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BASIS International School Bangkok

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CurriculumAmerican
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 11
Yearly fees (G5): 640,000 ฿
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 15 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 640,000 ฿
Address: 1/1 Park Village Rama II, Soi Rama II Soi 56 Samaedam Bangkhunthian, Bangkok, Thailand 10150
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Number of students

130

Most common nationality

Thai

Ratio of local students to international students

4:1

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

15

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Thai and Chinese

Use of technology in the classroom

We use interactive projector in every classrooms which allow teachers to connect to all student devices for sharing and presenting. Our Theatre program learning take place in the comprehensive Blackbox Theatre which comes with technology elements for production control. We also have a 450 SQM Design Kitchen Complex which includes industrial and technology learning with 3-D printing and other conventional work such as wood-shop and metal-shop. Furthermore, our teachers has access to a proprietory Bela system which allows them to collaborate across our Global network of 36 schools and plan for lessons effectively.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, teachers assign homework to check student understanding from the lessons.

Approximate hours of homework given

For younger students, the estimated time is 30 minutes to 1 hour.

Uniform required

No

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Play-based assessment for PreK and Kindergarten; paper test for upper levels which include math and language assessments.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

BASIS International School Bangkok will open in August 2019. We are now open for applications.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, we currently offer rolling admission.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

School bus service available

Yes. We currently offer bus service for Sukhumvit and Silom/Sathorn and plan to expand.

School start time

8:00am

School finish time

3:00pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, we offer Early Birds and Late Birds service.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We have a wide-range of extracurricular activities such as Basketball, Football, Taekwando, Swimming, Music, Arts, Outdoor Education, Cooking and other student-led clubs.

School provided lunches

Yes. We have 220+ student capacity canteen catered by high quality caterer.

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Vegetarian is offered every day. Other special diets maybe available upon request.

Sports activities included

Kindergarten to 3rd grade has PE everyday. From 4th grade is 3 times per week. The curriculum focus well-being as a whole which includes life skill such as swimming and sport activities as well as soft skills such as nutrition, mindfulness and yoga.

Sports facilities at the school

1,600+ square meter indoor and air-conditioned sports complex, 25m competition saltwater swimming pool, kindergarten learner pool, 500+m cross-country running track.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

BASIS International School Bangkok (BISB) is a part of the worldwide BASIS Curriculum Schools Network, America's most successful academic network. BASIS Curriculum Schools provides a course of study that is connected from the student’s academic start in pre-school through to senior projects in the student’s final year. We believe that a great school should provide students with options and opportunities, and should send students to college ad into their professional lives empowered by knowledge, critical thinking skills, and creativity that enable them to successfully build their own future. Our mission rest on three pillars:
1) A curriculum educating students to the highest international levels.
2) Expert Teachers who are knowledgable, passionate and believe that every child can excel with the right support and encouragement.
3) A Joyful Learning Culture where hardwork is celebrated.

Outperforming peers across the globe, according to the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Ranking, 85% of 2019 BASIS Diploma graduates were accepted to at least one of the TOP 100 World Universities. And 39% were accepted into the TOP20 World Universities. Excelling in college entrance exams, the average BASIS Curriculum School graduate scored SAT results of 1,395 from a total 1,600 in the 2019 examination year.

Residing on 22 rai of land (8.5 acres), BISB is at a prime location adjacent to Central Rama 2 and Central Park, 300 meters from Rama 2 Road. BISB's campus is built with cutting edge, modern facilities that are specifically designed to work optimally with the BASIS Curriculum. In addition to the academic classrooms, facilities include a 25m competition pool, a 1600 sqm indoor convertable gym, a design kitchen with 3-D printing/woodshop/engineering/robotic rooms, library and co-working space, cafeteria, Black Box Theater, and more.

Teaching approach of the school

BISB integrates Thai Language and Culture into the Curriculum on a daily basis from PreK-12 preparing students for full fluency and a deep understanding of the Thai culture. We also offer a specialized optional Chinese Language Program starting from Grade 1 that will prepare students for full fluency and in high school to take the AP Chinese exam.

BISB is special and unique because it is going to marry the thoughts and ideas from Thai culture directly with our BASIS curriculum. The idea is to establish what we call “locally rooted and globally connected” educational methodologies. Our mission is to raise the standards of Thai education to the highest international levels so that our students are prepared to be participants, not spectators, in the 21st century world of commerce and innovation.

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