Best International Schools in Jakarta


Finding school for your children is crucial to get them settling in, finding friends, and getting comfortable as soon as possible. It is going to be their second home, after all.  Over the years, there has been a constant rise on the number of quality international schools in Jakarta. You will be surprised at the number of options and level of education and facilities that many of them offer.

1. North Jakarta Intercultural School

The school enrolls expatriate students whose parents (or at least one parent) have a foreign passport and a valid work permit and residence permit. (The Ministerial Decree of May 2, 2000 authorizes NJlS to enroll Indonesian students who meet the criteria established by the National Ministry of Education.) For a student to be eligible, the school administration must agree that the student has a reasonable expectation of academic and personal success within the NJlS program. Students must reside with their parents or legal guardians in greater Jakarta. NJIS may deny students based on disciplinary grounds.

Curriculum: Accrediting Commission for Schools of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Address: Jalan Boulevard Bukit Gading Raya Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta 14240
T: +62-21 4586-5222
E: [email protected]
www.njis.org

2. Global Jaya School

Global Jaya School (GJS) is an international school fully authorized to implement the International Baccalaureatte. GJS is registered with the Indonesian Department of Education, located in Bintaro, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia. The school was established in 1995 with the mission to provide a high quality educational opportunity for Indonesian and expatriate students, in order for them to become active leaders in their local communities and effective global citizens.

The learning programmes are supported by quality facilities that include a full sized, air-conditioned gymnasium, two swimming pools, soccer fields, playgrounds, basketball courts, two tennis courts, weight training room, dance room, drama studios, music suites, technology rooms, two levels of library area, four computer laboratories, science laboratories, and performing and visual arts centre (theatre) and canteen. Technology is an essential tool to learning and is supported by wireless access to the internet (WiFi zone), across the school.

Address: Emerald Boulevard Bintaro Jaya Sektor IX Tangerang 15224
Phone: (62-21) 745-7562
Email: [email protected]
Website www.globaljaya.com

3. Sinarmas World Academy

Sinarmas World Academy (SWA) opened in July 2008 and currently offers outstanding and challenging international education programmes from Pre-Kindergarten to High School with English as our language of instruction. The first cohort of Grade 12 students graduated in June 2012. Since the first cohort, most of SWA graduates pursue their degree abroad. SWA has outstanding international award-winning facilities, which have been designed to suit the school’s commitment to providing a 21st century education with effective teaching, inquiry, and collaboration.

The Early Years curriculum bases students learning on the standards set out in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework from the UK. SWA is authorised to offer the Cambridge Primary Programme for Kindergarten 2 to Grade 5 students. Align with SWA’s goal to achieve Academic Excellence; the school incorporates the Cambridge curriculum to develop the students’ interest in learning and to equip each student with knowledge, skills and understandings to prepare them for the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP), IGCSE and IB Diploma Programme (DP) in SWA.  SWA offers a strong Chinese programme in partnership with the prestigious Peking University Elementary School and Peking University High School in Beijing, China.

Jl. TM Pahlawan Seribu CBD Lot XV
BSD City, Tangerang 15322
Tel. (62-21) 5316-1400
Fax (62-21) 5316-1401
Email [email protected]
Website www.swa-jkt.com

4. Tutor Time Pre-School

International Preschool & Kindergarten under USA franchise that provides a unique blend of care and education to develop intellectual, character and confidence of children, ages 1 to 6 years old.

JI. Arteri Pondok Indah No. 1 (behind QB Plaza), South Jakarta
Phone: +6221 7279 8185, 7279 8223 (with branches in North and West Jakarta)
www.tutortime.com

5. British School Jakarta

The British School Jakarta is committed to providing a British-style international education of the highest quality, primarily for British and Commonwealth nationals but also, space permitting, for other families interested in this type of education. We address the diverse needs of our students, offering a strong foundation in all aspects of learning, to challenge and prepare them for a successful future.

Curriculum: National Curriculum for England, IGCSE, IB Diploma in the Sixth Form to English-speaking students from Year 7 to Year 13
Address: Jl. Raya Jombang-Ciledug Bintaro
Sektor 9, Pondok Aren Tangerang 15227
T: +62-21 745 1670
www.bsj.sch.id

6. Jakarta Intercultural School (was Jakarta International School)

In its seventh decade, JIS is known the world over as an accomplished school, one that has weathered many storms and emerged as a positive, multicultural, and innovative learning environment.The JIS student body represents over 60 nationalities, with more than 2400 total students.

Curriculum: North American International, International Baccalaureate
Address: Jalan Terogong Raya No. 33 Cilandak, South Jakarta 12430
T: +6221 769 2555
E: [email protected]
www.jisedu.or.id

7. Ichthus School

Ichthus School is known for its strong academics and value-based education, with an emphasis on the Christian faith and character building. The school embraces creativity and multiple intelligence, collaborative and cooperative learning, entrepreneurial skills, sports and fitness, performing and visual arts, as well as community services.

Curriculum: The comprehensive and integrated Ichthus curriculum meets the rigorous requirements of multiple international standards, including ACSI and WASC accreditation. The Secondary Curriculum is designed around the Cambridge IGCSE in Grades 9 and 10 and the Edexcel International A Levels in Grades 11 and 12.

Ichthus South Campus:
Jl. Caringin Barat No. 1 Cilandak Barat – South Jakarta
Tel : +6221 -7590 8820
Fax: +6221 -7590 8820

Ichthus West Campus:
 
Jl. Surya Mandala III Blok N II No.11 Sunrise Garden – West Jakarta
Tel : +6221 – 581 2228
Fax : +6221 – 581 2229
Website: www.ichthusschool.com
Email: [email protected]

8. Beacon Academy

Beacon Academy is an international school in Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta, providing the Cambridge Curriculum for junior, middle and senior students. The Academy is known for its pursuit of excellence and is aimed at providing learners with an avenue to imagine, create and innovate. Students at the Academy are known in the community as being the most profound and knowledgeable, as learners are fully immersed in the connectedness of their learning with the world around them.

Curriculum:

Junior School The Junior School curriculum is designed to promote inquiry, independence and a love of learning through the International Primary Curriculum and Cambridge Primary curriculum.

Middle School The Middle School curriculum provides learners with the opportunity to make sense of their learning by making connections that are relevant to their own lives through the International Middle Years Curriculum and Cambridge Secondary 1 curriculum.

Senior School In Senior School, students begin more in-depth studies through the world-renowned Cambridge IGCSE curriculum in Years 9 and 10. In Years 11 and 12 the Academy prepares students for university and their life beyond with the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.

Jl. Pegangsaan Dua No. 66, Jakarta 14250
Phone: +6221 460 3480
Email: [email protected]
www.beaconacademy.net

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