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Johor Bahru
American curriculum
Ages 3 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 8 students / class
Maximum 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: RM71,100
to: RM104,600
Address: Jalan Forest City - Lebuhraya Tanjung Pelepas, 8, Jalan Pulau 1, 81550 Gelang Patah, Johor, Malaysia
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Number of students

180

Number of nationalities represented in the school

16

Most common nationality

Koreans, China

Ratio of local students to international students

1:5

Max. number of students per class

Early Childhood classes will have around 15 students. Lower School, Middle School and Upper School will have around 20-22 students. Elective classes in Upper School will have smaller class sizes.

Average number of students per class

8 students

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language (EAL)
Intensive English as an Additional Language (IEAL)

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin, Malay

Use of technology in the classroom

Middle and High School students use Laptop in the classroom
Early Childhood/Kindergarten and Lower School students use Ipad in the classroom.

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 Zoom or Google classroom to conduct school lessons during COVID-19 pandemic emergency situations.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the teachers

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

It depends on the recruiting Grade and the process

Entry evaluation for students

Yes. We conduct assessments.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Online English placement test needs to be completed. (Writing, Listening, Reading and Speaking) and Maths (Students studying in current Grade)
If the student is overseas, a Zoom interview will be arranged.
Possible interview or assessment by the EAL or Special Needs teachers.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We recruit all year round except for December and June.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes.

External examinations or assessments available

PSAT, SAT, and AP Test

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Through scholarship

Student access to education psychologist

Yes. We do have a school counselor that our students can go to.

School start time

School starts at 8.30 am

School finish time

Kindergarten finishes school at 3.30 pm
Lower and High School finish school at 5.00 pm after their extra curriculum activities.

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

SSM-FC offers a range of after school activities. For the lower school students, SSM-FC has offered programs in: Creative Minds (Art) , Table tennis, Taekwondo, Poundsâ & Dance, English, Robotics, Minecraft, Redstone, Programming. For Upper School: Basketball, Taekwondo, Ballet, English Tutoring, Science Tutoring, Math Tutoring, Swimming Club, Cards and Board Games, Beginners Cooking/Baking, Fitness, Student Council, Dance Troupe, and Fitness.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes. Vegetarian and Halal

Sports activities included

Tennis, swimming, Basketball, Soccer, Golf, Gym, Badminton, Table Tennis

Sports facilities at the school

Badminton Court, Soccer Field, Golf, Olympic Size Swimming pool, Basketball Court, Running track, Dance Studio, Auditorium, Fitness Center, Music Room, Teaching Kitchen, Small Playground( For Kindergarten), Cafeteria, Student Dormitory, WeCreate Center, Golf Simulation Center, School Infirmary, Performing Arts Center, Lower and High School Library , Art Studio

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes. We have Basketball Competition, Swimming Competition, Soccer Competition, Golf tournaments

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Shattuck-St. Mary's Forest City International School offers American-style education for age 3-18, with a focus on independent learning and creativity. SSM-FC offers education to day and boarding students.

Teaching approach of the school

SSM-FC is a global learning community that honors tradition while embracing innovation. By cultivating creative, independent thinking, SSM-FC fosters the transformation of its students to become citizens of integrity for an ever-changing world.

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