International Schools in Malaysia

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The most popular curriculum/ frameworks utilized by the International schools here in Malaysia are (Curriculum accreditation/ membership can be verified at the provider’s websites):

  • Cambridge International Education 

Find a Cambridge school in Malaysia 

They support schools in developing a curriculum that suits their context, and that they can tailor to their students’ needs. Cambridge Pathway Curriculums and Programmes is for students aged 5 to 19, four stages lead seamlessly from primary to secondary and pre-university years. 

    • Cambridge Upper Secondary | aged 14 to 16 years – It offers learners two routes: Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge O Level.
    • Cambridge Advanced | aged 16 to 19 years – It offers two routes: Cambridge International AS & A Level, and Cambridge Pre-U for students to prepare for university.


  • International Baccalaureate (IB) 

Aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and responsible children. Students are guided to learn by constructing their own understanding through connecting the new information to their own experience and the world around them and working with others, for ages 5 – 19 | Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), Diploma Programme (DP), and Career Related Programme (CP) | Find an IB World School in Malaysia here 


  • British/ UK/ English National Curriculum 

Represented by The Council of British International Schools (COBIS – find schools) | Website | Ages :- Early years: 3-5 | Key Stage 1: 5-7 | KS2: 7-11 | KS3: 11-14 | KS4: 14-16 (some children take GCSEs) | IGCSE (14-16 yo) | A Levels (16-18 yo) – Very structured and standardized curriculum across the UK.


  • Fieldwork Education 

IEYC (International Early Years Curriculum | IPC (International Primary Curriculum – age: 5 – 11) | IMYC (International Middle Years Curriculum – age: 11 – 14) | Find a Fieldwork Education School in Malaysia – Most International schools in Malaysia are members (but not accredited), with  access to learning support, tools and resource.


  • Canadian Curriculum | Y1 at 6yo – School curriculum is established by each provincial government. There is no national curriculum for Canada.
  • American Curriculum | Y1 at 6yo – There is no standardized curriculum in the US, American international schools are therefore accredited by one of the US-based regional educational accreditors.


Klang Valley

  • Abedeen International School | Cyberjaya  | Cambridge (International) | Malaysian (Private) | Age: 5-16 | Fee per year (2019): RM17,550 – RM19,000
  • Alice Smith School | Primary – Jalan Belamy (Seputeh) | Secondary (Taman Equine) | British Curriculum (COBIS Patron’s accredited) – Fee per year 20/21: Year 1-2: RM69,420 | Year 12-13: RM93,300 & RM6600 (Building Levy Fee)
alice smith kl malaysia international school

