Bali is becoming a popular place for expats to settle. With sun, sand, beaches and quality education, why wouldn’t you? Little Steps has put together a guide on the best international schools in Bali for you to explore. From Primary to Secondary school, Bali has lots on offer for families looking for quality schooling on the island.
The school accepts students from aged 3-18. They provide access to the IGCSE and IBDP for students aged 16-19. CCS runs an extensive after school activities program. A wide range of activities are available. These include arts and cultural activities reflecting both the local setting in Bali and the international nature of the community, sports, science and other activities. They also run a learning support program where the school admits students whose academic, personal, social and emotional needs can be met by their programs and services, and who can be integrated into a mainstream classroom.
Canggu Community School, Jalan Subak Sari, Banjar Tegal Gundul, Canggu, Badung, Bali – Indonesia 80361, +62 361 8446391, http://ccsbali.com
Bali Island School (BIS) is a private, secular, non-profit, day school for Indonesian and expatriate students offering a curriculum taught entirely in English. BIS is the oldest international school on Bali and the only school on the island offering all three IB programmes. The Student Support Team consists of the Learning Support Specialist, the EAL Specialist, the Guidance Counselor, and the School Nurse. BIS offers a range of support services to PYP, MYP and DP Students.
Bali Island School, Jalan Danau Buyan IV No. 15, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia 80228, +62 361 288770 www.baliinternationalschool.com
The Taman Rama School is a private National Plus school serving the educational needs of the local and expatriate families that make up the community of Bali. The school provides high quality education from kindergarten to Year 12. The curriculum follows the Cambridge International Examination Programme. Throughout the school year they hold inter-house competitions in sports, performing arts, English language skills, debating & public speaking, poetry reading and others.
Taman Rama National Plus School, Jl. Cokroaminoto No. 382 Ubung Kaja, Denpasar Utara Bali 80116 +62.361.414849 (hunting) http://tamanramadenpasar.com/
Sunrise School strives to develop children into confident individuals who are responsible, compassionate, and creative builders of their future. Following the British Curriculum, they offer a full educational program for students from 18 months old to 15 years old. They offer a unique and inspirational setting for learning. With a lush green campus and programs focusing on sustainability, they balance a holistic education with a progressive one, and maintain high academic standards.
Sunrise School Bali, Jalan Merthasari Banjar Pengubengan Kauh, Kerobokan, Kerobokan Kelod, North Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 735825, www.sunriseschoolbali.com/
Offering a world-class Australian education from Preschool to Year 12, AIS Bali is a friendly and lively community with an enrolment of 220 students. Their goal is to develop innovative and challenging individual learning programs that will provide a solid foundation for future academic success and personal growth of our students. Their integrated curriculum and inquiry-based approach enables our students to become confident learners with sound cognitive, numeracy and literacy skills.
AIS Indonesia, Jl. Raya Kerobokan No.44, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia, +62 361 734936 www.ais-indonesia.com/campus/Bali/about/
Sanur Independent School develops and promotes each child’s individual abilities and talents, and to inspire them to be lifelong learners. The Australian National Curriculum is used as the framework upon which they build the curriculum. They also draw on resources from the United Kingdom, United States and other English speaking countries, enriched with Indonesian studies.
Sanur Independent School, Jl. Tukad Nyali Gg.SMU 6 No.3, Denpasar, +62 0361 286 016, 284 410, www.balischool.com
Pelangi School is a private, not-for-profit school located in Desa Kumbuh, 10 minutes’ drive south of central Ubud, Bali catering for children aged 1.5 to 12. Pelangi School uses the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) combined with the Indonesian National Curriculum. They nurture the imagination of our children using a variety of engaging media, art and crafts incorporating natural and recycled materials, music, song and out-door activities while gently and creatively introducing the foundations of numeracy and literacy skills.
Pelangi School Bali, MAS, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia, +62 361 8504569, www.pelangischoolbali.com
Dyatmika is an innovative bilingual school. They are an accredited University of Cambridge International Examinations School offering international standardized tests and international certificates well recognized in universities and colleges worldwide. A wide range of after-school activities is offered for the students each term. Activities range from arts and crafts, performing arts and music to a variety of sports and games with a more academic orientation. Each term a variety of activities are offered for each age group.
Dyatmika School, Jl. Pucuk, Banjar Tangtu, Kesiman Kertalangu, PO BOX 3509, Denpasar 80035, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 461874, www.dyatmika.org
The school has a full-fledged academic program having all levels from primary to senior secondary, facilitating a sustained and holistic academic life. The school offers Cambridge International Curriculum at the primary and secondary levels, enabling the students to take international examinations and thereby obtaining internationally recognized certificates. The school accepts applications from age 2 years to Grade 12.
Asian International School, West Block, Complex Perumahan, Puri Gading, Jimbaran, Bali-80361, +62 0361 704030, www.aisb.sch.id
This private international school runs pre-kindergarten through high school and is located near Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. The brainchild of Cynthia and John Hardy, the Green School is made entirely out of bamboo with an open-air classroom setting and a river that runs straight through campus. The Green School seeks to train our future leaders in sustainability. For summer and holiday travelers, note their Green Camp Program.
Green School Bali, Banjar Saren, Jalan Raya Sibang Kaja Abiansemal, Badung 80352, Bali, +62 361 469875?, www.greenschool.org
Additional Denpasar International Schools:
Trihita Alam Eco School, www.trihitaalam.com
Jembatan Budaya (JB) School, www.jbschool-bali.com/eng/
DOREMI Playgroup & Kindergarten, www.doremischool.sch.id/
Additional Sanur International Schools:
Dyatmika School, www.dyatmika.org
Additional Central Bali / Ubud International Schools:
Suta Dharma School, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wood School Bali, Ubud, https://woodschoolbali.com/
Additional Jimbaran International Schools:
Garuda Bilingual School, www.garudabilingualschool.com/