakarta is a member of ACG Education (Academic Colleges Group) and an international school located in South Jakarta offering World-class education from Kindergarten (3 year-olds) to Year 13 (18 year-olds). Our Primary curriculum (Kindergarten to Year 6) is developed through the framework of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP). The Cambridge International Lower Secondary curriculum framework for English, Mathematics, Science and Global Perspectives and the KS3 British national curriculum framework for Art, Music, Drama, Physical Education, and HPD are delivered in the Middle School for students in Years 7 to 9. Students take a programme of study at Years 10 and 11 leading to the International General Certificate in Secondary Education (IGCSE) examinations at the end of Year 11. Our graduation qualification is the highly-respected International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).

ACG School Jakarta students also enjoy the future benefits of being part of a large educational organization of schools and can apply for scholarships to continue their studies at ACG Education in New Zealand. The strong international links between New Zealand, Vietnam and Indonesia assures parents that students attending ACG Education schools will truly experience the highest standards and quality of education available. ACG School Jakarta is also proud to be a member of JASIS (Java Association of Small International Schools) which offers our students inter-school sporting, academic and social opportunities, whilst maintaining the benefits of remaining in a small caring campus.

AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL - JAKARTA

Pejaten Campus - Secondary
Jl. Pejaten Barat No. 69
South Jakarta
Tel. (62-21) 782-1141, 782-4024
Head of Pejaten Campus: Henri Bemelmans
Enrollment – 250

Kemang Campus - Pre-school to Primary
Jl. Kemang Timur No. 81
South Jakarta
Tel. (62-21) 7179-2949
Principal –Michelle Reynolds
Head of Kemang Campus: Brenton Hall
Enrollment – 400

Curriculum - Australian, Levels - Pre-school through Year 12. IB Diplomas
Email [email protected]
Website www.ais-indonesia.com

AIS Indonesia provides a world-class education for Pre-school to Year 12 students with well-resourced campuses in Jakarta and Bali. The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma is offered in both Jakarta and Bali.

You are invited to discover the AIS success story which features:

  • A friendly and vibrant community where every student is nurtured and encouraged to achieve their personal best
  • A world-class Australian curriculum complemented by highly qualified teachers with international experience
  • A commitment to providing innovative and challenging individual learning programs
  • A values-based education experience which provides a solid foundation for future academic success and personal growth
  • A safe and caring environment

At AIS, it’s all about “Empowering Minds and Uniting Communities”. To find out more about successful learning at AIS and our four campuses, we invite you to explore our website or contact us for a tour. of one of our campuses. In compliance with Indonesian Ministry of Education regulations where no schools can use international in their school name, the Australian International School is now called the Australian Independent School.

BEACON ACADEMY

Jalan Pegangsaan Dua, No.66
Kelapa Gading, Jakarta 14250
Tel. (62-21) 460-3480
Email [email protected]
Website www.beaconacademy.net
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Joining the Academy is like joining like-minded families who understand that the world is no longer a place for traditional schooling. Beacon Academy invests in quality teachers and raises the 'learning-bar'. Students at the Academy are known in the community as being the most profound and knowledgeable, as learners are fully immersed in the connectedness of their learning with the world around them. There is an increased focus on the use of technology, sports and the arts with the new campus being designed to accommodate these priorities.

Facilities include a competition sized football pitch, swimming complex, indoor gymnasium, 110-seater rehearsal theater and a 520 seater auditorium. The Academy strongly believes in embracing creativity and has a comprehensive creative and performing arts programme in place for its learners.

Curriculum:
International Primary Curriculum and Cambridge Primary (Years 1-5)
International Middle Years' Curriculum and Cambridge Secondary 1 (Years 6-8),
IGCSE (Years 9-10)
IB Diploma School (Years 11-12)

BINA NUSANTARA SCHOOL

BINUS School Simprug
Jl. Sultan Iskandar Muda Kav. G-8
Jakarta Selatan 12220
Tel. (62-21) 724-3663 ext. 4120-22
Fax (62-21) 723–7678
Email [email protected]
Website www.binus.edu
Twitter pages

Bina Nusantara School is one of the leading education insitutions in Indonesia and has been in existence for over 35 years. Bina Nusantara offers pre-school education until doctorate programme as well as online learning experiences and affiliations with well-known educational institutions around the world. The school’s campuses are BINUS School Simprug with IB Curriculum while BINUS School Serpong and BINUS School Bekasi with Cambridge Curriculum. Please contact our Admissions Officer to learn more about each school’s uniqueness and the benefits of becoming a part of a growing Binusian community.

El SHADDAI INTERCONTINENTAL SCHOOL

International Christian School
Kompleks Permata Mediterania
(behind Pertamina Gas Station)
Jl. Pos Pengumben Raya No. 40
Jakarta Selatan
Tel.  (+62-21) 5890-7193, 5890-7194
Email  [email protected]
Website www.elshaddaischool.com
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El Shaddai Intercontinental School (ESIS) is an International Christian school incorporates the Cambridge curriculum and Accelerated Christian Education (character building program), and our graduates have attended world–renowned universities such as Liberty University, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Berkeley, and Oxford.

ESIS provides a holistic (heart, mind, body) quality education that considers the uniqueness, individuality, wisdom and building of godly character to train students for a successful life journey. We produce skillful and godly character students that will be successful persons that contributes to nation-building. If you have the right character and skills, success will follow. “Wisdom precedes success, it prepares the life for success when you build on it.” “Solomon asked God for wisdom and knowledge to rule and judge his people, God granted it to him & Solomon was given riches, possession, honor, and glory that no other king had and will have.”

ESIS students are history makers, trained to be citizens of character, a heart issue much needed in life’s success. Success is seen by the fruit of our outstanding graduates who have made an impact for their nation and the world. Our 15 year-old graduate attained a double Bachelor Degree with Summa Cumlaude from Universitas Indonesia and Queensland University; and at 20 year-old, she is now attending Columbia University for her Master’s Degree. She has worked underthe Jakara Vice Governor (Ahok) and her vision is to become a minister and help her country. Our graduates have attained scholarships to universities internationally and locally in the field of international business, law, accounting, etc. Many of them are out in the workplace working in their own business and also professionally at KPMG Singapore & U.S.A., Prudential, Mind Share, Bank of Singapore, etc. You know a successful ESIS by the fruit of their students.

 

ICHTHUS SCHOOL

South Campus
Jl. Caringin Barat No. 1
Cilandak Barat, Jakarta Selatan 12430
Tel. Primary (62-21) 7590-8850
Secondary (62-21) 7590-8820
Fax (62-21) 7590-8817

West Campus
Jl. Surya Mandala 3 Blok N2 No. 11 Sunrise Garden, Jakarta Barat 11520
Tel. (62-21) 581-2228 (Primary & Secondary)
Fax (62-21)6221 581-2227

Email [email protected]
Website www.ichthusschool.com

Curriculum: Cambridge Primary Check Point (Grade 1–6)
Cambridge IGCSE (Grade 7-10)
EDEXCEL International A Level (Grade 11–12)

Ichthus School is one of the premier international schools in Jakarta. We offer a complete International Primary to A-Level Educational Pathway for students aged 6-17 years old. Ichthus has developed its own unique curriculum and uses the Cambridge curriculum from Primary to IGCSE in Secondary. The EDEXCEL international A-Level is used in Grades 11 & 12.

