The International School of Kuala Lumpur
PO Box 12645, Kuala Lumpur, 50784, Malaysia
Tel: (+60) 3 4259 5600
Fax: (+60) 3 4257 9044
National, IB, US curricula.
1200 students, 3-18 yrs
The purpose of International School of Kuala Lumpur is to provide
a quality education for expatriate children in Kuala Lumpur. The school
was founded in 1965 and is registered as a non-profit educational
institution under the Malaysian Education Act of 1961.
The International School of Kuala Lumpur's academic programs are
modelled on schools in the USA. The high school program is designed
to prepare students for admission to universities. Ten Advanced
Placement courses are offered. A full IB diploma is also offered.
The medium of instruction is English. French, Spanish, Mandarin
Chinese and Bahasa Malaysia are taught as foreign languages. The
school is accredited by WASC.
The school year at The International School of Kuala Lumpur has
two semesters, August-December and January-June. The school day
runs 08:00-14:45. Extra-curricular activities include Scouts and
Brownies, dance, gymnastics, swimming, various martial arts, the
Model UN, forensics, drama, newspapers, a yearbook, and numerous
intramural and interscholastic sports.
The International School of Kuala Lumpur operates two campuses.
The Ampang Campus houses the middle (6-8) and high (9-12) schools,
and the Melawati campus houses the elementary (Pre-K-5) school.
Both campuses have air-conditioned modern facilities including carpeted
classrooms, special rooms for art, music, theatre and computer instruction.
The Ampang Campus has an 25,000 volume library, eight specialized
science laboratories, one gymnasium, two sports fields, a swimming
pool, a dance room, theatre and two tennis courts. At the Melawati
Campus there is a 25,000 volume library, a gymnasium, a swimming
pool, theatre and one sports field. Air-conditioned canteens at
both campuses serve snacks and lunches.
The International School of Kuala Lumpur makes every effort to
accept all qualified students who apply, subject to the limitations
placed by the Malaysian government on enrolment of Malaysian citizens
and limitations in providing a program for students with special
needs. Special education programs and facilities at The International
School of Kuala Lumpur are limited.