Jakarta
International, Methodist curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

ACS Jakarta

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CurriculumInternational, Methodist
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate Yes
First year fees: Rp 182,150,000

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Number of students

800

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

20

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes. Experienced expatriate teachers are recruited from the Australia, Canada, China, Ghana, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, the U.K., the U.S and Vietnam. The mainstream English Language classes are all taught by qualified expatriate teachers from the following countries: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, the United Kingdom or the United States.

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

Students who have limited English Language ability may be required to attend a bridging English Language course before admission can be considered. These run on Saturdays and the student remains in his/her current school until such time that ACS Jakarta deems that he/she has the adequate standard for admission to ACS Jakarta. Parents of these students would have to pay for the bridging programme. Without an adequate foundation in the English Language, success in all other subjects will be limited.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Indonesian, Mandarin

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

G1 - G2: 20 to 30 minutes weeknights, 1-1,5 hours weekends
G3 - G4: 30 to 45 minutes weeknights, 1,5-2 hours weekends
G5 - G6: 45 to 75 minutes weeknights, 2-3 hours weekends
G7 - G8: 90 to 120 minutes weeknights, 3-4 hours weekends
G9 - G10: 120 to 150 minutes weeknights, 4-6 hours weekends
G11 - G12: 150 to 180 minutes weeknights, 6-8 hours weekends

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Selection process

Brief description of entry evaluation required

For admission into Kindergarten 2 to Grade 11 levels for the coming academic year, prospective students are required to go through a selection process:

- For admission into Kindergarten: through interview. Student may be asked questions that would determine his/her language ability and numeracy knowledge.

- For admission into Grades 1 to 9: through admission tests of English Language and Mathematics, and Science for those who is seeking for Grade 9. Students who meet the School's standard for admission will be short - listed for an interview.

- For admission into Grade 10: entry into this grade is generally open to students seeking to do the 3-year Pre-IB course (usually open to students from the National Schools who will be completing/have completed UAN). Students will sit for English Language, Mathematics and relevant Science tests as well as tests in other subjects as deemed necessary by the School. Students who meet the School's standard will be short-listed for an interview.

- For admission into Grade 11 (IBDP): through admission tests of English Language, Mathematics and the relevant Science test, and also tests in other subjects as necessary by the School. Students who meet the School's standard for admission will be short-listed for an interview. Those who lack the necessary literature skills will be required to attend a Literature Foundation course (to be held in March/June) prior to admission.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, IGCSE

School bus service available

No

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No

School start time

7:25

School finish time

KG1: 10:30
KG2 - KG3: 12:00
G1 - G6: 14:30
G7 - G12: 15:30

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school offers many clubs and activities.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education covers a wide range of sports skills and fitness including swimming, tennis, basketball, volleyball, soccer, baseball among other sports dependent on age and year level. Semi-annual fitness testing against international standards are conducted at the end of each semester.

Sports facilities at the school

- Indoor sports hall with basketball, badminton and volleyball courts
- 5 outdoor tennis courts
- Outdoor full-sized soccer field and 2 small soccer fields
- Outdoor 25m swimming pool and 2 wading pools
- Dance room

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Anglo-Chinese School Jakarta is an International Baccalaureate World School and an authorized Cambridge Centre offering a world standard education to children from 3 - 18. Set in a safe, semi-rural environment located off the Jorr Tol at Kelurahan Setu, approximately 15 kilometers south-east of central Jakarta , it is within easy reach of Jakarta 's main residential areas in South and North Jakarta.

Teaching approach of the school

ACS believes in bringing its students to their full potential and by preparing them for their next stage in education by offering a well-rounded and challenging curriculum. The children also learn the importance of having good character and values via the school's devotions and its pupil development and religion lessons.

ACS Jakarta is a selective K - 12 school for academically promising students, preparing them for continued academic success and for their future. An ACS education stands for holistic education: the total development of a child so as to maximize his or her potential for the greater good and service to others.

Summary of prices and fees

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

Yearly fees: Rp 178,800,000
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: Rp 3,350,000
Total first year fees: Rp 182,150,000
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: info@acsjakarta.sch.id
School's webpage: acsjakarta.sch.id
Address: Jl. Bantar Jati, RT.7/RW.2, Setu, Cipayung, Kota Jakarta Timur, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 13880, Indonesia