What is unique about the Ichthus Curriculum is that it integrates and utilizes an enquiry based approach. The curriculum incorporates both international and Indonesian content with high academic expectations supported by strong Christian values. The curriculum focuses on students’ individual learning styles and strengths through the development of projects for each theme. Our teachers and staff members endeavor to know each student personally, allowing for greater individual attention and support when needed. The personalized teaching and unique character building through Christian values at Ichthus results in a holistic approach to education thus nurturing academic excellence, moral acuteness and spiritual engagement in our students.

Highlights:
Language of instruction - English
Languages: English, Bahasa Indonesia, Mandarin / French
Character building - Biblically based values
Dual curriculum - National & International
Challenging reading programs
Religion Classes & Chapel time
Learning Centres
Projects - Collaborative and Individual work
Specialist teachers in Art, Music, Drama, PE and Computers

IPEKA INTEGRATED CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Kompleks Taman Meruya Ilir
Jl. Batu Mulia Blok K
Jakarta Barat, Jakarta 11620
Tel. (62-21) 5890-5890, 5890-5891
Fax (62-21) 5890-5734
Email [email protected]
Website www.iics.sch.id

Curriculum:  New South Wales Australian Curriculum Standard
Level: K–12
Current Enrollment: approximately 1,150 students
Alumni: Over 1200 students
Accreditations: ACSI, WASC, BOSTES, and Indonesian Government
Head of School: Joshie Katherine Tan, B. Com, M. Ed
Kindergarten – Elementary Principal: Gabie Alvina, S. Psi, M.Ed
Junior High School Principal: Tjhin Lince, S.Pd., M.Pd., Ed.S
Senior High School Principal: Lim Farida Hadikusuma BSc(Hons)

IPEKA Integrated Christian School (IICS) is an ACSI and WASC accredited school. It  prepares young generation for a life that God has called them into. Through academic, non academic, and character building programs, we educate them with an integrated learning system based on Christian values. Students are nurtured and trained to be competent individuals who respond to issues in this world as Christians. Our IICS identity grows out of IPEKA’s mission, vision and core values. It is further defined in our unique Expected Student Learning Outcomes. We welcome your enquiries and/or visit us to get to know us more.

Mission: To educate students holistically based on Christian Values
Vision: To be an excellent Christian educational institution which declares Christ as the source of all wisdom and knowledge
Core Values: Service, Discipline, Integrity, Lifelong Learning, and Respect for all individuals.

Expected School-wide Learning Results (ESLRs):
1. Faithful followers of Christ
2. Independent Critical Thinkers
3. Effective English Communicators
4. Prepared Members of the Global Community and
5. Academically Prepared as Lifelong Learners.

 

JAKARTA NANYANG SCHOOL

Jl. Sekolah Foresta No. 1
BSD City, Tangerang 15331
Tel. + 6221 5055-5999
Fax + 6221 5055-5650
Website www.jny.sch.id
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Curriculum: Primary (iPSLE), Secondary and Junior College (IGCSE/A-Levels)
Principal: Mr. Paul Tan Chin Guan
Grade levels: Toddler, Kindergarten, Primary, Secondary and Junior College: Toddler (18 months) through to JC.

Jakarta Nanyang School (JNY), in collaboration with Nanyang Family of Schools, Singapore, is a new institution dedicated to education in BSD City, set within four hectares of lush green environment, with easy access by toll from Serpong, Gading Serpong, Karawaci, Pondok Indah, Pantai Indah Kapuk and Alam Sutera.

As our mission states, “Nurturing individuals who will excel to the fullest of their potential, staying loyal to the country, and contributing significantly to society”, this is our aim for all who attend JNY. We are a trilingual school offering international curricula with an emphasis on five key areas of student development – Intellectual, Physical, Aesthetic, Social and Moral.

With top-of-the-range modern facilities, set in an ultra-secure building, including an iMac lab, Multi-Purpose Sports Hall, Eco-pond with Butterfly Enclosure, two swimming pools and running track opening in July 2014, we offer an international curriculum – iPSLE in Primary and Cambridge IGCSE/A-Levels throughout Secondary and Junior College. Furthermore, our purpose-built Kindergarten Block, with its very own library, Learning Kitchen, indoor and outdoor play-areas and Dance Studio, will help build the confidence of your children from the earliest years.

Finally, as a trilingual school, your child will learn English Language, Chinese Language and Bahasa Indonesia. In addition, we provide ESL/EAL support, with individualised WIDA testing, in order to ensure all students, regardless of their mother tongue, are competent in languages.

For more information, feel free to call, visit our website or social media outlets, or visit our campus in BSD City.

JAKARTA WORLD ACADEMY

Gedung CHUBB Square
Thamrin Nine Podium, 8th Floor
Jl. MH. Thamrin No. 10
Jakarta Pusat 10230
Tel. +62 21 2993-7234 Ext. 300
Fax +62 21 2993-7237
Email [email protected]
Website www.jwa-jkt.com
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Jakarta World Academy (JWA) offers Toddler to Kindergarten Two programme. For Toddler to Kindergarten One, Jakarta World Academy provides a challenging and engaging early years (EY) curriculum that develops students physically, intelectually, emotionally and socially. The early years curriculum bases students learning on the standards set out in the Early Year Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework from the UK.

Within the Early Years Foundation Stage programme, there are seven areas of learning. The prime areas begin to develop quickly in response to relationships and experiences, and run through and support learning in all other areas. The Prime Areas continue to be fundamental throughout the EYFS. The specific areas include essential skills and knowledge. They grow out of the prime areas, and provide important context for learning.

Jakarta World Academy authorised to offer the Cambridge Primary programme for Kindergarten Two students. With its programmes, JWA provides a special focus on holistic development with a child-centred approach which helps students to begin to make sense of their world through a broad and balanced learning environment. English is the language of instruction, and all students study Bahasa Indonesia and Mandarin. JWA offers a strong Chinesse programme in partnership with the prestigious Peking University Kindergarten and Elementary School, Beijing, China.

Parents are welcome to come and visit our school located in CHUBB Square 8th Floor, MH. Thamrin 10 Jakarta. Detailed information can be seen on our website.

JAYAKARTA MONTESSORI SCHOOL

Jl. Kemang Selatan 1, Blok L-1
Kemang, South Jakarta 12730
Tel. (62-21) 719-4907, 719-4908
Fax (62-21) 719-3110
Email [email protected]
Website www.jktmontessori.com
Principal: Siti Rohmatun

Curriculum: Montessori Method for preschool, Elementary levels use a hybrid of Singapore/British/American system taking the best of each, within a Montessori setting.
Toddlers (2 years) to Grade/Primary school (11 years)

Give your child the Montessori Advantage! Our developmentally appropriate programs foster creativity, self confidence and a natural love of learning. Guided by skilled, Montessori trained teachers; we promote your child's physical, social, emotional and mental development, thus providing an excellent foundation for life in larger schools. Please visit us anytime, we also offer free trial classes.

