International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC)
The first and most established school in Ho Chi Minh City and accredited as an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. ISHCMC offers all three of the IB programmes from primary through to high school. All students are based at the one campus meaning that there is a mentoring and interactive environment where students can engage with one another.
The school is fully accredited by Council of International School (CIS) and New England Association of Colleges and Schools (NEASC) and has a strong focus on community spirit and fosters an awareness of other languages and cultures. With over 50 nationalities represented and strict nationality caps in place at each grade level to ensure the diversity of students is maintained to reflect a true international learning environment.
Teaching takes place in the English medium with a strong focus on developing the whole child so students are energized, engaged and empowered to become active participants in their communities. ISHCMC graduates are accepted to top universities worldwide. ISHCMC is the only school in Ho Chi Minh City that enables every student to have the opportunity to achieve the IB Diploma and grant them acceptance to the highest profile universities worldwide. The Class of 2014 was represented by 12 different nationalities and were accepted at universities all around the world; Columbia University, University of Minnesota, University of Toronto, McGill University, University of Edinburgh, University of Melbourne, Seoul National University and University of Hong Kong.
Head office: 28 Vo Truong Toan Street, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Year established: 1993
Kindergarten to Year 13
Education system: IB PYP, MYP and IB Diploma
Accreditation: International Baccalaureate