International Schools in Singapore - A comparison

Name (short form) AVON DCPS CIS HS EHIS EIS SS ICS BNS UWC ISS
No. pupils enrolled 100+ 460 450 220 c. 500 400 120 460 36 (3/4 yrs) 2340 600
Mixed education ? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ratio / Teacher/Student 4yrs 1:10
5- 7 yrs 1:11
8-12 yrs 1:22
1:22
1:8 Special needs
1:20 1:17 1:4 18 months
1:6 2 yrs
1:10 3-6 yrs
1:24 7 yrs +
1 : 25 maximum 1:15 Kindergarten
1:4 Secondary
1:10 1:6 1:12 1:15
Sports facilities Swimming Pool, playground, soccer field, basketball court. Swimming pool, soccer, badminton. Sports hall, basketball, soccer, rugby, volleyball, netball. Multi-purpose field, gym, playground. Soccer field, large playground, After-school clubs. 2 Soccer fields, 2 multi-purpose gyms, 2 playgrounds, swimming pool. Swimming pool, soccer field, multi-purpose field. Soccer field, volleyball/basketball court. Small garden, swing, trampoline, outdoor toys. Full range of sports: soccer, rugby, cricket, athletics, gym, fields. Multipurpose Hall, Basketball Courts. Offsite : Swimming, Rugby, Track & Field, Soccer.
Estimated yearly fees (Singapore dollars) 19K 9K - 16K 11K - 15K 10.5K 8K - 13K 8K - 13K 9K - 19K 14K - 16K 5.36K 13.5K - 17K 10k - 18k
Estimated yearly bus fares (Singapore dollars) Varies -- -- Varies 1 - 2.2K 1.2 - 3K 1.02K - 1.71K Varies Varies 0.9K - 1.65K Varies
Education system Australian British British & US Dutch model British KG Year 8 International curriculum, IGCSE (Year 9/10), A-Level or IB Diploma (Year 11/12) Swiss US British - play-based learning K1-G8: International

G9/10: GCSE

G11/12: International Baccalaureat

International with British & American elements International Baccalaureate World School
Special needs Consultation and assesment required Yes Yes 1 remedial teacher. Yes, special class. No. No. ESL programme. Outside consultants used sometimes. Yes, special needs programme. Inclusive ESL program.
Languages offered English, Mandarin, French. English, French. English, French, Mandarin. Dutch, English. English, Mandarin, Japanese, French. English, Mandarin, French. German, English (playgroup, k/garten), French. English, Spanish (elementary and secondary) English Chinese, French, Spanish, German, Malay (main), Korean, Japanese, Hindi etc. (also offered) Chinese, French, Spanish, Japanese
Contact person Mr Martin Tait.
(Principal)

Tel:
(+65) 6258 8544

Dr. Maureen Roach.

Tel:
(+65) 6775 7664

Mrs. J. Gay (Principal)

Tel:
(+65) 6737 5955

De Heer Peter van t' Hof (Principal)

Tel:
(+65) 466 0662

Ms Joy Evans

(Principal)

Tel:
(+65) 6346 6922

Ms Esther Wu

(Admissions Executive)

Tel:
(+65) 6536 6566

Mr Rolf Grunauer

(Principal)

Tel:
(+65) 6468 2117

Ms Shirley Baldwin

(Principal)

Tel:
(+65) 6270 3378

Ms Jill Turner

 

Tel:

(+65) 6469 4263

Mr Tony Gash

(Admissions Director)

Tel:
(+65) 6775 5344

Ms Ilona Pereira

(Snr. Manager, Marketing & Admissions)

Tel:
(+65) 6475 4188


Abbreviations:
AVON Avondale Grammar School
DCPSDover Court Preparatory School
CISChatsworth International School
HSHollandse School
EHISEton House International School
EISEmaar International School
SSSwiss School
ICSInt. Community School
BNSBritish Council Nursery School
UWCUnited World College
ISSISS International School