Concordian International School

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Concordian International School
Concordian International School Logo.png
Location
Bangkaew, Bangna-Trad Km 7, Samutprakarn - Bangkok
Thailand
Coordinates 13°38′18″N 100°40′27″E / 13.6383°N 100.6743°E / 13.6383; 100.6743Coordinates: 13°38′18″N 100°40′27″E / 13.6383°N 100.6743°E / 13.6383; 100.6743
Information
Type Private
Established 2001
Sponsor Varnnee C. Ross
Faculty 160
Grades Nursery - Grade 12
Enrollment 855
Average class size 16 all the way up to G4, then 20 to 22 in G5 to G12
Color(s) Blue, Gray, yellow, green, orange
Mascot Dragon
Website
Concordian Front Entrance Image
The Front Entrance to the school
Concordian Library
The Library
The swimming pool

Concordian International School (Concordian) is a nursery to grade 12 school located in Bangkaew, Samutprakarn, Thailand. The school educates about 830 students, (80% Thai/Chinese descendents, 20% foreigners), within the International Baccalaureate Organization[1] programs. It is a trilingual international school in Thailand running the International Baccalaureate program.[1] Concordian International School offers full immersion in English, Chinese and Thai from Nursery until Grade 4, then a full English immersion program with Chinese and Thai as additional languages from Grade 5 to Grade 12.

Concordian International is a private school, and a member of ISAT.[2] It is accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organization,[1] the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the Council of International Schools (CIS), and the Thai Ministry of Education.

History[edit]

Concordian International School (Concordian) was founded in August 2001[3] by school sponsor Varnnee Chearavanont Ross, who is part of the Chearavanont family. Concordian moved from its old campus in Thana City, Thailand in 2006 to the new campus at Bangkaew.

The school’s name is taken from the Old French concorde and from the Latin concordia, meaning “agreement” or “union”, and also from con, meaning together, and cor meaning heart: literally, "hearts together",

Curriculum[edit]

Concordian International School offers the full range of International Baccalaureate Organization[1] programmes, including:

Clubs & Activities[edit]

The school offers the following clubs and activities to students:

Badminton Ballet Basketball Chess Club Chinese Daily Language
Chinese Pinyin Choir Clay Works Cooking
Community Service Football Go (Chinese Chess) Golf Gymboree - Yoga
Jazz Dance Jazz K Pop Drama Piano
Photography Club Robotics School Band Shaolin Kung Fu
Speech Club Sports Activities (K2-K3) Sports Stacking Sweet Kitchen
Swimming Tech Club Tennis Indoor Tennis
Thai Dance Thai language
for foreign students
Thai Story Time Theatre Sports
Traditional Chinese
Characters
Violin volleyball Weight Training Young Entrepreneurs Club

Sports[edit]

Concordian belongs to the TISAC league for sports. They compete regularly in under 11 and senior in soccer and basketball. Students also play individual sports, including swimming, golf, and tennis competitively against other schools.

Faculty[edit]

  • School Sponsor - K. Varnnee Chearavanont Ross
  • Head of School and Elementary School Principal - Mr. Laurent Goetschmann
  • Secondary Principal & Academic Director - Dr. James Leung

Concordian International School has 160 full-time teachers, all fully qualified teachers coming from the United States, Canada, Australia, England and for our Chinese section from China and Taiwan.

Mascot[edit]

CIS Mascots

There are three Mascots for Concordian International School - all of them are Dragons.

Accreditation[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]