Expat families in Jakarta will have access to some of the best international schools in Indonesia. There are a number of international schools offering highly respected curricula like that of the US (including SATs and AP subjects), the UK (including the Cambridge IGCSE and A-levels) and the International Baccalaureate. These schools offer an excellent standard of education backed by dedicated teachers, modern facilities and small class sizes.

International schools in Jakarta give expat children the opportunity to continue with a familiar, globally transferable curriculum. Being around other expat children who understand the difficulties of moving abroad also goes a long way to ease the process of settling in. What's more, parents can count on their children being exposed to various cultures, as international schools in Jakarta will often have students of a dozen or more different nationalities.

Below is a list of some of the most reputable international schools in Jakarta.


International schools in Jakarta

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Independent School of Jakarta

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: English National Curriculum
Ages: 2 to 13

The Independent School of Jakarta builds on British educational heritage to provide an exceptional education to boys and girls aged 2 to 13 years at their newly built campus in Pondok Indah, Jakarta. Read more

Nord Anglia School Jakarta

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: English National Curriculum and International Primary Curriculum
Ages: 1.5 to 12

NAS Jakarta's welcoming atmosphere and leafy green campus provide a haven for the school's truly international community in the heart of Jakarta. Read more

ACG School Jakarta

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: International Baccalaureate and Cambridge IGCSE
Ages: 2 to 18
Website: www.jakarta.acgedu.com

Australian Independent School Indonesia

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: Australian and International Baccalaureate
Ages: 3 to 18
Website: www.ais-indonesia.com

Beacon Academy

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: International Baccalaureate and Cambridge IGCSE
Ages: 5 to 18
Website: www.beaconacademy.net

British School Jakarta

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: English National Curriculum, Cambridge IGCSE and International Baccalaureate
Ages: 3 to 18
Website: www.bsj.sch.id

GMIS Jakarta

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: International Baccalaureate and Cambridge IGCSE
Ages: 3 to 18
Website: www.gandhijkt.org

Jakarta Intercultural School

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: American and International Baccalaureate
Ages: 3 to 18
Website: www.jisedu.or.id

Lycée Français de Jakarta

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: French
Ages: 3 to 18
Website: www.lifdejakarta.org

North Jakarta Intercultural School

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: American
Ages: 2 to 18
Website: www.njis.org

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