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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 1 to 18
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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 20 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.

Address: Puri Widya Kencana, Citraland, Surabaya, Indonesia 60213
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All the details about this school in their own words

We have organised the information available for this school into 9 sections and 28 questions. Click or tap on the name of each section to read more.
Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

Bahasa Indonesia, Mandarin

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Use of technology in the classroom

For a well-rounded education in the 21st century, ITC is a vital part of the students learning, therefore our technology and equipment needs are constantly assessed and updated to the highest standards.

The High School has two Computer Laboratories, providing 25 networked computers.

50 inch televisions are used in the English classes.

The Learning Resource Centres have three recording rooms.

Interactive technology has been installed so every teaching room has its own Smart Board. There are mobile packs and multi-media equipment available for use in individual classrooms. This is in addition to computers based in every classroom from Pre Elementary to High School, four fully networked computer laboratories and over 40 networked computers in the Elementary and High School Learning Resource Centres.

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?

The school is pluralist and provides specialist religion classes, currently catering for Christian, Catholic, Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim and Konghuchu students.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Entry evaluation for students

Enrolment/Entrance test

Brief description of entry evaluation required

PYP: A full-day class observation in which the potential student (and parents) will get the day's schedule to join in a certain class. To replace face-to-face observation there will be an online interview with the teachers, especially during pandemics.

MYP & DP: Satisfactory previous school reports, satisfactory results in the entrance test (OPI Math test and Oxford English test), an interview in English and psychological test.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Depends on the availability of seats, preferably not longer than April.

Students can join after academic year begins

Mostly yes, but depends on the grade level.

School start time


School finish time

G1 - G2: 14:15
G3 - G12: 15:00

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Ballet, Taekwondo, karate, acoustic guitar, futsal, basketball, modern/contemporary dance, robotics, chess, hockey, volleyball, table tennis, traditional dance, photography

Sports activities included

Elementary School
To complement PE lessons and after school activities, the Elementary School also participates in a range of invitational events that give students the opportunity to play sport. These include:
Inter-school: Cross-Country, Basketball, Swimming, Biathlon, Futsal and Unesa Athletics competitions.

High School
The High School offers students the opportunity to engage in a variety of sports, both on a social and a competitive level.

Sports offered include Inter-school Cross Country, Swimming, Football and DBL Basketball. Sekolah Ciputra has been DBL East Java Boys Champion and East Java Girls Champion in the last few years.

Students also can engage in a variety of in-school sporting competitions. These vary from year to year but usually involve Football, Futsal and Basketball.

Sekolah Ciputra joined forces with other West Surabaya schools, International and National, to form an Inter-school football competition which operates on Saturday mornings. Students from the Elementary years to High School have play games over a series of months to find the Champion School.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Facilities at the school

The school is purpose built with an extensive range of facilities to support students learning and recreation. Classrooms are large and air-conditioned with WiFi throughout the campus. Buildings and grounds are attractive and well maintained. Our Pre Elementary Building is well equipped, modern and spacious, catering to the younger students of our school.

Learning Resource Centre
Our Elementary Learning Resource Centre was judged the best Elementary Learning Resource Centre in Indonesia and was the recipient of Rp 30,000,000 to support further development. A separate Learning Resource Centre is located in the High School. Collectively there are over 25,000 items, comprising of books, magazines, educational games, videos and CDs in English, Indonesian and Mandarin. There are banks of computers with full internet access in each Learning Resource Centre, and separate media rooms. The High School Learning Resource Centre also includes three digital recording studios and a radio transmission booth.

There are seven science laboratories across the school with specialist facilities and resources for Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Robotics and General Science. The laboratories allow for student centred hands on learning from Pre-Elementary right through to Grade 12.

The Arts
The Arts department offers a variety of facilities and specialist rooms, including three Art rooms, a Drama room, two Music classrooms and three soundproof music practice rooms. Students also benefit from Ciputra Hall, a 710 seat Performing Arts Centre, with state of the art sound and lighting. Student performances, productions, exhibitions and shows are a highlight for the school and community.

Entrance into the school grounds is managed by a large security team and secure vehicle parking is available inside the school area for families, including senior students over 17 years of age who hold a valid Indonesian driver’s licence. Security staff also manages the entrances to the schools, and are present in student activities outside of the classroom. CCTV cameras are installed in the corridors throughout the buildings as well as in outside areas.

There are two medical rooms, each with a full time qualified nurse to support students in the event of illness or accidents. The nurses also take part in the healthy lifestyle programmes planned for the students.

Sports facilities at the school

The school oval has a 400m running track and football fields. In the Elementary and Pre-Elementary playgrounds, play equipment with all-weather covers and safety flooring is available for children to use. The dedicated play equipment for students in Play Group, Kindergarten and the Elementary School is under shade covers and meets international standards for independent and group play in internationally recognised safe conditions.

In addition to these areas, there are Bale areas for quiet activity, a large outside covered area comprising a full sized basketball/badminton/volleyball court and a half court.

The large gymnasium meets international standards for basketball, badminton, volleyball and futsal. The school uses the nearby community swimming pools and tennis courts during the year, as well as the badminton, squash, gym and pool facilities at the Ciputra Family Club.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Sekolah Ciputra is the largest single campus International Baccalaureate Continuum School and the only IB school in Surabaya and East Java to offer all three International Baccalaureate programmes. These programmes span the years from Play Group to Grade 12.

Teaching approach of the school

SC works to fulfil the aim of all the International Baccalaureate programmes to develop internationally minded people who, recognising their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world. SC's values are the learner profile attributes.

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