Photo: Alice Smith School

  • Alnoor International School | Jalan Istana (KL) | Cambridge | Age: 3-18 | Fee per year (2019): RM8,103 – RM19,650
  • Australian International School Malaysia (AISM) | Mines Wellness City (Seri Kembangan) | Australian Curriculum | Age: 3-18 | Fee per year 2021 Year 1: RM55,520 | Year 12: RM113,184
  • Baseerah International School | Sri Gombak | Cambridge | Age: 4-18 | Fee per year (2020/21): RM14,000 – 19,500
  • Beaconhouse Malaysia Sri Inai International | Taman SEA (PJ) | Curriculum: Cambridge International Curriculum | Age: 4-16 | Fee per year (2021) Year 1 : RM16,800 – Year 11: RM33,090
  • Beaconhouse Newlands International School | Jalan Cheras  | Curriculum: Cambridge & Inquiry Approach | Age: 4-16 | Fee per year (2021): RM16,800 – RM33,090
  • Campus Rangers International School | Jalan Klang Lama (Seputeh) & Bukit Jalil  | Curriculum: Cambridge & Singapore (Primary) & Cambridge of the British National Curriculum (Secondary) | Fee per year (2021) Year 1: RM14,640 – year 11: RM24,210
  • Cempaka International School | Damansara Heights | Cambridge, IBDP | Fee per year (2020/21): Year1-2: RM37,500 | Junior 1-2: 57,900 
  • Dwi Emas International School | Shah Alam | Curriculum: IPC (Primary) & Cambridge IGCSE (Secondary) | Fee per year (2020) Year 1,2,3: RM28,000 – Year 9,10,11: RM39,000 | Facilities: modern and nice
  • Eagles Grammar International School (EGIS) | Subang Jaya  | Cambridge International Curriculum / Cambridge Primary Programme (CPP) Enquiry-based | Age: 5-16 | Fee per year (2021) Year 1-3: RM15,985 – Year 10-11: RM21,485
  • Eaton International School | Kajang | adopts the British National Curriculum, Cambridge | Age: 2-16 | Fee per year (Sep 2020/Jul 21) Year 1: RM28,545 – Year 11: RM44,100 – Teachers: 70:30 International: Local teachers
  • elc International School | Sungai Buloh & Cyberjaya | British & Cambridge | Fee per year 20/21 Year 1: RM17,640 | What the teachers say 
  • EtonHouse Malaysia | Persiaran Stonor, KLCC | IB Early Years & IBPYP – Fee per year (2020/21): Year 1: RM35,800 | Year 6: RM42,000 | Teachers: International Homeroom teachers
  • Fairview International School Kuala Lumpur | Wangsa Maju (KL)/ Subang Jaya/ Johor/ Penang/ Ipoh/ P. Dickson (NS) | IB PYP MYP DP – Fee per year 2020/21 (KL): Grade 1: RM30,000 | Grade 13: RM60,000
  • Garden International School (GIS) | Mont Kiara | Adapts British curriculum | Age: 3-18 | Fee per year (2020/21) Year 1-2: RM71,040 – Year 12-13: RM98,460
  • GEMS International School Tropicana Metropark | Subang Jaya | British (COBIS member) | Year 1 age: 5 | Fee per year (2020/21) (Year 1-3): RM30,625 – RM47,875 (Y12-13) | Teachers
  • German School Of Kuala Lumpur – Deutsche Schule of Kuala Lumpur (DSKL) | Jalan Utara, PJ  | German Curriculum | Age: 3-18 | Fee per year (2020/21): K2: RM23,350 | Grade 1: RM41,850 – G12:RM49,050 | main medium of instruction: German
  • Global Indian International School KL (GIIS) | Brickfields | Cambridge (from Sep) & Indian (CBSE) from April | Fee per year (2020/21): Std 1-3: RM14,130 – Std 12: RM24,090
  • Havil International School | Cambridge | Brickfields – Fee: Year 1 & 2: RM14,700 | Year 10 & 11: RM23,400 (combined 2-years fees)
  • Help International School (HIS) | Shah Alam | British, Cambridge, IPC | Age 3-18 – Fee 2020/21 (Sep-Jul) : Pre-school: RM23,496, Year 1: RM 35,241 to Y11: RM50,904 | 70% International Teachers 
  • Hibiscus International School | Segambut | Cambridge | Fee per year (2020/21): Year 1-2: RM26,736 | Year 10-11 (IGCSE): RM39,675
  • Idrissi International School | Setia Alam | British, Cambridge, Islamic | Age: 5-17 | Fee per year (2019): RM11,500 – RM19,500
  • IGB International School | Sungai Buloh | IB PYP MYP DP CP – Fee per year 2020/21: Grade 1: RM70,100 | Grade 12: RM95,800 | Teachers | Grade Placement: Grade 1 starts at 6/7 years old
  • Inspiros International School | Setia Walk, Puchong | British, Cambridge – Fee per year 2020 (Jan – Nov) year 1: RM12,000 | Year 11: RM19,000
  • King Henry VIII College | Cyberjaya | British, Cambridge | Fee per year 2020/21 (Sep-Jul) Year 1: RM15,000 – Year 13: RM80,000 | Teachers: Predominantly from the UK | Year 1 starts at 5+
  • Maple Leaf Kingsley International School (KIS) | Putra Heights, Subang Jaya | Cambridge | Fee per year 2020/21 (Sep – Jul) Year 1: RM21,609 | School hours: from 7.40 am (primary & secondary)
  • Kingsgate International School | Taman Bukit Serdang | Cambridge | Teachers : International homeroom teachers | Fee per year (20/21): Year 1: RM32,000 | Year 13: RM68,000 | Year 1 starts at 5-6 yo
  • Lycee Francais de Kuala Lumpur (LFKL) – French International School | Dutamas | French Curriculum | Yearly school fees 20/21 Elementary: RM38,000 | Teachers | Multilingualism: In elementary school, the English teacher is present 1/3rd of the time
