Tanjung Bungah is one of the areas in Penang. This seaside suburb that was initially a fishing village has grown into a residential and hospitality hub over the years. Tanjung Bungah is a 30-minute drive from the state capital, George Town, and is home to a large expatriate community. A number of seaside hotels are located in Tanjung Bungah. The town is a popular holiday destination among tourists from Malaysia and abroad and is famous for its beaches, night markets, seafood and overall laid-back environment.
Schools in Tanjung Bungah 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.