Leading international schools – Thao Dien area – the well-known community for expats (especially the Westerners) living and working in Ho Chi Minh city!
Thao Dien, distrcit 2 is always full of the best services for foreigners. In addition to the facilities such as restaurants, café, malls, it also has the best international schools with high quality in Ho Chi Minh city.
Below is the list of 6 leading international schools, which is recommended by experts, due to its teaching quality and learning programs:
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL HO CHI MINH CITY – ISHCMC – LEADING INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL FOR FOREINGERS
Address: 28 Vo Truong Toan, An Phu Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh
Tel: 028 38989100
Language of instruction: English
Established in 1993, International School Ho Chi minh City (ISHCMC) is the most reputable international school in the city. This non-denominational and multicultural school has more than 40 nationalities of students. ISCHMC has International Baccalaureate programs ranging from 2 to 18 years (just a few schools in the city are qualified for this).
ISHCMC has recently built new facilities, including an indoor gym center, large swimming pool and a new science and art center. Other facilities include a dining room, library, medical clinic, special playgrounds and sports fields, and a multipurpose meeting room. Extensive extracurricular activities include everything from photography to robotics and some sports games. Diversified programs include intercollegiate art and sports competitions.
The school is one of the few schools in Ho Chi Minh City which is recognized as an accredited IB World school, offering all three International Baccalaureate programs (Elementary, Secondary and Diploma program).
BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (BIS) – LEADING INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL FOR FOREIGNERS
Address: 225 Nguyen Van Huong, Thao Dien Ward, District 2
Phone: 028 3744 2335
The BVIS system in Vietnam operates based on the success of the British International School in Ho Chi Minh City, established in 1997, in both city HCM and Hanoi.
The British International School provides the UK education with a bilingual program and top-notch facilities. The bilingual program is developed by the British Ministry of Education, the International Baccalaureate Program (IGCSE) and A Level program for students from pre-primary to high school.
The school’s curriculum is unique, ensuring that all students are proficient in two languages and fully equipped with the knowledge and skills they need after graduation. The strong combination of experienced English teachers and highly-trained Vietnamese teachers has created the best study programs for students – unique, consistent, rigorous, and definitely helps students become proficient in both languages in every single subject.
AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (AIS) – LEADING INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL FOR FOREINGERS
Address: 36 Thao Dien, District 2
Phone: 028 3744 6960
Language of instruction: English
The Australian International School has more than 30 ethnic groups from the age of two (kindergarten) to grade 12. The AIS teachers are highly qualified and most of them are Australian. The school operates on three campuses with excellent facilities, including media centers, ICT rooms, specialized laboratories, music rooms and art galleries, swimming pools, sports and school playgrounds.
Along with a rigorous academic program, there are many extracurricular activities such as sports, creativity and performance, community service and life skills. The AIS Sports Center, next to Thao Dien Elementary School, offers everything from swimming to fitness clubs, scuba diving, cricket, tennis, football, basketball and martial arts.
The school is accredited by the International Baccalaureate (IBP) and the Middle Years Program (MYP), up to the 10th grade. In High School, AIS is accredited to offer CIS AS examinations in Cambridge – Grade 11 and 12. Students in Grade 12 may attend the Grade 12 of University of New South Wales (UNSW) program. AIS is the only international school in Vietnam which is accredited teaching the UNSW curriculum.
AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (TAS) – Leading international school
Address: 177A – 172 – 180 Nguyen Van Huong, Thao Dien Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City
Phone: 028 3519 2223
Language of instruction: English
The American School of Vietnam (TAS) is a young school run by the Western Association of Colleges and Schools (WASC). The school aims to engage students in thinking, researching, solving problems, writing, preparing for admission to universities in the United States, Europe and all over the world. More than 20 nationalities belong to students and faculty. The school provides the US program with international vision for Vietnamese and international students. After-school clubs include swimming, theater, yoga, dance and many others. The school has excellent facilities, wireless Internet access on both campuses, including the library and canteen. The school also has art, music, theater, dance and IT rooms, a soccer field, a basketball court and a swimming pool.
The school follows a complete US curriculum that is consistent with the California Learning Standards. There are regular assessments and tests, and in Grade 10, Preliminary Survey Questions in October.
EUROPEAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (EIS) – LEADING INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS FOR FOREIGNERS
Address: 730 F-G-K Le Van Mien, Thao Dien Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh
Phone: 028 7300 7257
The European International School in Ho Chi Minh City (EIS) focuses on academic excellence, multiculturalism and teaching each child as an individual. Teachers encourage tudents to understand their status as global citizens in the 21st century.
EIS follows the International Baccalaureate (IB) program and provids the Elementary Program (PYP), the High School Program (MYP) and the Diploma Program (DP).
ETONHOUSE INTERNATIONAL KINDERGARTEN – LEADING INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS FOR FOREIGNERS
Address: 2nd Floor, Somerset Vista Building, 628C Hanoi Highway, An Phu Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City
Phone: (028) 6287 0804/0904 938 666
EtonHouse International Kindergarten brings your children the international education program. It is precise and rigorous, focusing on developing skills, perceptions, knowledge and activities with distinct differences, as follow:
The Inquire – Think – Learn, inspired by the Reggio Emilia educational approach (Italy), focuses on learning, based on the characteristics of the child (being curious, love to explore, …). The ideas and interests of children will create a premise for the design of learning material.
Children at EtonHouse are respected as communicators and thinkers. Children have more opportunities to experience the different types of materials in their learning environment.
- 100% of foreign teachers come from Australia, New Zealand
- The international standard of learning environment – in many countries around the world (Singapore, Japan, Korea, China, Malaysia …)
- 100% of teachers have international qualifications in Early Childhood Education.
- 100% foreign teachers have teaching experience in many countries in the world (Australia, New Zealand, UK, France, UAE …)
- Tested and trained on the Reggio Emilia approach (certified by EtonHouse Education Center – Singapore)
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