Ekamai International School
Christian, US curriculum school, Montessori kindergarten, K-12
Ekamai International School (EIS) is a private Christian school operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Mission in Thailand. Its curriculum is based on the the American system of education, and English is the medium of instruction.
For more than fifty years the school has provided English education to its students. In 1992, EIS earned international status from the Thai government and later earned accreditation status from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in Burlingame, California, U.S.A. It is also accredited by the Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventists (AAA) in Maryland, U.S.A. Currently twenty-three countries are represented in the student body. The majority of students are Thai. The school considers its strong point to be its emphasis on good conduct, character development, and the teachers' care for students. As a Seventh-day Adventist Christian International School, EIS places great emphasis on the role of spiritual values in the personal lives of its students.
EIS Montessori is a special program provided for all sections from Kindergarten One to Kindergarten Three. It is an educational philosophy. It is based on the principle that each child is an individual and should be approached on an individual basis. A well trained Montessori Teacher will guide a child’s progress at the child’s own pace.
Ekamai International School follows the California State Curriculum with Seventh-day Adventist principles. Thai Language and culture instruction is also provided. To meet the academic needs of its international students, it offers 5 study programs that are equivalent to the Ministry of Education M6 Certificate-General Diploma, College Prep Diploma, College Prep Diploma (Medicine), College Prep Diploma (Engineering), And College Prep Diploma (Business). Co-curricular activities include sports, Chinese and Japanese language classes, band, choir, and clubs.
The Advanced Placement Program also known as AP, allows students to participate in a college level course and earn college credit while still in high school. Secondary schools and colleges cooperate in this program to give students the opportunity to show mastery in college-level courses by taking the AP exam in May of each school year. The AP program is recognized worldwide as a leader in university preparation. Currently over 90 percent of four year universities in the United States grant credit or placement for qualifying exam grades. In addition, over 600 universities in over 60 countries also grant credit or placement to students who perform successfully including colleges and universities here in Thailand.
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Ekamai International School
57 Ekamai 12 (Soi Charoenjai) Sukhumvit 63 Klongtan Nua, Vadhana, Bangkok 10110 Thailand
Tel.: (66) 02 391-3593; (66) 02 391-3596
FAX: (66) 02 381-4622
Web site: http://www.eis.ac.th/index.php