International and Private Schools in Klang Valley
The government of Malaysia had in recent years relaxed the regulations for Malaysians to study at private and international schools. This has seen a surge in new institutions offering all types of oversea programmes for Malaysian families.
There is a difference between both international and private schools. The former usually offer international programmes and curriculums like the IGCSE while the latter generally follows the Malaysian education curriculum. Below is the list of these institutions in the Klang Valley.
Located at the top of the hill in Taman Cheras, Sri Sempurna International School is a prestigious school that offers education from the primary to secondary level. Students can enjoy a conducive environment to study which is far from the hustle and bustle of the city. The Sri Sempurna International School provides curriculum all the way to IGCSE or International General Certificate of Secondary Education.
Address: 2, Jalan Selasih,
56100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 3-9132 510
The Sri Dasmesh International School operates from its isolated located in Taman Bukit Pantai not far from Bangsar. Among the other international and private schools, Sri Dasmesh is not as renowned but it has been producing a lot of quality graduates ever since. Following the Cambridge International Examination curriculum, it offers education from primary to secondary.
Address: 12 Jalan Pantai Baru
59200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 603- 2288 1600
Sri Kuala Lumpur, known in short as Sri KL is perhaps one of the oldest and most established private schools in Malaysia. Although its name is Sri KL, it is not located in Kuala Lumpur per se but is actually in Subang, Selangor. Started by Tan Sri Dato’ Ir. Othman Merican, this private establishment offers education from pre-school to secondary that follows the Malaysian curriculum. This means that students take their PMR and SPM examinations while they offer IGCSE as well. Sri KL is known to provide very good facilities that include a large swimming pool, state-of-the-art science labs and an auditorium, among others.
Address: Jalan SS 15/7a,
47500 Subang Jaya,
Tel: +60 3-5634 3491
The Sri Emas International School operates from its located along the Federal Highway. It is one of the renowned private schools in the Klang Valley that provides education for those from 12 years of age. The Sri Emas International School prides itself to offer a fun and exciting learning environment for students who are preparing towards their IGCSE examination.
Address: Lot 1214, Seksyen 40,
Batu 10, Lebuhraya Persekutuan,
Off Jalan SS7/2,
47300 Petaling Jaya,
Tel: +60 3-7865 5787
The Sri Cempaka Cheras was formerly known as Sri Cempaka School. It is part of the Cempaka Schools group. Its location is at Taman Cheras Permata. That which distinguishes Cempaka Cheras from its other counterparts is that it offers education for students based on the national curriculum syllabus.
Address: Persiaran Awana,
Taman Cheras Permata 2
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Twl: +603 9076 8400
The Sri Inai International School is managed under the Beaconhouse group. Previously known as Sri Inai, the school now offers education for primary and secondary students through the Cambridge International syllabus.
Address: No 1098, Jalan Jenjarum
Off Jalan SS 23/6,
47400 Petaling Jaya,
Tel: +603 7803 0493 / 0451
Besides Sri Inai, Beaconhouse operates the Sri Lethia school in Klang. This institution provides education for students in the primary and secondary levels based on the Malaysian education syllabus. This means that students here prepare for major examinations like the UPSR in year 6, PT3 and SPM in secondary 3 and 5.
Address: No. 109, Jalan Limau,
Off Jalan Istana,
Tel: +603 3373 3771
The Sri Murni Beaconhouse is another institution by the Beaconhouse group. Students here are able to enjoy a mixture of different systems where they fundamentally follow the Malaysian system. However, students at Sri Murni benefit from a unique system where they can learn from the systems of the UK and Singapore when going through mathematics while the school put a lot of emphasis on English through the Cambridge system.
Address: Lot 823 & 924, Batu 9,
Tel: +603-9075 1662
Sekolah Sri KDU operates in Kota Damansara, one of the fastest growing communities in the Klang Valley. It is part of the KDU education group which offers education services for students from the primary to secondary levels. The Sekolah Sri KDU follows the Malaysian syllabus where it has facilities like a full football field, state-of-the-art classrooms and many other top notch environments.
