Best International Schools in Singapore

Why Study in Singapore?

Singapore is an efficient and clean Asian city that retains much of the charm from its British colonial days whilst also offering a cutting edge, well-developed environment. Singapore has developed into one of the most important trade and finance centers in Asia and today it is among the top five wealthiest countries in the world based on GDP.

Weather and Climate

Singapore enjoys a tropical climate with no sharply divided seasons. It has a year-round high temperature as well as high humidity and large amounts of rainfall. Temperatures usually range from 21°C-34 °C (72°-93 °F).


The official language of Singapore is Mandarin Chinese. However, English is the most common language and is the language of business and trade.

International Education

Singapore attracts large expat populations and there are exceptional international schools to fulfil their demand. International schools in Singapore typically have very international student populations and you can find many different international curricula of the UK, USA, Canada, Switzerland, Australia, the International Baccalaureate and more.

Parents need to be sure they are considering top tier schools with valid and current accreditation from recognised international authorities.

Our Selection of the Best International Schools in Singapore

Schools in alphabetical order, no ranking:


Canadian International School

Engage. Enlighten. Empower. These words are the cornerstones of the Canadian International School's (CIS) mission and educational philosophy, and eloquently define our commitment to education and represent the aspirations we ...
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Singapore American School

Singapore American School (SAS) is a non-profit, independent, co-educational day school located in the Woodlands area of Singapore. SAS offers an American-based curriculum for students in preschool through high school ...
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Stamford American International School

American Standards As one of the leading US-centric schools, Stamford American integrates the rigorous American Education Reaches Out (AERO) standards with the IB Programme, and Advanced Placement (AP) credits. From ...
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Tanglin Trust School

Tanglin Trust School (TTS) is an international school in Singapore run as a not-for-profit organisation. Established in 1925, Tanglin Trust School provides British-based learning with an international perspective for students ...
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UWC South East Asia

UWC South East Asia (UWCSEA) in Singapore is a not-for-profit IB World School. The K–12 academic curriculum is shaped by the UWC mission and guided by the UWCSEA profile and learning principles ...
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Apply early! Send your request to those schools

The demand is very high and the popular schools have long waiting lists. We advise you to apply early in order to secure places, so make sure, that you start investigating well in advance. Then start approaching the schools’ admissions offices or use the world schools request function.

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