In recent years, international schools have mushroomed all over Johor Bahru. Even locals enroll their children to these prestigious schools, so that the kids will be exposed to different cultures in an early age, learn foreign language, and have a wider perspective about the diversity of the world. If you are planning to enroll your kids to an international school, here’s a list of international schools in Johor Bahru!
A rapidly expanding group of international and Malaysian schools in Malaysia. Tenby Schools Ipoh was built in 1960 by British expatriates who wanted their children to have high-quality education based on British system. The latest addition to the group is the Tenby Schools Setia Eco Gardens in Johor Bahru which opened in 2013. The school offers student-centred programme for Early Years, Primary and Secondary students.
Location: 7, Jalan Laman Setia Utama Taman Setia Utama 81550, Johor Bahru, Johor Malaysia
Excelsior International School is a purpose-built International School campus in Malaysia that offers international curricula for children from Nursery to High School with age ranging from 3 to 18 years old. It also features advanced educational tools such as advanced Information Technology, Science and Multimedia laboratories, auditorium, dance, drama, music and art facilities, and a range of sporting and recreational facilities.
Location: No. 8, Jalan Purnama, Bandar Seri Alam, 81750, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Official Website: http://www.eis.edu.my/
Established in 2002, Seri Omega Private & International School had several hundreds of students at Jalan Harimau, its first location. The school moved to Taman Sutera Utama in 2008. And at the end of 2013, the school relocated to its brand new campus at Senai. There are about 170 teachers in the school, 20 of them are expatriate teachers speaking the native English accent.
Location: Lot 6974, Jalan Beringin 5, Taman Beringin, 81400 Senai, Johor, Malaysia
Contact No.: +607-5998998
4. Raffles American School (RAS)
Raffles American School (RAS) is an American school offering a whole-child, inquiry-based, education with a faculty majority of highly-qualified American teachers. RAS prepares students for real world success by combing rigorous academic studies with practical problem-solving, communication, interpersonal, organization and research skills. One of the premier educational facilities in Southeast Asia, RAS provides students opportunities to develop their interests, both in and outside of the classroom, with state-of-the-art facilities. These include a 750-person performing arts auditorium, professional dance studio, custom-designed science labs, a greenhouse, planetarium, two gymnasiums, an Olympic-size swimming pool, tennis courts, soccer pitches, a baseball field and running track. RAS administration, faculty and staff create a warm, stimulating learning environment that empowers students from Pre-K through 12th grade to achieve their academic and life potential. Come visit us and see for yourself!
Location: PTD 189155 FLR – Jalan Lebuh Kota Iskandar 79050 Puteri Iskandar Johor
Contact: +6 (07) 509 8750 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A member of Fairview Global, a growing regional network of international schools dedicated to enriching learning in the Asia-Pacific region. It is an IB World School that offers the IB Primary Years Programme from Preschool to Grade 6 and the IB mIddle Years Programme from Grade 7 to Grade 11.
Location: Lot PTD 168450, Jalan Dato’ Onn Utama, Bandar Dato’ Onn, Mukim Tebrau, Bandar Dato’ Onn Mukim Tebrau Johor Bahru
Contact No.: +60 7-364 3378
If you are looking for a good school for your kid, Sri Utama School would be a great choice. Offering kindergarten to high school, Malay and English education and a school that encourages students to participate in lesson discussions. Thus, providing a comprehensive education. This school also pays attention to enhance students’ health and art and cultural activities.
Location: 16, Jalan Beringin, Taman Melodies, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor
Official Website: http://www.sriutama.edu.my/
Established in 1843, Marlborough College harnesses students performances so they can enter the world’s top universities. One of the graduates of this school is the well-known wife of Prince William, Kate. Marlborough College is UK’s leading private colleges that also offers primary and secondary education for students aged 4 to 18 years.
Marlborough College is situated on a 90-acre estate on the southern tip of Malaysia in Iskandar. This branch has inserted Malaysian modern design yet still follows Marlborough College style.
Location: Jalan Marlborough, 79250 Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia
Official Website: http://www.marlboroughcollegemalaysia.org/
Austin Heights Private & International School in Malaysia offers quality education from kindergarten through high school (junior high school). Students will receive International Primary Curriculum (IPC), Cambridge International Primary Curriculum (CIPP, Cambridge Secondary School Curriculum (IGCSE) and other internationally recognized level of education diploma.
Location: No. 2, Jalan Austin Heights 3/1, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Contact: +607-3515000 / 3513000 / 3513003
Fax: +607-352 8373
Official Website: http://www.austinheights.edu.my
With over 30 years of education history, REAL has created diverse learning community located in Cheras, Shah Alam and Johor Bahru. This school is committed to provide complete international education from kindergarten to high school level. In fact, in the past few years, REAL has won several famous awards and became certified 5-star school as by the Malaysia’s Ministry of Education.
Location: Lot 2361, Jalan Persiaran Sri Plentong, Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, 81750 Johor Bahru, Johor
Official Website: http://www.real.edu.my/
Another school that provides quality education, Sri Ara International School. This school offers Grade 7-9 education curriculum that follows English-speaking countries. Sri Ara also has numerous students from various countries. Curriculum of secondary school with the span of three years provides a complete secondary education which will admit students to Cambridge IGCSE level.
Location: 23, Jalan Straits View, Johor Bahru, Johor, 80200 Malaysia
Contact: +607 222 2089 / 223 0089
Official Website: http://www.araschools.edu.my/official/
Formerly Pegasus International School of UniWorld, this school provides Eastern and Western values and educational standards. UniWorld offers Singapore International level of education that covers kindergarten to pre-university courses. This school also culminates international test such as IPSLE (Singapore International Primary Education), IGCSE (International General certificate of Secondary Education), Cambridge International AS/ A-Level certificates and pre-university courses – GAC (Global Assessment Certificate) and ACT (American College Test).
Location: No. 1, Jalan Tasek, Bandar Seri Alam, 81750 Masai Johor
Contact: (07) 3878700
Official Website: http://www.uniworld.edu.my/index.php
SIS provides kindergarten to high school education that focuses on individual student learning and development to establish personal characteristics and advantages in learning. Sunway Iskandar has been officially accepted as a candidate school for International Baccalaureate (IBDP).
Location: Jalan Persiaran Medini 3, Sunway Iskandar, Bandar Medini Iskandar, 79250 Johor Darul Takzim, Malaysia
Contact: +607-2978070 / +6019-3773924
Official Website: http://sis.sunway.edu.my/iskandar/
This new school in Johor Bahru has the goal to shape the leaders of tomorrow as well as to train and develop each student’s potential, spirit of learning, leadership and other skills that will contribute to social progress. Paragon Private & International School provides primary and secondary curriculum. In January next year (2017), Paragon will officially commence and provide national curriculum and Cambridge IGCSE primary and secondary level of education.
Location: Level 11, Paragon Hotel Grand, No. 18, Jalan Harimau, Taman Century, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor Malaysia
Official Website: http://www.paragoneducation.com.my/
Another international school that provides quality education to all is Crescendo-HELP International School. It offers primary and secondary school curriculum, International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and internationally recognized IGCSE diploma. In addition, the school offers courses that caters Chinese and Western education model. Students will also learn how to deal using multi-lingual which they can use in the global market.
Location: PTD204446, Lebuh Cemerlang, Taman Desa Cemerlang, 81800 Ulu Tiram, Johor
Contact: +607-8616788 / +6012-7206500
Official Website: http://www.chis.edu.my/