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IB, British, and Christian
Ages 2 to 18

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CurriculumsIB, British, and Christian
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
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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 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: Rp 130,500,000
to: Rp 397,500,000
This school has more than one campus in Jakarta:
Lippo Village: Ages 2 to 18

Address: 2500 Bulevar Palem Raya Lippo Village, Tangerang 15810 Indonesia

Kemang Village: Ages 3 to 18

Address: Jl. Pangeran Antasari 36 Jakarta Selatan 12150 Indonesia

Pluit Village: Ages 3 to 16

Address: Pluit Village, Jl. Pluit Indah Raya Jakarta Utara 14450 Indonesia

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Number of students

2200 in 5 campuses: Lippo Village, Sentul City, Lippo Cikarang, Kemang Village & Pluit Village

Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

Around 25% of the student body are foreigners from Australia, USA, Korea, Canada, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Italy, South Africa, Finland, Belgium, India, etc.

Ratio of local students to international students

75% local : 25% international

Native English speaking teachers

Expatriate teachers are recruited from USA, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines and China, as well as some other countries. They must have demonstrable Christian faith, recognized teaching qualifications, teaching ability, proven experience and continuously seek professional development.

Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

Bahasa Indonesia, Mandarin, Korean

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class

Pre School : 10-12 students/class
Kindergarten : 16-24 students/class
Junior School : 20-24 students/class
Senior School : 24 students/class

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, for Kindergarten and Lower Junior School

Use of technology in the classroom

Smartboards, tablets/laptops depending on levels, collaboration apps.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes, we use various online Learning Management Systems and collaborations apps.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Yes, Christian.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

We accommodate students and families from different beliefs. However, all students have to attend Bible lessons and Christian-based school activities.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, IB Diploma

Results in these examinations

SPH Average IB Diploma Score 2020: 35, World Average: 31.
Highest IB Score: 43
10 % of our students scored in the to 10% in the world.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes. Our school believes in holistic education, therefore assigned homework will help to develop students' inquiry skills and enhance project based learning.

Approximate hours of homework given

Homework varies depending on the level.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

We have learning support teachers team who help students with some degree of learning difficulties. Students with special learning needs will have to undergo a special assessment to determine admission to SPH.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We believe that each child is uniquely talented. Since early childhood, we encourage every student to develop their gifts according to their own pace. In MYP, we have several levels of Mathematics and Language classes. In IB Diploma, students independently chose their focus in area of learning. SPH Lippo Village also have Applied Science Academy where high school students can conduct independent research in various sciences fields with University Professors' mentorships.

Student access to education psychologist

We have an excellent team of educational counsellors for each level of our school.

Entry evaluation for students

Entrance testing & interviews.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Kindergarten: child observation by teacher and/or administrator, approximately 30 minutes.
Grades 1-6: English, Mathematics and interview, approximately 2 hours.
Grades 7-11: English, Mathematics, non-verbal test, Bahasa Indonesia (for class placement), interview, approximately 4 hours. For Grade 11: interview with IB Diploma Coordinator.

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level and campuses.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, usually on the beginning of a new term

School start time

7 AM

School finish time

K1: 10AM
K2: 11 AM
K3-G2: 1 PM
G3-G12: 3PM

Supervised care before/after school

No, but we offer After-School Activities.

School bus service available

Yes, in SPH Lippo Village only

School provided lunches

Yes, but optional.

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

Yes, by special requests.

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Ballet, string, band, praise and worship, choir, drama, general music, technology, angklung, kolintang, gamelan, keyboard, piano, dance, handbells, guitar, soccer, basketball, volleyball, swimming, softball, baseball, hockey, golf, rock climbing, tennis, Mandarin, badminton, rugby, taekwondo, cooking, robotics, science academy, engineering, etc.

Sports activities included

Physical education: soccer, basketball, volleyball, swimming, rugby, etc.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Sports facilities at the school

Gymnasiums, swimming pools, indoor & outdoor sport fields, ballet & dance studios.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Sekolah Pelita Harapan is a group of schools in Jakarta, Indonesia which offer Indonesian citizens and expatriates a quality, international standard of education in which English is the language of instruction. Our School's vision: True Knowledge, Faith in Christ and Godly Character. Our mission: Proclaiming the preeminence of Christ and engaging in the redemptive restoration of all things in Him through holistic education.

SPH runs internationally certified curriculum – the International Baccalaureate and Cambridge Programs. These are the world’s best practice pedagogy. SPH emphasizes the Indonesian identity and culture as well as living in a global society. SPH's comprehensive academic, artistic, sporting, music, Biblical foundations and community service programs are designed to produce high quality graduating students.

Teaching approach of the school

As a group of Christian schools, SPH bases its approach on Christian worldview and Biblical Studies is a compulsory subject in the curriculum. The school's aim is to equip its students to have a view of the world as created by God and sustained by him. As those made in his image they are taught to develop the gifts and talents they have been born with and to attain high academic, cultural, sporting and social skills so as to become people of influence in the world.

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