Hong Kong
International curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

Hong Kong Academy

33 Wai Man Road, Sai Kung, New Territories, Hong Kong
CurriculumInternational
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate Yes
Avg. students per class 22
Max. students per class -
First year fees: HK$795,900

Fees / Price

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in HKD

Yearly fees: HK$197,900
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: HK$598,000
Total first year fees: HK$795,900
See full breakdown of fees

School Information

Number of students

600

Number of nationalities represented in the school

40

Most common nationality

International student body with no one country representing a majority.

Average number of students per class

22

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin, French, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

Teaching and learning programme utilising individualised technology.
Wireless campus.
IT Portal with desktop Macs and laptops available for classroom use.
One-to-One laptop student programme from Grade 5 onwards.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment

Brief description of entry evaluation required

HKA has group assessments for PK1, PK2 and Kindergarten students. It has a reading, writing and math assessment in Primary School and a MAP (Measure of Academic Progress) online assessment for Secondary School students. HKA is able to arrange remote, online assessments for applicants who cannot come to Hong Kong.

External examinations/assessments available

IB Diploma

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Learner Support Center

Learning support offered

Inclusion Support teachers and One-to-One Inclusion Support teachers and co-teachers for students with needs requiring this level of support.
Full-time Occupational Therapist with an on-site OT Room.
Full-time Speech and Language Therapist.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Chess, football, parkour, art, basketball, netball, soccer, volleyball, swimming, cross country, athletics, band, scouts, choir, golf, gymnastics, rollerblading, sailing, yoga, creative writing, debate and public speaking, drama/theatre, student council, student media team

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor play space, 800 seat gymnasium, tennis/squash courts, swimming pools, outdoor sports courts, football stadium with running track, all within 5 minute walking distance.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

HKA is a lead international school with a personal, individualised approach to education and an engaged, close-knit community.
HKA offers the International Baccalaureate Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes for students from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. HKA values active inquiry, celebrates curiosity, and engages students in the wonder of learning.

HKA’s 5 fundamentals as articulated in its mission statement:
- Rigorous international education
- Pathways to individual excellence
- Captivating learning environment
- Dynamic community of learners
- Educational leader

Teaching approach of the school

HKA fosters a culture of learning that celebrates curiosity, creativity and collaboration:
- Globally sourced, research-based instructional practices from across the globe
- Whole school learning community
- “Units of Inquiry” integrate diverse subject areas and skills
- Integrated specialist subjects (physical education, information technology, library, visual and performing arts)
- Focus on learning process, not rote memorisation and testing
- Daily Mandarin lessons in Primary School
- World Language programme begins in Secondary School
- Full-time Mandarin Co-teacher in PK1 and PK2 classrooms

Location

Get in touch with the school

School's webpage: www.hkacademy.edu.hk
School's Fees webpage: www.hkacademy.edu.hk/tuition-fees
Address: 33 Wai Man Road, Sai Kung, New Territories, Hong Kong