NIS SCHOOL, JAKARTA

Jl. NIS No. 1
Kenanga Terusan, Ampera Raya Cilandak
Jakarta 12560
Tel. +(62-21) 782-3930
Fax +(62 21) 782-3929
Email [email protected]
Website www.nordangliaeducation.com
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Principal: Ms Niki Meehan (from Jan 2018)
Interim school leader: Femke van Ommen
Enrolment: up to 300

Curriculum: Cambridge International Primary Programme (English language stream); Dutch curriculum (Dutch language stream); International Primary Curriculum (both streams). In the Early Years (Pre-Nursery, Nursery and Reception) teaching and learning is guided by the Reggio Emilia teaching philosophy.

NIS in Jakarta offers an international education in two languages, English and Dutch, to children aged from 18 months to 12 years. There are almost 30 nationalities represented in the student body. As of May 2017, NIS became part of the Nord Anglia Education family of premium international schools. As a Nord Anglia school, NIS will bring world-class learning opportunities to Jakarta:

  • The greenest, most tranquil campus in Jakarta will get even better, with substantial investment in the facilities over the course of 2017 and 2018.
  • Unique learning opportunities are on the way, like collaborations with the Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and UNICEF.
  • The school’s highly regarded international teaching is benefiting from Nord Anglia’s unique teacher recruitment, training and support

NEW ZEALAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL

Kemang Selatan No. 1a (Primary Campus)
Kemang, Jakarta Selatan 12730
Tel. (62-21) 718-3222
Fax (62-21) 719-8074
Head of Primary: Ms Susan Hall
Email: [email protected]

Jl. Kemang Raya No. 70 (Secondary Campus)
Kemang, Jakarta Selatan 12730
Telephone: (62-21) 718-3111
Fax: (62-21) 719-6525
Secondary Lead Coordinator: Ms Bagyam Kamal, Ms Veronica Vumbaca & Ms Barbara McLellan
Email: [email protected]

NZIS Principal: Ms. Susan Hall
Email [email protected]
Website www.nzis.school.nz
School Enrolment: 300
Facebook page You Tube channel

NZIS is open to students of all nationalities aged 2 to 18 years old and follows the Southern Hemisphere school year. On the Early Years and Primary campus we follow the world renowned New Zealand Curriculum focusing on creating dynamic learners.

On our Secondary campus, in tune with many New Zealand Secondary Schools, students take on the challenge of preparing for university entrance exams by studying IGCSE and A Levels for the University of Cambridge International Examinations (www.cie.org.uk). This globally recognised qualification provides entry to all leading universities in the world.

On both Campuses we offer small class sizes with native English-speaking expatriate teachers (mainly Kiwis!) resulting in a high degree of teacher attention and pastoral care. It is well known that the quality of the relationship between parent, student and teacher is fundamental to your child's success and this is something we foster from the first day your child joins the NZIS family.

NORTH JAKARTA INTERCULTURAL SCHOOL

Jl. Boulevard Bukit Gading Raya
Kelapa Gading, Jakarta Utara 14240
Tel. (62-21) 4586-5222, 3670-0770
Fax (62-21) 4586-5232
Email  [email protected]
Website www.njis.org

North Jakarta Intercultural School is a multicultural community rich in traditions of East and West serving a diverse group of students. Our school program continues to expand and meet the needs of our school community. We believe that offering a program that supports the development of children over their early childhood, elementary, middle and high school years is important so that we can ensure that each child grows and develops in all areas over the lifespan of a child in an Early Childhood through Grade 12. We project that we will continue to grow for the next several years.

At NJIS, we recognize that children come to us with unique experiences, backgrounds, abilities, and interests. Our teachers promote cross-cultural understanding to meet varying needs, abilities, and learning styles of students. We provide a balanced education program within a safe environment so that each child can learn and grow to his or her greatest potential.

We offer an outstanding education, and our curriculum is designed for all children between the ages of 3 and 18. NJIS is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Effective the 2016-2017 school year, NJIS serves the following programs:

Early Childhood  three- to four-year olds
Kindergarten      five-year olds
Elementary        Grades 1-5
Middle School     Grades 6-8
High School       Grades 9-12

The NJIS learning environment is flexible, and our teachers are experts in working with young children. Our program focuses on the development of the whole child, with play being an important part of the program. We believe that play helps young children make meaning of the world around them.

ROYAL PRIMARY ACADEMY

Jalan Kuningan Utama Lot 15
Lumina Tower, 9th floo​r​
Jakarta 12960 Indonesia​
Tel. ​+62-811-8899-400
Email​ ​​[email protected]
Webiste www.royalacademy.sch.id
Facebook page Indonesian Twitter pages

RPA is an international standard primary school located in South-Central Jakarta. Our learning community totals approximately 110 students represented by 18 nationalities. We feel this mix of nationalities and cultures provides the foundation for internationally minded students, which is essential to fulfilling our vision as a school.

This vision is further supported by our internationally diverse teaching team, as well as our curriculum, the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). The IPC can be found in over 1,800 schools in over 90 countries around the world. Using the IPC, we aim to fulfil ourmission of equipping our students with 21st century skills to prepare them for the challenges of the rapidly changing world.

At Royal Primary Academy, as a part of our philosophy of learning, we believe that each learner is unique. We seek to actively engage our learners in rigorous learning experiences that challenge them at their development levels, focusing on fundamental knowledge and skills, as well as pushing our students to adapt, collaborate, and innovate.

We believe in a holistic approach to education, meaning that as a school, we aim to develop the whole child, not simply focusing on core academic subjects. Every student at RPA has classes in Music, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Art, Mandarin, andPhysical Education each week. Students also attend a variety of Enrichment Activities, after school, to ensure a range of learning opportunities for our students. We intentionally cultivate the character of our students through the IPC Personal Goals, as well as leadership skills, through our implementation of The Leader In Me program.

To find out about what has been happening in and around our school, please take a look at our news section and school blog. If you would like any additional information, or to arrange a visit, please feel free to contact us. We would love to show you around our wonderful school.


SEKOLAH PELITA HARAPAN (SPH)

LIPPO VILLAGE
2500 Bulevar Palem Raya
Lippo Village, Tangerang 15811
Tel. (62-21) 546 0234
Fax (62-21) 546 0248
Email [email protected]

KEMANG VILLAGE
Jl. Pangeran Antasari No. 36
Kemang, Jakarta Selatan 12150
Tel. (62-21) 2905 6789
Fax (62-21) 2905 6446
Email [email protected]

* Note: Differences from one school to another may occur. Please contact each school for detailed information.

