The Leading Primary International School in Ho Chi Minh City.

We make learning relevant and meaningful by integrating a curriculum that focuses on the child as a resilient learner.

Our Primary Campus

The Primary Campus (Early Years – Grade 5) at ISHCMC is a vibrant learning environment where students aged 2 to 11 years old are challenged to explore their curiosity in all aspects of life. With over 55 different nationalities we are proud of our diverse internationally minded community.
Our purpose built, world-class campus is designed for learning and enables every student, every day to flourish and achieve. Collaborative learning areas with wide corridors and break-out spaces promote wellbeing, facilitate teamwork and build empathy amongst all our learners.

Primary at a glance

ISHCMC is the first International School in Ho Chi Minh City


International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) has an IB Diploma pass rate of 100%


Teacher-student ratio at International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) is 1:8


Teacher-Student Ratio
International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) is a community of students and teachers from 59+ nationalities



The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (3 - 12 years)

Through the IB PYP, we make learning relevant and meaningful to students by building upon previous educational experience, continuing an inquiry-based approach and integrating a curriculum that focuses on the child as a learner. In our classrooms, our students learn how to learn.

Here is the short process of connecting with a member of the ISHCMC team

Step 1: Submit Your Information

Fill out the 2-step form & submit.

Step 2: We'll Introduce Ourselves

A member of our team will connect with you via phone & email.

Step 3: Take a Tour of ISHCMC Secondary

You will be invited to a personal tour of ISHCMC.

Top 5 Questions, Answered.

What is the story behind International School Ho Chi Minh City?

International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) is proud to be the first international school in Ho Chi Minh City. ISHCMC offers three IB programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), and the Diploma Programme (DP) for students from 2-18 years old. ISHCMC currently enrolls 1300+ students with over 50+ nationalities represented.

What are the International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes?

IB programmes are quality educational programmes. The programmes encourage both personal development and academic achievement challenging students to think critically, to ask the right questions and think across disciplines.

What makes the IB Curriculum so regarded?

An IB education is unique because of its rigorous academic standards and its holistic approach to education. IB programmes challenge students to excel not only in their learning but also in their personal growth. The IB and International School Ho Chi Minh City believes that together we can help to prepare students for living in a complex, highly interconnected world.

What are teacher qualifications?

Students learn in modern environments by trained IB educators specializing in concept-driven and inquiry-based learning that is facilitated through constructivist pedagogy. There are 200+ experienced IB educators at International School Ho Chi Minh City.

How much is tuition?

Our fee for secondary school is included all aspects of the daily program that students are required to be involved in as part of the annual tuition fee and from 688,900,000 VND – 821,900,000 VND depending on grade level.

Discover why IS HCMC Primary is the ideal choice for your child (Aged 3-12)

Limited spaces available across all grade levels - Don't wait to secure your child's spot
at The International School of Ho Chi Minh City!

Our Location

The Primary School

28 Vo Truong Toan Street, An Phu Ward, Thu Duc City (District 2), Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam.

+84 (28) 3898 9100

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