Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia and home to the country's largest urban area and its cultural, commercial and transportation centre. The city comprises both modern and traditional architecture, monuments, restaurants, shops and residential areas. Kuala Lumpur has a large expatriate community and Selangor has the most number of international schools in the country.
Here is a list of international schools in Kuala Lumpur.
1. Aspiration International Secondary School (AISS)
AISS offer the Cambridge Curriculum and IGCSE for students aged 11 to 17. AISS aims to provide a conducive learning environment for students while focusing on the iter-connectivity among learners.
2. Brighton International School
Established in 2018, Brighton International School offers the Cambridge Curriculum for students in the preschool, primary, lower secondary and upper secondary levels.
3. Campus Rangers International School
Campus Rangers International School offers the Early Years Foundation to students aged four to six and the Cambridge Primary curriculum for primary school students. The Cambridge Lower Secondary curriculum leading up to the IGCSE is offered to students in Year 7 to 11. The campus is at 9 Seputeh on Old Klang Road.
4. Cempaka International School
Cempaka International School offers the Cambridge IGCSE. The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) and A levels are provided to learners at the pre-university level. The school accepts students aged three to 19 years old.
5. Charterhouse International Secondary School
Located in Sri Hartamas, Charterhouse International Secondary School is a premier school offering the Cambridge A levels and IGCSE examinations. Classes are kept at a maximum of 18 students for the Cambridge IGCSE and 12 students for the Cambridge A levels. This is to ensure that each student is given the appropriate attention needed to achieve academically.
For more information about Charterhouse International Secondary School, visit their website here.
6. Cranbridge International School
Established in 2020, Cranbridge International School offers the Cambridge curriculum for primary to pre-university levels. Students sit for the IGCSE and A level examinations.
7. Etonhouse International School
Etonhouse International School was established in 2010 as an accredited IB school in Kuala Lumpur. Etonhouse accepts students from preschool up to Year 6.
8. Fairview International School
Fairview International is the first largest network of IB World Schools in Malaysia. They offer the IB curriculum in Primary, Middle Years and Diploma levels.
9. Garden International School (GIS)
GIS offers a British-based international curriculum to students from Early Years up to the Sixth Form. GIS ensures that students are educated in various aspects: personalised learning, social-emotional learning, and digital learning, among others.
10. Global Indian International School
Located in Brickfields and some other neighbouring countries, Global Indian International School offers the Cambridge and Indian Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) curriculum. The school caters to students from kindergarten up to high school.
11. Havil International School
Havil International School offers the Cambridge curriculum for both primary and secondary students.
12. Hibiscus International School
Hibiscus International School offers the Foundation Stage of the English National Curriculum for students aged three to five and the Cambridge Curriculum for students from Year 1 to 11.
13. Mont' Kiara International School (M'KIS)
M'KIS offers the Primary Years Programme to students in Preschool to Grade 5, the IB Middle Years Programme to students in Grades 6 to 10 and the IBDP to students in Grades 11 to 12.
14. Primrose International School
Students in Primrose International School are taught active learning, Forest Study Curriculum and the Cambridge Curriculum.
15. Rocklin International School
Located in Cheras, Rocklin International School offers the American K-12-based curriculum to students in Pre-Kindergarten up to High School. Local students can experience the American style of education and graduate with an American diploma.
16. Sayfol International School
Located along Jalan Ampang, Sayfol International School offers the International Primary Years Curriculum to students ages two and a half to five, the Early Years Curriculum to students ages five to 11, the International GCSE Preparatory Programme to students aged 12 to 15 and the IGCSE examination for students aged 16 to 17. A level is offered to students aged 17 to 18.
For more information about Sayfol International School, visit their website here.
17. Alnoor International School
Located in Jalan Bellamy, Alnoor International School offers the Cambridge curriculum to students in kindergarten, primary and secondary levels.
18. The International School@ ParkCity
At The International School @ ParkCity, students in preschool and primary levels learn the International Primary Curriculum and British curriculum. Meanwhile, students at secondary and pre-university levels are prepared for the IGCSE and A level examinations.
19. Sri Dasmesh International School
Located in Pantai Baru, Sri Dasmesh International School offers the Cambridge curriculum progressing to the IGCSE examinations for students from lower primary to upper secondary.
