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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 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 16 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: 310,000 NT$
to: 450,000 NT$
Address: No. 290, Niu Pu East Road Hsinchu 30091 Taiwan, ROC
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

Overseas Chinese ( mostly American) followed by Japanese and Korean

Ratio of local students to international students

No local students unless they have foreign passports

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

English as a Second Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, French

Use of technology in the classroom

Computer Lab in Elementary Department, one-on-one laptops in Secondary Department. Wifi throughout.

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 teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

20 minutes to 2hours+, dependent on grade and department

Uniform required


Waiting list


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

Personal Interview
Individual WIDA testing

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Preferably before May, but also rolling registration

Students can join after academic year begins


Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


External examinations or assessments available


Results in these examinations


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


The school supports gifted, able and talented students


Student access to education psychologist


School start time


School finish time

Elementary Department 3.10, Secondary Department 3.40 ( on non-activity days - an hour later on others).

Supervised care before/after school

In some cases

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Variety of indoor and outdoor team and individual Sports and activities, Board Games ( Chess etc), Performing Arts, other rotating high interest clubs dependent on demand

School provided lunches


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


Sports activities included

Basketball, Football, Volleyball, Track, Swimming, Wrestling, Brazilian JuJitzu, Badminton, Ping Pong, Dance

Sports facilities at the school

Multi-purpose Basketball courts, PA/dance room,shared fullsize track

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Hsinchu International School (also known as Hsinchu Holland International School) is a fully licensed, independent international school which has provided quality K-12 education for the children of foreign nationals living in the Hsinchu, Taiwan, area since 1981. Focus is on quality academic success linked to personal character growth and development.

Teaching approach of the school

HIS isa family oriented school providing academic excellence in a warm, secure atmosphere of friendship and trust, and in fostering a genuine love of learning, an enquiring mind, and a well-rounded personality.

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