ESF Discovery College
Type: Primary and secondary
Curriculum: IB PYP, MYP, IBCP and IB Diploma
Languages: English as the medium for teaching and learning, with a strong emphasis on the acquisition of Putonghua as a second language.
When to apply: Years 1: September 1-30 of the previous academic year. Years 2-13: Ongoing; please refer to its website for the latest details.
Waiting list time: Varies by case
Fees: Years 1-6: HK$129,700 • Years 7-11: HK$173,500 • Years 12-13: HK$175,400 • Non-refundable Building Levy: HK$7,530 per year
Campus and facilities: An award-winning design incorporates an exceptional performing arts centre, gymnasium spaces, a 25m heated rooftop swimming pool, a library, science labs and design technology rooms.
Competitive advantage: The school’s classroom programmes are designed to be engaging and fun, while its diverse student body underscores the importance of the international mindset and shared spirit of respect that are tenets of the school. In addition to a comprehensive IB curriculum, sports and outdoor activities play a major part in the lives of the students.
Top university acceptances: University College London, University of Toronto, The University of Edinburgh, New York University, University of California (Berkeley, Los Angeles), University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, Imperial College London, London School of Economics and Political Science
ESF Discovery College, 38 Siena Avenue, Discovery Bay, Lantau, discovery.edu.hk