Cost is one of the biggest considerations for parents who are searching for an international school for their child. Here is a list of Year 1 annual tuition fees for international schools in Penang island and Penang mainland! 


Between RM10,000 and RM20,000


1. Pelita International School 

Established in 2013, Pelita International School offers the British Curriculum and IGCSE examinations. Students at preschool, primary and secondary levels are accepted at the school. Pelita International School is located in Tanjung Bungah. 

For more information about Pelita International School, visit their website here


2. St Christopher's International Primary School 

Established in 1963, St. Christopher’s International Primary School (SCIPS) accepts students from Nursery level to Year 6. The school offers the British Curriculum and the International Primary Curriculum to its students. SCIPS can be found in Georgetown. 

For more information about St. Christopher’s International Primary School, visit their website here


3. POWIIS Primary 

Prince of Wales Island International School recently opened its doors in September 2019. Located in Tanjung Bungah, the school accepts students from three to 11 years old to enter Nursery level to Year 6. The British Curriculum is offered at POWIIS Primary. 

For more information about POWIIS Primary, visit their website here


Between RM20,000 and RM30,000

1. Dalat International School 

Dalat International Schools is one of the most established international schools in Penang. The school has been operating since 1971 and offers the American Curriculum. The school is located in Tanjung Bungah and accepts students aged three to 18 years old. 

For more information about Dalat International School, visit their website here


2. The International School of Penang (Uplands)

Established in 1955, Uplands is the oldest international school in Penang and one of the oldest schools in Malaysia. The school offers the IB Primary Years Programme, IGCSE examinations and IB Diploma Programme. Boarding facilities are available at the school. Students aged four to 18 are accepted at Uplands. The school is located in Batu Ferringhi. 

For more information about The International School of Penang, visit their website here


3. Stonyhurst International School Penang

Stonyhurst International School, Penang, is a coeducational day school for students between 3 to 18 years from all religious denominations and secular belief systems. Our motto, ‘Quant Je Puis’ (as much as I can), permeates our approach to education. We commit to knowing and caring for every child and expect our students to demonstrate care, compassion and commitment towards others throughout the school.

For more information about Stonyhurst International School Penang, visit their website here


4. XCL International School Penang (BXCL)

The British Curriculum encompasses a student’s whole school experience from the age of 3 to 18 years. This progression begins first with our BXCL Early Years’ Foundation programme and goes right through to our Primary, Secondary and Pre-University programme.

For more information about XCL International School Penang (BXCL), visit their website here



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