Website www.sph.edu

SENTUL CITY
Jl. Babakan Madang
Sentul City, Bogor 16810
Tel. (62-21) 8796 0234
Fax (62-21) 8796 0069
Email [email protected]
(boarding houses available)

LIPPO CIKARANG
Jl. Dago Permai No. 1, Kompleks Dago Villas
Lippo Cikarang, Bekasi 17550
Tel. (62-21) 897 2786-87
Fax (62-21) 897 2795
Email [email protected]

PLUIT VILLAGE
Pluit Village Mall
Jl. Pluit Indah Raya
Jakarta Utara 14450
Tel. (62-21) 6667 0315
Fax (62-21) 6667 0314
Email [email protected]

For over 20 years Pelita Harapan schools have offered high quality Christian education in Indonesia. At all times the schools practices are aligned with their Vision: True Knowledge, Faith in Christ and Godly Character; and their Mission: Proclaiming the Preeminence of Christ and Engaging in the Redemptive Restoration of All Things in Him through Holistic Education.

The Lippo Village campus was founded in 1993 by the Yayasan Pendidikan Pelita Harapan (YPPH), followed by Sentul City in 1994, Lippo Cikarang in 1995, Kemang Village in 2010 and Pluit Village in 2014. With total enrolments numbering 2400 students from Kindergarten (age 3 years) to Grade 12 (age 17 years) across the 5 schools around Jakarta, SPH exists to prepare students to becometomorrow’s Indonesian leaders and world citizens.

SPH schools are members of the Council of International Schools (CIS), and some are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). The curriculum is internationally recognized and accredited by the world-renowned International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO). At Kemang Village, Lippo Cikarang and Pluit Village, the curriculum includes Cambridge and International Baccalaureate Programs.

Our teachers are recruited from overseas mainly USA, Canada, Australia and  Philippines as well as domestically. We challenge our students to succeed academically and to reach their full potential in cultural, artistic, and sporting areas. Academic results continue to show our IB Diploma graduates scoring above the world average. Almost all our graduates pursue higher education in well-respected universities around the world : USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, as well as Indonesia.

Besides being academic, SPH also has a proud history of excellence in the Performing Arts. Our students perform locally and internationally. We also plan purposeful, physical activities to equip our students with the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to enjoy a physically active and healthy lifestyle.

SPH has excellent facilities to support creative teaching and an effective learning environment. These include swimming pools, tennis courts, gymnasiums, athletic field, soccer fields, basketball courts, badminton courts, fitness center, computer and science laboratories, food technology & design technology workshops, music rooms, art rooms, multipurpose rooms, resource rooms, libraries, health centers, bookstores, banks, canteens and playgrounds.

Sentul City campus also provides a boarding facility with separate accommodation for girls and boys in grades 7-12. A chaplain, supervisors, a nurse and tutors are essential parts of the Pelita Harapan House community. Surrounded by a green environment, clean air, and all the school's facilities, this residence provides a comfortable and ;convenient home away from home, where people can maximize their learning and develop friends for life.

The student composition at each school varies from location to location; families are primarily Indonesian, but include other nationalities. At our city school, approximately 45% of students are from other countries. There are currently expatriate students from many parts of the world including Korea, Australia, Singapore, America and Canada.

Language of instruction is English, Mandarin and Bahasa Indonesia are taught to all students. Tuition fees (SPP) range from US$ 5,000 to US$ 20,000/year across campuses and grades. This fee excludes the annual development fee (DPP) from US$ 2,000 to 5,000(*).

Our admissions staff will be happy to respond to any questions and to provide more detailed information. We invite you to come to one of our Open Houses which are scheduled several times a year. There will be information about Vision, Mission and Curriculum. Students and alumni share their experiences. There are school tours, administration info, etc. Please contact our admissions office for more information.

SINARMAS WORLD ACADEMY

Jl. TM Pahlawan Seribu CBD Lot XV
BSD City, Tangerang
Tel. (021) 5316-1400 ext. 8282
Email [email protected]
Website  www.swa-jkt.com

Sinarmas World Academy (SWA) provides an international education experience from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12, with a goal to achieve Academic Excellence. SWA opened in July 2008 and the first cohort of Grade 12 students graduated in June 2012. English is the language of instruction, and all students study Bahasa Indonesia and Mandarin. SWA offers a strong Chinese programme in partnership with the prestigious Peking University Kindergarten and Elementary School, Beijing, China.

SWA is offering a challenging and engaging Early Years (EY) curriculum that develops students physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially. The Early Years curriculum bases students learning on the standards set out in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework from the UK.

Starting from Kindergarten 2 to Grade 5, SWA offers the Cambridge Primary Programme integrated with PKU, National curriculum along with any other international curriculum standard. We promote the education of the whole person, emphasizing intellectual, personal, emotional and social growth, involving the traditions of learning in languages, sciences, mathematics, social studies, ICT, and the arts.

In Grades 6 to 10, the syllabus from Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) is integrated within the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP) curriculum framework. The school shapes the curriculum according to national requirements and to the school’s Asian cultural identity.

In Grades 11 & 12, students follow the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, where the curriculum and assessment procedures are prescribed in detail in order to meet the requirements for university entrance around the world.

SWA has outstanding international award-winning facilities, which have been designed to suit the school’s commitment to providing an education that prepares students for life in the 21st century. Facilities are spacious and include gymnasiums; sport fields; fitness centre; pools; adventure playground; studios for art, music, dance and drama; science laboratories, theatre, libraries, IT Help Desk, student shop and cafetaria.

SWA offers an extensive co-curricular programme including a wide range of sports, performing arts and academic offerings. Popular programmes include Wushu, Riveria English for All, Model United Nations (MUN), Habitat for Humanity, and a wide range of inter-school competitions, artistic and cultural activities as well as other student initiated IB CAS projects. All students are involved in leadership and sustainable action with student led projects that support the Millennium Development Goals and CAS Learning outcomes. The annual Indonesian Field Study Trips are a weeklong programme providing an opportunity for students in Grade 6 – 12 to learn and work beyond the school campus and directly engage with Indonesian society and cultural experiences.

SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL

Campuses:

Permata Buana - Campus 1 (Toddler – Primary):

Jl. Pulau Selayar i/1
Permata Buana, West Jakarta 11610
Tel. (62–21) 5835-7830

Permata Buana - Campus 2 (Primary 4 - Grade 8)

Jl. Pulau Sebaru L4/1
Permata Buana, West Jakarta 11610
Tel. (62–21) 5830-4383

Permata Buana - Campus 3 (Grade 9 - 12)

Jl. Pulau Tidung
Taman Permata Buana, West Jakarta
Tel. (021) 5835-2448

Raffles Hills Campus (Toddler - Grade 12)

Jl. Alternatif Cibubur
Cimanngis, Depok 16954
Tel. (62-21) 844-7939

Email [email protected]
Website www.springfield.sch.id
Facebook page Indonesian Twitter pages

Springfield has been providing quality International Education since 1998. We have four wonderful, well resourced campuses with state of the art facilities in Permata Buana (West Jakarta) and Raffles Hills (Cibubur).

Springfield runs exceptional English and Mandarin programs taught by professional expatriate teachers. Each year our students achieve some of the highest marks in Indonesia on their Cambridge IGCSE, AS and A Level examinations.

Springfield has a Christian ethos, with a nurturing approach instilling values of compassion and respect in our students. For school tour, please contact the campus you wish to tour direct.

