ISKL Open Day

Registrations for our Open Day are now closed but we invite you to come and visit us so that you can see first hand what an incredible learning environment this is. We encourage you to complete the inquiry form below so that we can provide you with all the information that you need to begin your ISKL experience.

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about our school. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Thank you for your interest in the International School of Kuala Lumpur

We hope that you are able to find valuable information on our website. Should you be interested in learning more about our programs and the admissions process, we encourage you to complete the online inquiry form. 

Upon receipt of an inquiry form, a member of the Admissions Office will respond and will be available to answer any questions you may have and to help guide you through the admissions process. 

Welcome to ISKL! 


Be A Global Learner
  • Creative Thinkers
    Students use a wide range of idea creation techniques, create new ideas independently, refine ideas for improvement and act to make useful contributions.
  • Reason Critically
    Students use a variety of appropriate thinking strategies, analyze information, synthesize input, and meaningfully reflect on learning to ask further questions.
  • Communicate Effectively
    Students listen respectfully, articulate thinking, use appropriate communication styles, and integrate media effectively when appropriate.
  • Collaborate Constructively
    Students maintain positive working relationships, make meaningful contributions, and take responsibility for their role in achieving common goals.
  • Learn Enthusiastically
    Students demonstrate initiative, reflect on their learning, and persist, even when learning is challenging.
  • Live Ethically
    Students critically research issues, recognize various perspectives, communicate ideas appropriately and demonstrate personal and social responsibility.

Why choose an exceptional international education at ISKL for your child?


Global Citizens

Balance of academic performance and personal growth develops successful, spirited, socially aware global citizens.

Global Opportunities

Individualized international curriculum optimizes international opportunities and supports global transition.

Global Perspectives

Learning program includes diverse cross-cultural experiences to promote global awareness and an international mindset.

Inclusive Program

School-wide inclusive program enables all students to fulfill their potential and challenges them to “Be all you are”.

Strong Values

Commitment to learning through service is core to shaping global learners with strong values that will last a lifetime.


Not-for-profit means continuous improvement with revenue reinvested back into the school to benefit all students.


About ISKL

Welcome to the world of international education at ISKL

“ISKL balances academic excellence with personal growth to create well-rounded individuals who are ready to take advantage of global opportunities”

Established in 1965, The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) has become known as a center of excellence in the world of international education. ISKL is a co-educational private, not-for-profit school responsible for the learning journey of over 1,600 students aged 3-18 years from over 60 countries at its state-of-the-art campus in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.  
ISKL offers a robust international curriculum which combines leading North American educational frameworks with global best practice.  The curriculum recognizes that students are on a lifelong learning journey and is driven by ISKL’s mission to challenge each student to “Be All You Are” and develop the attitudes, skills, knowledge, and understanding to become a highly successful, spirited, socially responsible global citizen.

ISKL is an IB World School and has been authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization to provide the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) since 1989. In addition to the full IBDP, students also have the option of combining individual IB, Advanced Placement and High School Diploma courses to create a customized program tailored to their abilities, interests, and aspirations. The flexibility of ISKL’s academic program creates global opportunities; last academic year over 160 graduating students representing 48 different nationalities received acceptances over 400 universities in 26 countries spanning 5 continents!

ISKL is also accredited internationally through the Council of International Schools (CIS), and in the United States through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). ISKL has a strong focus on service and sustainability across its divisions and is a member of the Eco-Schools organization and the Green Schools Alliance.

International Education

ISKL provides an exceptional international education

From early childhood and middle school through to graduation, students are challenged to “Be all you are” in a dynamic, challenging and exciting learning environment. ISKL graduates attend leading universities in the UK, USA, and around the world, with the Class of 2018 receiving over USD$3.9 million in scholarships.
While ISKL’s international curriculum delivers strong academic achievement, ISKL is committed to developing well rounded individuals and provides students with access to an extensive range of opportunities in the arts, music, sport and service. As global learners, students benefit from cultural enrichment opportunities including travel throughout the region for performance, sporting and extra curricular activities, as well through the High School’s renowned Global Action Program and Malaysia Week Program in Middle School.
ISKL is an inclusive school and offers a schoolwide Life-Centered Education (LCE) program to meet the needs of students who have a diagnosed intellectual or developmental disability and require individualized academic and social skill instruction. LCE students receive customized guidance and support from highly trained special educators to develop essential skills for their next steps after earning their High School diploma.

Student Achievements

ISKL student obtained perfect score in recent IB Diploma exam

Students from The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) have achieved outstanding academic results on the IB and AP exams. An outstanding 98% of the 104 candidates passed the IB Diploma. In particular, 30 students scored 40 or more points, which typically places them in the top 10% of worldwide results.
Five students from The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) have achieved outstanding academic results, placing them in the top 1% of all International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) candidates worldwide. Qijia Wei and Kris Jeong achieved the perfect score of 45 points while Myeong Jin Choi, Maya Gan, and In Hwan Um scored 44 points for the diploma program.ISKL's IB Diploma students who scored 40+ points have also increased over the past 2 years, from 20% in 2017 to 29% in 2018, placing them among the top 10% candidates worldwide. This year, we also saw the largest cohort of the IB Diploma program ever at ISKL, a total of 102 students have earned their IB Diploma with the average score of 36.4 points, surpassing the 2018 worldwide average of 29.8. Twenty percent of the students who undertook the program earned a Bilingual Diploma. This is a remarkable achievement for any international school that has been authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. We are extremely proud of our students and faculty for their dedication in achieving such great results.

Smart Campus

Global learning in a state-of-the-art campus

Set on over 25 acres, ISKL’s purpose built campus is conveniently located 3km from Kuala Lumpur’s city center. Close to arterial roads, the school is serviced by ISKL’s dedicated school bus network offering parents a convenient schedule to coincide with after school activities.
The campus creates a digital learning space designed around worldwide best practice that reshapes how students learn, study, and collaborate.  Students and faculty have access to the latest in educational technology with interactive technologies incorporated into the classroom experience to stimulate ideas, innovation, and creativity.
Sports facilities include basketball/volleyball courts, multipurpose pitches, an Olympic-sized running track, two gymnasia, tennis courts, and an Aquatics Center comprising learn to swim, competition and Olympic-sized competition pool.
The Performing Arts Center has been designed to host local and regional events and serve the needs of the community well beyond that of ISKL. It includes a 700 seat Performance Theatre, an Atrium Amphitheatre, as well as plans for a Concert Recital Hall and Black Box Theater.
In keeping with ISKL’s school values, the building itself is designed to achieve the Green Building Index (GBI) Platinum rating and is also a real time laboratory for the study of environmentally sustainable practice.
“From a Coffee Shop, to parent lounges and dedicated Parent-Teacher Association spaces, the campus design supports ISKL’s vibrant community.

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