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The Best International Montessori and High Schools in Malaysia

by Aslam ali - 09 Jun 2022, Thursday 122 Views Like (0)
The Best International Montessori and High Schools in Malaysia

Malaysia is one of the most sought after countries in the Southeastern region of Asia on account of its stunning natural beauty, great culture and traditions as well as the economic opportunity it affords. That is the reason why Malaysia has a very large number of expats working and living there. What makes it easier for them to do so is the fact that they can live in the country with their families and children because there are a very large number of fantastic international schools in Malaysia  These encompass all manner of schools including nursery(Montessori), primary elementary and high schools. Let us take a look at a few of these over here-

Best International Montessori and High Schools in Malaysia

  1. Global Indian International School, Kuala Lumpur

Global Indian International School Kuala Lumpur is one of the premier international schools in Malaysia. Part of the well known GIIS chain of international schools, it offers classes from the primary to the high school level. The curricula followed by it includes montessori school, CBSE and IGCSE. Everything about the school ranging from its cutting edge campus and fabulous teachers is out of the top drawer. It is hardly surprising that the school has one of the best track records when it comes to its students obtaining admission to some of the best colleges and universities. 

  1. The Mont’ Kiara International School

This is one of the best known international schools in Malaysia offering a world class education to children studying in classes that range from primary to high school. It offers the complete suite of the prestigious International Baccalaureate program and the American High School diploma to its students. The school was founded in 1994 and has over the years acquired a formidable reputation as a school that is inclusive, diverse and fully international in its outlook.

It provides the best possible facilities and amenities to the children enabling them to learn and grow in the best possible manner. The students who complete their education at this school go on to do very well at whatever they take up in life and that includes getting admission to some of the best colleges and universities anywhere.

  1. German School Kuala Lumpur

German School Kuala Lumpur is a fantastic international school that provides a world class education in English and German. The school is more than four decades old and provides a German school leaving qualification to its students. Children of any nationality possessing the necessary German language proficiency can obtain admission to the school. Malaysian children, however, need to get permission from the Ministry of Education in order to seek admission to the school.

The fact that there is a school like this in Malaysia is testament to the fact that the country is very open and welcoming to influences from around the world. That is what makes it such a favorite destination for expats, as they know that it is a nation that will afford them and their families a good life.

  1. Alice Smith School

Alice Smith School possesses the unique distinction of being the first British school in Malaysia. It boasts two campuses to accommodate its primary and secondary students. These boast the best possible infrastructure to enable the students to excel at academics as well as their chosen area of excellence. They accept students in the age group of 3 to 18 years and provide them with everything they need to learn and grow holistically. For instance, they provide  multiple sports facilities, cutting edge media enabled classrooms, futuristic libraries and so on. It is hardly surprising that the school is quite a favorite amongst both locals and expats. 

  1. The British International School of Kuala Lumpur

This is amongst the best known of the British schools in Kuala Lumpur and is very highly sought after by the expats living in Malaysia. The school follows the English curriculum and accepts students in the age group of 2 to 18. It has some of the best facilities anywhere including a multi-purpose sports hall, a 650 seat theater, dance rooms as well as swimming pools.

Students who study at this school go on to do very well for themselves in life, including getting admission to the best of colleges and universities.


Malaysia as a nation has ancient roots and is composed of many ethnicities. It has a long and fascinating history which has contributed to its becoming the multi etnnic and multicultural nation that it is today. It is, therefore, hardly surprising that there should be so many international high schools and Montessori schools of the highest caliber in Malaysia catering not just to its multi ethnic population, but also its expat one. That is what makes Malaysia a great country to grow up in and receive one’s schooling. It is an experience that transforms one’s life and prepares one to be successful at whatever one takes up in life.