Saigon South International School is committed to delivering a progressive, innovative curriculum with increasing student responsibility for learning and achievement. Through their small class sizes and a balance of nationalities, they focus on developing the students holistically and educating the whole child.
Located in Ho Chi Minh City, this international school is led by a team of experienced and dedicated individuals from 10 countries that make up the amazing international faculty. Saigon South International School teachers have long-term commitments to the school and take the education of its students as a priority.
The curriculum is based upon an American programme of studies. Average class sizes of 20 students ensure that all students receive personalised instruction necessary for success. Furthermore, the intellectually rigorous academics programme is combined with sports, activities, and social programmes in order to develop the whole child.
The facilities at the school are modern and built with the purpose to ensure the classrooms, common areas and laboratories are conducive not just to learning but to a healthy and encouraging studying atmosphere. At the early childhood and elementary level, classrooms are designed to support the discovery of learning, whereas the middle school areas nurture students through their foray into becoming more independent.
As for the high school students, they will find the areas dedicated to them to be in preparation for their upcoming time in university. Saigon South International School also organises sporting and other extra curricular activities to enhance learning and exploration into community-based opportunities.
SSIS is a school accredited by the WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges). WASC is one of six US-based national accreditation organizations. By requiring schools to engage in a self-study employing accreditation standards and policies, and regular reviews of the standard of a school by trained peer experts, it ensures that programs and policies are expressed in an effort to improve the school. A total period of accreditation is six years.