Nguyễn Thượng Hiền High School
|Nguyen Thuong Hien High School
Trường THPT Nguyễn Thượng Hiền
|544 Cách mạng tháng Tám St.
Tân Bình District
Ho Chi Minh City
|Principal||Võ Văn Dũng|
|• Grade 10||726|
|• Grade 11||730|
|• Grade 12||659|
|Average class size||42 (2009/10)|
|Student to teacher ratio||16:1|
|Campus size||21,000 square metres (5.2 acres)|
|Song||Nguyễn Thượng Hiền Trường Chúng Ta|
Nguyễn Thượng Hiền High School (Vietnamese: Trường Trung học phổ thông Nguyễn Thượng Hiền) is a public high school in Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam. It was established in 1970 under the name Tân Bình High School. One of four advanced public magnet schools in the city, Nguyễn Thượng Hiền ranks thirtieth nationally in the 2012 Vietnam university admission ranking
In 1969, the school rented some rooms of Nhan Van Private School (now Banh Van Tran Primary School) to conduct its first academic year 1969/1970. In the next academic year, 1970/1971, the school relocated to its present location due to the completion of the campus construction. The new campus was a two-storeyed building with only 12 rooms.
In the AY 1973-74, the school was renamed Nguyễn Thượng Hiền School in honor of Nguyễn Thượng Hiền. However, twelve years later, the government decided to change the name to Nguyễn Văn Trỗi School. Soon after, however, the school was renamed again as Nguyễn Thượng Hiền High School.
The school covers over 21,000 m² of land and is divided into many blocks. The school now has 51 class-rooms with the average number of student per class in academic year 2009-2010 is 42.
- 5 air-conditioned multimedia rooms equipped with LCD TVs and computers to aid the teaching with presentations.
- The Informatics Section with 3 rooms containing 40 computers each.
- 3 laboratories for Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
The library, which has the area of 300m2, is located behind the Teacher's Hall with over 18,000 books in various fields and 6 attached computers. It has been considered as one of the largest libraries among high schools in Ho Chi Minh City. There is also a foreign-language library in the Administrative Block.
The school's gymnasium has the area of 800m2 and is used for the training of physical education. There is also a parking lot in its basement. The swimming pool and soccer field are located next to the gymasium.
|1969-1970||Nguyễn Ngọc Xương|
|1970-1975||Nguyễn Tiến Thành|
|1977-1979||Lê Thị Mỹ Bích|
|1978-1980||Lê Thị Phương Ngôn|
|1978-1982||Văn Đức Kim|
|1979-1982||Trần Kiết Hùng|
|1982-1998||Lê Bền||Nguyễn Hoài Chương|
|1983-2003||Trương Quang Hiệp|
|1985-1998||Nguyễn Hữu Nghi||Nguyễn Hoài Chương, Trương Quang Hiệp|
|1998-2003||Nguyễn Hoài Chương||Hồ Cam Thanh, Trương Quang Hiệp|
|2003-2004||Hồ Cam Thanh, Trương Quang Dũng|
|2004-2012||Hồ Cam Thanh||Trương Quang Dũng, Võ Văn Dũng|
|2012-2013||Võ Văn Dũng, Trần Thị Phụng|
|2013–present||Võ Văn Dũng||Trần Thị Phụng|
There is a wide range of extra-curricula activities, which are compulsory for Year 10 and 11, to choose from: volleyball, soccer, basketball, swimming, table tennis, martial arts, aerobics, bodybuilding, musical performance, belly dance, Physics-Chemistry experiment, English club and IT club.
- "Trường THPT Chuyên Ngoại ngữ (Trường Đại học Ngoại ngữ - ĐHQG Hà Nội)". Flss.edu.vn. Retrieved 2012-10-12.