Best International Schools in Surabaya


Finding a school for your children is crucial to get them settling in, finding friends, and getting comfortable as soon as possible. In Surabaya, there are several international schools with great learning techniques and facilities which are ready to fully support your kids.

Surabaya Intercultural School (SIS)

Surabaya International School, Indonesia, was founded in 1971 as a non-profit, English-medium, college preparatory school for foreign students under the sponsorship of the American Consulate. It was called the American Consulate School and began operation with 24 students. Today, it is a Pre-K through Grade 12 school governed by a seven-member school board elected by the Foundation consisting of parents of children of the school. The school is the only school in Surabaya accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. SIS graduates go on to four-year college programs in the US, Australia, Singapore or home country universities. The school staff consists of faculty and administration from eight countries.

SIS is home to students who represent over 25 nationalities. The students experience a vibrant international mindset every day and show appreciation for other cultures. The school’s support for each individual, and the learning culture, makes it easy for students to come in from or going out to other educational systems. Through the development of the school’s Core Learning Outcomes (CLOs) and the IB Learner Profile, students demonstrate international-mindedness: an open, respectful attitude to others’ ideas, cultures, and opinions.

Jl. Sekolah Internasional, Sambikerep, Sambikerep, Surabaya
Phone: (+6231) 7414300

Sampoerna Academy Surabaya

Sampoerna Academy brings a hands-on, minds-on learning experience that paves the way for your children to compete on the global stage. Our partnership with world-class institutions enables us to provide the world’s leading STEAM resources and the International Cambridge curriculum. We created a positive, safe, and nurturing environment where children can learn according to the way they learn best, and grow up to become high achievers and lifelong learners. Grades offered in the school including Playground, Kindergarten, and Elementary (Grade 1-3)

Jl. Pakuwon Indah Lontar Timur No. PK 01 – 10, Lidah Wetan, Lakarsantri, Surabaya
P: (+6231) 33234234

Sekolah Ciputra

Sekolah Ciputra is the largest single-campus International Baccalaureate (IB) Continuum School and the only IB school in Surabaya and East Java to offer all three International Baccalaureate programs. These programs span the years from Play Group to Grade 12. The IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) provides the educational framework for our students in Play Group, Kindergarten, and the Elementary School, the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) for Grades 7-10 and the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP) for Grades 11-12. Currently, students going into Grade 11 are also able to choose a Science or Humanities strand in a two-year School-Based Programme which leads to local matriculation.

With the IB Diploma Programme highly regarded and widely recognized, graduating students find their opportunities at tertiary institutions around the world are enhanced. Our graduates are currently enrolled in leading universities in the USA, Australia, Canada, Japan, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Europe, and Indonesia, studying a range of courses from Business Management, Economics, Engineering, Science, Medicine, Information Technology, Communication, Art, Design, Tourism, and Hospitality.

Jl. Puri Widya Kencana, Lidah Kulon, Lakarsantri, Surabaya
P: (+6231) 7415018
Instagram: sekolahciputra_official

Great Crystal School

Great Crystal School and Course Center is a comprehensive education pathway that provides the highest standard of education, International and National recognized academic programs from Preschool, Primary, Secondary, and Junior College. The school is accredited by the Ministry of Education and Culture, as well as one of the Satuan Pendidikan Kerjasama (SPK) and CAMBRIDGE Assessment International Education School in Surabaya. Great Crystal SchoOur school offers a Collaboration Curriculum (National and Cambridge) and endless opportunities for all students to achieve excellence in academic, creative, social, cultural, sports and community endeavors. It also values collaborative learning, positive relationships, and building capacity amongst the students. To effectively allow them to engage in the world of the future where problem-solving, evaluating, working in teams, communicating, creating and innovating are not only valued concepts but expected skills, attributes, and capabilities.

Jl. Raya Darmo Permai III, Puncak Permai, Square, Surabaya
P: (+6231) 7348825

Surabaya Taipei International School (STIS)

Surabaya Taipei International School (STIS) is an international school in Surabaya with a Taiwan-based curriculum. This school was established in Pondok Maspion, Waru-Sidoarjo, in 1995 and was originally intended for Taiwanese children whose parents work in Indonesia, especially in the Sidoarjo region. Along with the increasing student numbers and needs, in 2008 the school moved to the Diamond Hill area, CitraLand, Surabaya. Now, the school opens applications for students of other nationalities. The level of education starts from playgroup to high school. The teaching-learning process is supported by certified foreign teachers. For teaching in Mandarin conducted by Taiwanese teachers, while for English the school is conducted by 2 US teachers to maintain the quality of existing teaching.

Diamond Hill, Blok DR 1 No.15A, Made, Sambikerep, Surabaya
P: (+6231) 7421217

SpInS Interactional School

SpInS – International School was started in the year 2003 by Mrs. Sanjana Bhat B. Sc. B. Pharma, M.B.A (Fin) and M.B.A (Mktg), an Indian Expatriate who dedicated herself to the better future of the children of Indian expats in Surabaya. A good quality, affordable educational option, and nurturing environment for the Indonesian students, SpinS started as a humble effort in 2003. And soon caught the attention of masses including the local residents for the exceptional care taken of each individual child and maintaining a high standard of education. The school earnestly strives towards developing good attitudes, morals, and values among the students to develop respectable and caring personalities. Today the school is one of the largest international schools in Surabaya with a strength of nearly 500 students from 15 nationalities with Indian students forming the majority of the foreign students.

Jl. Karangan Pdam No.24, Wiyung, Kec. Wiyung, Surabaya
P: (+6231) 7523999

Singapore National Academy (SNA)

Singapore National Academy (SNA) School is a premier world-class school that offers quality Pre K-12 seamless education that uses the English Language as its first medium of instruction, Chinese Language, and Bahasa Indonesia as second and third languages respectively. Learning in SNA expands beyond the classroom walls. Students are encouraged to embrace technology at a very young age. Students are inspired to enquire and imagine through our activity-based lessons and experimental real-world learning journeys.

SNA Main Campus
Raya Pepelegi, Pondok Maspion IV, Blok GH No. 1-6, Sidoarjo
P: +6231 853 1920

SNA West Campus
Telaga Utama, Blok D1 No. 31-32, Bukit Golf Citraraya, Surabaya
P: +6231 741 9694

Instagram: snaschool

Surabaya Cambridge School

SCS is a “child-centered” school wherein all teaching and learning activities are aimed at developing all positive aspects of students. This school is not just committed to developing a student intellectually, but it is geared more towards the development and refinement of character, moral values, spiritual and cultural values, ​which are worth securing in this super modern life. SCS is committed to providing qualified teaching staff who possess good character, passionate about teaching, and have a heart for students. The school supports and develops the teachers professionally by sending them to seminars and conferences. Exposing them to have active learning with all other professionals in the field is an absolute requirement because they spearhead the teaching and learning activities of this digital generation.

Perumahan Alam Galaxy, Jl. Alam Sambi Tirta Barat III Blok C3B-1 No.2, Sambikerep, Sambikerep, Surabaya
P: (+6231) 57431273
Instagram: scs_sby