NIVA American International School is a reputable school in Thailand that adheres to the American schools curriculum. The school was established in 1991 to meet the needs of both the international and the local community of students residing in and around the Lat Phrao district in Bangkok, Thailand. The school offers preschool, primary (or elementary school as it’s called in the American syllabus) and secondary (or high school) levels.
The NIVA International School programme offers a distinct blend of Asian and European tracks, alongside the main focus on the American track. NIVA’s core values include high vocational standards, independence and choices, pragmatism, global citizenship and character development.
The school concentrates on 4 aspects of a child’s development – physical, intellectual, social and emotional. It has the belief that students are the most important parts of a school.
The school boasts an actual green campus which multiple high standard sporting and extracurricular facilities, including an indoor swimming pool.
The school creates a warm, inclusive environment with a healthy balance of academics and social life that helps a wide age-range of students to grow up in a healthy way. Simultaneously, NIVA places a significant emphasis on raising civic-minded and socially-conscious young people who can fit into other cultures with relative ease. The senior students in Leadership Class participate and take charge in various social initiatives, rounding out their holistic skill set.
All students communicate in English while on campus. While utilising the core American curriculum, the school also offers American Advanced (AP) classes and assists with SAT and TOEFL tests.
Graduates of NIVA American International School can gain admittance to virtually any nationally- or internationally-recognised university programme. To ease the eventual transition on the students, the school has a well-established Guidance Department which provides career guidance to students.
The Guidance Department also emphasises preparation for the senior students to earn admission into colleges and universities, and motivates students to perform well as well as aids the seniors in securing scholarships to prestigious colleges.