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Message from the Head of School

Welcome!

On behalf of the SIS community, I would like to welcome you to our site. Surabaya offers many choices for your child’s education. SIS is unique among all of the choices for the following reasons: we have the most qualified international and local staff with the highest ratio of expat to Indonesian teachers in Surabaya, we are the only school that is accredited by a Western accrediting body (Western Association of Schools and Colleges), and we offer the most diverse student body in Surabaya.

The majority of our student body wants to continue their university education outside of Indonesia. If you fall into this category, then SIS is the obvious choice for your child. SIS was started by the U.S. Consulate in 1971 and has more experience than any other school in Surabaya preparing students to be successful in universities around the world. In order to be successful in universities, knowledge of English is not enough. Students at SIS are exposed to a rigorous curriculum using U.S. standards. We follow the IB PYP model in elementary school and an American middle school and high school model in the secondary. Our classes culminate with Advanced Placement (AP) courses offered by the College Board which gives students exposure to introductory university classes while still in high school.

A curriculum is only as strong as its teachers. Our teaching staff is where SIS outshines every other school in Surabaya. SIS hires the finest international teachers from around the world to work closely with the finest Indonesian staff. All of our core classes from Kindergarten to Grade 12 are taught by expat teachers with experience in their home country, as well as other excellent international schools around the world. The majority of our staff hold advanced degrees.

I hope this site gives you a feel of the advantages that SIS will give your child and leaves no doubt that it is without question the finest education in Surabaya. Please contact us if you have further questions.

 

Kind regards,

Matthew Gaetano
Head of School

EC 4 Parent

Play and Exploration are incorporated in the Early Childhood program.

EC 4 Parent

2017-11-17T11:53:26+07:00

EC 4 Parent

Play and Exploration are incorporated in the Early Childhood program.

Grade 12

I have seen a real transformation in my child and I owe this to the caring environment and to the numerous opportunities provided by SIS.

Grade 12 Parent

2017-11-17T11:45:41+07:00

Grade 12 Parent

I have seen a real transformation in my child and I owe this to the caring environment and to the numerous opportunities provided by SIS.

Grade 4 Parent

I appreciate the diversity of the students and teachers.

Grade 4 Parent

2017-03-13T11:54:16+07:00

Grade 4 Parent

I appreciate the diversity of the students and teachers.

Grade 4 Parent

I appreciate the honesty and professionalism of my child’s teachers.

Grade 4 Parent

5.0.0
2017-03-13T11:54:16+07:00

Grade 4 Parent

I appreciate the honesty and professionalism of my child’s teachers.

Grade 6 parent

Good communication and positive thinking is fostered.

Grade 6 Parent

2017-11-17T11:53:51+07:00

Grade 6 Parent

Good communication and positive thinking is fostered.

Grade 5 parent

The school fosters independence.  They can share their thoughts bravely.  They have global insight.

Grade 5 Parent

2017-11-17T11:54:13+07:00

Grade 5 Parent

The school fosters independence.  They can share their thoughts bravely.  They have global insight.

EC1 Parent

Plenty of great activities and a great facility.  Class Dojo is a great means of communication and keeps me updated on my child’s activities.  The teachers are friendly and approachable.

EC 1 Parent

2017-11-17T11:54:49+07:00

EC 1 Parent

Plenty of great activities and a great facility.  Class Dojo is a great means of communication and keeps me updated on my child’s activities.  The teachers are friendly and approachable.

EC 2 Parent

Students develop strong friendships and learn to cooperate.

EC 2 Parent

2017-11-17T11:55:26+07:00

EC 2 Parent

Students develop strong friendships and learn to cooperate.

Grade 12

Teachers treat the students with respect and yet challenge them to do their best.  They support them to try new things and make them feel the sky's the limit.  

Grade 12 Parent

5.0.0
2017-11-17T11:47:09+07:00

Grade 12 Parent

Teachers treat the students with respect and yet challenge them to do their best.  They support them to try new things and make them feel the sky’s the limit.  

Grade 6

The students can learn many subjects and learn to be independent.

Grade 6 Parent

2017-11-17T11:50:43+07:00

Grade 6 Parent

The students can learn many subjects and learn to be independent.

Grade 12

It’s important to me that the school is WASC accredited.

Grade 12 Parent

2017-11-17T11:51:16+07:00

Grade 12 Parent

It’s important to me that the school is WASC accredited.

Grade 4 and KG

I really appreciate my children getting to experience other cultures.

Kindergarten and Grade 4 Parent

2017-11-17T11:53:00+07:00

Kindergarten and Grade 4 Parent

I really appreciate my children getting to experience other cultures.
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