INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF MYANMAR

High School Profile 2017-2018

      No. 22/24 Mya Kan Thar Main Road,
      Mya Kan Thar Housing 5th Quarter
      Hlaing Township, Yangon, Myanmar
          Tel.: +95 1-530-059/060
          Fax: +95 1-530-083
          CEEB Code: 653060
          SAT Test Center: 74261
       Director: Bryn Gabriel
       High School Principal: Paul Sibley
       High School Ass't Principal: Jeffrey Hill
       Counselor: Lynn Brown
       Counselor: Mary Sibley
           bryn.gabriel@ismyanmar.com
           paul.sibley@ismyanmar.com
           jeffrey.hill@ismyanmar.com
           lynn.brown@ismyanmar.com
           mary.sibley@ismyanmar.com

ABOUT US
The  International  School  of  Myanmar  (ISM)  was  founded  in
1998 as a privately owned,  co-educational institution providing
expatriates   and  nationals  living  in  Yangon  a quality  college
preparatory education. ISM serves students from Pre-K through
Grade 12. The high school division has 345 students enrolled in
grades 9 - 12 and has a rolling admissions process.


SCHOOL CALENDAR
There are 180 school days divided into two semesters. The first
semester is from  August to December. The  second semester is
from January to May.


ACCREDITATION & MEMBERSHIPS
ISM  is  accredited  by the Western Association of  Schools  and
Colleges (WASC). ISM  is a member of  the  East Asian Regional
Council of Overseas Schools (EARCOS).


ISM FACULTY
The  faculty  consists  of  a Principal,  an  Assistant  Principal,  2
Counselors,  1  Athletic Director,  35 Teachers.  Faculty members represent 12 countries: Australia, Bolivia, Burkino Faso, Canada,
China,  Germany,  Great  Britain,  Kenya,  the  Netherlands,  the
Philippines, Romania, and the United States.


GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
One  credit  is awarded  by  earning  a  passing grade  (60% or
higher)  in  a  subject  taken  for  a  school  year.  Students  are
required to  take  26 credits in order to  graduate. The subjects
and credits  in which  students are  required to  fulfill are  listed
below.

English
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
World Languages
     4
     3
     3
     3
     2
        Fine Arts
        Tech & Design
        Physical Educ.
        Health
        Electives
      1
      1
      1
      1
      7
CURRICULUM
The  curriculum  at ISM is Standards Based,  College Preparatory
and  follows a North American Curriculum. All courses are taught
in  English;  world languages  are the only  exception.  Students
earn  1  credit  per  year long  course /  .5  credit  per  semester.
Students  take  eight blocks of courses and have four 80 minute
classes each day.


COMMUNITY SERVICE
Global-mindedness and action are high priorities of ISM students.
60%  of  the  student  body  participates  in  projects  related  to
environmental,   educational,   socioeconomically  disadvantaged
and   healthcare  issues.  These  organizations   are  significantly
changing the societal landsce of Myanmar.


STUDENT DEMOGRHICS
Bangladesh
Canada
Italy
Korea
Myanmar/Portugal 1
     3
     2
     2
     20

    Myanmar
    Taiwan
    Thailand
    United States
    313
      1
      2
      3

GRADING
GPA  is   computed  using  the  quality  points  below.  Beginning
with  grade  nine,  all subjects,  whether  passed  or  failed,  are included   in  the  computation.  AP  classes  are  not  weighted.
Grades  are  recorded  on  the  transcript  and  GPA is  computed
in January and May.

