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 programs. It is a trilingual international school in Thailand running the International Baccalaureate program. 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|
918 Moo 8 Bangkaew, Bang Phli
|Type||Private, Independent, international|
|Head of School||Laurent Goetschmann|
|Grades||Pre-K - Grade 12|
|Average class size||16-18 (Pre-K-G5) then 20-22 (G6-12) students|
|Student to teacher ratio||4:1|
|Color(s)||Blue, Gray, yellow, green, orange|
|Athletics conference||TISAC, AISAA|
|Affiliations||East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools (EARCOS), International Schools Association of Thailand (ISAT)|
Concordian International is a private school, and a member of International Schools Association of Thailand. It is accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organization the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the Council of International Schools (CIS), and the Thai Ministry of Education.
Concordian International School (Concordian) was founded in August 2001 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",
Concordian International School offers the full range of International Baccalaureate Organization programmes, including:
Clubs & Activities
The school offers the following clubs and activities to students:
|Badminton||Ballet||Basketball||Chess Club||Chinese Daily Language|
|Chinese Pinyin||Choir||Clay Works||Cooking|
|Community Service||Football||Go (Chinese Chess)||Golf||Gymboree - Yoga|
|Jazz Dance||Jazz K Pop||Drama||Piano|
|Photography Club||Robotics||School Band||Shaolin Kung Fu|
|Speech Club||Sports Activities (K2-K3)||Sports Stacking||Sweet Kitchen|
|Swimming||Tech Club||Tennis||Indoor Tennis|
|Thai Dance||Thai language
for foreign students
|Thai Story Time||Theatre Sports|
|Violin||volleyball||Weight Training||Young Entrepreneurs Club|
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.
- Founding Director - K. Varnnee Chearavanont Ross
- Head of School and Elementary School Principal - Mr. Laurent Goetschmann
- Secondary Principal & Academic Director - Dr. James Leung
There are three Mascots for Concordian International School - all of them are Dragons.
- International Baccalaureate Organization
- International School Association of Thailand Archived 2008-06-12 at the Wayback Machine
- New England Association of Schools and Colleges
- "Council of International Schools". Archived from the original on 2009-04-29. Retrieved 2008-06-01.
- Concordian International School, English Schools Organization