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Australian International School Saigon

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CurriculumInternational, British, Australian
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
Yearly fees (G7): 506,000,000 ₫
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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 22 students / class
Maximum 28 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 506,000,000 ₫
This school has more than one campus in Ho Chi Minh City:
Thu Thiem Campus: Ages 2 to 18
Thao Dien Campus: Ages 2 to 11

Address: APSC Compound 36 Thao Dien Road | District 2 HCMC | Vietnam

Xi Campus: Ages 2 to 5

Address: 190 Nguyen Van Huong Street Thao Dien Ward | District 2 HCMC | Vietnam

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Number of students

1100

Number of nationalities represented in the school

40

Ratio of local students to international students

35% local : 65% international

Max. number of students per class

Class sizes vary (maximum of 20 to 28) depending on the Year Level.

Average number of students per class

22

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language Programme

Additional language classes offered by the school

Vietnamese, Koran, Chinese

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Entrance test, interview.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Middle School Entrance Test (Years 7 to11)
Senior School Entrance Test (Years 12 & 13)
English proficiency Test (if student’s native language is not English)

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Results in these examinations

IB Diploma results in 2017:
- 15% of AIS students scored 40 or more compared to 6% worldwide
- 5,5/7 - average subject score
- 35 - AIS average : 30 - World average

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Student Support Services

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Extra-curricular activities like music, debating, chess, swimming, soccer and basketball.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Two 25m salt-water swimming pools; two “learn to swim” wading pools; two outdoor basketball and tennis courts; two astroturf soccer fields and a huge air-conditioned indoor gymnasium.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Australian International School provides international education from Kindergarten (2 years of age) to Senior School (16 years+). The School offers the International Baccalaureate Primary years Programme (PYP), the Cambridge Secondary programme in the Middle School, leading to the IGCSE examinations in Year 11 and at Senior School, students study the 2 year IB Diploma Programme.

Teaching approach of the school

AIS wants its students to listen to the world around them, to hear it hum, and to grow into young people who are curious, reflective and want to make a positive difference to their world.

AIS emphasises the development of each student’s academic ability and encourages well-rounded, confident individuals who aspire to achieve their potential.

The curriculum is rigorous and balanced, with appreciation of different learning styles and experiences. It supports the individual strengths and talents of the students so that they are excited by learning and embrace challenges with a belief in their own ability.

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