Prem Tinsulanonda International School is situated in the Mae Rim district of Chiang Mai and is regarded as being arguably the top international school in Chiang Mai. Prem is built on 100 acres of land, making it one of the largest in the north of Thailand and even has its own farm. The school welcomes boarders and currently has in the region of 150 boarders living at the school. The school has teachers of several different nationalities with lessons such as English and Chinese taught by native speakers. The school is focused on creating an environment where students can flourish and achieve their potential.
Prem offers the IB programme and was the first school in Southeast Asia to complete the complete programme. All students are taught to use critical thinking, ask questions and solve problems to be perfectly prepared for adult life. However, students are also encouraged to develop their personalities and interests to become well-rounded individuals. All pupils are treated as individuals, and individualism is something that is embraced. Real-life issues are also taught to help broaden students understanding of topics as well as appreciating multiculturalism.
Students of all ages are welcomed at the school, which has an outstanding record of academic achievement, with around 90% of students going on to their first choice university. Prem has had countless students study in the UK, the US and indeed around the world. The school has the infrastructure to ensure that all students receive the personal attention they require with an intensive English program available for those of whom English is a second language.
Prem Tinsulanonda International School has world-class facilities, including a cookery school, Olympic-sized swimming pool, a golf driving range and a cricket pitch. Not surprising, the science laboratories, art block and music academy are equally as outstanding, proving that the school isn’t merely focused on academic success. Students have consistently gone on to achieve great success outside of academia, and this is why the school has such an excellent reputation both within Thailand and abroad.
As you would imagine, the school offers an extensive range of extracurricular activities designed to broaden the students’ education even further. The school has a medical department with seven nurses as well as trained counsellors. All students receive all the support that they need in all aspects of their lives. Prem is one of the most expensive schools in Chiang Mai.