ISHCMC Secondary School







The secondary campus at ISHCMC is home to a community of active, internationally minded students aged 12-18 years old. Achievement is found in all areas of the student experience, with strong academic programs as well performing arts, service learning, athletics and extracurricular activities.

As the first IB World School in Ho Chi Minh City we are committed to our high standards of teaching, instructional leadership and student achievement through the MYP and DP curricula.

Facilities at ISHCMC Secondary Campus

The Secondary Campus offers a great opportunity for student learning through technologically advanced classrooms, collaborative learning spaces and senior student study areas. Unique facilities will help to prepare our students for the realities of the 21st-century commercial world. These include an Information & Media Center, a professional theater, recording studios, design suites, music practice rooms, NBA-size basketball court, rooftop sports field, 25m 8-lane pool, food tech and science labs.

Curriculum at ISHCMC Secondary Campus (Grades 6 - 10)

Students in technology class at ISHCMC Secondary Campus

Through grades 6 – 10 at ISHCMC you’ll find a vibrant learning community where students engage in a wide variety of learning experiences through the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP).

The IB MYP builds upon the inquiry-based approach to learning developed in the Primary Years Programme and prepares students for the academic rigour of the Diploma Programme in Grades 11 and 12.

For more information on learning in Grade 6 – 12, click below:

Curriculum at ISHCMC Secondary Campus (Grades 11 - 12)

Students at cafeteria of ISHCMC Secondary Campus

In the final years at ISHCMC we believe in supporting students to pursue individual pathways with a purpose that will reflect their interests and passions and we encourage students to make healthy and thoughtful course and pathway selections. The conversations between parents, students, and the school will be as unique as the individuals involved and selections should reflect that individuality and allow students to be the best learner they can be.

For more information on learning in Grade 11 and 12, click below:

Pathway 1

ISHCMC High School Diploma

All students at ISHCMC are eligible to earn the ISHCMC High School Diploma, a qualification equivalent to a North American High School Diploma and accredited by the Council of International Schools.

Pathway 2

IB Diploma Programme + ISHCMC High School Diploma = IB Courses

A combination of part ISHCMC High School Diploma and part IB Diploma Programme creates the IB Courses pathway. This flexible program allows for students to take some classes in the ISHCMC High School Diploma pathway and some in the IB Diploma Programme pathway. Students can pursue an IB Diploma Courses pathway by choosing individual IB courses which are both their passion and recommended for university acceptance.

Pathway 3

IB Diploma Programme

The majority of students at ISHCMC pursue the full IB Diploma. Students who meet the requirements of the two year IB Diploma Programme are awarded an IB Diploma by the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO). The Diploma Programme (DP) curriculum is made up of six subject groups and the DP core courses: Theory of Knowledge (TOK), Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) and the Extended Essay (EE).

Our IB Achievements


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Bilingual Diploma Awarded


Diploma Awarded

Where ISHCMC Students Secondary Go

We’re proud of our internationally-minded community and their achievements.

ISHCMC students study at many prestigious universities in the world
University of Oxford
Seoul International University
The London School of Economics and Political Science
The University of Melbourne
University of Toronto
EHL Hospitality Business School
Cornell University
Australian National University
Brown University