Curriculum:

  • Cambridge Primary/Secondary Checkpoint, IGCSE, and AS/A Level
  • National Examinations Center
  • HSK Mandarin Examinations
  • PSAT and ACT Test Centre


TUTOR TIME EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Email [email protected]
Website www.tutortime.co.id

JAKARTA SELATAN
Jl. Kemang Utara Raya No. 56
Tel. (62-21) 7179-3139, 718-2087

Jl. Arteri Pondok Indah No. 1
Tel. (62-21) 7279-8185, 7279-8223

JAKARTA BARAT
Perumahan Taman Kebon Jeruk Blok C2/19, Tel. (62-21) 586-8544, 5890-8012

JAKARTA UTARA
Gading Kirana Utara Blok E10/28
Kelapa Gading
Tel. (62-21) 4587-7312, 4587-7313

Komp. Ruko Gading Bukit Indah Blok O 15-16, Kelapa Gading
Tel. (62-21) 4584-2794 - 95

Jl. Pluit Permai Timur Blok H No. 16
Tel. (62-21) 669-2513, 661-9860

BANDUNG
Jl. Dipati Ukur No. 7
(corner of Jl. Kyai Gede Utama)
Tel. (022) 250-0031, 250-1145

SURABAYA
Jl. Raya Darmo Permai 2 / 20
Tel. (031) 731-6736, 732-9785

Curriculum: Tutor Time is an international franchise school from US. Its unique curriculum is designed by a US Early Childhood Education Specialist to encourage children from ages 6 months - 6 years to discover their own strengths, learn to value uniqueness in themselves and in others. Along with reading, writing and mathematics, children learn to love learning.

Practical Information for foreigners, expats and expatriates moving to Indonesia - find out about housing, schooling, transport, shopping and more to prepare you for your stay in Indonesia

British School Jakarta
Bintaro Main Campus (Pre-School to Year 13, ages 3-18)
Bintaro Jaya Sektor 9
Jl Raya Jombang-Ciledug
Pondok Aren, Tangerang 15227
Tel. (62-21) 745-1670

Deutsche Schule Jakarta
Jl. Puspa Widya No. 8
Bumi Serpong Damai
Tangerang 15322, Indonesia
Tel. (62-21) 537-8080

Gandhi Memorial Indonesian School
Jl. H.B.R. Motik
Komplek Kota Baru Bandar Kemayoran, Blok D6, Kav 1
Jakarta 10630, Indonesia
Tel. (62-21) 6586-5667, 6586-5668, 6586-5669

International Center for Special Care in Education
Jl. Jati Padang Utara No. 8 A-B
Pejaten - Jakarta 12540
Tel. (62-21) 780-7313

Jakarta International Korean School
Jl. Bina Marga No. 24
Kelurahan Ceger, Cipayung
Jakarta Timur
Tel. (62-21) 844-4958 - 844-4961

Jakarta Intercultural School
P.O. Box 1078 JKS
Jakarta 12010
Tel. (62-21) 769-2555 ext. 16566

Jakarta Japanese School
JL.Titihan Raya
Bintaro Jaya Sektor 9
Parigi-Pondok Aren, Tangerang, Banten 15227
Tel. (62-21) 745-4130

Lycee Francais Louis - Charles Damais Jakarta
Jl. Cipete Dalam No. 32
Cipete, Jakarta Selatan 12410
Tel. (62-21) 750-3062

Pakistan Embassy School Jakarta
Jl. Yos Sudarso kav 84-A
Sunter, Jakarta Utara
Tel. (62-21) 6530-1128, 6530-1129

Russian Embassy School
jl. Daksa V nO. 1
Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan
Tel. (62-21)

Singapore School
Bona Vista Complex
Jl. Bona Vista Raya
Lebak Bulus, Jakarta Selatan 12440
Tel. (62-21) 7591-4414

 

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International Schools Outside Jakarta


AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL - Kuta, Bali

Jl. Imam Bonjol  No. 458
Denpasar 80119, Bali
Tel. (62-361) 845-2000
Email [email protected]
Website www.ais-indonesia.com

Head of Bali Campus: John Milliss
Curriculum - Preschool to Year 12
Enrollment - 190

AIS Indonesia provides a world-class education for Pre-school to Year 12 students with well-resourced campuses in Jakarta and Bali. The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma is offered in both Jakarta and Bali.

AIS Bali campus is located to a new purpose-built 2-hectare campus, designed as a modern learning space with optimal air flow and natural daylight. Not only equipped with sophisticated infrastructures and green landscape, students enjoy state-of-the art school facilities including an 850 sqm multi-purpose court, 25 m. swimming pool, outdoor tennis court, soccer field, science laboratory, 40,000 book capacity library, amphitheater and a rooftop café.

You are invited to discover the AIS success story which features:

  • A friendly and vibrant community where every student is nurtured and encouraged to achieve their personal best
  • A world-class Australian curriculum complemented by highly qualified teachers with international experience
  • A commitment to providing innovative and challenging individual learning programs
  • A values-based education experience which provides a solid foundation for future academic success and personal growth
  • A safe and caring environment

At AIS, it’s all about “Empowering Minds and Uniting Communities”. To find out more about successful learning at AIS and our four campuses, we invite you to explore our website or contact us for a tour of our campus.

BALI ISLAND SCHOOL - Sanur, Bali

Jalan Danau Buyan IV No. 15
Sanur, Bali 80228
Tel. +62 361 288-770
Fax  +62 361 285-103
Email  [email protected]
Website www.baliislandschool.com
Facebook page

Bali Island School, formerly "Bali International School"  for a World-Class Education

Bali Island School (BIS) celebrates its 30-year anniversary this year. Bali International School opened in September 1985 and was renamed in accordance with the Ministerial Decree on Education in 2014. BIS engages and empowers globally-minded, confident learners to reach their utmost potential in an active, creative, and respectful learning community. BIS is the oldest school in Bali and is the only school on the island authorized to offer the full International Baccalaureate Programme continuum from Preschool to Grade 12: Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes).

Why BIS?

  • IB trained, dedicated and experienced international teaching staff.
  • Students’ scores are always above world averages.
  • Outstanding education outcomes and university placements.
  • Small classes and a broad range of course options.
  • Students from around the world.
  • Learning and language support and a student counselor.
  • Diverse, free-of-charge extracurricular program.
  • Best sports facilities on the island.
  • School campus sits in a secure and quiet location that is easily accessible.
  • Proactive parent association

BIS is fully accredited / authorized by: The International Baccalaureate (IB), The Council of International Schools (CIS), and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

BANDUNG INDEPENDENT SCHOOL

Jl. Surya Sumantri No. 61
Bandung, Jawa Barat 40164
Tel. (+62) 22 201-4995
WhatsApp (+62) 811-2142400
Email [email protected]
Website www.bisedu.or.id
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Bandung Independent School is a parent-run, non-profit school that has been providing progressive, international education since 1972. BIS serves students ages 2.5 through 18 and is the only school in Bandung to be accredited by CIS, NEASC, and the IB PYP and IB DP programs.

