Bangkok is not just a center of shopping malls and high-rise buildings. This is a city where you can find the best international schools as well. Many locals and foreigners are moving to Bangkok just to experience high-quality education that can’t be found anywhere else in Thailand. In case you are looking for reasons why you should move to this city with a goal of education and career development, there are 2 categories of international schools that you can consider: the Private International Schools and the State International Schools. To know which school is available for you, here’s your guide.
1st category: Private International Schools
Trinity International School
This international school is located in Sukhumvit Lane, Bangkok, Thailand. The school offers programs for Kindergarten, Elementary School, Middle School, and High School. Each of these programs has an equivalent curriculum such as English, Math, and Science. The age range of students here is from 3 to 17. The yearly fees can be as low as Baht 273,960. Trinity international school is located few hundred meters from the Thong Lo BTS Station.
Wellington International School
Wellington is a good choice for those who are looking to study in a mixed-country school. Its curriculum is British and the language instruction is in English. The age range of students here is 2 to 13. The yearly fees are from Baht 498,750 to 772,500. This school is located out of the city center, having an access to the airport link such as Makkasan Airport Link station can ease the journey to this school.
Saint Dominic International School
This school is located on new Phetchaburi Road, Bangkok and is accepting students from grades 1 to 6. The curriculums per grade level differ but Science and Mathematics are the most common. With regard to the fees, you can call them on 02-6527478-79. Saint Dominic is located on Phetchaburi road, few meters away from the Phetchaburi MRT station and Makkasan Airport Link Station.
NIST – New International School of Thailand
NIST is situated in the heart of the CBD in Asoke. The school offers programs for Kindergarten to Grade 12. Each level has different curriculums such as the Primary Years and Middle Years Programme. You can enroll your child here for about Baht 533,000 per year. Located in the heart of Bangkok, NIST international school can be reached very easily, either from Asoke BTS station or Phetchaburi MRT station.
Bangkok Prep International School
The curriculum in this school is based on the academic level of the child. There are programs for Early Years, Primary School, Secondary School, and Sixth Form. Both primary and secondary campuses are located on Sukhumvit road, one close from Thonglor BTS Station, the other near On Nut BTS Station. The fees vary per level but you can start estimated at Baht 488,000.
Shrewsbury International School
The tuition fee here starts about Baht 572,000 per year. Located in the riverside of Bangkok, the school’s curriculum will depend on the stage where your child is in. The programs offered here are from the early year to grade 5. Shrewsbury international school is located on the riverside, closeby Saphan Taksin BTS station.
Bangkok Patana International School
The location of Bangkok Patana school is in Bangna, Bangkok. Students who are 2 to 18 years old can enroll here. The yearly fees start at Baht 254,000. The British curriculum is used in this international school. Bangkok Patana school is located in Sukhumvit soi 105, also reachable from Bang Na BTS station and Bearing BTS Station.
Concordian International School
The Concordian International School is considered as Thailand’s IB English Chinese International School. It is located in Bangna district, Bangkok, Thailand. The curriculum here is based on English and Chinese with programs for students who will enter Pre-K to Secondary years. The tuition fee here can be as low as 1,197,900 Thai Baht. The closest public transport station from Concordian International school are Bang Na BTS station and Bearing BTS station..
Wells International School
Wells International Schools is one of the top-ranking schools in Bangkok. It offers Kindergarten, Primary and Secondary, and University Prep. These serve as the curriculum of the school. If your child’s age will fall under these programs, you can head to Onnut, Thonglor or Bang Na to find its campuses.
Acacia International School
Acacia International School is located in Sathorn and Ekkamai Soi 4, Bangkok. This school uses English and French curriculums that are best suited for its students. Its programs consist of different domains including communication, literacy, language, problem-solving, reasoning, knowledge, and physical development. The tuition fee in this school is as low as 161,173 Thai Baht. You can reach Acacia Sathorn either from Lumpini MRT station or Chong Nonsi BTS station. Acacia Ekkamai is located closeby Ekkamai BTS station.
