This school used to be called Zaman International School. It changed its name to Paragon International School on January 2019.
Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||26 students / class|
|Maximum||28 students / class|
Address: No: 2843, St: 3, Sangkat Tonle Basak Khan Chamkar Morn, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Address: No: 39, St: 315, Boeng Kok 1 Toul Kork, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Address: St: 317, No: 66, Toul Kork Boeng Kok 2 quarter, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
All the details about this school in their own words
|Number of students||
|Max. number of students per class||
To facilitate optimum learning PIS strives to maintain the following class sizes: Grade 1-2 (24 students), Grade 3-4 (28 students) and Grades 5-6 (28 students).
|Average number of students per class||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
English as a Second Language
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|Use of technology in the classroom||
The school has a cutting edge ICT lab. The classrooms has smart boards, projectors, sound system.
|Entry evaluation for students||
A placement test in English, mathematics and science. Interview.
|External examinations or assessments available||
IGCSE, A Levels
|School bus service available||
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
Learning support at PIS is flexible and the school will always look to cater for the needs of an individual student. One-to-one support may be given as well as support to smaller classes of students or within a main class. The school is not a special needs education school (SEN) but will support any of its student who have mild learning difficulties.
|School start time||
Students may be dropped off as early as 7:50 am.
|School finish time||
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Takewondo, dance and music, cooking, art, science secrets club, swimming, tennis, economics, basketball, biking, book club, calligraphy, Chinese club, classical guitar, creative writing, debate, art and design, international relations club, karate, mechanics club, origami, performing arts, robotics, short movie, street art, yoga, young singers club.
|School provided lunches||
|Sports facilities at the school||
Secondary Campus: basketball and volleyball courts, football field
Primary Campus: playgrounds, swimming pool, play area
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Paragon International School is one of Cambodia's premier independent international schools, enrolling over 1100 students. PIS is a day school, offering courses designed for students aged four to eighteen years who seek an international education in Phnom Penh.
|Teaching approach of the school||
PIS' primary focus is on internationalism in order to create open-minded world citizens who have an international perspective, are self-confident and conscientious and who can function as leaders and team members in societies all over the world.