International Schools in Petaling Jaya, Selangor

July 14, 2014

International Schools in Petaling Jaya: The city of Petaling Jaya or more commonly known as “PJ” is home to more than 450,000 individuals and serves as an important commercial hub that is only a stone’s throw away from the center of Kuala Lumpur.


Originally a satellite town that served as an extension to the growing city of Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya has come a long way in growth and development over the years. “PJ” was granted city status in the middle of June 2006.


Petaling Jaya is home to a slew of education institutions that provide a wide range of educational services from both the private and public sector.

1. St Joseph’s Institution International School Malaysia 

St Joseph's Institution International

Established in 2007, St Joseph’s Institution International is part of Singapore’s 7 Lasallian schools with roots dating back to 1852. Throughout the years, SJII has grown into one of the best and most respected institutions in Singapore with a significant number of its students being scholarship holders and pursuing their tertiary education at the most prestigious universities around the world.

  • Curriculum/ Syllabus: The International Primary Curriculum (IPC), The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Levels Offered: Pre-School, Primary, Secondary
  • Fees Range: RMRM 12,000 – RM29,000



2. Sri KDU International School


Sri KDU International School is part of the KDU Smart School network which includes Sri KDU, a private school that follows the Malaysian National Curriculum.

Sri KDU shares a campus and facilities with its sister school, allowing it to maximize and leverage the usage of such facilities.

  • Curriculum/ Syllabus: British National Curriculum, IGCSE, International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Levels Offered: Primary, Secondary
  • Fees Range: RM12,000 – RM 17,000 Per Term (3 Terms a Year)



3. Peninsula International School Australia 

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The Peninsula International School Australia provides a holistic, quality education system for 21st century needs, delivered by selected qualified teachers, with an emphasis on individual learning and critical thinking, to help its students to discover and develop their talents and to fulfil their potential.

  • Curriculum/ Syllabus: Victorian Curriculum
  • Levels Offered: PreP, Primary, Secondary
  • Fees Range: RM22,000 – RM53,000 (per semester)



4. Kingsgate International School 


At Kingsgate International School they deliver a rigorous curriculum that focuses on enquiry and critical thinking. They believe that students should be challenged as well as nurtured, guided but also developed as independent learners.

  • Curriculum/ Syllabus:  Cambridge Curriculum, A levels
  • Levels Offered: Nursery, Pre-nursery, Primary, Reception, Secondary
  • Fees Range: RM8,000 – RM23,000 (per semester)



5. Seven skies International School 


Seven Skies International is a unique concept that provides a holistic curriculum for the comprehensive development of a child. SSI unique curriculum is unlike other schools in that it is activity based and involves experiential learning.

  • Curriculum/ Syllabus: Cambridge Curriculum, Islamic modules
  • Levels Offered: Preschool, Primary, Secondary
  • Fees Range: RM11,000 – RM27,000 (annual fee)



6. GEMS International School Metropark 

1 - Senior Block Entrance (Front)

The learning environment at GEMS Metropark is carefully crafted to suit every stage of a child’s development. All GEMS Schools are accredited and/or affiliated to internationally acclaimed education organisations, such as the Cambridge International Examinations.

  • Curriculum/ Syllabus: British Curriculum
  • Levels Offered: Nursery, Primary, Secondary
  • Fees Range: RM26,000 – RM43,000



7. Help International School 


With its motto “Life in all its fullness”, HELP International School, Kuala Lumpur, offers a truly global education experience, integrating Eastern and Western educational philosophies, with an international team of experienced teachers, and a beautiful new green campus.

  • Curriculum/ Syllabus: International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC), British Curriculum, International Primary Curriculum (IPC), International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC), IGCSE
  • Levels Offered: Preschool, Primary, Secondary, Pre-University
  • Fees Range: RM7,000 – RM16,000 (per term)



8. Fairview International School 

Fairview International School, International Schools in Malaysia offering International Baccalaureate

A centre of excellence for IB education, Fairview International Schools is a pioneer of the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum in Malaysia. The school provides the full spectrum of IB programmes for students aged 3-19 years of age.

  • Curriculum/ Syllabus: International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Levels Offered: Preschool, Primary, Secondary, Pre-University
  • Fees Range: RM10,000 – RM24,000 (per semester)



9. MAZ International School


With two campuses located in Petaling Jaya and Shah Alam, MAZ International School in Petaling Jaya offers the British National Curriculum which gives students from over 32 countries world wide a comprehensive and fulfilling education.

  • Curriculum/ Syllabus: A Levels, British National Curriculum, IGCSE
  • Levels Offered: Pre-School, Primary, Secondary, Pre-University
  • Fees Range: RM3,000 – RM13,000


10. British International School


The British International School, Kuala Lumpur has a teaching staff that is seasoned and well experienced with 90% of the teachers coming in from the UK with over 5 years teaching experience at minimum.

The school offers education from preschool up until secondary in a safe environment at Bandar Utama. The school generally has a 1 year long waiting list.

  • Curriculum/ Syllabus: British National Curriculum, IGCSE
  • Levels Offered: Primary, Secondary
  • Fees Range: RM16,000 – RM35,000 (per term)


11. Deutsche Schule KL


A school that is founded to accommodate the needs to German Expatriate families here in Malaysia, the Deutsche Schule of Kuala Lumpur offers both primary and secondary education with an extensive array of accreditation from Germany.

The German National Curriculum at the school allows students to pursue tertiary education in Germany.

  • Curriculum/ Syllabus: German Curriculum
  • Levels Offered: Primary, Secondary
  • Fees Range: RM19,800 – RM41,400 Per Year


12. Nobel International School


Nobel International School provides the Cambridge International Curriculum for both primary and secondary education. The school ahs an extensive range of experience in the education industry, formerly operating as a private school named Sekolah Sri Nobel.

  • Curriculum/ Syllabus: Cambridge International Curriculum, IGCSE
  • Levels Offered: Primary, Secondary
  • Fees Range: RM7,000 – RM12,000 Per Term (2 terms a year)


13. Sri Emas International School


Sri Emas International School offers education using cutting edge ICT tools and facilities located within the school campus at SS 7, Petaling Jaya.

Utilizing the Cambridge International Curriculum for students in Secondary School, the school’s ACE EdVenture programme allows students to experience a much more dynamic and engaging education experience.

  • Curriculum/ Syllabus: British National Curriculum, IGCSE
  • Levels Offered: Secondary
  • Fees Range: MalaysiansRM24,000 – RM 29,000 Per Year