Kuala Lumpur
International curriculum
Ages 3 to 16

Cempaka International School

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 16
Yearly fees (G7): RM46,600
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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
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: RM46,600
This school has more than one campus in Kuala Lumpur:
Cheras Campus: Ages 3 to 16
Damansara Heights Campus: Ages 3 to 16

Address: No 19, Jalan Setiabakti Satu, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Number of students


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

9 : 1

Max. number of students per class


Additional language classes offered by the school

Malay, Mandarin, French

Use of technology in the classroom

The entire Cempaka International School campus is linked via a wireless network. Using an Apple MacBook (or any other notebook on the Mac OS), students are able to access both internet and intranet resources on the move through airport base stations scattered around the campus. Therefore, students will be able to surf the Internet and send and receive email from anywhere in your home, classroom, canteen, library — not just from where phone jacks and ethernet ports happen to be!

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Entry into the School is by competitive entrance examinations and interview.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Year 1- Year 6- English, Maths, Science
Secondary- English, Maths, Science and Malay Language (for Malaysians only)

School start time

8:00 am

School finish time

3:00 pm or 3:30 pm depending on the grade level.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Art and craft club, reading club, cultural club, computer club, athletics, soccer, rugby, handball, netball, softball, volleyball, badminton, table tennis, basketball, water polo, wall climbing, gymnastics, dance, swimming

School provided lunches


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

The school cafeteria, pizza kiosk and bakeshop are halal and beef-free and also provides for vegetarian options.

Sports activities included

Fencing, water polo, wall climbing, frisbee, rugby

Sports facilities at the school

Cheras Campus: Football field

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Cempaka International School Cheras/Cempaka Cheras is composed of the Cempaka International School (IGCSE), Cempaka Cheras (Malaysian National Curriculum) and the A-Levels.
Mission of the school is to become the leading school of choice in the country, producing students who are all-round achievers: maintaining a strong academic track record whilst maintaining a complete co-curricular resume and meaningful community service experience, in a relevant technologically-supported environment, with 100% University (or equivalent) admission rate.

Teaching approach of the school

Cheras Campus: Cempaka International School Cheras/Cempaka Cheras is composed of the Cempaka International School (IGCSE), Cempaka Cheras (Malaysian National Curriculum) and the A-Levels.

Damansara Heights Campus: Cempaka International School Damansara Heights offers IGCSE and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP).