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American and Christian
Ages 4 to 18

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CityBangkok
CurriculumsAmerican and Christian
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
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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 22 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 506,200 ฿
to: 594,000 ฿
Address: 1225 The Parkland Road Bangna, Bangkok 10260 Thailand
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Number of students

1,140

Number of nationalities represented in the school

30

Most common nationality

Thai

Ratio of local students to international students

Approximately 1:1

Native English speaking teachers

All ICS teachers are native English speakers with the exception of foreign language and Thai language teachers

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, we offer ESL classes.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin, Spanish and French for secondary level

Max. number of students per class

15 in Pre-K, 18 in Kindergarten, 20 in Grades 1-5, and 25 in Grades 6-12

Average number of students per class

15 in Pre-K, 18 in Kindergarten, 20 in Grades 1-5, and 25 in Grades 6-12

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, for pre-kindergarten & kindergarten levels.

Use of technology in the classroom

Technology use increases as students reach middle and high school. In elementary students learn computer skills and basic technology use.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

ICS is prepared should the need for school to be virtual arises.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

ICS is a Christian school, however, the students do not need to be Christian to attend.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

ICS students do not need to be Christian, all students are expected to be respectful of all religions.

External examinations or assessments available

SAT and ACT

Results in these examinations

The average SAT score from the class of 2023 was 1310, which is the 90th percentile.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, for Grades 6-12.

Approximate hours of homework given

60 minutes for 6th grade, 70 minutes for 7th grade... 120 minutes for 12th grade.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

99%

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, we offer learning support for students who need extra support and a special education program for students with special needs.

Learning support offered

ICS offers a learning support program for students in need of additional academic help within the mainstream classroom. Our specially trained learning support teachers come alongside the regular homeroom teachers to help our students succeed. The learning support teacher may meet one-on-one with a student one to three times a week (about 20 minutes each time) to work on specific learning needs.
ICS has a program for English speakers, in the elementary to high school age range, who have greater learning needs such as students with moderate disabilities. This special program includes functional academics and life skills, and is designed to meet the unique, individual needs of each student. The students are with the special education teacher for core classes such as reading, writing, sciences, social studies, and math. As the student is able, he or she may join peers for some less academic classes such as art or physical education.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

ICS is a college preparatory curriculum with a high academic standard to support all students including those who are gifted.

Student access to education psychologist

ICS school's counselors discern and respond to student mental health needs and assist students and families seeking additional resources.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, all students take an entrance exam.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

There is an interview for K4 level and entrance examination for K5-G12. The entrance exam tests English language proficiency and math, and varies by grade level. The chief goal of the exam is to ensure the applying student has a minimum proficiency
to be able to find success in the ICS classroom.

Waiting list

Yes.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

The application is due by December 15.

Students can join after academic year begins

Because of the varying times that international families moving to Bangkok throughout the year, we do consider applications for international families outside of the application cycles and also for mid-year enrollment. However, this can only be done based on seat availability, which changes year to year and grade to grade. Please contact Admissions to see whether there is availability for your grade interest.

School start time

7:35 am. for elementary school and 7:25 am. for secondary school

School finish time

2:20 pm.

Supervised care before/after school

The teachers start their morning duty at 6:50. am. After school, elementary students can wait for their parents at the elementary office. The office closes at 3:30 pm.

School bus service available

No

School provided lunches

We offer a meal plan for elementary students. Secondary students can purchase lunch daily at the secondary cafeteria.

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

We offer vegetarian food.

Uniform required

Yes.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

ICS offers many school activities such as:
● Athletics, both competitive and enrichment
● Theatre, musicals and plays
● Enrichment classes ranging from dance, board games, crafts, robotics, and more
● Student leadership teams

Sports activities included

Basketball, soccer, volleyball, badminton, cross country, swimming, track and field

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes.

Sports facilities at the school

Athletic Recreational Center, soccer fields, swimming pools and dance room.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

International Community School (ICS) is a non-profit Christian school and a leading American AP K-12 institute in Bangkok. ICS is a close-knit community fostered between its faculty, students and parents, This comes from a relentless focus on care and individual attention to help each child thrive in and out of the classroom. The emphasis on character formation together with student achievement is why ICS is one of the very few international schools with continual growth for over 25 years.

Teaching approach of the school

We use an integrated approach to learning.

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