International-mindedness and a commitment to community service are at the core of our Vision and Mission, and BIS families and expatriate faculty represent 23 unique nationalities. We nurture the individual passions and talents of our students and work to personalize learning so that each child drives their own learning experience.

We warmly welcome you to visit our uniquely green campus in the heart of Bandung and meet our principled, open-minded, and caring students and faculty for yourself.

BINA NUSANTARA SCHOOLS - Serpong & Bekasi, West Java

BINUS School Serpong
Jl. Lengkong Karya-Jelupang No. 58
Lengkong Karya, Serpong
Tangerang, West Java
Tel (62-21) 536-96961 Ext. 5101-04
Fax (62-21) 533–0715
Email [email protected]
Website www.serpong.binus.sch.id
Facebook page Twitter pages
BINUS School Bekasi
Jl. Tirta Utama No. 1
Bumiwedari, Vida Bekasi 17151
Tel. (62-21) 8261-7788 Ext. 207
Email [email protected]
Website www.bekasi.binus.sch.id
Twitter pages

Bina Nusantara School is one of the leading education insitutions in Indonesia and has been in existence for over 35 years. Bina Nusantara offers pre-school education until doctorate programme as well as online learning experiences and affiliations with well-known educational institutions around the world. The school’s campuses are BINUS School Simprug with IB Curriculum while BINUS School Serpong and BINUS School Bekasi with Cambridge Curriculum. Please contact our Admissions Officer to learn more about each school’s uniqueness and the benefits of becoming a part of a growing Binusian community.


 

MEDAN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL - Medan, North Sumatera

Jl. Jamin Ginting Km. 10 / Jl. Tali Air No. 5
Medan 20141 North Sumatra
Tel. +62 (61) 836-1816, +62 (61) 836-6175, +62 (821) 68414813
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.mismedan.org
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Enrollment: <100 Students
Levels: Preschool through to Senior High

Located in a beautifully scenic campus outside the hustle and bustle of the city center, MIS was originally founded in 1969 to provide a holistic education to the children of the US and UK Consulates. In a green, peaceful, and stimulating environment, students are challenged through our high academic standards and also learn to build strong character. The MIS student profile is central to all of our teaching and learning and students learn on a daily basis to be inquirers, knowledgeable, thinkers, communicators, principled, open-minded, caring, risk-takers, balanced and reflective individuals with the constant support and guidance of highly qualified and experienced teachers, all of whom are qualified to teach in their home countries. The majority of our teachers also hold Master’s degrees in their fields and have an average of over ten years’ experience each. Class sizes are kept small to ensure every child gets the focused attention they deserve and the school has less than one hundred students in total from Preschool to Senior High.

With our full-size football field, swimming pool, and gym, our students also have access to the best sporting and health facilities in Medan. These facilities are also freely open to parents, families, and friends on the weekends when MIS becomes a hub for the local and international community. Our library, Medan’s largest collection of English language books, is also second to none and classrooms are fully equipped with the latest resources from overseas. Transportation is available from various locations around Medan. Medan Independent School (formerly Medan International School), is Medan’s only WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) accredited school and offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program (PYP), Middle Years Program (MYP), and the Diploma Program (DP). MIS is also the only school in Medan to be a member of the East Asian Regional Council of Overseas Schools (EARCOS).

Our wonderful little school is best experienced in person. We encourage you to contact us on 061 8361816 to schedule a visit and see Medan’s True International School for yourself.

RAMA GLOBAL SCHOOL - Purwakarta, West Java

Kembang Kuning, Ubrug,
Jatiluhur 41101
Purwakarta, Jawa Barat
Tel. +62 264 207052
Fax 0264 204691
Email [email protected]
Website www.ramaschool.com

Principal, Mrs. Lindsy Dayalkumar

Rama Global School is a day-cum-residential International School located on the shores of Lake Jatiluhur in Purwakarta, 100 km from Jakarta. Established in 1997, it aims at providing an all-round education of the highest standards. The motto of the Rama Global School “In pursuit of Excellence” is the underlying goal of the curriculum at the school. The school concentrates on both academic and co-curricular programmes so that students receive the widest canvas of educational enrichment of their unique talents and interests. The school provides all students every opportunity to discover themselves and prepare them for their responsibilities as citizens of a global society.

The School is affiliated to the CISCE (New Delhi). We have sent up 17 successful batches and our alumni have gone on to study in reputed colleges the world over. The subjects offered in Class 11 and 12 are English (compulsory), Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Commerce ,Business Studies, Accountancy, Psychology, Economics, History, Geography and Hindi. Besides a robust thrust on academics, there are many opportunities for our pupils to discover themselves and realise their potential. Besides Hindi, we offer Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese, Tamil and French as 2nd languages. The school also boasts a hostel where currently students from Jakarta and Bandung come to study.

Facilities at the RIS hostel:

  • Location is very scenic. It is ideal for boarders - away from the hustle & bustle of the city – and provides an atmosphere conducive to learning.
  • Well-furnished AC accommodation with modern bathrooms
  • Wholesome meals provided: Indian & Indonesian cuisine
  • Teachers are friendly and easily accessible (on campus)
  • Facilities for recreation – soccer, badminton, swimming, basketball
  • Weekend home visits (except during exams)
  • Internet connectivity
  • Tight security

SEKOLAH BOGOR RAYA - Bogor, West Java

Perumahan Danau Bogor Raya (Bogor Lakeside)
Bogor 16143
West Java, Indonesia
Tel. +62251 832-5523 (Admissions)
Email [email protected]
Website: www.sekolahbogorraya.com
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Academic Advisor: Adam Marra
Enrollment: 800+

Sekolah Bogor Raya (SBR) was founded in 1995. We providing both locally and internationally accredited curricula in a green and pleasant environment in the picturesque area of the Danau Bogor Raya residential complex, near the main Bogor Toll exit. SBR is a multi-faith school with students from many different nationalities and backgrounds. Our school runs from Playgroup up to Secondary Level and our students come mostly from the Bogor, Sentul, and Cibubur areas. A bus service is available to and from most locations.

SBR’s vision is to be a leading international standard school providing high-quality education to equip our students to excel in a rapidly-changing world.

Our school mission is to provide:

  • High quality education through the use of proven international programmes.
  • A commitment to supporting language fluency in English, Bahasa Indonesia and in our students’ mother tongues, technological expertise, and inquiry-based teaching and learning, we deliver an international program that integrates global concepts with respect for national culture and identity.
  • Our programs prioritize the spiritual, emotional, intellectual, and physical development of our students and encourage them to build self-esteem and always strive to be the very best.

SBR’s national and international accreditations include:

  • Indonesian Government Accredited at every level - A Rating
  • ANPS (Association of National and Private Schools) Accredited - A Rating
  • IBO (International Baccalaureate Organization) PYP (Primary Years Program) Authorized
  • Cambridge International Examinations Centre Accredited
  • GAC (Global Assessment Certificate) Accredited
  • IBO (International Baccalaureate Organization) DP (Diploma Program) Candidate

SEKOLAH CIPUTRA SURABAYA - Surabaya, East Java

Puri Widya Kencana, CitraLand
Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia
Tel.  +62 31 741-5018
Email  [email protected]
Website  www.sekolahciputra.sch.id

Student Population: 1,300
Executive Director:  Mr. Martin Blackburn

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 rooms, 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 and have Smartboards. Ciputra Hall, a state of the art auditorium seating 710 with an exhibition space and specialist Music and Drama suites, was opened in 2013.

