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Mont' Kiara International School (M'KIS)

location_onKuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur


School Type

Pre School, International School


International Baccalaureate (IB), American

Levels Offered

Elementary, Middle, High School, Kindergarten

Student/Teacher Ratio



No Boarding

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About Mont' Kiara International School (M'KIS)

Situated on a single campus in the suburb of Mont’Kiara, M’KIS consistently ranks as a top international school in Malaysia and rated a five-star school by the Malaysian Ministry of Education.

In operation since 1994, we are a fully accredited North American Curriculum pre-kindergarten through grade 12 international school that predominantly caters to expatriate families. We pride ourselves on being globally minded and internationally diverse. This is reflected by a student population of over 55 nationalities.  

M’KIS is licensed by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia, and certified by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. We are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), U.S.A and authorized as an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. We believe in offering a challenging and stimulating curriculum with an international perspective that prepares children for the intellectual, societal and global demands of the 21st Century.

Mont'Kiara International School believes that learning is a lifelong process, therefore it aims to equip its students with the relevant skills and mindset they need to meet the challenges of the rapidly changing world. Three counselors support students at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. All counselors provide responsive services, individual planning, and systems support to their respective age groups.


The highly trained and innovative teaching staff emphasizes on  the Expected School Wide Learning Results concept. There is a focus on vital academic skills such as communication, critical thinking, technological literacy, numerical literacy and independent learning. 


Students with mild learning disabilities, physiological conditions such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, significant lags in an academic skill area, or other circumstance that results in the need for regular weekly support are supported through the auspices of their Learning Assistance program for grades 1-12.

  • Computer labs
  • Fully equipped science laboratories
  • STEM laboratories for robotics and coding
  • Product Design laboratories
  • Music rooms
  • Performing arts rooms
  • Dance studio
  • 440 seat theater
  • Canteen
  • Community interaction lounge
  • Coffee Cube
  • Counselling offices
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose hall
  • Two courtyards
  • Nurses
  • Two gymnasiums
  • Fitness center
  • 25 meter swimming pool
  • Three outdoor playgrounds
  • Indoor climbing wall
  • Outdoor 10m climbing wall
  • Full size sports field
  • Secondary sports field

Parent Communication happens in a number of ways at Mont’Kiara International School:

  • Each parent is provided a family school Gmail account.

  • The M’KIS Communications Team sends a weekly newsletter to all parent via their email account

  • All elementary classrooms have classroom blogs

  • There are teacher and students led conferences during the year

  • There is a dedicated Head Community Relations

  • M’KIS has set up a centralized Information Centre for all parent questions

  • For emergency purposes, M’KIS has an SMS blast system in place

  • All faculty and staff have access to parent contact information should they need to call or email specific parents

  • Safety and Security of the school

M’KIS takes the safety and security of everyone on our campus with the utmost importance. We continuously review and update our security procedures throughout the year and have recently made significant upgrades to on-campus security.


  • School Discipline

We would be happy to share more information about our discipline policies during a detailed tour of the campus.


  • 2nd Language Options

M’KIS offers Spanish, French and Mandarin as part of the curriculum. 


  • Newsletters

Newsletters are emailed home weekly.


  • Homework

We would be happy to share more information about our homework policies during a detailed tour of the campus.

M’KIS has many extracurricular activities, here is just a sample of what is on offer:

  • Swimming

  • Badminton

  • Tennis

  • Golf

  • Touch Rugby

  • Soccer

  • Volleyball

  • Track and Field

  • Softball

  • T-Ball

  • Model United Nations

  • Traversing the Wall

  • Rock Climbing

  • Clay Craft

  • Technix

  • Yoga for kids

  • Robotics Club

  • CIA (Caring Initiative for Animals)

  • Helping Hands

  • Madeleine Children’s Fund

  • Homes for Malaysia

  • The Green Club

  • Honors Society

  • And more…

For more inside information on Mont' Kiara International School and team SchoolAdvisor's editorial review of the MKIS school, click here

Mont' Kiara International School (M'KIS) Fees

Application Fee

  • RM 1,500


Registration Fee (one-time fee and non-refundable)

  • Pre-K (Age 3): RM 3,500

  • Pre-K (Age 4): RM 4,500

  • Kindergarten (KG): RM 8,500

  • Elementary School (Grades 1 – 5): RM 28,000

  • Middle School (Grades 6 – 8): RM 28,000

  • High School (Grades 9 – 12): RM 28,000

*One-time payment


Tuition Fee (per semester)

  • Pre-K (Age 3): RM 24,205

  • Pre-K (Age 4): RM 29,355

  • Kindergarten (KG): RM 37,595

  • Elementary School (Grades 1 – 5): RM 44,290

  • Middle School (Grades 6 – 8): RM 50,093

  • High School (Grades 9 – 12): RM 55,414

*2 terms per academic year

English as an Additional Language - EAL (per semester)

  • RM 1,750


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Mont' Kiara International School (M'KIS) | Contact Details


22, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara,
50480 Kuala Lumpur,
Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.


603 7800 0099



Frequently Asked Questions

The school day at Mont'Kiara International School begins at 8.20 am to 1.30 pm for Pre-K3 and Pre-K 4 students and 8.20 am to 3.00 pm for all students in Kindergarten to Grade 12. Meanwhile, after school activities start at 1.30 pm for students in Pre-K3 and Pre-K4, and at 3.10 pm for students in Kindergarten and above.

Mont'Kiara International School offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP) to students in Grades 11 and 12, the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP) to students in Grades 6 to 10, and the Primary Years Programme (PYP) to students in Preschool to Grade 5.

The tuition fees for Mont'Kiara International School range from RM 24,205 to RM 55,414 per semester. The school has 2 semesters per academic year.

No, boarding is unavailable at Mont'Kiara International School.