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Top International Schools in Bangkok Near the Airport

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One of the advantages of international schools is that they favor the children of expats who have to relocate from one country to another.

With these schools, the children readily fit in, because most international schools use a universally accepted curriculum, which makes it easier for the students to adapt to life at international schools.

However, the schools are not only ideal for expats; anyone can take their children there and benefit from the international curriculum. If you are in Bangkok and live near Suvarnabhumi Airport, then here are three international schools for you to consider.

1. Verso International School

This recently opened international school promises to be the school to prepare your child for the future. The international school will be offering the US curriculum hence setting the trend for other international schools set to open next year.

This school is one of the best international schools in Bangkok near the airport. The school provides a cutting-edge, student-centered curriculum that emphasizes the improvement of students’ critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving abilities. With a low student-to-teacher ratio and a strong focus on experiential learning, Verso takes pride in its commitment to provide each student with a tailored learning experience.

To promote a well-rounded education, the school also provides a variety of extracurricular activities, such as sports, art, and music programs.

Built on a 30-acre piece of land, the school is well set to cater for its full capacity of 1800 students. With its futuristic design of Apple-style campus, the school is sure set to be a trendsetter for other schools in the future.

2. Wells International School

Located in the Phra Khanong district, Bangkok, Wells International School offers the American curriculum as well as the International Baccalaureate. The great thing about Wells International School is the fact that it is relatively affordable compared to other international schools in Thailand. However, the affordability does not mean that the learning here is sub-par; the students here are catered to by highly qualified staff.

With an average class having a capacity of 16 students, it is easier for the teachers to identify the needs of each student. Opened a decade ago, the school continues to appeal to many parents who prefer the small classrooms.

3. Concordian International School

Concordian International School offers the complete range of the IB programs. Established in August of 2001, the school caters to students ranging from nursery to Grade 12.

The unique factor about this school is that students here learn in three languages; Thai, English and Chinese. In fact, the school is the only Thai international school that is fully trilingual.

Operating on Aruba system (a high-tech, wireless internet enabled system). The school boasts of some of the best facilities to serve its student population of more than 900 students. The talented staff coming from various cultures is dedicated to providing the students with the best education, which includes instilling in them the virtues such as compassion and integrity.

4. St. Mark’s International School

In the heart of Bangkok, Thailand, there is a renowned British-style international school called St. Mark’s International School. The school follows the English National Curriculum and provides a thorough educational curriculum for pupils in Nursery to Year 13.

The school is committed to helping children build their character, and it offers a robust character education program that emphasizes the promotion of traits like respect, responsibility, and perseverance.

5. Berkeley International School

Another leading international school in Bangkok is Berkeley International School. It offers a British-style education to students from Nursery to Year 13.  The school uses both the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) in addition to the English National Curriculum.

Berkeley is renowned for its intellectual prowess, and its students routinely earn top marks on outside exams. The school’s highly skilled instructors, encouraging neighborhood, and contemporary facilities give pupils a vibrant and interesting learning environment.


Whether you are Bangkok resident, or you have just moved in, you no longer have to worry about the best international schools to take your child. Perhaps the only task left for you to do is to choose from the schools above.

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Danuta Smoluk is a teacher with over three decades of experience teaching both children and adults. She specializes in teaching the Polish language to English-speakers. She has a master's degree in primary and early childhood education from WSP Słupsk (currently Pomeranian University in Słupsk) and had her degree validated by University of Toronto. Aside from education, she also has an interest in real estate and home improvement. She has planned and supervised many house renovations. She loves interior design, cooking, and gardening.

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