Shah Alam is a city and the state capital of Selangor, Malaysia. It is situated within the Petaling District and a small portion of the neighbouring Klang District. Divided by 56 sections in total, it is not surprising that Shah Alam is served by many primary, secondary and international schools.

Below is a list of international schools located in Shah Alam.


Brightway International School, Shah Alam

Brightway International School is an Islamic International school that adopts the international Cambridge iGCSE curriculum within a highly technology-enabled learning environment to develop Khalifah Fil Ard. It’s a mission that compels Brightway to partner the renown Irsyad from Singapore to achieve this educational excellence. The synergy between these institutions will provide for an educational experience that is second to none. The school fees for Brightway International School range from RM 15500 (Kindergarten) to RM 28000 (IGCSE)

Brightway International School also offers facilities such as cafeteria, computer lab, library, play area, science lab and classrooms.

Read Brightway International School reviews here.


Dwi Emas International School, Shah Alam

At Dwi Emas International School, students benefit from the full range of learning methods seen on Edgar Dale’s Cone of Learning, with emphasis especially on direct, active learning methods. This means they are regularly engaged in activities such as presentations, simulations, and gamification so they engage all their senses and have a more rewarding learning experience.

For Dwi Emas International School preschool level, they have their own Powerpreneur Programme which is created based on Finland education. At the Primary level, the students go through the rich, engaging thematic style of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). The Secondary curriculum builds on their Primary curriculum with the renowned Cambridge IGCSE. Their annual fees range from RM 20000 for Pre-Kindergarten to RM 39000 for Year 9,10 and 11.

Read Dwi Emas International School reviews here.


Greenview Islamic School, Shah Alam

At Greenview Islamic School, values-based learning is the key to the way they teach. With strong positive values, teachers and staff create a positive learning environment for your child. Their curriculum is aimed to develop the students of the school into someone who is able to think critically, communicate effectively and socialise with others, have research skills as well as capable of managing themselves for tomorrow’s challenges.

Greenview Islamic School offers both Cambridge curriculum and Islamic curriculum in their syllabus. At the end of Year 6 (depending on the child’s progress), students will be able to recite the whole Qur-aan (Khatmul Qur-aan). Greenview Islamic International School fees varies from RM 12000 to RM 17000.

Read Greenview Islamic School reviews here.


Help International School Shah Alam

Help International School aims to be a school that helps your child celebrate “Life in All Its Fullness.” It reflects their mission to help students live a life of significance and to succeed in life as global citizens. It is their vision to become a world-renowned school that embodies a holistic educational philosophy to prepare their students to live full and significant lives as adults.

Help International School adopts the International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC) for preschool and primary school. Meanwhile, the Secondary School Curriculum is based on the UK National Curriculum. They are also using the International Middle Years Curriculum for lower secondary. Help International School also offers A-Level Leadership Programme to their students.

Read HELP International School reviews here.


MAZ International School, Shah Alam

MAZ International School had a humble beginning in 1992 in Petaling Jaya with 12 only  students. Through hard work and dedication, they have been able to make giant strides. They have opened the doors of MAZ International School Shah Alam – a full boarding and day school. They can today boast of being one of the most modern schools with state of the art facilities second to none in functionality or aesthetics.

Whilst based on the British curriculum, Maz International Primary School syllabus is further enhanced with their tested teaching methods and global modules. Their secondary school provides classes from Year 7 to Year 11 leading to the IGCSE examinations. Meanwhile, they also offer a 1 ½ year Pre-U programme. The tuition fees for MAZ International School range from RM 10500 to RM 30000.

Read MAZ International School reviews here.


MITstem International School, Shah Alam

MITstem International School is committed to provide meticulous and technological enhanced curriculum and learning experiences. They aspire to provide valued services to all their stakeholders – learners, associates, partners, clients, shareholders, investors, government and community. They are committed to develop and sustain quality standards, knowledge and skills for learners empowerment, professional development and global competitiveness.

MITstem International School curriculum is based on STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. They provide meticulous and technological enhanced curriculum and learning experiences. MITstem International School tuition fees range from RM 33000 (Year 7) to RM 39900 (Year 11).

Read MITstem International School reviews here.


Peninsula International School Australia, Setia Alam, Shah Alam

Peninsula International School Australia strives to provide the highest quality teachers who nurture and inspire students to reach for personal excellence. They seek to enlighten and enrich the community with a broad understanding and appreciation of the world and empathy for humanity in all its diversity. Their mission will be best achieved with an Australian Curriculum and focus in order to produce skilled and informed global citizens.

Peninsula International School Australia adopts Victoria Curriculum to prepare their students for the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE). Peninsula International School Australia tuition fees per annum range from RM 35000 to RM 75000.

Read Peninsula International School Australia here.



With a history that spans 30 years, R.E.A.L Schools is an educational institution committed towards transforming students through active learning. Since their establishment, they nurture students to achieve real transformation and success through holistic education of exceptional standards. Their students are engaged in a rich and challenging curriculum from kindergarten to primary and secondary levels in both international and national syllabi.

R.E.A.L International School delivers British education based on the UK national curriculum from Primary to Secondary level. For preschool, their curriculum is based on the concept of Multiple Intelligences (MI) to identify and acknowledge the different, inherent strengths and interests of each individual child. The tuition fees for R.E.A.L International School starts from RM 19740 to RM 29920.

Read REAL International School Sekolah Seri Cahaya reviews here.


Tenby School Setia Eco Park, Shah Alam

Tenby School Setia Eco Park is always striving to provide students with a breadth and depth of learning experiences. This involves encouraging their students to actively participate in the life of the school, whether  in academic or pastoral pursuits. Being an active member of the school community also helps students to discover new things about themselves as well as the people and the world around them.

Tenby International School’s Early Years programme adopts a play-based approach, as they aim to inspire students’ excitement and motivation towards learning both inside and outside the classroom. For primary level, they follow the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), which is the English National Curriculum adapted for international students. Thereafter, students navigate the Secondary years programme to work towards attaining their IGCSEs at the completion of Year 11. They also provide the option to progress to Sixth Form, where students will sit for the Cambridge A-Levels.

Read Tenby International School reviews here.


Japanese School Kuala Lumpur, Shah Alam

Japanese School Kuala Lumpur is one of the only international schools in Malaysia that offers Japanese Curriculum. It was founded in Kuala Lumpur in November 1966 as a primary school with only two teachers from Japan, including its first Principal, Taku Ichiro. The kindergarten school started in 1970 followed by the secondary school in 1971. The tuition fees varies from RM 12600 to RM 18120.

Read Japanese School Kuala Lumpur reviews here.


Not sure which curriculum is suitable for your kids? Checkout International School Curriculums in Malaysia (Part 1) and International School Curriculums in Malaysia (Part 2) to find out which curriculum suits your child better.

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