Top International Schools In Kuala Lumpur (KL) And Malaysia

The Best Primary And Secondary Schools In Malaysia

Top International Schools In KL and Malaysia

Finding the best school in Kuala Lumpur for your child is important, as this is the foundation for their future. Equip them with the right education building blocks, and they’ll be set up for a good start in life. Here’s our list of the top International Schools in Kuala Lumpur for educating your child in both primary and secondary education.

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  • Teachers Alice Smith Kuala Lumpur

    ALICE SMITH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: International School In Kuala Lumpur and Selangor

    International Schools In Malaysia

    Alice Smith School was the first British international school in Malaysia and the only British international school in Kuala Lumpur which is not for profit. With primary and secondary campuses, Alice Smith provides an outstanding education based on the British curriculum for 3 to 18 year olds. The exceptional quality of learning and teaching, the breadth of learning opportunities and the outstanding levels of community engagement all contribute to a foundation for success. The annual academic results place the school among the best British international schools in the world, with students gaining places in the world's top universities.


    The Alice Smith International School Primary Campus,
    2 Jalan Bellamy, 50460 Kuala Lumpur, +603 2148 3674, admissions.jb@alice-smith.edu.my

    The Alice Smith International School Secondary Campus,
    3, Jalan Equine, Taman Equine, 43300 Sri Kembangan, Selangor, +603 9543 3688, admissions.ep@alice-smith.edu.my, www.alice-smith.edu.my

  • Garden International School In Kuala Lumpur

    GARDEN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (GIS): International School In Mont' Kiara

    International Schools In Malaysia

    A friendly school, with a warm family feel, GIS's curriculum follows seven areas of learning: personal, social and emotional development, communication and language, physical development, literacy, mathematical development, understanding of the world, and expressive arts and design. There is also a designated early years campus to ensure your little ones are well taken care of.


    Garden International School, 16, Jalan Kiara 3, Off Jalan Bukit Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480, Kuala Lumpur, +603 6209 6888, admissions@gardenschool.edu.my, www.gardenschool.edu.my

  • The British International School, Kuala Lumpur


    International Schools In Malaysia

    With exceptional teachers that motivate and inspire pupils, the curriculum at this school taps into your child's natural curiosity and inquisitiveness. Teachers plan lessons with different outcomes, allowing for a range of achievements. BSKL also runs lively sports, music, arts and drama programs, which offer students many opportunities to develop their skills and interests outside of the classroom.


    British International School Kuala Lumpur, Changkat Bukit Utama, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +603 7727 7775, admissions@britishschool.edu.my, www.bskl.org.my

  • Outdoor Play AIMS Kuala Lumpur


    International Schools In Malaysia

    At this co-ed school with an Australian curriculum, your child will learn intercultural skills, ethics, critical and creative thinking, and digital skills. Up-to-date, continually reviewed, thoroughly researched, and written with your child’s needs in mind, the curriculum at AISM is tailored to meet the ever-changing requirements of 21st century living. Students who leave the school are often all-rounders who go on to some of the world's leading universities.


    The Australian International School, 22 Jalan Anggerik, The MINES Resort City, 43300 Seri Kembangan, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia, +603 8949 5000, admissions@aism.edu.my, www.aism.edu.my


  • Mont Kiara International School Malaysia

    MONT’KIARA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: International School In Mont' Kiara

    International Schools In Malaysia

    This is an American and IB based curriculum. In addition to language arts, math, science and social studies, students meet with specialist teachers for lessons in art, IT, Malaysian studies, music, physical education, and world languages. The Middle and High Schools offer a wide variety of extra-curricular or supplementary activities for a well-rounded education. These extra-curricular programs include Animal Welfare, dIN, Model United Nations and Helping Hands.


    Mont’Kiara International School, 22 Jalan Kiara, Mont'Kiara, 50480, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2093 8604, info@mkis.edu.my, www.mkis.edu.my

  • ELC International School Malaysia

    ELC INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: International School In Selangor

    International Schools In Malaysia

    ELC provides an environment that is not only conducive to learning and character building, but where students are prepared for the responsibilities, opportunities and challenges of adulthood. Parents who send their children to ELC are entrusting them to a group of dedicated professionals committed to maintaining high standards both academically and socially and to a school that commits to the continuous improvement in what they do and in the achievements of their students. Courtesy, concern for others and care of the environment are all actively encouraged whilst a very firm stand is taken against negative social behavior.


