Concordian International School

Concordian International School (Concordian) is a Pre-K to grade 12 school located in Bang Phli District, Samut Prakan, Thailand. The school educates about 960 students within the International Baccalaureate Organization[1] programs. It is a trilingual international school in Thailand running the International Baccalaureate program.[1] Concordian International School offers full immersion in English, Chinese and Thai from Nursery until Grade 4, then a full English immersion program with Chinese and Thai as additional languages from Grade 5 to Grade 12.

Concordian International School
Address
918 Moo 8 Bangkaew, Bang Phli


Thailand
Coordinates13.6383°N 100.6743°E / 13.6383; 100.6743
Information
TypePrivate, Independent, international
Established2001
CEEB code695519
Head of SchoolLaurent Goetschmann
Faculty214
GradesPre-K - Grade 12
Enrollment960
Average class size16-18 (Pre-K-G5) then 20-22 (G6-12) students
Student to teacher ratio4:1
Education systemIB
Color(s)Blue, Gray, yellow, green, orange
Athletics conferenceTISAC, AISAA
MascotDragon
AffiliationsEast Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools (EARCOS), International Schools Association of Thailand (ISAT)
Websitewww.concordian.ac.th

Concordian International is a private school, and a member of International Schools Association of Thailand[2]. It is accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organization[1] the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)[3], the Council of International Schools (CIS)[4], and the Thai Ministry of Education.

History

Concordian International School (Concordian) was founded in August 2001[5] by school sponsor Varnnee Chearavanont Ross, who is part of the Chearavanont family. Concordian moved from its old campus in Thana City, Thailand in 2006 to the new campus at Bangkaew, Bangna-Trad km7 in the Greater Bangkok province of Samut Prakan.

The school’s name is taken from the Old French concorde and from the Latin concordia, meaning “agreement” or “union”, and also from con, meaning together, and cor meaning heart: literally, "hearts together",

Curriculum

Concordian International School offers the full range of International Baccalaureate Organization[1] programmes, including:

Clubs & Activities

The school offers the following clubs and activities to students:

BadmintonBalletBasketballChess ClubChinese Daily Language
Chinese PinyinChoirClay WorksCooking
Community ServiceFootballGo (Chinese Chess)GolfGymboree - Yoga
Jazz DanceJazz K PopDramaPiano
Photography ClubRoboticsSchool BandShaolin Kung Fu
Speech ClubSports Activities (K2-K3)Sports StackingSweet Kitchen
SwimmingTech ClubTennisIndoor Tennis
Thai DanceThai language
for foreign students
Thai Story TimeTheatre Sports
Traditional Chinese
Characters
ViolinvolleyballWeight TrainingYoung Entrepreneurs Club

Sports

Sports is a huge part of makes Concordian. Concordian International School belongs to two sport league: TISAC and AISAA. Concordian students compete regularly in multiple sports, starting in under 9 all the way to senior level in soccer, basketball, swimming, golf, table tennis, badminton, and tennis competitively against other schools.

Concordian has invested more than 200 million baht in extra facilities, including a 50-meter pool, extra gymnasium, 2 new tennis court, 4 squash courts, dance studios, and more.

Faculty

  • Founding Director - K. Varnnee Chearavanont Ross
  • Head of School and Elementary School Principal - Mr. Laurent Goetschmann
  • Secondary Principal & Academic Director - Dr. James Leung

Concordian International School has 160 full-time teachers, all fully qualified teachers coming from the United States, Canada, Australia, England and for our Chinese section from China and Taiwan.

Mascot

There are three Mascots for Concordian International School - all of them are Dragons.

Accreditation

References

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