Early Learning Center – ELC
Early Learning Center has 5 branches in Bangkok namely The City School, The Purple Elephant 39, The Purple Elephant 49, The Purple Elephant 55, and The Country School. The locations of these schools are in Sukhumvit road, Bangkok and Nonthaburi, Thailand. These schools have different curriculums depending on which school you want your kids to study. The minimum tuition fee is 101,683 Thai Baht. Their schools on Sukhumvit road are easily reachable from Phrom Pong BTS station and Thong Lo BTS station.
2nd category : State International School
Anglo-Singapore International School
The Anglo Singapore international schools are located in Phrom Pong and Punnawithi, Sukhumvit, Bangkok. You can enroll your child for as low as Baht 106,800 here. Programs are Kindergarten, Primary, Summer School, Intensive English, and Languages. The curriculums are based on those programs. The Anglo Singapore international school are reachable from Phrom Pong BTS station and Punnawithi BTS station.
Saint Andrew International School (British)
This international school has two main campuses: primary school and high school. If your child is from 2 to 18 years old, you can enroll him in different programs from Nursery to Year 13. The tuition fee starts at Baht 331,000. The St Andrews campuses in Bangkok are located on Sukhumvit road, Sathorn road and a new campus recently opened near Ekkamai BTS Station.
RIS Swiss Section German speaking international School
Meanwhile, RIS Swiss Section (Swiss & German) is a school in Bangkok, Thailand with the Swiss and German curriculum. This school isn’t just limited to Swiss and German kids. It is open to any type of student. The tuition fee here is as low as 127,850 Thai Baht. The RIS Swiss Section Bangkok is situated out of the city center, having an access to the airport link such as Makkasan Airport Link station can ease the journey to this school.
American School of Bangkok
If you are looking for an american school that offers pre-kindergarten to Grade 12 programs, you can go to the American School of Bangkok located in the prime Sukhumvit zone. The curriculum will depend on the program your child is having but the most common is English. The fees can be for as low as Baht 175,000. You can reach the American School of Bangkok from Phrom Pong BTS station.
Australian International School of Bangkok
Using the Australian Curriculum, this school has 3 main campuses located in Sukhumvit and Ram Inthra, Bangkok. The tuition fee here is from USD$20,001 to USD$30,000. Kindergarten to Year 12 programs is offered. The Australian International school of Bangkok is easily attainable from Phrom Pong BTS station or Asoke BTS station.
SISB – Singapore International School of Bangkok
SISB uses a Singaporean Curriculum. This school is for students who are 2 to 18 years old. Tuition fees can be for as low as baht 258,300 per year. Its campuses are located in Wang Thonglang district, Ekkamai, Thonburi and Suvarnabhumi.
Kobato International School (Japanese)
This international school teaches in the Japanese Language. It also uses the Japanese Curriculum. Kobato International School is located nearby the Thong Lo BTS Station.
TCIS – Thai-Chinese International School
The Thai-Chinese International School is located in Bang Phli, district of Samutprakan. It uses the Chinese curriculum and accepts students from Elementary School to Middle School. The tuition fee is around Baht 511,339. The closest public transport from the Thai Chinese International School will be Bearing BTS station.
Lycee Francais offers programs in the French curriculum. If your kid will enter Kindergarten to High School soon, the admission fee starts at Baht 242,443. You can find the Lycee Francais in Wang Thonglang, Bangkok. Located out of the city center, having an access to the airport link such as Makkasan Airport Link station can ease the journey to this school.
Bangkok property investment is very common in the areas of the school listed above. In case you are looking for a property for sale in Bangkok, you should consider to buy a condominium in Thailand near the locations of these international schools. Remember that Bangkok is a place of high-quality education. Investing in condominiums near these state-of-the-art schools is worthy.