Australian International School
Type: Primary and secondary
Curriculum: Primary school: based on the Australian National Curriculum. Secondary school: New South Wales Higher School Certificate or IB Diploma.
Languages: English, with Putonghua offered to primary school students and French or Putonghua offered in New South Wales Higher School Certificate or IB Diploma.
When to apply: Reception to Year 10: any time. Year 11: before the first term of school. Applications accepted up to two years before the expected year of entry.
Waiting list time: Varies depending on timing and year group
Fees: Reception: HK$106,900 • Preparatory to Year 6: HK$153,400 • Years 7-10: HK$177,000 • Years 11-12 (NSW HSC): HK185,800 • Years 11-12 (IB Diploma): HK$223,100
Debentures: HK$120,000, which depreciates by 12.5 per cent each year for eight years. If a student does not hold a debenture, then payment of the Annual Capital Levy (HK$21,840) is mandatory. The levy amount is reviewed each year.
Campus and facilities: The Green Roof is a multi-use educational platform where students learn about the environment. The indoor Aquatic Centre houses a 25m heated swimming pool and teaching pool. The Outdoor Field features a synthetic turf surface and a four-lane running track around its perimeter.
Competitive advantage: Operating on an Australian school year, from late January to mid-December, Australian International School Hong Kong offers a smooth transition to high-quality universities in Australia and around the world. With 1,100 students, the school is small enough to provide individual care and attention. It is also dedicated to providing a warm learning environment that balances academic excellence with student well-being, developing happy young people with resilience, compassion and character.
Top university acceptances: Monash University, The University of Sydney, The University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Tsinghua University, University College London, University of Cambridge, Central Saint Martins, The University of Chicago, University of California (Berkeley, San Diego)
Australian International School Hong Kong, 3A Norfolk Road, Kowloon Tong, aishk.edu.hk