School Profile

St. John's International School


St.John's International School or SJIS is part of the excellent scholastic tradition that began with St.John's Institution, Kuala Lumpur in 1904. The SJIS building is part of the heritage St.John's Institution edifice of red and white brick 'Grecian-Spanish' architecture that was built in the 1930s. The school sits perched among the lush green surroundings of the Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve against the backdrop of the KL Tower and the Petronas Twin Towers. SJIS presents itself as a melting pot of students from different cultures and backgrounds. SJIS is associated with the De La Salle Brothers, well known for their traditional hallmark of excellence in education.

School's Mission, Vision & Aims

Our Mission
SJIS strives to inspire every student with the fortitude to grow and become respected and trusted leaders of the community by accomplishing academic, personal and social goals founded on the holism of faith, knowledge, thinking, creativity and excellence.

Our Vision
To be a leader in providing a first class, well-rounded holistic education in a stimulating learning environment.

Academic : Programme Outline & Curriculum

SJIS offers the British Curriculum - the internationally recognised Cambridge GCE A Level, IGCSE (Year 10 & 11) and Lower Secondary (Year 7 to 9) provided by the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), one of the largest providers of international qualifications. The medium of instruction is English.

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Art & design club
  • Carrom club
  • Chess club
  • Culinary club
  • Drama club
  • Editorial and photography club
  • Debating and international relations club
  • Music club
  • Nature club
  • St. John's Ambulance
  • Badminton club
  • Basketball club
  • Cricket club
  • Football club
  • Judo club
  • Table tennis club
  • Taekwondo club
  • Tennis club
  • Wushu club
  • Yoga club

School Facilities & Academic / Learning Resources

  • Library
  • Air-conditioned classrooms
  • Computer lab
  • Science labs
  • Basketball court
  • Futsal court
  • Field
  • Sick bay
  • Prayer room (Muslim)
  • Chapel (Christian)
  • Cafeteria
  • Boarding
  • Auditorium

Entry Requirements & Selection Criteria

  • The students need to fulfill the requirement set by Cambridge (please contact the school for more details)
  • A Level : SPM, O level or equivalent, 5 credits including credits in English and Mathematics
  • Students need to sit for an assessment exam

St. John's International School

Lot 145, Jalan Bukit Nanas
50250, Kuala Lumpur
Wilayah Persekutuan
Tel: 03-2034 1288
Fax: 03-2034 1588

  • Lower Secondary (Years 7 - 9). External Checkpoint Examination is conducted in Year 9.


    : Secondary Lower
    : Cambridge International Examinations
    : Secondary Education
    : Pass Entrance Exam
    : 3 Yrs
    : 10500 per year
    : British Curriculum
    : Full Time
    : Yes

  • Upper Secondary (Years 10 & 11). It prepares student to take IGCSE examination in Year 11.


    : Secondary Upper
    : Cambridge International Examinations
    : Secondary Education
    : Pass Entrance Exam
    : 2 Yrs
    : 14000 per year
    : British Curriculum
    : Full Time
    : Yes

  • GCE A-Levels


    : A-Levels
    : Cambridge International Examinations
    : Post-Secondary Programme (A-level / Pre-Universities)
    : 5 credits in SPM/IGCSE/GCE O-Level
    : 18 Months
    : Sciences with 3 subjects:11000 ; Arts with 3 subjects:9600
    : British Curriculum
    : Full Time
    : Yes