Straits International School, Rawang is the second Straits International school in Malaysia, the first being at Penang. The school offers the Cambridge International Curriculum to students of primary, middle school and secondary levels. The school offers subjects such as Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE), Art, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Music, Speech, Drama, History and Geography to all students. Secondary students are offered a subject named Business which is taught using a special programme designed by the school’s specialist staff. All Malaysian students study Bahasa Malaysia, Malaysian History and Moral Studies, while Mandarin is compulsory for all students at the school either as a first or second language. All Muslim students are given Islamic Tuition. Straits International School offers the IGCSE options package to students of Years 10 and 11.
The curriculum in many subjects is ‘internationalised’ to suite the Asian setting. The school puts immense emphasis on project work which they believe helps in development of critical skills such as independent thinking, presentations, group work and research. The school operates out of a multi-facility building which is equipped with a 350 seat dining room, 25 metre Indoor swimming pool, a secured and dedicated early years centre, 2 Large ICT suites, 1 primary science laboratory, 3 secondary science laboratories, primary and secondary libraries, a dance studio, art, music and drama suites, a large multi-purpose hall, a futsal court, 3 badminton courts, a basketball court and an outdoor football field.