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NIST International School, Bangkok is a full International Baccalaureate (IB) World School located in the capital’s Watthana District. Founded in 1992 under the guidance of the Bangkok-based branch of the United Nations, the school currently accommodates over 1,600 students from over 50 different nationalities. NIST International School is governed by the parent-elected NIST International School Foundation as one of the not-for-profit international schools in Thailand. It is one of the first international schools in the country to receive triple accreditation from CIS, NEASC, and ONESQA. NIST is also a member of the International Schools Association of Thailand. Annual fees start at THB 533,700.
NIST International School, Bangkok is a United Nations-affiliated full IB World School in Thailand. Conveniently located right at the heart of Bangkok, the school opened in 1992 and accepts local and foreign national students from Nursery to Year 13. In 1999, NIST International School became the first international school in the country to offer all three IB programmes for Primary, Middle Years, and IB Diploma. To support its rigorous, internationally recognised academic curriculum, NIST International School offers world-class school facilities and resources, a safe and secure learning environment, an expansive World Languages programme, and an extensive range of extra-curricular activities. The school is driven by the mission to impart 21st century skills to students that would empower them to succeed in their pursuit of higher learning and their future careers. NIST International School graduates move on to attend the best universities around the world and become passionate and principled community leaders.
NIST International School, Bangkok inspires, empowers, and enriches its students with a progressive and provides an international environment.
The curriculum at NIST International school is, the International Baccalaureate (IB) framework adapted from early childhood to high school years focuses on inquiry-based, progressive, research-based learning and training.
The Primary Years Programme promotes academic and social learning from the Early Years to Year 6. It applies a holistic approach that encourages the exploration of new languages, social and emotional development, and learning responsibility as the students gain a solid academic foundation.
The Middle Years Programme at NIST International School is offered to students from Year 7 to Year 11.
The emphasis is on broadening the students’ perspectives, development of communication skills, and learning to collaborate with peers from different cultures and backgrounds, as they come to understand their lessons in real-life context.
For students in Year 12 to Year 13, the IB Diploma Programme promotes the holistic development of students that empowers them to become articulate, compassionate, and insightful global citizens. The programme takes on an interconnected approach to the study of mathematics, humanities, languages, experimental science, and the arts.
NIST International School’s robust and international curriculum is further enhanced by an expansive World Languages Programme and several extra-curricular activities.
NIST International School, Bangkok offers top-notch facilities in its Bangkok campus. These include:
Creative arts building
Theatre (300 seats)
Visual arts studios
Instrumental and vocal music rooms
Private practice rooms and recording studio
FIFA-certified football pitch