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Bandung Independent School

Jl. Prof. Drg. Surya Sumantri No. 61 Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia

Bandung Independent School (BIS), originally named Bandung International School, was established in 1972 as a non-profit foundation to support the expatriate community of the city.

Operating first as an elementary school, the foundation eventually opened early childhood, middle school, and high school. BIS is an IB (International Baccalaureate) World School, offering the Diploma Programme since 2007 and the Primary Years Programme since 2004 and in the process of becoming authorized to be dignified as IB Middle Years Programme School. BIS is also accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

As an IB World School, BIS aims to develop the student holistically, and that its students develop conceptual understandings of several knowledge areas through an engaging but challenging curriculum. Subjects are not taught in complete isolation, as the faculty encourages their students to find meaningful connections between subjects to solve complex real-world problems. Along the way, they develop skills and attributes that help them collaborate, self-manage, inquire, and reflect.

Entry Requirements:

• Completed the application form
• Conducting the placement test: English & Maths (not applicable for EC students) continuing with a trial day
• Submitting supportive documents
• Admissions Decision

Age Groups:

2 to 18

The average number of pupils/class:

12 to 15 students

School term/semester:

August 2021 to June 2022
Term 1: August to October
Term 2: October to December
Term 3: January to March
Term 4: March to June

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Principal Name: Dr. Michael Berry
Head Admission: Umu Kulsum

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