Secondary Schools

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 13 June, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 13 June, 2009, 12:00am

Capstone College Hong Kong


Unit 302, Enterprise Building, 228-230 Queens Road, Central

Tel 2543 8059

Founded: 1997

Small school formerly known as South Bend International School. Most pupils from Southeast Asia. Provides classes from S3 to S6.

Commerce-oriented courses including economics, accounting and maths leading to IGCSE. English language and history among the subjects also taught. Science subjects not offered.

S3-6: $18,000-$21,000

No debenture

Carmel School

Shau Kei Wan

460 Shau Kei Wan Road, Shau Kei Wan

Tel 2964 1600

Founded: 2009

New secondary school opening in September in a renovated campus in Shau Kei Wan. The new school will retain the current middle school international stream and provide a through-train of secondary education to Grade 12 by the 2012 academic year.

Carmel High to offer the IB alongside the Carmel High School Diploma and seek WASC accreditation, currently held by Carmel up to Grade 8. There will be a Jewish studies programme, an enrichment programme and a range of extra-curricular activities.

$100,880 (main stream)

$118,520 (international stream)

Capital levy: TBA

Concordia International School

Yau Yat Chuen

68 Begonia Rd, Yau Yat Chuen, Kowloon

Tel 2789 9890; 2397 6576

Founded: 1990

Small school catering for students from Grades 7 to 12. Linked to the Lutheran Church and Concordia University System in North America. Maximum class size: 15-20. Strong IT facilities, with high ratio of computers to students.

North American-based curriculum, with emphasis on English, maths, science and social science. All students sit the PSAT at Grade 10 and the SAT and TOFEL at Grades 11-12. Putonghua taught.

Approaching 100% graduation


No debenture

Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong

Sha Tin

10 Lok Wo Sha Lane, Sai Sha Road, Sha Tin, New Territories

Tel 2640 0441

Founded: 1992

Part of the global UWC movement that promotes international understanding and leadership through education. Hong Kong's only residential, international sixth-form college. Rural setting of six hectares. Its 256 students represent more than 80 countries; 40 per cent are HK residents. Maximum class size: 25.

Students study for the IB Diploma. Chinese studies and many languages are available. The college's emphasis on community work reflects both the IB and its own philosophy. Overseas and mainland project weeks.

Average IB results 36.9 (IB scale of 24 to 45); five perfect scores.

$192,000, including tuition and boarding, but 90% of students obtain means-tested scholarship

No debenture

International College Hong Kong

Sha Tau Kok

60 Sha Tau Kok Road, Shek Chung Au, Sha Tau Kok, New Territories

Tel 2658 6997

Founded by Hong Lok Yuen International School with Japanese International School and Kingston International School. Opening this September. Catering for expatriates and local residents in the New Territories. The school offers classes for year 7 to year 10, which will be extended to year 13 in September 2012. Class size: 20.

UK Key Stage 3 Curriculum in year 7 to year 9, leading to IGCSE in year 10 and 11 and IB Diploma in year 12 and 13. Four core areas: academic achievement, personal confidence and leadership skills, environmental awareness, global awareness.

S7-9: $110,000

S10: $115,000

Capital deposit: $60,000 (refundable, one-term notice)