Jakarta
International, Christian curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

Sekolah Pelita Harapan

CurriculumInternational, Christian
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate Yes
Avg. students per class 24
Max. students per class -
First year fees: Rp 0

Fees / Price

This school does not make their fees public.

School Information

Number of students

2600

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
Junior School : 24 students/class
Senior School : 24 students/class

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

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

Mandarin

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Entrance testing

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.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

External examinations/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

Physical education

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

Yes

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.

Location

Get in touch with the school

Contact email: admission-lv@sph.ac.id
School's webpage: sph.edu
Address: Jl. Pangeran Antasari 36 Jakarta Selatan 12150 Indonesia