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CurriculumIB
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 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 20 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 385,800,000 ₫
to: 690,800,000 ₫
Address: 220 Nguyen Van Tao Street Nha Be District Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Number of students

Over 1300

Number of nationalities represented in the school

22

Most common nationality

Vietnamese

Max. number of students per class

- Early Years: 18
- Elementary: 22
- Secondary: 24

Average number of students per class

- Early Years: 17
- Elementary: 19
- Secondary: 21

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, we do have teaching assistants in Early Years and Elementary School Level. The allocation is varied in each grade level.

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

We do not offer separate and/or extra classes for language support. We offer the English as an Additional Language (EAL) program which fosters language acquisition and growth within the classroom setting, and utilizes a collaborative co-teaching model.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Vietnamese

Use of technology in the classroom

AISVN recognizes technology as vital to preparing students for lifelong learning and 21st Century global leadership. AISVN provides:
- Technology-integrated curriculum
- Updated staff tools and training
- Equitable access to technology
- Safe and ethical use of technology
- Collaborative learning communities

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Entrance assessment.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The admission assessment determines the student’s level of English comprehension, communication ability and whether the student’s personality and attitude are compatible with the philosophy of AISVN.
Applicants for Grades K-12 will be assessed for English language proficiency in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

AISVN accepts enrollment throughout the school year

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes the school allows joining an academic year that has already started.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma Exams

School bus service available

Yes, with 80 buses, 80 bus drives and 72 bus guardians, AISVN owns the largest bus fleet in all of Ho Chi Minh City. AISVN school bus services provide a high standard of safety and dependability.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Elementary School emphasizes personal, social and physical education (PSPE). PSPE is concerned with the individual’s well-being through the promotion and development of concepts, knowledge and attitudes and skills that contribute to this well-being.
Secondary School provides lessons and practices on physical and health-related knowledge, aesthetic movement, team sports, individual sports, international sports, and may include alternative recreational sports and adventure activities.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

There are multiple international standards outdoor and indoor sports facilities that include a soccer field, a swimming pool, a fitness center, table tennis hall, 3 gymnasiums which can be utilized for basketball, volleyball, and futsal. Other services, e.g. lockers, changing and shower rooms enable students to fully engage in physical and health development. With these advantages of well-equipped and modern facilities, the AISVN is proud to host a wide range of competitive sports tournaments with the participation from up to 12 international schools throughout the city.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Founded in 2006 in Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam, American International School Vietnam (AISVN) is a private, coeducational, university-preparatory school for students from Early Years to Grade 12. The language of instruction is English. The school offers the three International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes of Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP). AISVN is externally authorized by the IB as well as by the Council of International Schools (CIS) in Europe and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in the US. AISVN aims to prepare students for excellent universities in the US and around the world.

Teaching approach of the school

Mission: AISVN empowers students to think critically and prepares them to be resilient and compassionate leaders, making the world a better place.
Vision: AISVN guides students to become global citizens and sustain their cultural heritage.
IB Learner Profile: AISVN students strive to be thinkers, inquirers, communicators, risk-takers, knowledgeable, open-minded, principled, caring, balanced and reflective.

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