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China schoolsThis is a snapshot overview of schools in Hong Kong that are considered (although not necessarily chosen) by English-speaking expat parents. Some of them have just been mentioned by parents, and some of them might sound like possibilities but ...aren't.           

Schools selected for full GSGI review are noted with    next to their names, meaning that school has been researched, selected, visited and written up by our own editor.

Those reviews for Hong Kong schools are currently in the pipeline and will be published as soon as completed.  

If there is no banner next to the school, it means we do not have enough reliable and positive reports from parents to warrant coverage at this time.

International Schools

Australian International School (- pending)

3A Norfolk Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2304 - 6078
Fax: (852) 2304 - 6077
Email: [email protected]

1,032 students in Reception through Year 12 (603 in the primary school, 429 in the secondary school).  Priority is given to Australians (currently, about 63% of the students hold passports from Australia or New Zealand), but all nationalities are welcome.  Offers the IB Diploma Programme.

Hong Lok Yuen International School

Twentieth Street, Hong Lok Yuen, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2658 - 6935
Fax: (852) 2651 - 0836
Email: [email protected]
Principal: Elaine Goddard-Tame

Independent primary school that provides quality English education for students ages 3 - 12.  Accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS).

The Japanese International School

4663 Tai Po Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2834 - 3531
Fax: (852) 2652 - 2166

English Schools Foundation (ESF)

Secondary Schools

King George V School

2 Tin Kwong Road, Homantin, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2711 - 3029
Fax: (852) 2760 - 7116
Email: [email protected]
Principal: Mr. Ed Wickens

Ages 11 - 18; offers the IB Diploma Programme.

Sha Tin College

3 Lai Wo Lane, Fo Tan, Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2699 - 1811
Fax: (852) 2695 - 0592
Email: [email protected]
Principal: Mr. David Cottam

Currently about 1,200 students in Years 7 - 13 (ages 11 - 18), representing over 30 nationalities.  Offers the IB Diploma Programme.

ESF Primary Schools

Beacon Hill School

23 Ede Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2336 - 5221
Fax: (852) 2338 - 7895
Email: [email protected]
Principal: Mr. John Brewster

Approximately 540 students in Years 1 - 6.  Offers the IB Primary Years Programme.

Clearwater Bay School (CWBS)

Lot 235, DD229, Clearwater Bay Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2358 - 3221
Fax: (852) 2358 - 3246
Email: [email protected]
Principal: Mr. David Fitzgerald

680 students total.

Kowloon Junior School

Email: [email protected]
Principal: Mr. Steve Francis

Years 1 - 3:
20 Perth Street, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2714 - 5279
Fax: (852) 2760 - 4438

Years 4 - 6:
4 Rose Street Yau Yat Chuen, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2394 - 0687
Fax: (852) 2394 - 1230

Ages 5 - 12; 900 students total (approximately 450 on each campus).

Sha Tin Junior School

3A Lai Wo Lane, Fo Tan, Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2692 - 2721
Fax: (852) 2602 - 5572
Email: [email protected]
Principal: Dr. Allan Weston

Ages 5 - 11; approximately 900 students total.

Outlying Islands

Discovery Bay International School

Discovery Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2987 - 7331
Fax: (852) 2987 - 7076
Email: [email protected]

Currently only Primary but Middle Years also being considered.

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