Australian International School
|Year of Foundation||2006|
|Enrollment Phase / Grades||Infant, Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Years 1 – 13|
|Boarding||Day School, Boarding School|
|Number of students||1,200|
|Teacher Student Ratio|
|Accreditations||Council of International Schools|
|Headmaster||Ms. Davina McCarthy|
|Yearly Tuition Fee (Min)||104,000,000 VND|
|Yearly Tuition Fee (Max)||699,000,000 VND|
At Australian International School (AIS) our mission is to provide an educational experience that will enable and inspire our students from Kindergarten to Year 13 to succeed. Since our establishment in 2006, we have continued to achieve this by delivering a high-quality international education.
AIS is one of the top IB World Schools in Vietnam offering an international curriculum that starts with IB’s (International Baccalaureate) Primary Years Programme, then continues in the Middle Years with Cambridge’s IGCSEs and culminates in the Senior School with the IB Diploma Programme. All these empower students to think critically and develop self-confidence to reach their academic potential.
Our IB Diploma exam results are regularly above the world average and enable students to receive offers from the world’s leading universities.
In addition to the focus on academic excellence, AIS offers opportunities for sports, arts, music, and leadership skills equipping students with future employment skills for the fourth industrial revolution. Our Australian values of fairness and a have-a go attitude also means students develop resilience and manage their wellbeing to overcome challenges and want to make a positive difference in the world.
The students are taught at three open and spacious campuses in Ho Chi Minh City. There is plenty of room for children to grow, while providing a safe environment so they can participate in active learning and exploration. Students have access to state-of-the art facilities like the IB Centre, libraries, music suites, technology and science labs, indoor gymnasium, football fields and pools provide space for students to build their knowledge and abilities.
To also support the study of students across locations, AIS offers a premium boarding option as part of our holistic educational complement. AIS has recently opened its own Boarding residence. Accommodating up to 50 local and international students, the boarding facility is the first of its kind among premium international schools in Ho Chi Minh City.
Thu Thiem Campus
264 Mai Chi Tho Highway, An Phu Ward, Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City
Thao Dien Campus
36 Thao Dien Street, Thao Dien Ward, Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City
190 Nguyen Van Huong Street, Thao Dien Ward, Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City
CurriculumInternational Baccalaureate (IB) – Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Diploma Programme (DP) and Cambridge Assessment Examinations International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)
Languages of instructionEnglish
Foreign languagesVietnamese, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, French, Spanish
ExaminationsPYP Completion, IGCSE, IB Diploma
The friendly and cheerful environment at AIS has always motivated me to keep studying.
AIS teachers have been extremely considerate when providing me with guidance while still allowing me to explore different areas of interest, which undoubtedly alleviates my apprehension and encourages me to explore beyond the scope of the syllabus.
Thanks to the many ASA activities the school provides as well as the annual camping trip, which my daughter enjoys tremendously, I feel AIS supports students in becoming more confident and independent to take care of themselves.
My son loved his teachers at AIS. He’d often share with me about how he enjoyed staying behind after class for a chitchat with the teaching staff or how the teachers would always go out of their way to help him perfect his work. He also loved the supportive community of both the students and staff who surrounded him. AIS always helped him in all of his community projects, nurturing his ideas and giving him constant support, even after he graduated.