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American curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

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CurriculumAmerican
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Boarding available
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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 16 students / class
Maximum 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: RM36,500
to: RM96,800
Address: Jalan Raffles ,79050 Iskandar Puteri, Johor, Darul Takzim, Malaysia

RAS is also home to both a junior and senior boarding program, providing pastoral care in five boarding facilities.
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Max. number of students per class

22

Average number of students per class

15-17

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

English Language Learning

Additional language classes offered by the school

Malay & Mandarin

Use of technology in the classroom

Raffles American School has a variety of e-learning platforms, iPads in elementary classrooms, and each student in 5th-12th grade uses an Apple Macbook as part of their daily studies.

Classes have projectors, and our library has e-books available through our online library catalog.

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, our school is offering online classes through our Continued Learning Platform for students in their home countries. This platform is only available during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, we do evaluate students with a variety of assessments; this is dependant on both their age and learning level.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

RAS accepts applications throughout the year as part of a rolling admissions process.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, RAS accepts applications throughout the year as part of a rolling admissions process.

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

Early Childhood and Elementary: 8:00
Middle and High School: 7:50

School finish time

Early Childhood 13:00
Elementary, Middle and High School 15:00

Supervised care before/after school

After-school care is provided free of charge for siblings of students participating in Co-Curricular Activities.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Coding and robotics, Chess and Legends of Learning, Classical Ballet, Choir, Keyboarding and Coding, Board Games, Poetry, Band, Environmental Club, Drawing Club, Drumline, Art & Craft Club, Mindfulness, Apple Clips Club, Beginner Hand Sewing, Beginner Spanish, Chinese Reading and Speaking club for Non- Chinese Speakers, Singing group, Prodigy Maths games, Upper ES Art, Drawing and Colouring, Fairy Tale Fun, Movement to Music, Sketching & Cross-stitch, Spelling Bee, Financial Genius / MoneyTree, Paper Crafts, and many more.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes, all of our cafeteria food is Halal.

Sports activities included

Swimming, tennis, Badminton, Rock-Climbing, Wushu, Gymnastics, Dance, Muay Thai Boran, Taekwondo, Basketball, Little kickers, Golf, Tabata Workout, Hip Hop, Track & Field, Baseball, Softball, Touch Rugby, Elementary Mini-Olympics, Zumba, Learn to Swim, Sports Club, Sports Teams, and much more.

Sports facilities at the school

The campus features a host of athletic amenities including two separate indoor air-conditioned gymnasiums, an Olympic size swimming pool, a shallow training pool, outdoor tennis, and basketball courts, soccer field, and stadium which includes a second full-size soccer field, track and field, and 400 meters running track.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Raffles American School is a learning community that empowers students to achieve their academic and life potential. RAS serves students Pre-K through 12th grade. Its rigorous and rich academic and co-curricular programs encourage student growth through a learning outcome approach, acknowledging multiple intelligence types and learning pathways. RAS facilitates student success through collaboration with parents, a balanced focus on intellectual, emotional, physical, and social progress.

Teaching approach of the school

Raffles American Schools focuses on holistic learning through our General Learning Outcomes (GLO's) to prepare our students as global citizens for future university studies and workplaces. US Standards-based curriculum, dedicated learning support staff, and fully accredited teaching staff provide students with an elite educational platform to succeed.

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