List of international schools in Singapore

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The following is a list of international schools in Singapore, including local schools which offer a foreign education system.

International schools in Singapore
School Country Campus(es) Level Examination(s) Enrollment Established Remarks
GEMS World Academy (Singapore) [1] International 2 Yishun Street 42, Singapore 768039 Pre-K to Grade 12 (Age 3 to 18) IB - Primary Years Program (PYP), Middle Years Program (MYP) and Diploma Program (DP), IGCSE in G9 and G10 701 Founded in 1959, Expanded to Singapore in 2014
Invictus International School International Dempsey Hill Campus: 73 Loewen Road Singapore 248843 Primary Grades 1 to 6 International Primary Curriculum (IPC) November 2015 Invictus International School is an independent co-educational elementary day school in Singapore founded by two entrepreneurs who wanted to create a forward-looking international school to serve the expatriate community. Invictus provides a home-like environment with lush greenery campus in Dempsey Hill, attractive school fees, and top notch teachers to empower your children to become global citizens. Parents can learn more about Invictus International School[3] by booking school tour or read the brochure.
EtonHouse International School [2] International 51 Broadrick Road Singapore 439501 (Near Dakota MRT, East Coast) Nursery 2 to Year 8

(expanding annually)

IB PYP (Primary Years), IGCSE (Secondary Years) 1995 EtonHouse International School prides itself on being a family-oriented school with a strong community. As one of the first international schools to offer a Pre-School & Primary programme Bilingual, we have further developed daily mother-tongue language programmes in Hindi, Japanese, Mandarin as well as strong EAL language support programmes. Learn more about our Secondary IGCSE programme.
EtonHouse International Pre & Primary School at Thomson [3] International 8 Thomson Lane Singapore 297743, 5 mins from Novena, Newton, Toh Poyah, 10 mins from Orchard Playgroup (9 months) to Year 3 (age 8)

(expanding annually)

IB PYP (Primary Years) 1995 EtonHouse International School & Pre-School Thomsom One of Singapore’s first IB pre-schools, EtonHouse Thomson offers an outstanding inquiry based bilingual programme that is trusted over twenty years. We are a boutique school set amidst greenery, allowing children to make meaningful connections to the natural world. Come and experience the most beautiful and lush international school setting in Singapore. See inside our School
EtonHouse International Pre-School at Claymore [4] International 15 Claymore Road Singapore 229542, Orchard area Playgroup (9 months) to Year 1 (age 6) EtonHouse Inquire ○ Think ○ Learn curriculum, inspired by Reggio Emilia 2012 EtonHouse International Pre-School Claymore

EtonHouse International Pre-School Claymore is situated in the heart of Orchard amidst lush surroundings. We are a boutique international pre-school welcoming children from 9 months to 6 years (Playgroup to Year 1). Our programme follows the EtonHouse Inquire. Think. Learn philosophy that promotes the continuous positive development of children’s social, cognitive, emotional, physical, and creative strengths. Here, children’s ideas, interests and theories inform the design of our curriculum experiences. Be a part of our family-oriented and multicultural community. See inside our school

EtonHouse International Pre-School at Sentosa [5] International 33 Allanbrooke Road, Sentosa, Singapore 099981, 5 mins from Sentosa Cove & Harbourgront Playgroup (9 months) to Year 1 (age 6) EtonHouse Inquire ○ Think ○ Learn curriculum, inspired by Reggio Emilia 2015 EtonHouse International Pre-School Sentosa

EtonHouse International Pre-School Sentosa offer a unique and stunning location immersed in nature for young children to explore. Our pre-school offers a quality bilingual programme for children from 18 months to 6 years old and a School parent attended programme for children from 9-22 months old. Our campus is housed in a beautiful 3-storey conservation house that offers charm and character with pre-war colonial style architecture. In keeping with the historical perspective and architecture of the property, the school features a special heritage centre woven throughout the environment with fascinating features and artefacts from the past.