Our expatriate and Indonesian students directly enter leading universities overseas, with former students currently studying in the United States, Australia, Canada, Europe, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and China.

Sekolah Ciputra is fully licenced by the Indonesian Government as an SPK.

SEKOLAH GLOBAL INDO-ASIA - Batam, Riau

Jalan Raya Batam Centre Kav SGIA
Batam Centre, Batam 29400
Tel. +62 (788) 467-333
Fax +62 (788) 467-979
Email [email protected]
Website www.sgiaedu.org
Head of Marketing & Admission, Mrs. Indah Salazar
Email [email protected]

Sekolah Global Indo-Asia (SGIA) is a coeducational day school located in the centre of Batam City in Riau province. The school caters to the needs of children of the national and international community living in and around Batam, Indonesia. SGIA is the only school in Batam that offers international qualifications from International Baccalaureate (IB) offering the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Checkpoint, IGCSE, AS and A levels from Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). The school will fully implement the IB Diploma Programme in 2016.

SGIA enroll students in Pre-School through the 12th Grade of diverse nationalities.

The school is equipped with up-to-date facilities to foster the love for learning. It is a caring, secure environment in which students develop the relevant skills, confidence, foster positive attitudes and creativity that will help them succeed academically.

The main language of instruction is English but Bahasa Indonesia is widely used to teach supplementary subjects required for the National Curriculum. Mandarin is offered as additional language. During required national subjects in Indonesian, expatriate students receive an additional language, social studies, character building and life skills classes.
SGIA prides itself of its modern, air conditioned, comfortable and educational classrooms, ensuring students are receiving the very best international and national education possible. All of the SGIA teachers receive regular international and national trainings to sustain professional development and are able to implement modern approaches in learning.
SGIA’s graduates directly enter popular Universities within and outside Indonesia. Many of our former students have gained acceptance in top schools in Jakarta and Bandung as well as Singapore, United States of America, Malaysia, Canada, Australia, Philippines, and the United Kingdom.

S.P.A. SOLO RAYA - Surakarta, Central Java

Jl. Raya Jlopo No.20 RT 01/ RW 07
Gedangan, Grogol, Sukoharjo 57552
Tel. (0271) 672-7009
Fax (0271) 672-7006
Email [email protected], [email protected]
Website www.spasolo.sch.id
Facebook page You Tube channel

S.P.A. Solo Raya is one of the premier international schools in Central Java. It is a prestigious institution of education for children, with an international curriculum supported by quality teachers from around the world. Levels of learning range from ages 3–18:

  • Montesorri / Early Leaning (Age 3-6)
  • Cambridge Primary (7-12)
  • Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level (13-16)
  • Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level (17-18)
  • Indonesian subjects at all levels

The school has won prestigious awards at the local and international arenas. There is a strong focus on developing students not only academically, but also in terms of character. Students learn to become confident and motivated leaders via our rigorous system of education, specially designed to prepare them for 21st century challenges.

SURABAYA EUROPEAN SCHOOL - Surabaya, East Java

at Pakuwon Golf and Family Club
Villa Bukit Regency, Pakuwon Indah
Surabaya 60123 East Java
Tel. (62-31) 739-1751
Fax +62 (0)31 739-1754
HP +62 (0)816-527463
Email [email protected]
Website www.surabayaeuropeanschool.com
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Levels - Montessori to year 11, British Curriculum School
Enrollment 130 (and growing steadily)
School Principal - Nick Rowdene

We are the only school in Surabaya that combines Montessori education for students from ages 3-6, the Cambridge curriculum and the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) for junior school, and the Cambridge International Key Stage 3 and IGCSE education for secondary school students. The combination of inquiry-based learning and internationally-recognised, rigorous academic standards offered by these programmes provides an excellent framework for our students’ personal and academic development.

Our well-qualified and experienced teaching team is made up of expatriate native English speakers and bilingual Indonesian nationals. SES graduates go on to study A levels, IB Diploma, High School Diploma and Advanced Placement (AP) courses in the USA, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Indonesia or their home country institutions. Many of these students continue their University studies in the same countries. Our alumni have transitioned to UWCSEA, Phillips Academy in Andover, USA and prominent schools in Australia.

Our school is housed in the attractive Pakuwon Indah Residential Estate in West Surabaya. The surroundings provide a natural and safe environment for students’ learning. All our classrooms are air-conditioned and well resourced, with a science laboratory and primary and secondary computer suites. The campus, with a gymnasium, swimming pool, dance studio, table tennis facilities, a football field, tennis courts and play areas enables students to enjoy the benefits of active, outdoor learning.

Surabaya European School is a certified Cambridge school and also meets the requirements of the Indonesian government for SPK (Satuan Pendidikan Kerjasama).

Surabaya Montessori School (Preschool and Kindergarten)
at Pakuwon Golf and Family Club
Villa Bukit Regency, Pakuwon Indah
Surabaya 60123 East Java
Tel. (62-31) 739-1752
Fax +62 (0)31 739-1754
HP +62 (0)816-527463
Email [email protected]
Website www.surabayaeuropeanschool.com

Caters to both the Surabaya international and Indonesian community and is run by certified Montessori teachers.


THE INTERCULTURAL SCHOOL OF BOGOR - Bogor, West Java

Jl. Papandayan No. 7
Bogor 16151 Jawa Barat
Tel +62 (251) 832-4360
Mobile & WhatsApp +62 816 781 927
Email [email protected]
Website www.isbogor.org
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Welcome to The Intercultural School of Bogor (ISB) located in the beautiful, green Taman Kencana neighborhood of central Bogor, Indonesia. We are authorized by the International Baccalaureate (IB) Association t o implement the Primary Years Programme  (PYP) curriculum and for Grades 6-8, we offer the International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC), both are recognized throughout the world.

As an IB World School our students are given a broad exposure to an inquiry-based learning experience from early childhood through to middle school. Our bright, modern classrooms and library are staffed by experienced Expatriate and Indonesian teachers, all of whom take great pride in teaching these programs.  A core aim is to deliver a meaningful and engaging curriculum that promotes academic excellence, intercultural understanding, environmental stewardship and a strong sense of community service.

Our vibrant parent community is a supportive blend of expatriate and Indonesian families who cultivate a social network. We offer a rich after school program along with family events in the late afternoons, evenings and weekends such as horseback riding, arts and crafts, sporting activities and cultural celebrations that reflect the diversity of our families.

ISB is best experienced in person! We warmly welcome you to make an appointment to visit us and see how our school can be a perfect fit for your family.

