Hong Kong Academy
Type: Playgroup, kindergarten, primary and secondary
Curriculum: IB world school from early childhood to graduation. Accredited for PYP, MYP and IB Diploma.
Languages: Playgroup, kindergarten and primary: English and Putonghua. Secondary: English, Spanish and Putonghua, with French as an IB diploma option.
When to apply: From one year in advance of the student’s anticipated start date. Admissions are open all year round.
Waiting list time: HKA has a
waiting pool and bases admissions
on its diversity goals.
Fees: PK1-2: HK$149,800 • Kindergarten-Grade 5: HK$194,000 • Grades 6-8: HK$213,600 • Grades 9-10: HK$222,600 • Grades 11-12: HK$231,700
Debentures: HK$610,000 per family. Families can apply for exemptions, and debentures are redeemable.
Campus and facilities: HKA is committed to environmentally friendly, sustainable practices. Its provisional HKGBC BEAM Plus Platinum facility features environmentally friendly materials and classrooms filled with natural light. The school’s 1:1 technology programme begins at Grade 2, with computers and iPads available for classroom use.
Competitive advantage: In addition to being an IB World School, HKA is accredited by US body WASC and the Council of International Schools. HKA provides a wealth of co-curricular and interdisciplinary student opportunities that foster creativity, communication and problem-solving skills. An exceptionally low teacher-to-student ratio allows teachers to provide a differentiated education tailored to students as individuals.
Top university acceptances: HKA graduates have studied at universities in North America, Australasia and Europe.
Hong Kong Academy, 33 Wai Man Road, Sai Kung, hkacademy.edu.hk