George Washington Preschool, Singapore (GWP)[6]  United States Bukit Timah (Permanent) Preschool - Pre-Kindergarten 2012 First All-American boutique preschool in downtown Singapore
International Invar School Preschool (IISP)  China Orchard Road Prep - Grade 8 PYP 12 January 2014 Small school, families from over twenty years of age.
International School Singapore (ISS)[7]  Singapore 25 Paterson Road, Singapore 238510, Orchard Road
Alexandra Road
Preschool - High School IB 800 1981
One World International School Singapore- (OWIS) [8] 696 Upper Changi Rd East Singapore 486826 Preschool - Primary - Middle School OWIS is a candidate school* for the Primary Years Programme (PYP)
OWIS is an approved CIE school to offer Cambridge Education programmes and IGCSE.
OWIS is a registered school with the Council for Private Education in Singapore.
September 2008 Strong focus on special needs students
Anglo-Chinese School (International) Singapore[9]  Singapore Jalan Hitam Manis Secondary - Pre-tertiary IGCSE, IB 684 3 January 2005
Australian International School Singapore (AISS)[10]  Australia 1 Lorong Chuan Preschool - Secondary (Grade 12) IGCSE, HSC, IB Diploma Programme 2,300 1 February 1993
Avondale Grammar School Singapore (AGS)[11]  Australia Tanglin Preschool- Middle NAPLAN 350 11 June 2007 Avondale Grammar School is a co-educational, international school for expatriate children from 3 – 14 years of age, and welcome families from over twenty countries.
British Council Pre-school [12]  United Kingdom Tampines Centre, 11 Tampines Concourse, #01-02/03/04, Singapore 528729 Preschool 7 March 2014 British Council Pre-school’s curriculum blends practices from both the United Kingdom and Singapore.
Hillside World Academy (HWA)[13]  China 11 Hillside Drive, Singapore 548926 Preschool-Secondary IB Diploma Programme 2006 A bilingual, multicultural school offering the IB PYP, MYP, and diploma programmes.
Canadian International School (Singapore) (CISS)[14]  Canada International Tanjong Katong Campus, East Coast, Singapore (Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 6)
Lakeside Campus, West Singapore (Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12)
Preschool - Secondary (Grade 12) IB - Primary Years Program (PYP), Middle Years Program (MYP) and Diploma Program (DP) 3,000 1990 Launched Bilingual Chinese-English programme in August 2014
Chatsworth International School[15] Orchard campus (Pre-Kindergarten to Diploma), East campus (Pre-Kindergarten to Primary) Preschool- Secondary (Year 13) IB Primary Years Program (PYP), Middle Years Program (MYP) and Diploma Program (DP) 700 1995 Expanding to a new campus in Bukit Timah in Aug 2018
Dover Court International School (DCIS)[16]  United Kingdom 301 Dover Road, Singapore, 139644 Reception to Year 11 English National Curriculum (IGCSEs) 650 1972 School year runs from Late August to end of June. Part of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools.
DPS International School Singapore  India Kovan
Dulwich College (Singapore)  United Kingdom Bukit Batok Toddler to Year 10 (expanding annually) English National Curriculum 2014
Nexus International School Singapore (NISS)  Singapore 201 Ulu Pandan Road Singapore 596468 (Clementi) Nursery, Grades 1 to 12 IB PYP, IGCSE, IB DP Nexus is an authorised International Baccalaureate (IB) World School founded in 2011 and recipient of the EduTrust award.
French School of Singapore
(Lycée Français de Singapour) (LFS)
 France 3000 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3, 569928 French national curriculum 2,400 1967
GESS - German European School Singapore
 Germany  Europe International Bukit Timah Preschool - Secondary Abitur, IB (PYP, MYP, DP) 1500 1971 International school following the German and the IB curriculum with strong focus on mother tongue programmes for German, Dutch, Danish and Italian.
Global Indian International School Singapore (GIIS)  India IGCSE, IB DP, CBSE, CBSE-i, Global Montessori Plus
Hollandse School  Netherlands 65 Bukit Tinggi Road, 289757 Singapore IPC
Hwa Chong International School (HCIS)  Singapore Bukit Timah Elementary School (Year 1 and Year 2), IGCSE (Year3 and Year4), IB Foundation (Grade 10), IB Diploma (Grades 11 and 12) IGCSE and IB Diploma 2001 International school following the English curriculum, focusing on small class sizes and extra curricular activities
International Community School (Singapore)  United States Clementi Pre-school to Secondary 400+ 1993
NPS International  India Chai Chee Lane Pre-school to Secondary 2007
Yuvabharathi International School  India #3, Hu Ching Road Pre-school to Secondary CBSE 2007
Overseas Family School (OFS)  Singapore Orchard (Permanent). Now moved to Pasir Ris. Preschool - Grade 12 IB, IGCSE 3,700 before shift to new campus. Now 2,700 1991
SJI International School (SJII)  Singapore 490 Thomson Road Primary-Grade 12 IPC (Elementary school), IGCSE (Grades 9 and 10), Foundation IB (Grade 10), IB Diploma (Grades 11 and 12) 1500 January 2007 SJI International comprises an Elementary School (roll 640) and a High School (roll 860) on one beautiful campus. IB Diploma results are very high (37.60% of students scored between 40-45 points in 2013) and the overall pass rate was 99.30% (world average 80.40%).
Singapore American School (SAS)  United States Woodlands (Permanent) Preschool - Grade 12 Advanced Placement (AP) Program 3,900 1956 SAS has the largest Advanced Placement program outside the United States, is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in the US and offers the American High School Diploma at the senior level.
Singapore Japanese School
(Nihonjin gakko (SJS)
 Japan Clementi
West Coast
1,700 1912
Singapore Korean International School
 South Korea Bukit Timah (August 2010) Preschool - Grade 12
Stamford American International School  United States Main Campus:

Woodleigh Lane (off Upper Serangoon Road),
Singapore 357684

Early Learning Village:

3 Chuan Lane

Singapore 554350

Preschool - Secondary Dual American and International Baccalaureate curriculum. Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme, Diploma Programme (PYP, MYP, IBDP) College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Courses, High School College Preparatory Diploma (ACT, SAT) 2900 2009 Stamford American is an international school in Singapore for Pre-School to Secondary School (Age 18 months to 18 years). They offer both the American and International Baccalaureate Curriculums.
Swiss School in Singapore (SSiS)   Switzerland 38 Swiss Club Road,
Singapore 288140
Preschool - Primary Grade 6 260 1967 SSiS is a German-speaking, family oriented international School in Singapore from Pre-School to Primary School (Age 2 - Age 12). In a green environment, they provide a quality Swiss based curriculum in German and English.
Tanglin Trust School (TTS)  United Kingdom Portsdown Road Nursery (age 3) – Secondary (age 18) I/GCSE, A Level and IB Diploma 2007 1925 British based learning with an international perspective. Offering English National Curriculum, I/GCSE, A Level and IB Diploma
United World College of South East Asia (UWCSEA) International 1207 Dover Road
1, Tampines Street 73
K1 (age 4) - Grade 12 (age 18) (I) GCSE (Grades 9 and 10)
Foundation IB (Grade 10)
IB Diploma (Grades 11 and 12)
Dover - 3009 (2013/2014)
East - 2271 (2013/2014)
East - 2500 (2015)
Dover - 1971
East - 2008
School year runs August to June
Member of United World College movement
First UWC to be a member of Round Square
Boarding available from Grade 7 to Grade 12
Fully articulated curriculum K1 to Grade 12, leading to (I)GCSE (Grade 10) and IB Diploma (Grade 12)
Waseda Shibuya Senior High School in Singapore  Japan West Coast Senior high school (10-12) 1991
Rosemount International School International 25 Ettrick Terrace, Siglap, 458588 Prep 1 (age 2) - Grade 2 (age 7) 100 1999 Rosemount International School is a private international school in Singapore providing schooling at the preparatory (kindergarten) and junior school (primary) levels. The curriculum is built on an inquiry-based philosophy in which students are encouraged to question, discover and communicate through an interdisciplinary and integrated approach to learning. The combination of highly trained teachers, a challenging, yet flexible curriculum and an individual approach to learning allows students to develop to their full potential. Parents can book a school tour or learn more about the schoolhere

In summary, there are 3 main systems offered by International Schools in Singapore. These are the AP (Advanced Placement) system, more commonly known as the American-based system, the IB (International Baccalaureate) system and the English national system. Other systems or curricula include the Montessori program and various curricula from a variety of nations, with many schools offering a combination.

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  1. ^ "About GEMS Education", GEMS Education, 2 Apr 2017
  2. ^ "Dubai educator Sunny Varkey on Harvard's Global Advisory Council", Khaleej Times
  3. ^ "Invictus Private School - Facebook Page". Retrieved 2017-05-17.