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Bandung Aliance International School
Jl. Bujangga Manik Kav. 2
Kotabaru Parahyangan Padalarang
Bandung 40553
Tel. (62-22) 8281 909-0000

Bandung Japanese School
Jl. Ciumbuleuit No. 199
Bandung, Jawa Barat
Tel. (62-22) 203-1532

International School Batam
Complex Rosedale Blok E 123-124
Batam, Kepulauan Riau
Indonesia 24893
Tel. (62-778) 461-696

Sekolah Buin Batu (formerly Batu Hijau International School)
Kayu Besi Campus
Jln. Kayu Besi 400 Townsite PTNNT
Buin Batu, West Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia
Phone: +62372-635318 ext 48443

Raya Ketimus Campus
Jln. Raya Ketimus 387 Townsite PTNNT
Buin Batu, West Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia
Phone: +62372-635318 ext 48424
Tel. (62-370) 635318 ext. 48424

Caltex American School
c/o American Overseas Petroleum (Schools located in Duri and Rumbai, Sumatra)
P.O. Box 237, Orchard Post Office
Singapore 9123

Cilegon International School
Jl. Raya Merak No. 49
Cilegon, Jawa Barat 42414
Tel. (62-254) 396-552, 394-461

Deutsche Schule Bandung
Jl. Kyai Gede Utama No. 12
Bandung, Jawa Barat 40132
Tel. (62-22) 250-1925

Gandhi Memorial International School - Bali
JI. Tukad Yeh Penet No. 8A
Renon, Denpasar Bali 80235
Tel. 0361 239744

Hillcrest School
Jl. HIS
Sentani, Papua 99352
(P.O. Box 249, Sentani 99352)
Tel. (62-967) 591-460

Mt. Zaagkam International Schools
International School -- Tembagapura, Papua
c/o Freeport Indonesia, Inc.
P.O. Box 696
Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
Tel. (62-979) 540-7641

International School - Kuala Kencana
c/o Freeport Indonesia
Cairns, QLD 4870 Australia
Tel. (62-901) 301-678

Makassar International School
Jalan Bontolempangan No. 17/19
Makassar 90113 Sulawesi Selatan
Tel. (0411) 315-889

Manado International School
Parsil Estate Kav. B 1-4
Jl. Walanda Maramis
Kalawat, Kolongan
Manado, Sulawesi Utara 95371
Tel. (62 431) 892-252

Mountainview International Christian School
Jl. Nakula Sadewa Raya No. 55
Cabean RT 5 RK I Mangunsari
Salatiga, 50722 Jawa Tengah
(P.O. Box 142, Salatiga 50711)
Tel. (62-298) 311-673, 311-674

Nehru Memorial International School
Jl. Lembong 40
Bandung, Jawa Barat
Tel. (62-22) 423-4479

Raffles International School
Jl. MT Haryono No 12 (Near Balikpapan Baru)
Gunung Bahagia
Balikpapan 76113 East Kalimantan
Tel. (62-542) 876-388

Semarang Multinational School
Jl. Jangli 37, Candisari
Semarang 50254
Central Java
Tel. (62-024) 831-1424

Tanjung Bara International School
c/o Kaltim Prima Coal Mine Site
Sangatta, Kutai Timur East Kalimantan
Tel. (62-549) 523007

Texmaco DPS International School
Desa Kiara Payung, Klari,
Karawang Timur 41300, Indonesia
Tel. (62-267) 432-105, 436-746

Wesley International School
Jl. Simpang Kwoka 1
Malang, JATIM 65145
(P.O. Box 275, Malang 65101)
Tel. (62-341) 586-410

Yogyakarta International School
P.O. Box 1175,
Yogyakarta 55011
Jalan Cendrawasih No.1
Sinduadi, Mlati, Sleman, Yogyakarta 55284
Tel. (62-274) 625-965

Post-Secondary Education

Raffles Institute of Higher Education

Raffles Jakarta
Citywalk Sudirman
Jl. K.H. Mas Mansyur No. 121, 6th Floor
Jakarta 10220
Tel.  +62-21 2555-6738
Email [email protected]
Raffles Surabaya
Sinarmas Land Plaza,12th Floor 
Jl. Pemuda No. 60-70
Surabaya, East Java 60271
Tel.  +62 31 5327084
Email [email protected]

Website www.raffles-indonesia.com

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Raffles Institute of Higher Education, Jakarta (“RIHE Jakarta”) is a private educational institution dedicated to the professional design disciplines of Fashion Design, Visual Communication Design, Digital Media Design, Interior Design, Fashion Marketing, English Programme, Tourism and Hospitality, and Business Administration. Located at the prestigious building of Citywalk Sudirman in Jakarta, the college is equipped with the latest facilities and classrooms to ensure a comfortable and conducive environment for the students.

The programmes are designed to help future creative professionals and entrepreneurs develop the necessary technical skills and know-how. RIHE Jakarta’s expatriate lecturers are all professional practitioners in their respective fields of expertise. They bring with them a wealth of technical knowledge and industry experience to help students hone their creativity and grow as individuals.

The curriculum is constantly reviewed to keep students at the forefront of design education and training. A unique combination of academic theory and hands-on experience ensures that graduates possess the skills and knowledge demanded by employers worldwide, as well as a sound foundation for advanced study. Students are trained under an international curriculum, and are strongly encouraged to participate in international competitions. RIHE Jakarta continues to strive for excellence in delivering a high quality education and providing an enriching learning experience for its students.

OUR VISION: Our vision is to be the premier education Group.

OUR MISSION: We are committed to provide quality education and related services through our network of institutions

OUR PHILOSOPHY: As a premier education provider we are committed to nurture creative talents, business leaders, and entrepreneurs for the design, business, hospitality, health sciences and technology industries. We provide a high-quality education that supports the economic growth of countries we operate in. We strive to give every student a fundamental education based on:

  • the development of superior thinking processes,
  • the mastery of written and spoken language as a tool of communication and thought,
  • acquisition of thorough and effective work methods based on analysis and judgment, a consciousness of the historic dimension of human ideas and activity and the capacity to assume responsibility for his or her own personal development.

Though our primary goal is the transfer of knowledge and technical know-how, we also strive to provide a well-balanced practical education that will make the learning process an enriching life experience, contributing to the student’s personal growth and the development of social skills.

OUR VALUES & CULTURE: We provide a learning environment that leads to successful careers through educational experiences that promote:

• Social responsibility
• Professional excellence for employability
• Analytical thinking for problem solving
• Creativity to encourage innovation
 Entrepreneurship

 

More about the Indonesian Education System

In the mid-1990s, the Indonesian Department of Education and Culture began to open opportunities for the development of what were at that time termed "national plus schools". Categories have now changed and all schools must be one of the following three categories:

  1. National schools - offering the national curriculum only
  2. Embassy schools - offering the curriculum from the home country and accessible only to citizens from that country - what we formerly referred to as "international schools".
  3. SPK schools - offering overseas programmes such as the IB but using elements of the national curriculum. SPK stands for Satuan Pendidikan Kerjasama - Cooperative Education unit. They must have a direct tie with an overseas school or an overseas educational authority. 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 embassy schools for expatriates whose companies will not cover the cost of education, as well as for the children of mixed Indonesian-expat marriages.

Enrollment in most Indonesian schools begins in April of each year for July admission.

Last updated March 15, 2018

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