Keerapat International School (KPIS)

Keerapat International School (KPIS)

Established in 2005, Keerapat International School (KPIS) is a privately-owned international school located in the suburban Bang Khen district of Bangkok, about 20 kilometers from the city center. The school serves students from pre-kindergarten through grade 12 and offers an enhanced American curriculum based primarily on the U.S. Common Core State Standards for literacy and mathematics, the Next Generation Science Standards, and a customized form of the California State Content Standards for selected subjects. The curriculum is enhanced with education in local languages and culture and with Advanced Placement (AP) and pre-AP classes for advanced high school students.

School Philosophy:​ The future citizens in a “global village” should be equipped with the necessary inquiry and critical thinking skills in order to cope with rapid advances in technology while retaining their respective cultural identities.

School Mission: ​To provide students with the educational foundation that will equip them with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed for harmonious living in a culturally-diverse society.

School Vision: ​To be an international school providing a well-balanced education that will enable our students to become morally and ethically responsible citizens in a globally competitive, information-based society.

School Details

  • Year founded 2005
  • Public or private Public
  • Profit or not for profit Profit
  • Governing body Executive Board
  • Campus size (hectares) 3.00
  • Day or boarding Day
  • Segregation type Co-educational
  • Religious affiliation None
  • Accreditation Ministry of Education (Thailand)
  • Accreditation Office for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment (ONESQA - Thailand)
  • Accreditation Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

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Education Information

  • Curriculum Advanced Placement
  • Curriculum Common Core
  • Instructional language English
  • Alternate instruction language
  • Start grade Nursery
  • End grade 12

Tuition Fees

  • Lower fee amount (USD) 8350.0
  • Upper fee amount (USD) 12900.0

Teacher Information

  • Teacher numbers 85
  • Local teacher % 8
  • Expatriate teacher % 92
  • Number of nationalities 13

Student Information

  • Total student numbers 543
  • Nursery infant students 26
  • K or Pre-K students 129
  • Elementary students 194
  • Middle school students 91
  • Senior school students 102
  • Grade school students 194
  • Local student % 429
  • Expatriate student % 114
  • Nationalities represented 30

Teaching Information

  • Teaching days/year 194
  • Contracts begin August
  • We require teaching certification or licenses. Yes
  • We offer 1 year contracts. Yes
  • We hire intern teachers. No
  • We assist with pet relocation. No

Job Types and Salaries

  • Position type Teacher
  • Lower salary range (USD) 24400.00
  • Upper salary range (USD) 40500.00

Visa Requirements

  • Visa requirement Minimum qualification level
  • Description Teacher must have a Bachelor Degree in Education or Teaching Certificate

School Benefits

  • Benefit type Number of contract days
  • Description 194
  • Benefit type Taxes
  • Description All teacher required to pay Thai Taxes.
  • Benefit type Accommodation
  • Description Housing Allowance 156 USD/Month.
  • Benefit type Retirement
  • Description Provident fund is available to all teacher.
  • Benefit type Dependent opportunities
  • Description Tuition Fee provided from 80% - 90% reduction per year. - 80% reduction 1st year - 85% reduction 2nd year - 90% reduction 3rd year an on going
  • Benefit type Medical
  • Description Health care insurance provided by school with options for enhanced plan for teacher. Health care insurance available for dependent at employee expense.
  • Benefit type Other
  • Description Cafeteria Plan 750 USD yearly to be used by employee for enhanced Housing Allowance or Health Care.