School Guide

International Schools in Shah Alam, Selangor

Published by SchoolAdvisor | Mar 11, 2022

The state capital of Selangor, Shah Alam has a population of over 600,000 and serves as the industrial and overall hub of the state. Located within the Petaling District, Shah Alam is well within the distance of Subang Jaya, Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur.

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Shah Alam is served by a number of education institutions, namely the most prominent are the Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) campus at Section 1 and the state University of Selangor campus at Section 7. There are a total of 37 Primary and 23 Secondary schools located within Shah Alam with an addition of 7 other International Schools.

1. Dwi Emas International School

Dwi Emas International School

LEVELS OFFERED: Primary, Secondary, A-Levels

FEES RANGE: Primary: RM32,000-RM39,450 Secondary: RM44,450 A-Levels: RM26,400-RM32,900

CURRICULUM: Cambridge International, IGCSE, International Primary Curriculum (IPC)

Dwi Emas International School is Malaysia's First Entrepreneurial School. They equip every one of their students with the tools and skills to succeed in their careers and lives, whatever his or her academic capability may be. They seek to prepare students for their future. From Year 1, students are taught the entrepreneurial mindset, that is skills and characteristics exhibited by successful entrepreneurs.

2. Japanese School of Kuala Lumpur

Japanese School of Kuala Lumpur

LEVELS OFFERED: Primary, Secondary

FEES RANGE (per month): Primary: RM1,050 Secondary: RM1,100

CURRICULUM: Japanese Curriculum

The only school in Kuala Lumpur that caters to the Japanese expatriate community here in Malaysia, the Japanese School of Kuala Lumpur offers education for many Japanese families with both primary & secondary education in tune to the Japanese Curriculum.

3. Greenview Islamic School

Greenview Islamic School

LEVELS OFFERED: Primary, Secondary

FEES RANGE: Primary: RM14,400-RM15,600 Secondary: RM16,800-RM18,000

CURRICULUM: Cambridge International Curriculum, IGCSE, Islamic Primary Education (IPE) Curriculum

Greenview Islamic School 

is an islamic international school, which provides the synergy of an International curriculum in the form of the Cambridge International Curriculum with a blend of Islamic teaching and values.

Located at Section 8 of Shah Alam, the school provides a comprehensive Islamic education along with an emphasis on Bahasa Malaysia, English and Arabic equally.

4. Tenby International School

Tenby International School

LEVELS OFFERED: Early Years, Primary, Secondary

FEES RANGE: Primary: RM6,050-9,750 Secondary: RM11,000-13,200

CURRICULUM: International Primary Curriculum (IPC), National Curriculum for England, CIE, IGCSE

With several campuses located nationwide, Tenby International School at Setia Park, Shah Alam offers an education experience that holds up to the image and heritage of Tenby which began as a small boarding school in Ipoh.

The school offers boarding and the British National Curriculum for both primary and Secondary school and is situated in a campus alongside its Private school counterpart, Tenby Schools.

5. Kuala Lumpur Chinese Taipei School

Kuala Lumpur Chinese Taipei School

LEVELS OFFERED: Primary, Secondary

FEES RANGE (per term): Primary: RM7,800 - RM8,000 Secondary: RM9,400 - RM9,600

CURRICULUM: Taiwan Curriculum

The Kuala Lumpur Chinese Taipei School in Section 32 was founded as a school to provide an International Chinese curriculum that is exported from Taiwan. Offering a comprehensive education in tune with the Taiwanese curriculum, the school offers the boarding option for students.

6. REAL International School

REAL International School

LEVELS OFFERED: Primary, Secondary

FEES RANGE: Primary: RM20,030 - RM22,600 Secondary: RM29,110 - RM32,000

CURRICULUM: UK national curriculum, Cambridge International Examination (CIE)

REAL International School is located in several states in Malaysia that provide International education alongside a Private School that follows the Malaysian National Curriculum for both Primary and Secondary School.

The Cahaya campus at Shah Alam offers the Cambridge International Curriculum with an extensive set of cutting edge facilities and ICT tools along with well-seasoned teaching staff.

7. MAZ International School

MAZ International School

LEVELS OFFERED: Pre-School, Primary, Secondary

FEES RANGE (per term): Kindergarten: RM3,500 - RM4,000 Primary: RM4,750 - RM6,250 Secondary: RM7,000 - RM10,000

MAZ International School is located in both Shah Alam and also Petaling Jaya. The school provides an education that follows the British National Curriculum and has boarding facilities that can accommodate the full capacity of 1,000 students.

The school provides language classes for Bahasa Malaysia, Hindi, Arabic, French, Mandarin and Islamic teaching classes for Muslim students.

8. IDRISSI International School Setia Alam

IDRISSI International School Setia AlamLEVELS OFFERED: Pre-School, Primary, Secondary

FEES RANGE: Pre-School: RM12,700 Primary: RM18,400 Secondary: RM21,900

CURRICULUM: Cambridge International Curriculum

IDRISSI International School Setia Alam is an Islamic eco-school that follows Cambridge International Curriculum with an infusion of life and eco-values. We offer a homely learning experience for preschool, primary and secondary-aged students, while cultivating the attitude of “change”, focusing on character-building and notching up holistic success.

If you are interested in international schools in Subang Jaya or international schools in Petaling Jaya, you can click on these links to check out international schools in these areas.