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Boarding Schools in Thailand

Updated: Jul 20, 2022

British boarding schools are especially popular and many of them have opened sister campuses all across Thailand.

Boarding School provides accommodation, meals and academic support to students all year round. Most boarding houses have comfortable communal areas where pupils can relax, socialise and watch television with fellow pupils. Moreover, the excellent facilities help make living and learning a great experience.

British International School, Phuket

Boarding Entry: Year 4 - Year 13

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Established in 1996, British International School Phuket is a co-educational day and boarding school. The school currently has over 900 students from the ages of two to 18 years old. The British Curriculum is offered leading up to the IGCSE examinations. Students can sit for the IB Diploma Programme at pre-university level. Boarding is provided to Year 4 to Year 13 students.

Tuition Fee: 292,000 - 715,000THB p.a.

Bromsgrove International School, Bangkok

Boarding Entry: Year 4 - Year 13

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Bromsgrove International School Thailand (BIST) is a British Curriculum Boarding and Day School for students aged 2-18 years old. BIST is affiliated with Bromsgrove School UK, one of the leading private boarding schools in England. The school offers an engaging and academically rigorous curriculum based on the National Curriculum for England; whilst incorporating local and regional contexts to the programmes of study. Students ultimately take the University of Cambridge IGCSE's, AS, A level and BTEC examinations which open doors to universities worldwide.

BIST offers boarding programmes which are second-to-none for students aged 8-18 years old. Students may choose day, weekly or full boarding.

Tuition Fee: 303,150 - 607,680THB p.a.

Harrow International School, Bangkok

Boarding Entry: Year 5 - Year 13

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Established in 1998, Harrow International School Bangkok is the first Asian campus of Harrow School London. Harrow School also has campuses in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. A British-based education is taught to students from preschool to pre-university levels. Students sit for the IGCSE and A Level examinations. Full boarding, day boarding and temporary boarding is available to students aged nine to 18 years old. Harrow International School Bangkok has three boarding houses namely West Acre, Bradbys and The Grove.

Tuition Fee: 430,000 - 905,000THB p.a.

King Mongkut's International Demonstration School KMIDS

Boarding Entry: Grade 6 - Grade 12

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KMIDS offers a STEAM-focused and follows an American curriculum where students have an opportunity to take rigorous, college-level Advanced Placement (AP) courses in sciences, math, and computer science, along with Pathway programs in engineering, architecture, and medicine. The KMIDS curriculum is uniquely designed to prepare our graduates for entrance into top-tier universities in Thailand and abroad.

Prem Tinsulanonda International School, Chiang Mai

Boarding Entry: Grade 3 - Grade 12

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Prem Tinsulanonda International School, also known as Prem, was the first school in South East Asia to offer all four IB programmes – PYP, MYP, DP and CP, and continues to be the only school to do so in Thailand. The school also has boarding facilities and is currently home to more than 150 boarders.

Tuition Fee: 317,520 - 622,920THB p.a.

Regents International School Pattaya

Boarding Entry: Year 3 - Year 13

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Being a Nord Anglia school, students are encouraged to be ambitious in their learning. Students will have the chance to learn and to adopt a world view through daily access to a world of exciting opportunities provided via the Global Campus. The holistic education that Regents offers allows students to not only flourish in their academic studies, but in essential co-curricular areas of sport and creative and performing arts.

Tuition Fee: 296,400 - 643,150THB p.a.

Regents International School Bangkok

Boarding Entry: Year 4 - Year 13

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Regent's International School Bangkok is a day and boarding school for 2 to 18 years old, passionate about developing the whole person through academic, physical, cultural and social experiences. The school is guided by the British curriculum from the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) leading to IGCSEs. The IB (International Baccalaureate) Diploma Programme is offered at pre-university level.

Tuition Fee: 359,820 - 668,280THB p.a.

Ruamrudee International School Bangkok

Boarding Entry: Grade 8 - Grade 12

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The school was founded by the Redemptorist Fathers in 1957. Ruamrudee International School accepts students from Pre-Kindergarten to High School levels. The Reggio Emilia approach is adopted at preschool whereas the American Curriculum is taught to primary and secondary school students. The IB Diploma Programme and Advanced Placement classes are offered to students to prepare them for college applications. The school has a small on-campus boarding facility called Seelos Residence.

