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The International School of Kuala Lumpur

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.
School Summary:
National, IB, US curricula.
1200 students, 3-18 yrs
PO Box 12645, Kuala Lumpur, 50784, Malaysia
Tel: (+60) 3 4259 5600
Fax: (+60) 3 4257 9044