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Languages of instructionEnglish and Vietnamese
Age RangeAges 6 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Vietnamese
Native English and Vietnamese teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Vietnamese)
Class sizes Average 12 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 555,000,000 ₫
to: 705,000,000 ₫
Address: TH03, Mo Lao Urban Area, Ha Dong, Hanoi, Vietnam

True North School offers International or Bilingual track.
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school

8 (Vietnamese, Korean, German, Chinese, Filipino, Malaysian, Australian, American)

Most common nationality

Vietnamese, Korean

Ratio of local students to international students


Native English and Vietnamese speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English and Vietnamese


Additional language classes offered by the school


Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class

10 - 13

Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Providing a multitude of software offerings such as Learning Management Systems, collaboration tools, content and curriculum platforms to increase learning outcomes.
Integrating new and emerging technologies 3d printers, drones and AI to equip students with skills for the future.
Hardware offerings ranging from personal computing devices technologies such as iPads, laptops and mobile devices to promote accessibility and computer literacy.

Primary School:
We have a variety of tools that are used in the classroom for building and design. Students in primary use school issued iPads to access content, program, and write stories. Digital tools and platform exposure:

Curriculum and software tools:
Amplify Science is used by students to access material and assignments by students. Some of it is used during class time, but mostly outside of class.
Singapore Destinations Math is used through the English math program. Access to materials online is available to students while at home.

Learning Management Systems:
SeeSaw is a supplement in the lower primary to engage students in learning, assess their reading and writing, and to communicate their language skills with parents. Recently we have begun using SeeSaw in STEAM, Math and Science classrooms as well.

Hardware and personal computing devices:
iPads are utilized in the STEAM classroom, ELA Classroom, and the Vietnamese Math classroom at the time. These are checked out by teachers and distributed to students.

Secondary and High School:
Secondary and High School students all bring their own devices to classrooms, where they access a variety of software solutions. TNS also provides hardware such as 3d printers, drones and more in various subjects.

Curriculum and software tools:
Desmos Math is used in our grade 6-9 classes as part of our daily learning. Teachers deliver lessons in person and students use the online environment to complete work, engage with other students, etc.
Personal Websites - Students have been assigned to create their own personal websites that they maintain.
Learning Management Systems:
Secondary and High School students use Google Classroom as the learning Management System. Google Classroom integrates well with Google Workspace, which is the productivity software layer at TNS.

Hardware and personal computing devices:
3d printers are used for the Creation For Cause club.
Drones are provided for the Drone FPV club.
The STEAM rooms in TNS are equipped with tools and materials for making art and science and other STEAM activities.

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)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


External examinations or assessments available

AP, SAT, IELTS, and a wide range of examinations and assessments

Results in these examinations

🎉75% of our students taking AP exam in May, 2023 achieved perfect scores for AP Human Geography!
💙 In May 2023, 246,793 students all over the world took the AP Human Geography exam, only 16% managed to score a 5 out of 5.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

30 minutes for each class

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


The school supports gifted, able and talented students

1. Empower them by student-led projects and activities
2. Free mentorship for students in competitions
3. Wide range of elective subjects and ECAs/ ASAs based on their needs & talents

Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

After the parents and students complete the application form and upload the required supporting documentation, We will arrange a "Discover Your True North" assessment with the school's Academic Team, which allows us to understand your child's aspirations as well as the family’s needs.

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school


School bus service available


School provided lunches


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


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Check out our ECAs & ASAs here: https://truenorth.edu.vn/student-clubs

Sports activities included

Handball, Basketball, Football, Martial art, Swimming, Yoga, Volleyball,...

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, we have many.

Facilities at the school

16,000 m2
Accommodates up to more than 1,000 students
50 Classrooms
5 Makerspaces
3 Multifuntional Rooms
Indoor Heated Swimming Pool
Grass Football Field
Indoor Gymnasium & Fitness Center
Entrepreneur Room
Music Room
Art Room
and more.

Sports facilities at the school

3 Multifuntional Rooms
Indoor Heated Swimming Pool
Grass Football Field
Indoor Gymnasium & Fitness Center

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

True North School is an educational institution for grades K-12 dedicated to providing mentorship for students to discover their True North through four pillars of excellence: Character Development, Academic Rigor, Global Citizenry & Wellness.

Teaching approach of the school

Student-centered - we build differentiated classes to best-fit learning characteristics of our students
Blended learning - combines traditional in-class, instructor-led teaching with eLearning content to create a more flexible learning experience
Flipped Classroom- prioritize active learning during class time by assigning students lecture materials and presentations to be viewed at home or outside of class

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