  • MAZ International School | Taman Paramount, PJ & Shah Alam  | British, Cambridge | Age: 3-16 | Fee per year 20/21 Year 1: RM14,250
  • MITstem International School | Kota Kemuning | British, Cambridge | Fee 2020: Year 7 : RM22,000 – Year 11 : 26,600
  • Mont’Kiara International School (MKIS) | IB PYP MYP DP  – Fee per year 2020/21: Grade 1-5: RM88,580 | Year 9-12: RM110,828
  • Mutiara International Grammar School (MIGS) | Ampang Jaya | British, Cambridge | Age: 3-16 | Fee per year 2019/20:  RM17,745 – RM50,700
  • Nexus International School Malaysia | Putrajaya | IEYC, IPC – International Primary Curriculum (IPC) | Middle School Programme (MSP) | Years 12 and 13: IBDP ( International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme) – Fee per year (2020/21: Year 1, 2: RM52,125 | Year 12, 13: RM86,367
  • Oasis International School Kuala Lumpur (OIS) | Rimbayu (Saujana Putra) | American Curriculum – Fee per year 2020/21 elementary: RM38,000 | Grade 9-12: RM58,000 | Teachers 
  • Peninsula International School Australia | Setia Alam  | Australian Curriculum | Age: 5-18 | Fee per year (fixed until 2023) Year 1: RM26,000 | Teachers 
  • Qosmo International School | PJ | Cambridge | Fees per year 20/21 Sep – Jul Pre-school – Year 1: RM22,080 – Year 10: RM29,670 | Teacher-student relationship 
  • Rafflesia International School (RIS) | Cambridge, IEYC, IPC | Bandar 16 Sierra (Puchong)  and Kajang | International and Private – Fees 20/21: Year 1- year 11: RM22,680 – RM45,360 per year
  • R.E.A.L. International School | Shah Alam, Cheras, JB | UK National Curriculum, Cambridge | Age: 3-16 | Fee per year 20/21 (Sep – Jul) for Cheras Year 1: RM18,380 – Year 11: RM31,180 | Shah Alam fees: from Year 1 RM21,520
  • Regent International School | Klang | British, Cambridge | Age: 5-16 | Fee per year (2019): RM12,000 – 17,500
  • Sayfol International School | Jln Ampang, KLCC  | British | Age: 2-18 | Fee per year (2020): RM12,600 – RM30,250
  • Seven Skies Islamic International School | Kota Damansara | British, Cambridge, Arabic | Age: 3-16 | Fee per year (2020/21): Year 1 RM19,980 – Year 10/11 RM26,880
  • Spectrum International Islamic School | KL & Putrajaya | Islamic, British, Cambridge | Fee per year (2020): Year 1: RM14,200 – Year 12: RM19,900
  • Sri Bestari International School | Bandar Sri Damansara | British, Cambridge, IGCSE
  • Sri Emas International School | SS7, PJ | Cambridge | Fee per year 2021 Primary: from RM 19,500 | Secondary Year 7 (age 11) &8: RM26,400 | Year 9,10,11: RM31,200 | ACE EdVenture Approach: Prepare the students for future, combining fun + learning for effective education
  • Sri Kuala Lumpur School | Subang Jaya  | British, Cambridge | Age: 5-16 | Fee per year (2020/21): RM18,100 – RM34,100
  • Sri Sempurna International School | Yulek, Cheras | Cambridge curriculum – Fees per year: Primary School: RM10,000 – RM13,000 |  Secondary School: RM14,000 – RM18,000 
  • Sri Utama International School | Wangsa Maju | Cambridge | Age: 3-18
  • St. John’s International School (SJIS) | Bukit Nanas, KL | Cambridge – Fee per year (2021): Year 7-9: RM19,250 | Year 10-11: RM22,900
  • St Joseph’s Institution International School Malaysia (SJIIM) | Tropicana | IPC, IGCSE, IBDP – Fee per year (2021/22): Year 1: RM53,316 | Year 13: RM93,906 – a good mix of international students
  • Straits International School (SIS) | Rawang & Penang | British Cambridge, IEYC, IPC | Teachers | Tuition fee per year 20/21 (Rawang) Year 1: RM18,480 – Year 11: RM30,120 – Local and International teachers with good command of English
  • Tanarata International School | Kajang | Cambridge – Fee per year (2020/21) Year 1 : RM18,900 
  • Taylor’s International School | Puchong & Maluri, Cheras | IPC & Cambridge | Fee per year (2020) Jan – Nov: Year 1 (6 years old): RM21,900 – Year 11: RM45,690 | Teachers (Puchong) | Teachers (Cheras) 
  • Tenby International School | Ipoh, Penang, Setia Eco Gardens (JB), Setia EcoHill (Semenyih), Tropicana Aman (Kota Kemuning), Setia Eco Park (Setia Alam) | Curriculum: British, Cambridge, IPC | Annual Fee 20/21 (Setia Eco Park) Year 1: RM21,195 | About 30% International teachers
  • The British International School Kuala Lumpur (A Nord Anglia Education School) | English National Curriculum (COBIS Patron’s Accredited) | Annual School fee 20/21 from Early Years: RM45,600. Year 1: RM55,170. Year 13: RM99,970 | Teachers 
  • The International School at Parkcity (ISP) | British, IPC – Fee per year 2020/21: Year 1: RM49,800 | Year 13: RM81,750
  • The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) | Ampang Hilir | IB World School | Fee per year 2021/22: Prep to Grade 5: RM84,315 | Grade 9-12: 106,695