20. Sri Desa International Secondary School
Established in 2015, Sri Desa International Secondary School, located in Taman Desa, offers the Cambridge curriculum leading up to the IGCSE for students in years 7 to 11.
21. Sri Sempurna International School
Located in Taman Cheras, Sri Sempurna International School offers the Cambridge Primary for students in Years 1 to 6 and the Cambridge Secondary to students in Years 7 to 9. Students in Years 10 to 11 are prepared for the Cambridge IGCSE.
22. St. John's International School
St. John's International School offers the Cambridge curriculum leading up to the IGCSE examinations at the secondary school level. A level is provided at the pre-university level. The school was established in 2012 and is located in Bukit Nanas. Additionally, after-school programmes are offered to students at the preschool and primary school levels.
For more information about St. John's International School, visit their website here.
23. Stella Maris Interntional School
Stella Maris International School, located in Bukit Damansara, offers an international curriculum. The Cambridge IGCSE, A levels and IBDP are offered to students from Years 1 to 11.
24. Taylor's International School
Located in Cheras and Puchong, Taylor's International School offers the International Primary Curriculum for primary school students and the Cambridge curriculum leading to the IGCSE for secondary school students.
25. The Alice Smith School (Primary Campus)
The Alice Smith School offers the British curriculum, IGCSE and A level examinations to students aged three to 18. Established in 1946, it is considered one of the oldest international schools in Malaysia. Alice Smith Primary is in Kuala Lumpur whereas Alice Smith Secondary is in Selangor. Apart from the array of extracurricular activities that the school offers, Summer Camps by Camp Beaumont are also proposed to students ages five to 11 years.
26. The British International School Kuala Lumpur (BSKL)
Founded in 2009, BSKL in Bandar Utama offers a premier British education from Early Years to Sixth Form. Additionally, they provide a personalised multilingual learning environment where students can master Mandarin, Spanish, French and Malay. Apart from academics, the school offers an array of co-curricular and extracurricular activities for students to find their new hobbies and lifelong passion.
For more information about BSKL, visit their website here.
27. The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL)
Students from preschool to secondary levels are taught an international curriculum with an American foundation at ISKL. The IBDP is offered at the pre-university level. In August 2018, ISKL's two existing campuses united as one in a purpose-built campus located in Ampang Hilir.
For more information about ISKL, visit their website here.
28. Tree Top International School
Located half an hour away from Kuala Lumpur city centre, Tree Top International School offers the Cambridge curriculum to students aged six to 14 and the Cambridge IGCSE for students aged 15 to 17.
29. Tzu Chi International School
Tzu Chi International School implements the internationally recognised Cambridge curriculum in conjunction with Tzu CHi's humanitarian lessons. Classes are conducted in two languages - Mandarin and English.
UCSI International School offers the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), Cambridge Curriculum, and IB programmes. Students sit for the IGCSE examination.
31. Utama International School (UIS)
Located in Rampai Business Park, UIS offers the Cambridge curriculum for students at the primary and secondary levels. UIS has two other branches in Johor and Kuala Terengganu.
32. Valley International School
Valley International Schools offers the Early Childhood Montessori Programme, Cambridge Primary and Cambridge Lower Secondary Programme under the Cambridge Assessment International Education.
33. Vikas International School
Vikas International School offers the CBSE. Established in 1996, the school accepts students into preschool, primary and secondary levels.
34. Wesley Methodist International School
Wesley Methodist International School is a mission school and offers the Cambridge Curriculum to students from early years to the secondary school level. Apart from academics, the school offers a variety of clubs and societies, enhancing the school experience for students.
For more information about Wesley Methodist International School, visit their website here.
- International Schools in Kuala Lumpur with Affordable Tuition Fees
- Schools in Kuala Lumpur with Annual Tuition Fees between RM20,001 and RM40,000 (Year 1)
- Schools in Kuala Lumpur with Annual Tuition Fees above RM50,000 (Year 7)
- Schools in Kuala Lumpur with Annual Tuition Fees between RM30,000 and RM40,000 (Year 1)
- Schools in Kuala Lumpur with Annual Tuition Fees between RM30,000 and RM40,000 (Year 7)