New Zealand, International curriculum
Ages 2 to 18

The New Zealand Independent School

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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 13 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage: nzis.school.nz
Yearly fees: Rp 257,000,000
This school has more than one campus in Jakarta:
Early Years and Primary Campus: Ages 2 to 11
Secondary Campus: Ages 11 to 18

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Ratio of local students to international students

20% local : 80% international

Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

English as a Second Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Bahasa Indonesia, French, Chinese

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required


Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline. Applications may be made all year round.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

NZIS has no programme specifically for children with learning difficulties. Parents whose child has special needs are encouraged to consult directly with the Principal before applying for admission to determine if the necessary resources are available.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Art and crafts, taekwondo, mad science, cooking, computer, dance, ballet, gymnastics, robotics, soccer, futsal, badminton, space club, math, swimming, yoga.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Yearly Years and Primary Campus: playground, swimming pool.

Secondary Campus: 25m swimming pool, basketball court, futsal court, table tennis tables, badminton court, covered multipurpose space.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The New Zealand International School – Jakarta is a private, international school located in Kemang, South Jakarta, Indonesia. It was established in 2002 for expatriate and local students living in Jakarta. It is the only school in Indonesia to offer a New Zealand based curriculum.

NZIS has two campuses in Kemang that are about 100 metres from each other. The primary campus caters for the younger students aged 2 to 12 and the secondary campus looks after the emerging young adults.

Teaching approach of the school

The New Zealand Independent School is a select school that follows the Te Whaariki Early Years program from NZ and then the NZ Curriculum for its Primary years. In Secondary students follow Cambridge Secondary 1, then IGCSE and culminate in taking A Levels at Grade 12.