Shah Alam is one of the areas in Selangor. Located an hour away from Kuala Lumpur, Shah Alam is known as the capital city of Selangor. Shah Alam is a huge commercial, administrative and residential city. It has more than 50 sections and a central area named after Sultan Alam Shah which is the location of Shah Alam’s administrative hub. The city’s structure is broken down into 18 districts and is home to more than 600,000 residents. The most famous landmark in Shah Alam is the Blue Mosque, which serves as the largest mosque in Malaysia. Shah Alam is also known for its many parks and gardens to promote outdoor recreational activities.
Schools in Shah Alam are made up of government or public schools, private schools and international schools. The language of instruction in public schools is the official language of Malaysia, Malay. Mandarin and Tamil are the languages of instruction at vernacular schools. On the other hand, international schools in Malaysia use English as its language of instruction. Public and private schools cater to students in primary and secondary levels. Majority of international schools cater to primary and secondary levels. Several international schools have preschool and pre-university levels.