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YOUR GUIDE TO THE BEST SAIGON INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS

Find the perfect school for your child with our guide of the best Saigon international schools. Everything you need to know about the curriculum, location, facilities, and tuition fees.

 

What makes the difference between all of Saigon international schools? What is the best curriculum for your children?

You are starting to plan your move to Saigon and your children’s education goes on top of your priorities, along with the selection of a good health insurance and a nice neighborhood. We cover all your concerns with our selection of the best international schools in Ho Chi Minh City according to our research.

7 Saigon international schools are listed by the Good Schools Guide, the number one UK trusted and independent schools guide. These schools (listed in alphabetic order) are all great options for your children’s education, in terms of the school’s curriculum, teachers, diversity of the students, and facilities.

Here we go.

 


 

ABC International School

ABC International School (ABCIS) is a private independent school and follows the National Curriculum for England. It was one of the first Saigon international schools to open. ABCIS is also acknowledged as a member of the Council of British International School. It offers instruction to children from age 2 to 18-year-old on its campuses near Phu My Hung (District 7).

 

Founded in: 1994

Grade Range: Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 (Year 13)

Curriculum: The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) | University of Cambridge Secondary Programme (IGCSE) | Cambridge International AS & A Levels

Accreditations: Council of British International School (COBIS) | Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA)

Student-Teacher Ratio: 1:10

Number of students: <800

Tuition fees: From $9355 to $21827 (see School fees for 2017-2018 here)

Website: theabcis.com | Email: office@theabcis.com

Address:

SAIGON SOUTH CAMPUS 1 (Primary and Secondary)

No. 69, 3rd Street, Khu Dan Cu Trung Son, Binh Hung, Binh Chanh, HCMC, Vietnam

(+84) 28 5431 1833

SAIGON SOUTH CAMPUS 2 (Early Years and Early Primary)

5C Street, Khu Dan Cu, Trung Son, Binh Hung, Binh Chanh, HCMC, Vietnam

(+84) 28 5431 1833

 

 


 

American International School

The American International School (AIS) is an independent private school. Students are aged from 6 to 18-year-old, following either the IB (International Baccalaureate) or the American High School Diploma programs. The majority of the students are Vietnamese while the rest are foreigners.

 

Founded in: 2006

Grade Range: Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12

Curriculum: Advanced Placement (AP) | American Curriculum | International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)

Accreditations: Council of International Schools (CIS) | Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) | International Baccalaureate (IBO)

Student-Teacher Ratio: 1:8

Number of students: >1000

Tuition fees: From $14618 to $22257 (see School fees for 2017-2018 here)

Website: www.ais.edu.vn | Email: info@ais.edu.vn

Address:

NGUYEN VAN CU CAMPUS (Pre-Kindergarten – 4th Grade)

102C Nguyen Van Cu, District 1, HCMC, Vietnam

(+84) 28 3780 0909

NHA BE CAMPUS (Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade)

220 Nguyen Van Tao, Nha Be District, HCMC, Vietnam

(+84) 28 3780 0909

 

 


 

Australian International School

The Australian International School is an independent private school that hires mainly teachers from Australia and New Zealand. The student body is diverse with over 1000 students from 38 different nationalities. It follows the Cambridge Secondary Programme (IGCSE) from year 7 to year 11 and the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme for senior students from year 12 to year 13.

 

Founded in: 2007

Grade Range: Kindergarten through Grade 12 (Year 13)

Curriculum: Primary Years Programme (PYP) | University of Cambridge Secondary Programme (IGCSE) | International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)

Accreditations: International Baccalaureate (IBO) | Commission on International Education (CIE)

Student-Teacher Ratio: 1:10

Number of students: >1000

Tuition fees: From $9069 to $24663 (see School fees for 2017-2018 here)

Website: www.aisvietnam.com Email: enrolments@aisvietnam.com

Address:

THU THIEM CAMPUS (Kindergarten-Year 13)

264 Mai Chi Tho (East-West Highway), An Phu Ward, District 2, HCMC, Vietnam

(+84) 28 3742 4040

THAO DIEN CAMPUS (Kindergarten-Year 6)

APSC Compound, 36 Thao Dien Road, District 2, HCMC, Vietnam

(+84) 28 3744 6960

XI CAMPUS (Kindergarten)

190 Nguyen Van Huong Street, Thao Dien Ward, District 2, HCMC, Vietnam

(+84) 28 3519 2727

 

 


 

Renaissance International School Saigon

This private school is purposely smaller than most Saigon international schools. However, it still offers a large range of facilities as a 25m indoor swimming pool, a 350-seat auditorium, and a gymnasium. The curriculum is based on the British style, with both academic subjects and creative arts.

