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Ages 3 to 18

Saigon South International School

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CurriculumsIB and American
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): 583,000,000 ₫
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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 20 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 583,000,000 ₫
Address: 78 Nguyen Duc Canh Tan Phong Ward, District 7 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Number of students

1110

Number of nationalities represented in the school

41

Most common nationality

Vietnamese

Ratio of local students to international students

1:3

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes in Elementary School

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, English Additional Language (EAL) classes are offered in Kindergarten through grade 10

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin & Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

We have a 1:1 Ipad program for grades 2-3 & 1:1 laptop programs for grades 4-12. There are Ipad carts for EC-grade 1.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the grade level. ES 20-30 minutes, MS & HS is 45 minutes or more a night

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

In some grades

Entry evaluation for students

There is a group observation for EC-KG, a 1:1 assessment for grade 1 and a standardized assessment for grades 2-12

Brief description of entry evaluation required

We look at math, English and writing abilities

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We have rolling admissions so there is no deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

99%. Some students take gap years or have compulsory military service.

External examinations or assessments available

IBDP, AP, SAT, PSAT, CTP

Results in these examinations

Well above average.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

We have learning support departments in all divisions.

Learning support offered

Short and long-term interventions.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We have accelerated programs in math.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8 am

School finish time

3 pm

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We have a robust sports and activities program including, soccer, swimming, basketball, volleyball, track & field, tennis, softball, golf, cross-country, MUN, GIN drama, chess, VEX robotics and cooking.

School provided lunches

There is a cafeteria and lunches can be purchased.

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

We have Western, Asian and Vegetarian options every day.

Sports activities included

Physical Education is a class taught in EC-12.

Sports facilities at the school

Three basketball courts, 1 25 meter pool, 1 kiddie pool, 3 Volleyball courts, 3 outdoor soccer fields.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

We participate in Saigon International School Athletic Conference (SISAC), Mekong River International School Association (MRISA) and South East Asia Student Activities Conference (SEASAC)

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