International Schools Database

Find, research and compare the best international schools

Find Schools

1. Find Every International School available

Our expanding database lists every international school in 94 cities worldwide - that’s more than 2,400 international schools in total. Find all the options in your new home with one quick search.

2. See Every Detail

We find out all the nitty gritty details for you, and we contact each school to get extra clarifications.
Want to know if teachers are native? Info on class sizes? Get full free breakdowns? Extra curricular activities? It’s all here.

3. Tailor your Results

You can fully personalise your school search. Based on the preferences and requirements that you chose, we calculate your personal score for each school; so you can see the best options for you right away.

4. Create a Shortlist

Make a first pass among the already ranked schools and pre-choose your best candidates adding them to a list of favorites. Eliminate easily the schools that don’t make the cut, so your search is focused and all the info you need is close to hand.

5. Compare your Favorites

Weigh up your top choices of schools in one screen, comparing the criteria most important to you. We lay out all the key points side by side to help you narrow down the shortlist even more.

6. Choose ‘The Final Three’

Ready to make the final choice? Contact your finalist schools with a list of final questions and your details. With their answers in hand, you can now choose the lucky ones to go visit in person.

The Problem

As expat parents ourselves, we know how challenging it can be to choose an international or English school for your children - especially in a new or foreign city.

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First, finding all of the available schools in a foreign city is not easy. Second, the information that is readily available lacks any of the important details. And to make things even more difficult, contacting these schools to get answers to your questions is slow and frustrating.

Then when you finally settle on some potential schools, you end up spending yet more time chasing down the finer details that are relevant to you and your children.

We know it. We experienced it ourselves.

And now we want to make it easier for other expat parents out there.

The Solution

We have collected all of the important information about every international school in dozens of cities worldwide. We personally contact every school in our database to get answers to those questions that can make or break your child's experience in their new school. From fees to languages to extra-curricular activities, we've done all the research for you.

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We know all too well that every family and every child is different. That's why you can personalise all of our research to your unique situation; search based on how many children you have, their ages, your preferences, and much more.

For example, you can choose the number and ages of your children, and automatically you will only see schools available for those ages (with prices adjusted accordingly). If you're only interested in a specific language or curriculum, you can search using those parameters too. Whatever you're looking for, we'll help you find it.

The information was immensely helpful

The information in this site was immensely helpful to us. It was a great experience. The personal service that they offered was excellent!!!
- Hitesh C., moving to Madrid with one child

Wonderful database

We thank you very much for your wonderful international schools' database, which helped our family a lot when we settled in Tokyo to have a clearer idea about all the schools!
- Hyunju & Fabien, moving to Tokyo

Very easy to use and very intuitive

Thank you very much for your page!

I needed to research international schools to find the right school for my children, as we are moving next year to Malaysia. I was able to find a lot of very valuable information and references in the International Schools Database.

In fact, your page is very easy to use and very intuitive. It reorganizes all the data provided by me in the search for schools and offers me the schools that meet the required requirements.

- MªAngeles V., moving to Malaysia

Superb and very informative

I have been teaching internationally for almost 20 years now, having taught around the world in many different schools, systems, curriculums and countries.

The School Database website is an absolute delight to use. The amount of information you give us is phenomenal and the clarity of it is even more impressive.

In the last 20 years I have seen a lot of educational websites and only 1 or 2 (that I am still using) have managed to keep me interested. Yours made me excited!

Well done for your superb and very informative work.

- Bertrand M., international educator

It helped me a lot

Thanks a lot for your great database! It helped me a lot in finding potential schools in KL. The data is very rich and the selection tools work very well.
- Leon V., moving to Kuala Lumpur
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