Kuala Lumpur
International curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

The Mont'Kiara International School

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
Yearly fees (G7): RM99,266
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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 15 students / class
Maximum 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: RM99,266
Address: Jalan Kiara Taman Sri Hartamas 50480 Kuala Lumpur Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

American (about 18%)

Ratio of local students to international students

Currently about 12% of our students are Malaysian but most of them are expats with the Malaysian International Trade group or the foreign service.

Max. number of students per class

22 students

Average number of students per class

15 students

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

We have teaching assistants in all elementary classrooms but not in middle and high school classrooms (except in the visual arts and sciences).

Native English speaking teachers

The vast majority of our teacher are native English speakers (from American, Canadian, British, Australian, and New Zealand). Less than 10% have English as a second language.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, we offer ELl for students up through grade 10.

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, and Malay.

Use of technology in the classroom

Often and in purposeful ways to enhance learning. 1 computer per every two students in elementary and Bring your Own Device (BYOD) in middle and high school.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

It varies based on the grade level between 15-40 minutes per class. Students attend 4 classes per day, every other day.

Uniform required


Waiting list

In some grades.

Entry evaluation for students

An admissions assessment is given.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

We have a local screening test covering English and math but are changing soon to MAP.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Prior to the mid-point of each semester.

Students can join after academic year begins


Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


External examinations or assessments available

About 70% complete the IB Diploma testing in May of their grade 12 year. About 50-60% complete either an SAT or ACT during grade 11-12.

Results in these examinations

They do very well - above world averages in IB exams and well enough in the SATs and ACTs to get into many tier 1 and 2 universities.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

We have students of all religions but there are no religious class requirements.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?


School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, we have Learning Support teachers covering all grades.

Learning support offered

Limited Learning Support for students requiring accommodations but not modifications to complete our curriculum requirements.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We differentiate within the classroom and then in high school offer advanced and higher level courses.

Student access to education psychologist

Only access currently is coordinated through off-campus support.

School start time

8:30 am for grades KP-5. 8:20 am for grades 6-12.

School finish time

1:00 pm for grades KP-K. 3:00 pm for grades 1-12.

Supervised care before/after school


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We offer many After School Activities (paid and free), student clubs (such as MUN and Chess Club), and Service programs such as Habitat for Humanity, Helping Hands, GIN, etc. See are website for more extensive listings.

School provided lunches


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


Sports activities included

Mandatory PE and Health classes up through grade 10 and then PE electives in grades 11-12. We offer a full range of sports (soccer, Touch Rugby, Tennis, Badminton, Basketball, Swimming, Volleyball, Softabll, Track, and Cross Country - for most we run both boy's and girl's teams_ during three seasons and competitions in our local ISAC league and our regional SEASAC league. See are website for more extensive listings.

Sports facilities at the school

Swimming pool, climbing wall (second indoor climbing wall under construction), full-sized air-conditioned gym (second gym under construction), two sports fields, fitness room (cardio and weights), dance room, and fitness multi-purpose room.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes (ref. question above on sports).

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

It is a medium size community school with all students attending school on one campus. It has a very diverse student population. Our curriculum is North American and the IB Diploma Program for grades 11-12. We prepare our students very well for admissions to high quality colleges and universities worldwide.

Teaching approach of the school

We have a very constructivist and student-centered teaching approach, supporting all our students to achieve academically and develop socially, emotionally, and physically to their full potential.