The International School Bangalore

The International School Bangalore is counted among the best international schools in Bangalore. Here’s why.

Founded in 2000, The International School Bangalore (TISB) is situated on a sprawling 140-acre campus on Sarjapur Varthur Road in Bangalore.

The International School Bangalore Features

The International School Bangalore truly lives up to its name. Here are some of its features.

  1. TISB follows the Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) curriculum for grades 9 & 10, with students taking the IGCSE exam at the end of 10th grade. For grades 11 & 12, students are offered the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma program. Both CAIE and IB provide internationally recognized certifications.
  2. The school has smart state-of-the-art classrooms with an ideal student-teacher ratio.
  3. It puts great emphasis on sports, arts and drama.
  4. Reviews indicate that their teaching methods are well-researched and structured.
  5. The school has excellent infrastructure, including science laboratories, library, convention center, amphitheatre, studios for dance, music and arts & crafts, gymnasium, swimming pool, etc.
  6. Facilities offered include cafeteria, medical care, laundry, pick and drop.
  7. Sports activities include basketball, tennis, field hockey, badminton, volleyball, snooker and swimming.
  8. The school sends its students for Model United Nations (MUN) conferences, held both in and outside Bangalore.
  9. It hosts a variety of events each year for students, including charity events and business fests.
  10. TISB provides boarding facilities.

Limitations

  1. The only real downside to this school is the exorbitant fee they charge, at around ₹6 lakhs per year.
  2. Some parents might be uncomfortable with the high percentage of boarding students (around 50%).

Advantages

  1. Large campus with excellent infrastructure
  2. CAIE and IB curricula

Disadvantages

  1. High fees
  2. High boarding ratio

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