An international school is the one that offers education from kindergarten through high school based on the International Baccalaureate (IB) system which is universal in 140 countries with more than 900,000 students studying for its exams. A typical international school should have global students, faculty, with English as the medium of instruction and provides flexibility for students to join or leave anytime due to the movement of global company officials.
In Bangalore, some of the international schools are:
The International School Bangalore (TISB), Bangalore
Address: NAFL Valley , Whitefield – Sarjapur Road Bangalore – 562125
Phone: 080 27822550 22634900 till 980
System/Medium: IB Diploma Programme and IGCSE English Medium
The International School Bangalore (TISB) is one of the premier schools in Bangalore founded by educationist K. P. GopalKrishna, who is known for his chain of National Public Schools (NPS) in Bangalore. Usually the students are children of NRIs or those in need of global education with their parents moving abroad for careers. Their academic session ends in August so that the students can get into schools abroad, especially in the United States, UK or Australia.
Play Group to X grade
IB Diploma Programme and IGCSE Board
Day and Residential School
School provides transportation
Total 1,005 students
Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
School timings: 8 am to 3:30 pm
Principal: Peter Armstrong
Year Established: 2000
Extra-curricular Activities: Chess,Dance,Drama,Electronics,Hobbies,Indoor Games,Table Tennis,Badminton,Squash,Billiards,Karate,Creative Writing,Model United Nations,Music,Scrabble,Speech and Debate,Soft Ball,Web Design.
Libraries, laboratories, art studio, drama space, music room, audio-visual room, art auditorium, athletic track, hockey, cricket and football fields, swimming pool, basketball, volleyball, tennis, squash and badminton courts, billiard room and a gymnasium
The admissions are normally completed between January and June for most classes. Entrance tests and interviews are held for entry into the middle and senior schools.
Fees: Rs 5,60,000 per annum (for day scholar) and ~ Rs 6,50,000 (for boarder)