Tuition Fee: 359,400 - 672,400THB p.a.

Rugby School Thailand, Chonburi

Boarding Entry: Year 3 - Year 13

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Rugby School Thailand's 80-acre campus sits in the majestic countryside of Thailand’s Eastern Seaboard near Pattaya, Chonburi. The school is a branch of Rugby School UK. Rugby School Thailand caters to students from preschool all the way to pre-university. The school's curriculum is based on the British Curriculum leading up to the IGCSE and A Level qualifications. Boarding facilities are also offered to students from Year 3 onwards with three different options to choose from: Part Boarders, Weekly Boarders and Full Boarders.

Tuition Fee: 250,000 - 788,000THB p.a.

Boarding Schools in Thailand

Saint John Mary International School, Saraburi

Boarding Entry: Grade 1 - Grade 12

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Established in 2004, Saint John Mary International School (SJMIS) is owned and operated by Sang Young Mary Company. SJMIS offers an American-based curriculum to students from Nursery to Grade 12. The school also has a dedicated Thai Language & Culture Department that organises cultural programmes and integrates Thai culture in classes. Tuition Fee: 113,000 - 216,600THB p.a.

Singapore International School (Pracha Uthit campus) Bangkok

Boarding Entry: Primary 3 - Grade 12

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SISB has five campuses throughout Thailand, namely the Thonburi Campus, Suvarnabhumi Campus, Ekkamai Campus, Chaingmai Campus and Pracha Uthit Campus. All campuses offer nursery to primary school levels. The Pracha Uthit Campus is the only branch that offers nursery to sixth form levels where students have the opportunity to sit for the IB Diploma Programme and A Level qualification. SISB fuses a child-centred curriculum, British Curriculum and Singapore National Curriculum at early years and primary school levels. In addition, SISB focuses on improving their students’ language skills in Thai, English and Mandarin.

The full-fledged Boarding House started operations in August 2016 and provides an ideal environment for students to learn, live, and enjoy their time in school to the fullest.

St. Stephen's International School, Khaoyai campus

Boarding Entry: Year 3 - Year 13

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St. Stephen's International School provides an international education for students from Nursery to Year 13. The school's British based curriculum incorporates the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), culminating in the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and A Level.

St. Stephen's International School, Khao Yai boasts the first boarding school in Thailand which offers full boarding and weekly boarding opportunities to students from the age of eight.

Tuition Fee: 164,500 - 458,850THB p.a.

The American School of Bangkok (Green Valley Campus)

Boarding Entry: Grade 1 - Grade 12

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The American School of Bangkok, Green Valley campus (ASB) is a private Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 school offering an exceptional education based on an American curriculum with an international perspective. ASB offers a wide array of Advanced Placement courses and electives such as entrepreneurship, marketing, economics, computers and technology, global issues, creative writing and public speaking. The school also provides boarding facilities to students aged six and above.

Tuition Fee: 310,000 - 590,000THB p.a.

Theodore International School, Chumporn

Boarding Entry: Grade 1 - Grade 9

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Surrounded by lush of green scenic mountains and palm plantations TIS is located in the Chumporn province, south of Thailand. Theodore International School offers an international education to students in preschool to Grade 8. The school follows the Montessori approach for its early years curriculum and the American Curriculum for its elementary curriculum. Theodore International School also provides boarding facilities to students in Grade 1 to Grade 8.

UWC Thailand, Phuket

Boarding Entry: Grade 9 - Grade 12

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UWC Thailand International School joined the United World College group in 2016. It is recognised as an IB World School and is authorised to offer all three International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes (PYP, MYP and IBDP). UWC Thailand also offers a Nursery programme and has its own Early Childhood Education Centre. Boarding facilities are offered to students aged 13 years old and above.

Boarding options are flexible and cater to each individual’s needs. Students can either enroll in full-time boarding seven days a week, or weekly boarding, where students stay Monday through Friday.

Tuition Fee: 235,000 - 631,000THB p.a.

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