What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
International School Bangkok (ISB)
In what town or city is this school located?
How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)
International - American Curriculum
What grade levels are represented at this school?
Pre-K to Y12
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
Walk, Bycycle, Private Car, Collected by school, Bus
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
Excellent Facilities. Extra Curricular: Soccer, Basketball, Swimming, Rugby, Band, Taekwondo. Tennis
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?
School Councellors give new children in each grade, the option of getting together weekly at lunch times to chat and get to know other new faces, this is followed by an end of semester party for newcomers. There are also orientation mornings for new parents.
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
Very strong PTA organization, friendly and effective. Parents always welcome to help out in early years, class moms active in coordinating parents. Gym and running track available for parental use from end of school until 9pm. Range of Adult Education programmes also offered
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
My experiences of Grade 2,3 5 & 6 have been excellent. This is a well run friendly and effective school.