Address: 5, Jalan Teknologi 2/1,
47810 Petaling Jaya,
Tel: +60 3-6145 3888
Established in 1995, the Sekolah Sri Bestari offers a full range of education for students starting from pre-school to pre-university. Located in Bandar Sri Damansara, the school follows the education syllabus of the Malaysian government. This means that those in the primary school will go through the KSSR (Kurikulum Standard Sekolah Rendah) while those in the secondary level will go through the KSSM (Kurikulum Standard Sekolah Menengah). The Pre-university students go through preparation for the STPM examination.
Address: Persiaran Margosa, Bandar Sri Damansara
52200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +603-627 55 888
Located in Setapak, the Sekolah Sri Utama is one of the private schools operating in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. At Sekolah Sri Utama, students are able to enjoy education from kindergarten to secondary where they will be preparing for major examinations like UPSR, PT3 and SPM as stipulated and practiced under the Malaysian education system.
Address: Jalan Usahawan 5,
53300 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 3-4021 2490
AISM or Australian International School is a focused school that offers education using the Australian curriculum. It is among the most established names in international education in the country which prepares students from 3 to 18 years before embarking into their university education.
Address: 22 Jalan Anggerik,
The MINES Resort City,
43300 Seri Kembangan,
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Tel: 603 8949 5000
The British International School Kuala Lumpur offers a co-educational environment using the British education system. Students from pre-school are able to enjoy this curriculum where they can study all the way until secondary school where they complete their IGCSE examination.
Address: Jalan Changkat Bukit Utama,
47800 Petaling Jaya,
Tel: +60 3-7727 7775
Fairview International School is perhaps one of the most established names in the international school sector of Malaysia. Using the IB Curriculum system, Fairview is a common education institute for expat families who are settling in Malaysia either for work or permanently.
Address: 4178, Jalan 1/27D
Section 6, Wangsa Maju
53300 Kuala Lumpur
The Garden International School is another very popular international school establishment in Malaysia. It has a long tradition of producing some of the best students as GIS has been around for more than 60 years. Offering the British National Curriculum, students enjoy a holistic educational experience while achieving success in their studies.
Address: 16 Jalan Kiara 3,
50480 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: (603) 6209 6888
Known in short as ISKL, the International School of Kuala Lumpur is, as the name implies as international as it can get. Offering education for students ranging from 3 to 17, it adopts the International Baccalaureate within its excellent environment catered to help students learn and grow better.
Address: Jalan Kerja Ayer Lama,
Tel: +60 3 4259-5600
This is one of the newer international schools in Malaysia. Located in the new development and township of Desa ParkCity, it offers an exciting learning environment where students and the community can come together. The International School at ParkCity has great facilities where it offers International Primary Curriculum (IPC) system based on the UK National Curriculum for the students aged between 2 and 13.
Address: No.1 Jalan Intisari,
Desa ParkCity, 52200
Tel: +603 6280 8880
The Mont’Kiara International School has a reputation for being one of the most expensive schools in Malaysia. With some of the best facilities and a strong reputation in education, parents will be happy to pay the extra for a more holistic education for their children using the American and International Baccalaureate system.
Address: 22 Jalan Kiara,
50480 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 3 2093 8604
The Nexus International School is managed by the Taylor’s Education Group. Offering a full range of quality education for students of all ages, the Nexus school practices the International Baccalaureate system for all between 3 and 18 years old.
Address: No. 1 Jalan Diplomatik 3/6
Sayfol International School is another renowned name in international education in Malaysia. It has more than 30 years of history in the country and is one of very popular options offering education under the British National Curriculum for students from 2 to 18 years of age.
261, Jalan Ampang,
50450 Kuala Lumpur,
Tel: +6 03 – 4256 8791