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International and Cambodian
Ages 1 to 12

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CityPhnom Penh
CurriculumsInternational and Cambodian
Languages of instructionEnglish and Khmer
Age RangeAges 1 to 12
Yearly fees: Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Khmer
Native English and Khmer teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Khmer)
Class sizes Average 11 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2024/2025.

Address: #561, Street 1980, Sangkat Phnom Penh Thmei (Near Tuol Kork), Cambodia
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

100% Cambodian

Native English and Khmer speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English and Khmer


Additional language classes offered by the school


Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes we do.

Use of technology in the classroom

We use variety of technology in the classroom. Smart boards, communication app, learning and teaching apps.

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)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


External examinations or assessments available

We plan to use Cambridge as our external examinations

Results in these examinations


Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

The amount of time that students to complete their homework depends on their grade levels. It's from 15 minutes to 45 minutes.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

We provide extra staff for extra care. Also we recommend parent to meet specialists to help the kids.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Talent Clubs

Student access to education psychologist

Not Yet. We only have early years and primary years classes at the moment

Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

For international programme, we use Oxford Placement test and reading test (Grade 1 up). For National Programme, students are tested with Khmer language and Mathematics.

Waiting list

Yes, when a class is reach the maximum, new students need to wait until a new class is open.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

31 August

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school


School bus service available


School provided lunches


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

Currently no

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Arts, Music, Sports, Taekwondo, Contemporary Dance, Yoga, Swimming, Chinese Language support, Debate club, Writing club, Homework club.

Sports activities included

PE, basketball, football

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Not yet

Facilities at the school

Library, theater, science lab, computer lab, playground, swimming pool, sensory room, art room

Sports facilities at the school

Basketball, Football

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

1. High Quality Bilingual Programme and a variety of extra subjects, helping your child to have high achievement, and become a global citizen with good discipline, respectful behaviour, and morality.
2. Highly Qualified and Well-Trained National and International Teachers. Our educators use 21st century methodology to teach, and inspire our students to be active in learning and produce consistent excellent academic results.
3. High Quality Learning Assessment and International Benchmarking. In addition to our regular thorough assessment, MAKSON also uses standardized tests from the UK to check our students’ progress and learning.
4. High Quality Learning Facilities and Materials, great for play-based and project-based approaches which offer enjoyable learning experiences and help our student comprehend and apply the concepts.
5. High Quality security and health practices. MAKSON learning environments are safe and secure and our food is healthy. Our students’ safety and heath are our priority.
6. High Quality Parent Services. MAKSON’s staff members pay attention and strive for great communication with parents. Good relationship and understanding with all stakeholders, especially the active involvement of parents immensely benefit our students’ learning.

Teaching approach of the school

1. The Fundamental Foundation: One of our big goals at MAKSON is to equip our students with strong academic foundations including maths, literacy, social studies and science.
2. 21st Century Skills: MAKSON offers an innovative 21st Century skill programmes through skill building subjects, problem and project-based learning, performance, contests, and outdoor challenges.
3. Good Characters: We care about our students’ characters as much as we do about their general education. For this, we embed good character building programme into our curriculum.
4. International Mindedness: Students at MAKSON are given lots of opportunities to explore the world. Those include learning, researching, practising and landing the real world.
5. Growth Mindset: Growth mindset is a unique programme at MAKSON. We include it as a subject in our curriculum. The reason for this is we want our students to know that they can become who they want to be as long as they put their mind to it and work towards it.
6. Inspiring Achievements: At MAKSON, we inspire all students to reach their maximum potential and achieve highly in their chosen field or career of interest. We are sure our students will become high achievers.

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