Boarding schools are private institutions that provide accommodation, meals and access to school facilities throughout the year to their students.

A number of international boarding schools in Malaysia to attract students from other states in Malaysia and overseas. Many parents today are considering a boarding school education for their children to reap its benefits such as convenience, focus on academic excellence and opportunities to gain important life skills. 

Visit these exhibitors at the 14th Private & International School Fair in Johor if you are searching for education options with boarding facilities for your child! 


1. IDRISSI School EduCity

IDRISSI School EduCity is an international eco-school that offers the Cambridge International Curriculum to preschool, primary and secondary students. The school also has boarding facilities with a range of programmes that help boarders to not only focus on studies but also to instil a sense of independence and social skills as they live in a 21st-century community.


2. International Islamic School Malaysia (IISM)

The International Islamic School Malaysia was established in 1998 and offers the British curriculum, Cambridge curriculum and A Levels. The school caters to students from preschool till pre-university.

3.  Kolej Yayasan UEM 

Kolej Yayasan UEM (KYUEM) is a co-educational and fully residential institution specialising in university preparation. KYUEM offers the A Levels and is modelled after a British sixth form college. The college is located in Lembah Beringin, 70km away from Kuala Lumpur. Each student at KYUEM is provided a private bedroom in a variety of accommodation types; a well-equipped sickbay is situated on-site in addition to sport and leisure facilities. There is also a variety of extracurricular activities for students to choose from such as Model United Nations, Duke of Edinburgh Award and Malay Cultural Club, among others. 


Marlborough College Malaysia

4Marlborough College Malaysia

Marlborough College Malaysia is a British boarding and day school which was established in 2012. The school accepts students to enter Reception to Sixth Form levels. The school offers the British Curriculum, IGCSE examinations and IB Diploma programme. Boarding is available for students in Year 5 and above. They are grouped into houses that accommodate up to 60 pupils per house. Each house is overseen by a Housemaster or Housemistress. Marlborough College Malaysia offers Prep Boarding, Senior Boarding and Day Boarding. 



Raffles American School

5. Raffles American School 

Raffles American School offers the American Curriculum leading to the American High School Diploma and a variety of Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Established in 2012, the school is open to students from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12. Students from the ages of eight to 19 years old are welcome to join the school as boarding students. Raffles American School’s boarding programme is based on six pillars which are self-awareness, home away from home, independence, accountability, academic achievement and caring & nurturing environment. 


Shattuck-St. Mary’s Forest City International School 

6. Shattuck-St. Mary’s Forest City International School 

Shattuck-St. Mary's Forest City International School offers the American Curriculum culminating in a selection of High School offerings in Advanced Placement (AP). The school recently opened their doors in 2018 and accepts students aged three to 18 years old. Students are accepted into the school’s boarding programme from the age of 11. 


7. Sunway International School, Sunway City Iskandar Puteri

Established in 2017, Sunway International School offers the Canadian Curriculum and IB Diploma Programme. Sunway International School is open to students aged three to 19 years old. The school’s original branch is based in Bandar Sunway, Selangor. Student accommodation is located at Citrine Residence, which is a stone’s throw away from the school compound.


Explore boarding schools and more at the 14th Private & International School Fair in Johor on 15 October 2022 at Hotel JEN Johor Puteri Harbour!

Register for the fair here