American curriculum
Ages 2 to 18

Thai-Chinese International School

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): 354,970 ฿
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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 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 354,970 ฿

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Number of students


Average number of students per class


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

English as a Second Language Program. The ESL program at TCIS is a vital service that focuses on developing speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in English so that students can function effectively in the mainstream Western Curriculum, where all instruction is in English. The ESL program is required for beginning speakers of English to accelerate their language acquisition.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Thai, Mandarin, Japanese, French, Korean

Use of technology in the classroom

The Middle and Upper Schools are “all Mac” (Grades 5-12) and every student has their own laptop. The Lower School incorporates iPADS in the academic programs.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

The recommended maximum amount of daily homework, inclusive of all subjects, is as follows:
Pre-Kinder 0-10 minutes per day
Kindergarten 10 minutes
Grade 1 30 minutes per day
Grade 2 45 minutes per day
Grade 3 45 minutes per day
Grade 4 1 hour per day
Grade 5&6 1.5 hours per day
Grade 7&8 2 hours per day
Grades 9-12 3 hours per day

Uniform required


Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Admission interview and placement testing.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Placement tests for pre-kindergarten through kindergarten students are based on observations of developmental skills, language and communication skills, as well as, behavior.

The testing of Grade-1 to Grade-12 students is consists of several components which may include an assessment of mathematical skills, English language skills, Chinese language skills, and Thai language skills.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Students will be allowed to transfer into the school before the beginning of the 4th quarter if seats are available.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Learning Support

School start time

7:00 am

School finish time

3:10 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

TCIS offers many clubs and activities.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Indoor swimming pool, basketball court, astro-turf athletic field, play area, 3 gymnasiums.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Thai-Chinese International School is a private, non-profit day school for boys and girls founded in 1995 for the purpose of providing an English-language education for the Taiwanese community of Bangkok along with Thai and other communities. Thai-Chinese International School has an American-style college-preparatory academic program that offers a day-program and also a new boarding program.

The mission of the school is to provide a strong educational program based on American curriculum standards and three required languages: Chinese, Thai, and American English.
The vision of the school is to create an international environment where both Eastern and Western philosophies/cultures are taught and encouraged.

Teaching approach of the school

TCIS is a college-prep school K-12. It follows an American curriculum for the core subjects of English, Math, Science and Social Studies and all elective courses. Again the highlight includes offering 18 Advanced Placement courses. Numerous options are also offered in music, the arts, athletics and technology. Middle School students may take high school course to ensure that they achieve as students in top international schools around the world.

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