Jakarta is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. The city is home to six Forbes Global 2000, two Fortune 500 and four Unicorn companies. It is also a popular country for expatriates-, resulting in a large presence of international schools in the city.


Here are a few international schools located in Jakarta:



British School Jakarta


1.      British School Jakarta

The British School Jakarta (BSJ) is strategically located 7 km south-west of Jakarta.It is an international school with British heritage hosting children and students from around the world with over 50 nationalities from age three to 18. The school is 18 acres large and has been specifically designed to enrich the academic lives of all students. The British School Jakarta follows both British and international education systems, which allows students to have multi-layered learning experience from primary through IB Diploma. The school is also equipped with facilities such as a new sports hall, large theater, swimming pool, tennis courts and football pitches to provide various opportunities for students to have an enriched experience at school.


North Jakarta Intercultural School

2. North Jakarta Intercultural School

At North Jakarta Intercultural School, expatriate students whom at least one parent holds a foreign passport and have a valid work permit and residence are eligible for enrollment into the school. For Indonesian students to be enrolled, the criteria established by the National Ministry of Education must be met and the school’s administration must agree that the student has a reasonable academic and personal success within the program. North Jakarta Intercultural School practices the Accrediting Commission for Schools of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) curriculum for preschool through Grade 12. Some facilities that are available in the school is a lounge, computer room, dance room, STEM labs, indoor gym and theatre.


ACG School Jakarta

3. ACG School Jakarta

ACG School Jakarta is a member of ACG Education (Academic Colleges Group) and is an international school located in South Jakarta offering world-class education from Kindergarten up to Year 13. The primary school curriculum (Kindergarten to Year 6) is developed through the framework of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP). The Cambridge International Lower Secondary curriculum framework is delivered in the Middle School for students in Years 7 to 9. Students take a programme of study at Years 10 and 11 leading to the International General Certificate in Secondary Education (IGCSE) examinations at the end of Year 11. The graduation qualification is the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). ACG School Jakarta also offers a wide range of after school activities such as sports activities, art classes, robotics and life skills activities.


Global Jaya School

4. Global Jaya School

Located in the outskirts of Jakarta at the Pondok Aren district, Global Jaya School is registered with the Indonesian Department of Education and is fully authorised to implement the International Baccalaureate Curriculum. The school offers primary school to pre-university levels and has a student exchange programme where students can experience learning in another country. Global Jaya School has also established sister school partnerships for this exchange programme in Philippines and Australia. After school activities is also strongly encouraged for students, so various activities such as embroidery, drama and dance, photography, choir, swimming, badminton and many other classes are offered for students to join.



Australian Independent School


5. Australian Independent School

Australian Independent School has two campuses located in Jakarta and Bali respectively. The school offers Preschool through Year 10 levels, with a wide range of stimulating and challenging programmes. The school is an IB World School that recruits a professional team of experienced educators from around the world. The average class size is 18 to 22 students and Language Support Assistant and/or a Learning Support Assistant is offered to students who are in need. Extracurricular activities also provide opportunities for students with a huge range of interests and talents, therefore, the school offers music, sports, arts and science and craft courses for students to participate beyond the classroom.


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