INTRODUCTION TO The ISS International School

The ISS International School is one of the longest-established three-program IB international schools in Singapore, which offers a holistic and inclusive education for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12.


The school is located along Preston Road and Depot Road in the Alexandra neighbourhood of Singapore.


ISS follows the three IB programs: complete IB Primary Years, Middle Years, and Diploma Programmes according to the structure described below:


– Kindergarten (K1 and K2): 4 to 6 years old

Curriculum: IB Primary Years Programme (IB PYP)

– Grades 1-5 (PYP K-5): 6 to 11 years old

Curriculum: IB Primary Years Programme (IB PYP)


– Grades 6-10 (MYP 1-5): 11 to 16 years old

Curriculum: IB Middle Years Programme (IB MYP)

– Grades 11-12 (IB DP/HSD 1-2): 16 to 18 years old

Curriculum: IB Diploma Programme (IB DP) or High School Diploma (HSD), as an alternative for students not requiring or not suited to the DP.


Language of Instruction: English.

Extra Languages: ISS offers a Mother Tongue program that begins in High School and allows students to keep learning in their mother tongue.

Language Support: ESL (English as a Second Language) support is provided across Primary and High School.


The school offers various Extra Curricular Activities (ECA) and After School Activities (ASAs), from sports like volleyball and football to art courses, Music Club, Science Club, and other activities.
In High School, the Extra Curricular Activities (ECA) program is the heart of the Creativity, Activity and Service requirement for all ISS students. Students have a wide variety of activities to choose from.

Creativity  Activity Service 
Band & Music

IB DP Maths Study Group


Makers Club

Maths Club

MUN (G11&12)

Origami Club

Pastel Drawing

Visual Art Club




Board Games

Chinese Reading Club

Global Issues

Japanese Reading Club

K Pop Dance

Reading Club

Skateboarding Club


Table Tennis


Acts of Random Kindness (ARK)

Student Council

Student Engagement Team


Number of students: Above 300

Number of nationalities: Over 30 countries represented

Predominant nationality: No dominant nationality group

Class size Average: 18-20 students

Class size Maximum: The Kindergarten and Grade 1 classes have at most 20 students in each class, while class size from Grades 2 to 5 is limited to a maximum of 24 per class.


Enrolment period: The school offers rolling admissions so students can join throughout the year, depending on the available spaces.

Waiting list: INA

Admission criteria: All applications are diligently processed, evaluated for acceptance and grade-level placement, and submitted to the Principal for approval.

School Fees Structure:                                                                 Academic Year 2023-24

Year Level                                                             Annual Tuition Payments                  

Kindergarten                                                                       $ 24,384

Primary School: Grades 1 to 5                                          $ 31,126

High School: Grade 6                                                         $ 33,337 

High School: Grades 7 to 8                                               $ 36,578

High School: Grade 9                                                         $ 37,658

High School: Grade 10                                                       $ 38,738

High School: Grade 11                                                       $ 39,818

High School: Grade 12                                                       $ 41,739

All prices are in S$ and inclusive of the prevailing 8% GST. The total course fee is payable upon enrolment, notwithstanding that the student may withdraw from the course at any point during the academic year.


The school provides learning support services for eligible students. In those cases, students are placed on one of four Levels of Adjustment, reflecting the amount and type of support needed.


Uniform: YES.

Student Support: INA

Religion: INA


School Bus: YES.

Boarding Services: NO.

1 Review for ISS International School


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3.3/ 5

Its okay but it is not like the best school for your child but more of an open school

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