Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||20 students / class|
School fees range in HKD valid for the academic year 2023/2024
Address: 1 On Muk Lane, Shek Mun Shatin, N.T. Hong Kong
Address: Kam Ho House 638 Sai Sha Rd Ma On Shan Hong Kong
All the details about this school in their own words
|Number of students||
|Native English speaking teachers||
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|Average number of students per class||
|Use of technology in the classroom||
From P1 through high school, students learn to integrate technology into their daily learning in a variety of ways. In elementary grades, students are exposed to computer technology in their individual classrooms as well as in the school's computer lab and through the use of interactive whiteboard technology.
|Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation||
Graduates’ university admission rates are approaching 100% each year.
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
|Learning support offered||
There is a dedicated program for students with special needs - Bridges. ICS also provides support for students with special needs in mainstream classes. Parents however, should understand that the school has limited resources allocated to support students who may have exceptional needs. It will be in the best interest of both the applicant and the school for parents to communicate the applicant’s needs to the Admissions Office before applying for admission. It is mandatory that all educational, psychological, and medical reports be submitted together with the application forms.
|Entry evaluation for students||
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
Admissions screening is conducted by an Admissions Team. Duration of the appointment varies according to grade level. Reception One screening, (held at the Kindergarten,) is usually conducted in a small group format and lasts for 20 to 30 minutes. Elementary screening is approximately 45 minutes to 1.5 hours, depending on the grade level, and Secondary screening lasts approximately 2 or more hours. All related assessment materials are the property of ICS. These materials are kept confidential and will not be released to any party.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
Overseas applicants are encouraged to submit applications before February 1st for entrance for the next academic year, but are considered on a case-by-case basis.
|Students can join after academic year begins||
Yes, subject to availability and results of admissions screening. High School students are generally not admitted after the 20th day of school for the term in which they apply. ICS prefers not to accept students after the start of the second semester unless they are transferring from an overseas school with a similar curriculum.
|Sports activities included||
American football, basketball, netball, touch rugby, football, handball, tennis, badminton, table tennis, squash, softball, hockey, cricket, swimming, water polo, volleyball, cross country, tennis
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Sports facilities at the school||
Outdoor track, gymnasium
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
International Christian School seeks to be centered upon Christ. ICS is committed to building God's Kingdom and integrating faith, learning and action. It is an evangelical Christian school that uses academic and extra-curricular programs to develop the whole student – intellectually, physically, socially and spiritually.
|Teaching approach of the school||
ICS equips students with the knowledge, skills, and Christian character to serve and transform their communities while preparing them for tertiary education.