Are you living in Koh Samui and Planning to bring your Family, or are you relocating to Koh Samui with Your family and not Sure yet which School to Apply for your Kids?
In this article we will be Highlighting the Best international Schools in Koh Samui that are Providing international Education Curriculum Aside from the Local Thai Curriculum.
The Best International Schools in Koh Samui
Oonrak Koh Samui School
This international School is Located in Maenam Beach area. Students joining this School will have half of their timetable Sessions in English and the Other half in Thai to enable them to improve in Both Languages. Regarding the Curriculum, the Students will follow The Thai National Curriculum in addition to the British international Curriculum and Cambridge international Curriculum.
The Head of the English Department at Oonrak Koh Samui School is from the South of England, and has been teaching for international schools in Thailand for Several Years.
The School accepts students from the Age of 2 to 12 for Pre Kindergarten, Kindergarten and Primary (1-6)
Fees for Joining Oonrak Koh Samui School:
The Fee is Per Semester, and it depends on which Stage your Kid will be Joining from (Pre Kindergarten, Kindergarten or Primary), However, it Starts from around 58,000 Thai Baht Per Semester (Fee is Including Lunch at School but not including the School Books and Stationary). Other than the Semester fee, There is an Admission fee of 10,000 THB to be Paid once when Joining.
The School Provides Discounts for 2nd or 3rd Child Joining the School from the same family.
Green Acre International School Samui
This School is one of the most popular International Schools In Koh Samui and is Located in the Central Area of Koh Samui Island in the Middle of the Nature. GreenAcre International School is a Pearson Edexcel Approved Examinations Centre, and is offering a Well rounded Curriculum that follows the National Curriculum of England.
The School is offering a Learning Journey to its Students from the age of 3 till the age of 16, Divided into 4 Stages same as per the National Curriculum of England.
Greenacre School has an Admission Process that has to be gone through in order that the Child becomes able to join the School. The Process Starts by filling up a Registration form available on the School’s Website. The School is welcoming Families to Go and Check the School environment during a Normal Day to see whether it’s Suitable for the Children or not.
This School has Several Facilities in their Campus Helping in Providing a Better Education and School Life Experience for the Children Such as: Library, Swimming Pool, and a Laboratory.
Fees for Joining Green Acre international School of Samui
The fees vary from the Stage in which the Student will be joining, however it Starts from around 50,000 Thai Baht Per Semester.
In addition to the Semester Fee, there is also a 5,000 Baht admission fee applied for Registration (non refundable).
There are also Some other requirements needed such as The Uniform (around 800 Thai Baht for the outfit), and a Set of Sportswear (Around 500 baht per Set) that are available at the School’s Shop.
The School is applying discounts for Families who have more than one child in the School.
Panyadee, The British international School of Samui (PBISS)
PBISS was founded in 2005 with just 4 Students, and has been Developing Sustainably Since that time until it became one of the leading British Schools in Koh Samui and Thailand.
The Curriculum of PBISS is based on Cambridge international Standards, Blending the Unique STEM+ Approach which is promoting active Learning and improving Students’ Education in Several Ways by Implementing Innovative Projects, Developing Problem Solving, Team work, and Professional Skills that cannot be Delivered through the Standard Academic Learning.
Students are able to complete the Full School Journey at this School, as it accepts Students aged from 2 Years till 18 Years. The School has 3 Different Programs available: Early Years (2-5 Years), Primary (5-11 Years Old) and Cambridge Secondary IGCSE (11 -18 Years Old).
Fees for PBISS School in Koh Samui
The School System is not based on 2 Semesters a year, However it’s Based on 3 Terms a year. The Tuition fee is charged Per term and it Starts from around 70,000 Thai Baht Per Term (Around 210,000 Thai Baht Per year). The Fee is Different from a Stage to another and it gets up to around 120,000 Thai Baht per Term (360,000 Thai Baht Per Year).
In addition to the Tuition Fees, Parents will also have to Pay for a Non refundable admission Fee (only Once), that is also different from a Stage to another, Depending on at Which Stage the Student will be joining from (Starting from 35,000 Thai Baht). This Fee is Not applicable if the Student will be Joining the School from the Early Years (Nursery – FS2).
The Application Process is as follows: Making application, Assessment, Application review, and then Offer Made.
International School of Koh Samui
The International School of Koh Samui is a Cambridge International School that was founded in 2007 and has over 1500 Alumni and staff around the world. This School was Founded by a British family, and is Employing Native English Speakers that are Fully Qualified and Specialized in the Subject that they are teaching.
The School has High Quality facilities and is operating Classes with limited number of Students in Spacious Class rooms. ISS Samui has also announced that during the last 3 Years, Their Students have achieved grades that are 50% Higher than the Average in the UK, and most of the Students get A or A* in the IGCSE.
Tuition Fees at the International School of Koh Samui
This School is Offering 3 Different Payment Plans:
- 1 Single Payment Per Year for the 3 Terms(Get 5% Discount)
- 3 Termly Payments
- 10 Monthly Payments
The fee Depends on the Student Stage and the Payment Plan Chosen, However it Starts from around 350,000 Thai Baht Per Year.