International curriculum
Ages 12 to 18

Hwa Chong International School

663 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 269783
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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 12 to 18
First year fees: SGD $36,495

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Number of students


Most common nationality

As a local international school, half of the students are Singaporeans or Permanent Residents, a requirement of the Ministry of Education (Singapore). The rest of the student body comprises of international students from over 20 countries.

Additional language classes offered by the school


Uniform required


Entry evaluation for students

Students are required to sit for an admission test and one-to-one interview.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

All applicants are required to complete the following before admission to Hwa Chong International School:

1) Admission to Year 1 to Year 3 – English & Mathematics Test
Admission to Year 4, IBF and IB1 – English, Mathematics & Physics Test

2) A one-to-one interview between a teacher and applicant
Interview will be conducted in English, and will last approximately 15 minutes

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Enrolment is open to local and foreign students throughout the academic year.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, IGCSE

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school's programme emphasises on participation and engagement in activities leading to a more holistic development of the individual. In HCIS, a wide range of activities are offered under four categories: clubs and societies, leadership and interest groups, sport, and performing arts.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor sports complex, gym, swimming pool.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Founded in 2005, Hwa Chong International School (HCIS) is a member of the Hwa Chong family of schools. The school's mission is to develop internationalism, innovation and independence in students.
The school currently offers an integrated six-year programme which prepares students for the Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) at Year 4 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBDP) at Year 6.

Teaching approach of the school

Anchoring on Asian values, students of HCIS receive a holistic education where academic achievements are emphasized alongside character development. This is achieved through a diverse range of activities that broaden and enrich students’ learning across cognitive and affective domains. These activities include overseas trips, outdoor activities, student-led initiatives as well as community services.For international students, their learning is also highly enriched with the understanding and appreciation of Singapore’s social, cultural and economic makeup, thereby strengthening their sense of internationalism.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in SGD

Yearly fees: SGD $24,610
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: SGD $11,885
Total first year fees: SGD $36,495
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Address: 663 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 269783