International-School-of-Kuala-LumpurThe International School of Kuala Lumpur. Photo: hok.com

  • UCSI International School
    • Springhill: IB | Fee per year (2020) from RM35,301 (Grade 1-5) – RM55,899 (Grade 11-12) – Teachers (Springhill): about 60% international teachers
    • Subang Jaya: IPC (Primary), Cambridge (Secondary) | Teachers: mostly expats | Fees: RM18,540(Y1) – RM32,970 (Y11-12) 
    • KL: IPC & Cambridge | Opened in Jan 2020 | Teachers | Fees Year 1: RM29,700 – Year 11: RM42,900
  • Valley International School | Brickfields | British | Age: 3-14 | Fee per year (2019): Year 1: RM15,000 – RM22,500
  • Vikas International School | Klang Lama | Curriculum: Indian | Fee per year 2020: Standard 1-5: RM10,600 | Standard 9-10: RM13,500
  • Wesley Methodist School Kuala Lumpur | British | Sentul Selatan | age: 11-16 – Fee per year 2019: RM20,540 – 24,540 
  • Zenith International School | National Curriculum of England, Cambridge | Fees 20/21: Klang (Year 7 RM19,700/year), Bukit Raja 

Negeri Sembilan

  • Epsom College in Malaysia | Bandar Baru Enstek, NS | British | Fee per year (2020/21): Year 1: RM62,875 – Year 12,13: RM94,035
  • Kolej Tuanku Jaafar | Mantin, NS | Cambridge, Edexcel, IEYC, IPC | Age: 3-18 | Fee per year (2019): RM15,600 – 86,700
  • Matrix International School | Sendayan, Seremban | Cambridge –Fee per year (2020): year 1&2: RM21,000 up to year 10 & 11: RM75,600
  • Nilai International School | British | Age: 3-16 | Fee per year (2020): RM13,350 – 43,050
  • Zenith International School | Seremban, Klang, Bukit Raja | National Curriculum of England, Cambridge | Fees 20/21: Seremban (Year 1 RM9,975/ year)

Penang

  • Prince of Wales Island International School | British (COBIS member) | Fees 21/22:- Nursery: RM9,600, Year 1: RM13,500 – Year 13: RM54,000 per year
  • Straits International School Penang | Fees Year 1: RM21,000 per year | British Cambridge Curriculum

Johor

  • Marlborough College Malaysia | Iskandar Puteri | British National Curriculum (COBIS Patron’s Accredited), IBDP | Fees 21/22: Pre-prep to Year 2 RM84,000 per annum
  • Raffles American School | Puteri Iskandar, Johor – Fee 2020: Grade 5-8: RM89,600 | Grade 9-12: RM96,800
  • Stellar International School | Puteri Harbour | IEYC, IPC, Cambridge, Singapore

Sarawak

  • Woodlands International School | Sibu | Cambridge, IEYC | Fees 20/21: Kindergarten from RM6k, Y1 RM12,500 per year
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