Many expats have been relocating their families, either permanently or temporarily, to one of Indonesia’s vibrant, beautiful, and peaceful islands. If Lombok is your pick and you have kids, you may wonder where they would go to school. Lombok is a small and quiet Indonesian island, but there are still some really great international schooling options available for your kids. Children also thrive on this Island with its stunning natural beauty which opens itself up to exploration.
The unique cultural offerings of Lombok teaches them global awareness, diversity, and acceptance. The excellent international schools in Lombok offer high quality education and follow some of the top international curriculums. Students are enriched and equipped to succeed globally.
Although there aren’t many international schools in Lombok, we’ve rounded up the top international schools which you can enroll your child in. They’ll definitely have fun at these schools!
Mandalika Intercultural School (MIS) located in Kuta, caters to the early years (preschool and kindergarten), primary years (grade 1 to 6), and secondary years (grade 7 to 12). They value creativity through learning and exploration in a homelike environment.
Students are empowered through a progressive, comprehensive, and integrated education, while nurturing individuality. MIS is an English-medium international school following the Australian National Curriculum, which covers subject fields English, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Education, Science, and The Arts.
A holistic approach is followed to encourage community service and entrepreneurship. Students partake in wellbeing programs and cross-curricular activities in art, music, martial arts, and sport. This school features a state-of-the-art campus and innovative facilities.
Mandalika Intercultural School, Jl. Merendeng, Kuta, Pujut, Lombok, +62 813 5357 8345, email@example.com, www.mandalikaschool.com
Sekolah Nusa Alam (SNA) is a non-profit international school located in Mataram. It’s currently the only fully licensed school to teach the Cambridge International Curriculum in Lombok and is an accredited IGCSE testing center. SNA is an English-medium school and meets the requirements of the Indonesian Curriculum too.
This school educates students from 3 years (playgroup) to 18 years (secondary years) in a safe, supportive, and challenging environment. SNA caters for a range of abilities and needs through individualized programs and innovative teaching methodologies.
Students can enjoy great facilities at this school like a creative art room, a stimulating ICT lab, and a basketball court.
Sekolah Nusa Alam, Perum Grand Natura, Jl. Terusan Bung Hatta, Karang Baru, Mataram, Lombok, +62 370 647510, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.nusaalam.sch.id/
Stella Gracia School (SGS) is an emerging school situated in Mataram. This international school caters to students between the ages of 7 to 15 in primary (years 1 to 6) and junior high (years 1 and 2). They have adopted the Singapore National Curriculum as the curriculum taught to students.
This school is trilingual, with lessons taught in English, Bahasa Indonesia, and Mandarin. Their education methodology is to teach a curriculum in a way that ensures students are empowered to accomplish their goals successfully through self-motivation and exploration.
Students will enjoy fun cooperative learning in classrooms. SGS offers a range of extra-curricular activities like tennis, basketball, and yoga.
Stella Gracia School, Jl. Ismail Marzuki No.22, Cilinaya, Cakranegara, Mataram, Lombok, +62 817 5755 700, email@example.com, www.instagram.com/stellagraciaschool.lombok
Apple Tree Pre-school is located in Mataram and is the international feeder preschool for students looking to enroll in the Stella Gracia School in Mataram. They cater to children between the ages of 18 months to 6 years old, with toddler, pre-nursery, nursery, and kindergarten classes. Apple Tree follows the Singapore National Curriculum.
It’s a trilingual preschool, offering lessons in English, Bahasa Indonesia, and Mandarin. Their young learners perform well academically through fun experiential learning in subjects like arts & crafts, languages, mathematics, music & movement, physical education, science, and social studies.
Apple Tree Pre-School is now one of the fastest growing pre-school brands in Indonesia, with branches all over. They offer extra-curricular activities like ballet and cooking.
Apple Tree Pre-school, Kompleks Granada No. 18-20, Jl. Bung Karno, Cilinaya, Cakranegara, Mataram, Lombok, +62 819 1718 1999, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.appletreeps.com
If you're looking for more activities to enjoy with your kids, even as an expat, a lot of fun family-friendly activities that people enjoy when they vacation to Lombok can be great for long-term residents, too.
Check out our guide here: www.littlestepsasia.com/travel/indonesia/lombok/lombok-with-kids-toddlers
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