    ELC International School, Jalan Sierramas Barat, Sierramas, Sungai Buloh, 4700 Selangor, Malaysia, +603 6156 5001, admissions_sb@elc.edu.my, www.elc.edu.my

  • International School at ParkCity Kuala Lumpur

    THE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL AT PARKCITY: International School In Desa ParkCity

    International Schools In Malaysia

    This school enables young learners to achieve their full potential today, and empowers them to become global leaders of tomorrow. The three main components of the curriculum include core subjects, creative arts and global awareness. CCAs occur before, during and after school hours, allowing students to further their learning through sports, creative arts, academics and music.


    The International School at ParkCity, No.1 Jalan Intisari, Desa ParkCity, 52200, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 6280 8880, info@isp.edu.my, www.isp.edu.my

  • IGB International School Kuala Lumpur

    IGB INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: International School In Selangor

    International Schools In Malaysia

    IGB International provides an outstanding, world-class international education which draws on the best of Asian, Western and other cultural traditions, and contributes to a flourishing Malaysia and a sustainable, peaceful global society. A premier Early Years to Grade 12 international school, IGB is situated at Sierramas and Valencia, in the north-west of Kuala Lumpur. IGBIS is an IB World School authorized for the International Baccelaureate Programme.


    IGB International School, Jalan Sierramas Utama, Sierramas, 4700 Sungai Buloh, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia, +603 6145 4688, enquiries@igbis.edu.my, www.igbis.edu.my

  • Nexus International School Kuala Lumpur

    NEXUS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: International School In Putrajaya

    International Schools In Malaysia

    The spacious and secure Nexus campus is located just a few kilometers outside KLCC in Malaysia’s governmental capital, Putrajaya. Adopting a more personalized approach to learning, Nexus is committed to being an internationally minded learning community that nurtures and supports every child’s emotional, physical, creative and intellectual needs so that they can achieve academic success and become globally responsible citizens. Nexus has a primary school aged for children between three and 12 years and offers both the IGCSE and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programmes for its secondary students who can either attend the school as a day pupil or as a boarder.


    Nexus International School, Jalan Diplomatik 3/6, Diplomatik Presint, 62050 Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan, Putrajaya, Malaysia, +603 8889 3868, enquiry@nexus.edu.my, www.nexus.edu.my

  • Fairview International School Kuala Lumpur


    International Schools In Malaysia

    Fairview International School is the only institution in Malaysia to offer a continuum of the IB program, from primary through to to middle years up to diploma level. You can discern your child’s proficiency in the international arena with Fairview International School's FREE Online Oxford English Test, which is offered in the school's five campuses.


    Fairview International School, 260, Jalan Ampang, Kampung Datok Keramat, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60 34253 2233, enquiries@fairview.edu.my, www.fairview.edu.my

  • Sayfol international School Kuala Lumpur

    SAYFOL INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: International School In Taman U Thant

    International Schools In Malaysia

    The curriculum at Sayfol provides solid learning and preparation for the future. The school exposes students to a wide range of subjects and encourages open mindedness and critical thinking. Children come from over 60 nationalities, making the Sayfol family is a supportive international network of parents, students and teachers.


    Sayfol International School, 261, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia +603 4256 879, registrar@sayfol.edu.my, www.sayfol.edu.my

  • Tenby international School Kuala Lumpur

    TENBY SCHOOLS: International School In Ipoh, Shah Alam, Sarawak and Johor Baru

    International Schools In Malaysia

    Initially established in 1960 by British Expatriates who wanted their children to get a high-quality education based on the British system, Tenby Schools is a rapidly growing group of international and Malaysian private schools in Malaysia. Dedicated to bringing students from different cultures and nationalities together, Tenby offers a choice of curricula including the Cambridge International A-Level programme, International Primary Curriculum and International General Certificate of Secondary Education.


    Tenby Schools, Campuses in Ipoh, Shah Alam, Sarawak and Johor Baru, www.tenby.edu.my

  • St Joseph's Institution International School Kuala Lumpur


    International Schools In Malaysia

    St Joseph’s is a Lasallion faith school, which opened in September 2016 in Petaling Jaya. Currently, the school offers the International Primary Curriculum in primary and the International General Certificate of Secondary Education in secondary. However, St Joseph’s is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. Offering a value-driven international educational experience within the context of faith and the local community, St Joseph’s draws upon the best practice of some of the leading international schools in the world as well as the ethos of the global network of Lasallian schools.


