Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||24 students / class|
This school does not make their fees public.
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|Number of students||
|Most common nationality||
Totally around 20% 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||
80% local : 20% international
|Average number of students per class||
Pre School : 18- 20 students/class
|Native English speaking teachers||
Expatriate teachers are recruited from USA, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines and China. They must have demonstrable Christian faith, recognized teaching qualifications, teaching ability, proven experience and continuously seek professional development.
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
Depends on the grade level.
|Entry evaluation for students||
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
Kindergarten: child observation by teacher and/or administrator, approximately 30 minutes.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
|External examinations or assessments available||
IB Diploma, IGCSE
|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, badmintong, rugby, taekwondo, cooking.
|Sports activities included||
|Sports facilities at the school||
Gymnasiums, swimming pools, sport fields (except in Kemang Village which is in a high rise facility), dance studios.
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Sekolah Pelita Harapan is a group of 5 schools in Jakarta, Indonesia which offer Indonesian citizens and expatriates a quality, international standard of education in which English is the language of instruction.
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 a Biblical perspective of the world 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.