International Education
Vietnam
Education

International School Ho Chi Minh City


School Profile:
National, US, curricula.
747 students, 2-18 yrs.
Address:
236 Bis Nam Ky Khoi Nghia St, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: (+84) 8 887 4022
Fax: (+84) 8 898 9382
ishcmc@hcm. vnn. vnhttp: //www.ishcmc.com
The International School Ho Chi Minh City is non-denominational, international day school for expatriate and Vietnamese children living in Ho Chi Minh City.
The International School Ho Chi Minh City is situated on two campuses: The Junior Campus (Pre-school-Grade 1) and the An Phu Campus (Pre-school-Grade 12)
The curriculum at International School Ho Chi Minh City is international in focus and is authorized for the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (Pre-school-Grade 5), International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (Grades 6-10) and the IGCSE is offered in Grades 9 and 10 and the IB Diploma in Grades 11-12. Specialist teaching of art, drama, music, PE and Vietnamese language are a feature of the school at all levels. An EAL programme is available from Grade 2 to Grade 12.
All textbooks are supplied and stationery is supplied from Pre-school to Grade 5. The school has a uniform which is worn from Pre-school to Grade 10.
The student population comprises of 36 nationalities, with Korean, Vietnamese, USA, Japanese, Australia and UK the major groups (accounting for two thirds of the student body). Admission policy is non-selective. The teaching staff are predominantly British, Australian and North American. 15 nationalities are represented and all are fully qualified (36% hold Masters Degrees).
An expatriate Nurse and a school Counsellor operate at the An Phu Campus and a Doctor at the Junior Campus.
The International School Ho Chi Minh City year is August to June, split into two semesters. The school day is 7: 45 – 14: 45. An Activities Programme of languages, sports, performing arts, Model United Nations, student government and crafts takes place after school and on Saturday mornings.
Campus facilities include four science labs, three computer labs, specialist areas for music, art, drama and PE. The An Phu Library has over 20, 000 books and internet access. The Junior Campus has 3, 000 books and classroom resources. Sports facilities include a 25-metre swimming pool, one astro turf multi-purpose court, one multi purpose hard court and one full size multi purpose playing field. Classrooms are purpose built to be light, spacious and air-conditioned.
Field trips, camps and excursions to interesting destinations throughout Vietnam are on offer for all grade levels.