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St. Joseph’s Institution International School in a Nutshell

St. Joseph’s Institution International School in a Nutshell

St. Jospeh's international school

St. Josephs Institution International School (SJI), which was formally known as St. Michael’s School, is a male-only catholic school that aims to teach its students how to learn, and to learn how to live, empowering them to become people of integrity and people who care for others. St Joseph’s Institution International (High School) is one of just three schools in Singapore with a licence to educate both Singaporean and international students. The school aims to offer a value-driven international educational experience within the context of the Catholic faith and the local community. To do so, they combine best practice from leading international schools with the ethos of the global network of Lasallian schools.

Key Information About St. Joseph’s Institution International School

Number of campuses: 1
Curriculum: Elementary School:  International Primary Curriculum (IPC); High School: Foundation IGCSE, IGCSE, Founation IB, IB  
Student-teacher ratio: 1:13 (Elementary). High school undisclosed.
Average class size: Elementary School: 22 students; High School: 26 students Grade 7 & 8: 19 students IGCSE: 15 students G11: 12 students.
Average school fees 2014-2015: $26,801
Average school fees 2015-2016: $26,801
Religious focus: Catholic
Languages taught: Elementary: Mandarin; High School: Chinese, Spanish, Malay, Indonesian, Tamil and Hindi.
Special areas of focus: Male-only education.

St. Joseph’s Institution International School describe themselves as: 

“The school aims to nurture students who are sensitive and considerate in their dealings with other people; lack prejudice and are enterprising in establishing relations with people who are different from them; are willing to lead and to accept responsibility in society, particularly in order to serve others; are risk-takers, willing to seek challenging experiences that will facilitate their personal growth; strive to make full use of their talents.

We are committed to developing our students to become thinking and caring global citizens who are at the same time securely rooted in their community, share common values and have a genuine spiritual awareness.”

What makes St. Joseph’s Institution International School stand out?

  • Part of the global network of Lasallian schools, St. Joseph’s School benefits from being part of one of the oldest educational networks in the world.
  • SJI International is one of only 11 schools world-wide to be accredited with the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) at the Mastering Level. The IPC is offered alongside a character education, together with daily Chinese and Singapore Maths

  • The school offers a full induction programme which can include an orientation session, briefings, meeting with a member of the Leadership Team and appointment of student buddies
  • St. Joseph’s offers an amazing choice of extra curricular activities, which include aikido, Chinese creative writing, fencing, gamelan and film production, amongst others.

  • St Joseph’s Institution International (High School) is one of just three schools in Singapore with a licence to educate both Singaporean and international students.

Learn more: St. Joseph’s Institution International School

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  1. St. Josephs Institution international (SJII) is not the same as St Josephs Institution (SJI) The International school you have feature here and pictured is the international school and is not a male only school. It has both girls and boys as students and is located on Thomson road. The male only school is the local wing of SJI located on a different campus. International school uniform also varies from local school.


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