Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Seksyen 3 Bandar Kinrara
Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Seksyen 3 Bandar Kinrara or SMK Seksyen 3 Bandar Kinrara (Chinese:蒲种金銮镇第三区国中, literally meaning Puchong Kinrara Section 3 Secondary School), is a secondary national school located in Jalan Bk 5B, Bandar Kinrara.
|Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Seksyen 3 Bandar Kinrara|
Jalan BK5B, Bandar Kinrara
Selangor Darul Ehsan
|Motto||Berilmu Beramal Berbakti|
|Established||1 December 2001|
|Opened||7 January 2002|
|School district||Petaling District|
|Language||Bahasa Malaysia, English, Mandarin, Tamil|
|Campus size||25,159 square metres|
In 2009, SMK Seksyen 3 Bandar Kinrara accommodated 691 male students and 614 female students, housing a total number of 1305 students. The number of teachers were as many as 64.2009
SMK Seksyen 3 Bandar Kinrara opened on 1.12.2001. Most of the students then were from primary schools such as SK Seksyen 1 Bandar Kinrara, SJK(T) Castlefield, SJK(T) Kinrara, SJK(T) Puchong, SK Seafield, SJK(C) Sedang Baru, SK Puchong Jaya 2, SK Pusat Bandar Puchong 1, SJK(C) Lick Hung and SJK(C) Yak Chee. Schooling began on 7.1.2002 with 18 qualified tutors, 2 office staff and 79 students. This school had 3 blocks of 2 stories and 3 blocks of 1 story buildings which also consisted of Bengkel MPV, the Canteen block and the surau. The area of the school is 25159 square metres including a school field, a basketball court, classes, a canteen and surau.
In 2012, a new principal by the name of Mr. Shamsul Azha bin Md Yusuf took charge of the school. He was known for renaming the school which was then called "SEMESTI" into "SEMESTIB" because the name SEMESTI was used by another school elsewhere. It was also the year the school began having afternoon session classes for students from Form 1 and Form 2.
In 2014, the school's drama club achieved a new feat by representing Selangor.
In 2016, Madam Tan Siew Hong began to hold the position of Afternoon Vice Principal, assisting Puan Hajah Omme Kalthom binti Md Sharif in governing the afternoon session.
On March 25, 2015, a total of six students achieved straight A's for SPM 2014. The principal of the school expressed that although the number of straight A achievers dropped, the number of students who passed increased.
In 2015, SMK Seksyen 3 Bandar Kinrara has won the "Yayasan Palan Top Initiative for English Language Teaching In School’ award, with a winning prize of five thousand Malaysian Ringgit.
In 2016,The school's drama club, represented Selangor for the second time, this time winning second place in the National English Drama competition. The drama club will continue participating for 2017.