Currently, international schools are highly appreciated by many parents for their quality in curriculum and modern facilities according to international standards. Therefore, international schools are usually the first choice of parents to help students develop comprehensively in both knowledge and life skills as global citizens with social responsibility. The big question is “Which international school in Ho Chi Minh with high quality education is the optimal and ideal choice for parents? Please refer to the 3 international schools in Ho Chi Minh City belonging to Cognita Educational Group in 2022 in the following article.
1. International School Saigon Pearl (ISSP)
International School Saigon Pearl (ISSP) is the high quality and prestigious international school in Ho Chi Minh City for children from 18 months to 11 years old belonging to Cognita, the international educational group in the UK with 85 school members worldwide. ISSP is the only international preschool and primary school in Ho Chi Minh City that is fully accreditted by two prestigious educational accreditation organizations, CIS (The Council of International Schools) and NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges). Currently, ISSP is also an IB candidate school to teach International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) which is recognized internationally.
The curriculum at ISSP is the integrated international curriculum designed by the combination of the IB PYP curriculum framework, American and MOET standards. This is one of the important factors that help students easily transfer to higher education levels at international schools in Vietnam and worldwide. This curriculum not only helps students develop comprehensively in terms of knowledge with 6 transdisciplinary themes, but also helps them develop thinking, social emotions and necessary life skills based on IB learner profile attributes.
International School Saigon Pearl (ISSP) has modern facilities and latest technology devices in the classroom such as iPad, interactive whiteboards, ICT lab delivering 360-degree integrated technology programs, etc. to help personalize the learning process of students better. ISSP also has athletic and recreational facilities such as basketball courts, football pitches, swimming pools, etc. to help students entertain, exercise, keep fit and stay healthy. ISSP also has specialist rooms for Visual Art, Music and Dance to help students develop their interests and talents.
Moreover, the teachers and educators at ISSP are all highly experienced and qualified with international qualifications in their respective fields of study. They are always enthusiastic and dedicated in helping students effectively acquire knowledge, how to apply what they have learned into practice and develop essential life skills through extracurricular activities, etc.
All primary school students studying at ISSP can transfer to higher education in many international schools, including prestigious international high schools in Ho Chi Minh City such as International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) and International School Ho Chi Minh City – American Academy (ISHCMC-AA) or any other secondary schools.
The tuition fees of ISSP for early years levels are about 212,2 to 318,8 million VND per year. For kindergarten and elementary levels, the school fees are 363,7 to 477 million VND per year.
International School Saigon Pearl (ISSP) contact information:
- Address: International School Saigon Pearl, No. 92 Nguyen Huu Canh Street, Ward 22, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
- Phone: +84 (028) 2222 7788
- Email: email@example.com
- Website: issp.edu.vn
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2. International School Ho Chi Minh City – American Academy (ISHCMC-AA)
International School Ho Chi Minh City – American Academy (ISHCMC-AA) is one of leading American curriculum secondary schools in Ho Chi Minh City for students from 11 to 18 years old. In the learning process, ISHCMC-AA always brings inspiration and challenges to students to help them achieve personal excellence.
ISHCMC-AA has highly experienced and qualified teachers who are dedicated and student-centered in education. Therefore, in the learning process, students will have many opportunities to develop their own abilities, talents, interests and aspirations.
Besides, the 100% English language immersion in teaching and learning together with a rigorous American accredited curriculum are two important factors that lay foundations for success of ISHCMC-AA. This secondary international school also offers an extensive Vietnamese Studies Program to help students be good in both using English and Vietnamese.
In particular, International School Ho Chi Minh City – American Academy is proud to be the only international high school in Vietnam that offers teaching and learning programs from both Syracuse University Project Advance (SUPA) and Advanced Placement (AP). These university-level courses help students to create competitive advantages with better development conditions for their future academic learning path.
The tuition fees of ISHCMC-AA for students from Grade 6 to Grade 12 are about 503 to 603,4 million VND per year.
International School Ho Chi Minh City – American Academy (ISHCMC-AA) contact information:
- Address 16 Vo Truong Toan Street, An Phu Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
- Phone: (84-28) 3898 9098
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: aavn.edu.vn
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3. International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC)
As the first international school of Ho Chi Minh City established in 1993, International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) stands out for its multinational culture from more than 50 different nationalities. The goal of ISHCMC is to create an international educational environment that builds self belief and empowers individuals to succeed inspires. Besides, the core value of ISHCMC is to motivate, help and educate students to be energized, engaged and empowered learners with a diverse and international mind set.
ISHCMC is not only the international school in Ho Chi Minh City that is fully accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS), a prestigious international accreditation organization, but also the first international school accredited by IBO (International Baccalaureate Organization) to teach all 3 IB programs including International Baccalaureate Programme (IB Programme), International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP).
For studying at ISHCMC, the tuition fees are about 227,2 to 407,2 million VND per year for early years level; 555,7 million VND per year for kindergarten level; 555,7 to 608,8 million VND per year for Grade 1 to Grade 5; and 688,9 to 821,9 million VND per year for Grade 6 to Grade 12.
International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) contact information:
- Primary Campus: 28 Vo Truong Toan Street, An Phu Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
- Secondary Campus: 1 Xuan Thuy Street, Thao Dien Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
- Phone: +84 (28) 3898 9100
- Email: email@example.com
In this article, International School Saigon Pearl (ISSP) has shared with parents some significant information about 3 high quality and prestigious international schools in Ho Chi Minh City belonging to the Cognita Group. Each international school has a unique international curriculum, accreditations, educators and facilities that help children develop comprehensively to be global citizens with social responsibility. Hopefully, through this article, parents will select the right international school that is appropriate to not only their children but also family financial ability and future orientation for children.
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