French International School

Co-Education (4-18)
Day School
+852 2577 6217
165 Blue Pool Rd, Happy Valley, Hong Kong
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Year of Foundation 1963
Enrollment Phase / Grades Early years, Primary, Secondary, Sixth Form
Boarding Day School
Number of students 2600
Nationalities 40
Teacher Student Ratio Max class size is 25. Ratio of 1:14 for secondary subjects.
Accreditations AEFE, IGCSE, IB
Headmaster David Tran
Yearly Tuition Fee (Min) HKD100,260
Yearly Tuition Fee (Max) HKD189,560

Description

FIS was established in 1963/64 as one of the first international schools in Hong Kong. The school offers two streams: the French and International Streams, preparing students towards certification in the French national examination, the French Baccalaureate or the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma. In 1988, FIS became the first in Hong Kong to be authorised as an IB World School. The school will open a new state of the art eco-campus in Tseung Kwan O in September 2018. Currently, the school is one of the largest international through schools in Hong Kong and welcomes over 2,600 students from Reception/Moyenne Section to Year 13/Terminale, representing 40 different nationalities, across four campuses in Happy Valley, Jardine’s Lookout, Chai Wan and Hung Hom. The school’s mission is to provide, together with families, a nurturing, culturally diverse community that inspires our young people to realize their true potential as confident, independent learners and responsible global citizens with moral values and integrity.

Academics

Curriculum

French stream - French National Curriculum / International stream: English National Curriculum to IGCSE then IBDP

Languages of instruction

French Stream: French / International Stream: English

Foreign languages

Mandarin Chinese, German, Spanish, Latin

Examinations

French stream: DNB, BAC – International Stream: IGCSE, IB

University counseling

Yes

Learning support

Yes

Extra-Curricular

Extra-curricular activities are offered to children from RC to Y13 after school hours from Monday to Friday. The French International School of Hong Kong is committed to the development of its students, therefore a wide range of activities is offered; over 1,200 students participate in them every year. The contents of these activities are monitored throughout the year, they are reviewed and updated annually in order to provide the best quality. ECA enable children to acquire knowledge in sporting or artistic disciplines in a fun way, to chat in French or English outside school hours and to develop a child's commitment over a given period. Children meet students from other classes and streams; they share and exchange, develop friendships and a sense of team spirit and are proud to represent FIS at competitions in Hong Kong and Asia.
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