Parent's Review of Iskl (International School of Kuala lumpur in
kuala lumpur, Malaysia
What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
Iskl (International School of Kuala lumpur
In what town or city is this school located?
How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)
What grade levels are represented at this school?
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
Extraordinarily diverse. From touch rugby to caring for stray animals to baseball.....long list
What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home
country into the curriculum in your new country? Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation?
Offers both AP and IB plus sef-directed study at grades 11 and 12. Middle years is engaging and easy to fit into.
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
Exceptionally welcoming, fantastic PTA. This is a not for profit school governed predominately by parents.
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
Don't delay, the balance of fun and top-end academics is incredible. A broad range of IB and AP subjects available. Strong emphasis on inquiry-based learning and formative assessment (not just summative snapshots); high parental involvement. Best pedagogy implementation I have seen in an international school.
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