    St Joseph’s Institution International School Malaysia, No. 1, Jalan PJU 3/13, 47100, Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia +603 8605 3605, applicationforregistration@sji-international.edu.my, www.sji-international.edu.my


  • International School of Kuala Lumpur

    THE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF KUALA LUMPUR (ISKL): International School In Desa Pahlawan

    International Schools In Malaysia

    ISKL provides its students with learning experiences that challenge them to develop the following four aspects of learning: knowledge, skills, attitudes, and understanding; so they become highly successful, responsible, contributing members to our interconnected world. Programs offered include Prep Reception (3 years old), High School Diploma, the International Baccalaureate diploma and Advanced Placement courses.


    The International School of Kuala Lumpur, No. 2, Lorong Kelab Polo Di Raja, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 4813 5000, communications@iskl.edu.my, www.iskl.edu.my


  • Students Oasis Kuala Lumpur

    OASIS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: International School in Selangor

    International Schools In Malaysia

    Oasis International School - Kuala Lumpur uses the US curriculum to provide an educational experience that cultivates character, leadership, and innovation from kindergarten to 12th grade. Equipped with the knowledge and 21st century skills necessary to excel in today’s global community, students are then given a platform to connect their education to real world problems. Students are not simply trained to take a test. They are nurtured into life-long learners who view the world and their future as a unique opportunity to solve problems, create meaning, make improvements, and question the status quo.

    Oasis International School - Kuala Lumpur, No. 1 Jalan Flora 2, Bandar Rimbayu 42500 Telok Panglima Garang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia, +603 5525 8111, admissions@ois.edu.my, www.ois.edu.my

  • Playtime at White Lodge Kuala Lumpur

    WHITE LODGE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: Preschool in Bangsar South and Desa ParkCity

    International Schools In Malaysia

    Established in 1999, White Lodge International Preschool and Childcare provides high quality early childhood education in a positive, nurturing and diverse learning environment. Its comprehensive curriculum is based on the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (EYFS) from the UK and is designed to accommodate you and your child at every stage of development. Placing an emphasis on learning through play, children at White Lodge are encouraged to develop their talents and skills through indoor and outdoor activities. White Lodge instills in young children a love for learning, as they prepare to enter into their next stage of education.

    White Lodge Bangsar South Nursery & Childcare, Unit 2-1, Level 2, Nexus, Bangsar South, No. 7, Jalan Kerinchi, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +601 2193 9803, +603 2242 2663, bs@whitelodge.edu.my, www.whitelodge.education/en-my

    White Lodge Desa Parkcity Nursery & Childcare, Lot FF-02, 1/F, The Waterfront, No. 5 Persiaran, Residen, Desa ParkCity 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 6262 2663, dp@whitelodge.edu.my, www.whitelodge.education/en-my

Additional Info:​


Al Noor International School, www.ais-kl.edu.my

Cempaka International School, www.cempaka.edu.my

International Islamic School Malaysia, www.iis.edu.my

Lycee Francais de Kuala Lumpur, www.lfkl.edu.my

Mutiara Grammar School, www.migs.edu.my

UCSI International School - Subang Jaya, www.ucsiinternationalschool.edu.my/

Idrissi International School, www.idrissischool.edu.my

GEMS International School Metroparkhttps://metropark.gems.edu.my/

Beaconhouse Newlands International School, www.beaconhouse.edu.my

Asia Pacific International School, www.apschools.edu.my

Peninsula International School Australia, www.peninsula.edu.my

Help International School, www.his.edu.my

Tanarata International School, www.tanarata.net

Taylor's International School Kuala Lumpur, www.kl.tis.edu.my

Sunway International School, www.sunway.edu.my

Sri KDU International School, www.srikdu.edu.my

Hibiscus International School, www.hibiscus.edu.my

EtonHouse Malaysia, www.etonhouse.my

Havil International School, www.havil.edu.my

Sri Utama International School Kuala Lumpur, www.sriutama.edu.my

Kingsgate International School, www.kingsgate.edu.my

R.E.A.L. International Schoolhttp://realschools.edu.my/

Kingsley International School, www.kingsley.edu.my

Eaton International School, www.eaton.edu.my

Nobel International School, www.nobel.edu.my

Sri Emas International School,  https://sriemas.edu.my

Vikas International School, www.vikas.edu.my

MAZ International School, www.mazinternational.edu.my

Rafflesia International Schoolhttps://ris.edu.my/

International Modern Arabic School, www.imas.edu.my

Sri Kuala Lumpur School, www.srikl.edu.my

Dwi Emas International School, https://dwiemas.edu.my

Regent International School, www.regent.edu.my

Wesley Methodist School Kuala Lumpur, www.wms.edu.my

Baseerah International School, www.baseerah.edu.my

German School of Kuala Lumpur, www.dskl.edu.my


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