 

Founded in: 2007

Grade Range: Kindergarten to Grade 12 (Year 13)

Curriculum: National Curriculum for England | International Primary Curriculum (IPC) | University of Cambridge Secondary Programme (IGCSE) | International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)

Accreditations: Council of International Schools (CIS) | International Baccalaureate (IBO) | Commission on International Education (CIE)

Student-Teacher Ratio: 1:10

Number of students: >500

Tuition fees: From $9903 to $27472 (see School fees for 2017-2018 here)

Website: www.renaissance.edu.vn Email: info@renaissance.edu.vn

Address:

DISTRICT 7 CAMPUS (Kindergarten-Year 13)

74 Nguyen Thi Thap Street Binh Thuan Ward, District 7, HCMC, Vietnam

(+84) 28 3773 3171

 

 


 

Saigon South International School

Saigon South International School is the only non-profit school in Saigon. It offers American-style education with probably the best American curriculum available in Vietnam. Founded in 1997, this is one of the first Saigon international schools. The teaching body includes staff from North America, Australia, and United Kingdom. The facilities are modern in a very large campus. and meet International standards.

 

Founded in: 1997

Grade Range: Kindergarten through Grade 12

Curriculum: Advanced Placement (AP) | American Curriculum | International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)

Accreditations: Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) | International Baccalaureate (IBO) | Advanced Placement (AP)

Student-Teacher Ratio: 1:10

Number of students: <1000

Tuition fees: From $13287 to $24924 (see School fees for 2017-2018 here)

Website: www.ssis.edu.vnEmail: info@ssis.edu.vn

Address:

DISTRICT 7 CAMPUS (Kindergarten – 12th Grade)

78 Nguyen Duc Canh, Tan Phong Ward, District 7, HCMC, Vietnam

(+84) 28 5413 0901

 

 


 

The British International School

The British International School is a private school with 2000 students from 51 nationalities. The school follows the British curriculum with the IPC (International Primary Curriculum) and the Cambridge IGCSE Cambridge and delivers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP). Its three campuses and 2000 students make it the largest international school in Vietnam. In January 2018, BIS will close its District 3 campus and open a brand new Early Years and Infant Campus in District 2.

 

Founded in: 1997

Grade Range: Kindergarten through Grade 12 (Year 13)

Curriculum: National Curriculum for England | University of Cambridge Secondary Programme (IGCSE) | International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)

Accreditations: Council of International Schools (CIS) | International Baccalaureate (IBO) | Commission on International Education (CIE)

Student-Teacher Ratio: 1:10 (Primary), 1:24 (Secondary)

Number of students: >2000

Tuition fees: From $9956 to $28175 (see School fees for 2017-2018 here)

Website: www.nordangliaeducation.com/our-schools/vietnam/ho-chi-minh-city/bis

Email: emma.westman@bisvietnam.com (Primary), caroline.moore@bisvietnam.com (Secondary)

Address:

TU XUONG PRIMARY CAMPUS

43 – 45 Tu Xuong, District 3, HCMC, Vietnam

(+84) 28 3932 0210

AN PHU PRIMARY CAMPUS

225 Nguyen Van Huong, District 2, HCMC, Vietnam

(+84) 28 3744 4551

AN PHU SECONDARY CAMPUS

246 Nguyen Van Huong, District 2, HCMC, Vietnam

(+84) 28 3744 2335

 

 


 

The International School, Ho Chi Minh City

The International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) is run by a private international schools group. It was the very first international school to operate in Vietnam, back in 1993. The school follows the IB program system for the whole curriculum. ISHCMC will open a new campus in 2017/2018, also in District 2, with a 350-seat professional sized theatre and an NBA-sized basketball arena.

 

Founded in: 1993

Grade Range: Kindergarten through Grade 12

Curriculum: International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IBPYP) | International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) | International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)

Accreditations: Council of International Schools (CIS) | International Baccalaureate (IBO) | New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

Student-Teacher Ratio: N/A

Number of students: <1000

Tuition fees: From $10939 to $28723 (see School fees for 2017-2018 here)

Website: www.ishcmc.comEmail: admissions@ishcmc.edu.vn

Address:

DISTRICT 2 CAMPUS

28 Vo Truong Toan Street, District 2, HCMC, Vietnam

+84 (28) 3898 9100

 

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