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The American Curriculum embodies a robust, standards-driven framework designed to holistically educate students, nurturing their growth towards the fulfillment of aspirations and objectives.

The International School of Kuantan has successfully implemented the American curriculum, providing students with a high-quality education that aligns with the standards of the United States education system. Here's how The International School of Kuantan incorporates the American curriculum:

  1. Comprehensive Curriculum Framework: The International School of Kuantan offers a comprehensive curriculum that follows the guidelines and standards of the American education system. This includes a strong emphasis on core subjects such as English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies, supplemented by a rich array of elective courses.

  2. Standards-Based Approach: The school adopts a standards-based approach to education, ensuring that students meet or exceed the expectations set by national standards such as the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English and math, and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) for science education. These standards serve as benchmarks for student learning and achievement.

  3. Interactive and Engaging Instruction: Teachers at the International School of Kuantan employ interactive and engaging instructional methods to promote active learning and critical thinking skills among students. This may include project-based learning, inquiry-based learning, and hands-on activities to enhance understanding and retention of key concepts.

  4. Assessment for Learning: The school uses a variety of assessment methods to monitor student progress and understanding, including formative assessments, summative assessments, and standardized tests. These assessments help teachers tailor instruction to meet the needs of individual students and provide feedback for continuous improvement.

  5. College and Career Readiness: Recognizing the importance of preparing students for success beyond the classroom, the International School of Kuantan offers comprehensive college counseling services to support students in their post-secondary education and career aspirations. This includes guidance on college applications, standardized testing, and career exploration.

  6. Extracurricular Opportunities: In addition to academic pursuits, the school provides a wide range of extracurricular activities to enrich students' educational experience. These may include sports teams, arts programs, clubs, and community service initiatives, allowing students to explore their interests and develop leadership skills outside of the classroom.

Overall, the International School of Kuantan is committed to providing a rigorous and well-rounded American curriculum that prepares students for success in an increasingly globalized world. By embracing the principles of the American education system, the school equips students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies needed to thrive academically and personally-to prepare our students to become future ready global citizen with the love of learning.

Internationally Recognized Education

ISK has adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English and Mathematics, and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) that is widely used in the United States. These standards enable our students to be fully equipped to advance into higher education worldwide.

Foundational concepts of an international education include enquiry based learning, critical thinking, global perspectives, real-world learning, and student-centered decision-making. Learning at ISK happens within a multi-cultural environment which further enhances student education.

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Academic Program

Academic School Year :
The International School of Kuantan, the academic year is divided into two semesters, each further segmented into two quarters. Beginning in August and concluding in June, our academic calendar ensures a minimum of 185 instructional days. This structured approach fosters an environment conducive to academic excellence and holistic student development, emphasizing rigorous learning experiences and ample opportunities for growth and achievement.

Class Timetable:

The school day commences promptly at 8.25 am with a whole-school assembly on Mondays. A brief morning break from 10.25 am to 10.55 am offers a 30-minute respite, followed by a lunch break at 12.55 pm lasting 35 minutes.


Each day unfolds with six classes, each spanning 55 minutes. Extracurricular Activities (ECA) are slotted for Mondays and Thursdays, adding diversity to the weekly routine.


Fridays stand out as a departure from the norm, concluding at noon to provide an early start to the weekend. This intentional scheduling not only allows all students to enjoy an early break but also accommodates our Muslim friends, providing them with the necessary time for their Friday prayers.

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