A
A-
B+
B
B-
C+

         93-100
         90-92
         87-89
         83-86
         80-82
         77-79

        4.0
        3.7
        3.3
        3.0
        2.7
        2.3

             C
             C-
             D+
             D
             D-
             F

        73-76
        70-72
        67-69
        63-66
        60-62
       Below 60

        2.0
        1.7
        1.3
        1.0
          .7
           0

UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS
GPA: ISM reports GPA on a 4.0 scale
WEIGHT: ISM does not use a weighted GPA
CLASS RANK: ISM does not rank students
MID-YEAR REPORTS: Available at the end of January
Graduating Class of 2018: 73 students


UNIVERSITIES ATTENDED BY ISM GRADUATES

2017 Graduates in bold

AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES
Academy of Art University - SF
American University
Babson College
Bentley University
Berklee College of Music
Blue Mountain Hotel Mgmt.
Boston University
Brown University
Bucknell University
California Lutheran University
California State Univ., Pomona
California Polytechnic, San Obispo
Carnegie Mellon University
Chapman University
College of William & Mary
Columbia University
Cornell University
Davidson University
Drexel University
Elon University
Embry Riddle Aeronautical Univ
Emerson College
Florida Gulf Coast University
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Harvard University
Illinois Institute of Technology
Indiana University
Ithaca College
James Cook University
Lehigh University
Lewis & Clark College
Loyola Marymount University
Loyola University, New Orleans
Massachusetts College of Art
Menlo College
Michigan State University
New York University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Occidental College
Pace University
Pennsylvania State University
Pepperdine University
Princeton University
Purdue University
Rensselaer Polytechnic University
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rutgers University
San Jose State University
Savannah College of Arts & Design
Stanford University
Suffolk University
Syracuse University
Tufts University
Tulane University
University at Buffalo
University of California - Berkeley
University of California - Davis
University of California - L Angeles
University of California - Riverside
University of California - San Diego
University of California - S Cruz
University of Buffalo
University of Connecticut
University of Illinois, U Champaign
University of La Verne
University of Maine
University of Mass., Amherst
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Rhode Island
University of Richmond
University of San Diego
University of San Francisco
University of Southern California
University of Tampa
University of Texas, Dallas
University of Tulsa
University of Virginia
University of Washington, Seattle
Washington University, St. Louis
Webster University
Wentworth Institute of Technology
West Virginia University
Worcester Polytechnic University

INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITIES
Chong-Shin University, Korea
Hong Dong Global Institute
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
King's College; London, UK
Korea Marine, Korea
Les Roches Int'l School of Hotel
Mgmt., Switzerland
Limkokwing Univ. of Cr. Arts
Macqurie University, Australia
Monash University, Australia
Myanmar Imperial College
Raffles Institute, Singapore
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific Univ.
Singapore Inst. of Management
Singapore Inst. of Tech, Singapore
The Chinese Univ of HK, China
University of Bath, UK
University of B. Columbia, Canada
University of Leeds, UK
University of Manchester, UK
University of Melbourne, Australia
Univ of New South Wales, Australia
University of Nottingham, Malaysia
University of Sydney, Australia
University of Tech., Australia
University of Toronto, Canada
University of Warwick, UK
Utrecht University, Netherlands
Webster University, Thailand
Yangon East University, Myanmar
York University, Canada

ISM ADVANCED PLACEMENT PROGRAM

ISM  offers 18 AP courses. Students are limited to taking
3    AP   courses   per  year.  Students   must  meet   the
prerequisites for the course and obtain recommendation
from  the given department for enrollment. ISM does not
weight  AP   courses.  Students   can  choose  from   the
following AP courses:

- Biology
- Calculus AB
- Chemistry
- Chinese Lang & Comp
- Computer Science A
- English Lang & Comp
- French
- Human Geography
- Macroeconomics
- Microeconomics
- Physics 1
- Physics 2
- Psychology
- Spanish
- Statistics
- Studio Art- 2 Design
- Studio Art- Drawing
- World History

In May 2017, 139 students took a total of
264 exams in 15 subjects.
ISM scored a mean of 3.75

PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS WHO SCORED 3+

       International School of Myanmar
       Myanmar
       Global

     ISM SAT REASONING TEST MEAN SCORE

                      2016-17       2015-16    2014-15

CR Reading
Writing
CR & WR
Math
Total MEAN


    590
    669
  1259     
  528
  548

  639
520   
542   

651   

     ISM SAT SUBJECT TEST MEAN SCORES

                       2016-17      2015-16

Math 1
Math 2
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
World History
Chinese lang.
  599
  694
  649
  665
  664

  760

689    
648    
665    
664    
615    
760    


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