1. 9 Most Expensive International Schools Schools in Kuala Lumpur (Year 1)

9 Most Expensive International Schools Schools in Kuala Lumpur (Year 1)

Published on 09 Mar 2018
General Article

International school fees in Malaysia are charged differently depending on the school. The fees for international schools in Malaysia include application fee, admission fee, tuition fee and school development fee, among others.

There are plenty of good international schools in Malaysia, especially in Kuala Lumpur. Here are 10 international schools that charge the highest annual tuition fees for Year 1. 

Hibiscus International School

9. Hibiscus International School

Formerly known as Time International School, Hibiscus International School was established in 2012. Hibiscus International School offers the British Curriculum and the Cambridge Curriculum leading up to the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE). Hibiscus International School accepts students at preschool, primary and secondary level.

Fairview International School

8. Fairview International School

Fairview International School was established in 1978. This was followed by the opening of branches in Ipoh, Johor Bahru, Penang and Subang Jaya. Fairview International School offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programmes such as the Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme and IB Diploma Programme for students from preschool to pre-university level.


Etonhouse International School

7. Etonhouse International School

Etonhouse International School focuses on early childhood education, only offering preschool and primary levels. The school teaches a customised Etonhouse Early Child Curriculum and the Primary Years Programme. Etonhouse International School was established in 2010.


Cempaka International School Damansara

6. Cempaka International School Damansara

Cempaka Schools was established in 1983 and houses over 2,000 students. Located in Bukit Damansara, Cempaka International School offers the IGCSE for secondary level and the IB Diploma and A Levels at pre-university level. Cempaka Cheras offers the Malaysian curriculum as well as the Cambridge curriculum.

The International School@ParkCity

5. The International School@ParkCity

Established in 2011, the International School@ParkCity offers the International Primary Curriculum and the British Curriculum. A Levels is offered at pre-university level. The International School@ParkCity accepts students from the ages of 3 to 18.


The Alice Smith School

4. The Alice Smith School

The Alice Smith School was established in 1946 and is considered the oldest international school in Malaysia. The primary campus and secondary campus is located in Kuala Lumpur and Seri Kembangan respectively. Alice Smith’s primary campus offers the British Curriculum to students from the ages of 3 to 11 years old.


Garden International School

3. Garden International School 

Another established international school in Kuala Lumpur is Garden International School, which opened its doors in 1951. The school has approximately 2,200 students and offers levels from preschool to pre-university. Students at Garden International School are taught the British Curriculum and sit for the IGCSE and A Levels.


International School of Kuala Lumpur

2. International School of Kuala Lumpur 

The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) offers an international curriculum with an American foundation. Students at pre-university level sit for the IB Diploma Programme. ISKL is now located in their new campus in Ampang Hilir which opened in August 2018.


Mont’Kiara International School

1. Mont’Kiara International School 

Mont’Kiara International School offers the American Curriculum from pre-kindergarten to Grade 12. The IB Diploma Programme is offered at pre-university level. The school has been operating since 1994 and has approximately 650 students.


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