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History

Surabaya Intercultural School first opened its doors under the sponsorship of the American Consulate in 1971. Its goal was to provide students with an opportunity to acquire an internationally-based education. It began its operation with just 24 students. As the school grew, it moved in 1995 to the present campus, a site of 50,000 sq. meters located in Citra Raya, a self-contained city development in West Surabaya.

Surabaya Intercultural School is the only school in Surabaya accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), one of six regional associations that accredit public and private schools, colleges, and universities in the United States. First accredited by WASC in 1985, SIS continues to pursue excellence in international education. The self-study and accreditation visits provide opportunities for our school community to reflect upon current practice and develop a plan to continue to move forward.

In the spring of 2012, SIS received authorization from the International Baccalaureate (IB) to offer the IB Primary Years Programme for our elementary (EC 3 – Grade 5) students. For highly motivated high school students, SIS offers the competitive College Board Advanced Placement (AP) program. Success in this program could provide students with advanced standing at university.

Since 2000, the Indonesian government has permitted SIS to accept Indonesian students. Currently, SIS consists of Indonesian and international student populations from more than 25 countries. With both student body and faculty composed of a variety of cultures from around the globe, SIS seeks to provide an environment which fosters respect for, and appreciation of different cultures, including that of its host country, Indonesia

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
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.

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
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.