INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF MYANMAR

High School Profile 2016-2017

      No. 22/24 Mya Kan Thar Main Road,
      Mya Kan Thar Housing 5th Quarter
      Hlaing Township, Yangon, Myanmar
          Tel.: +951-530-060
          Fax: +95 1-530-083
          CEEB Code: 653060
          SAT Test Center: 74261
       Director / HS Principal: Bryn Gabriel
       Admissions Director: Scott Slabaugh
       Counselor: Mary Hawkins
       Counselor: Lynn Brown
           bryn.gabriel@ismyanmar.com
           admission@ismyanmar.com
           mary.hawkins@ismyanmar.com
           lynn.brown@ismyanmar.com

ABOUT US
The Internal onal 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 328 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, 31 Teachers, and 8 certified
staff members. Faculty members represent 15 countries:
Australia, Bolivia, Canada, China, Germany, Great Britain,
Guetemala, Ireland, Kenya, New Zealand, Philippines,
Romania, Russia, South Africa 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
        Technology & Design
        Physical Education
        Health
        Electives
      1
      1
      1
      1
      7

Total Minimum Credits       26
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 landscape of Myanmar.


STUDENT DEMOGRAPHICS
Australia
Bangladesh
Belgium
Canada
China
China/Myanmar
France
     1
     3
     1
     2
     1
     8
     1
    Italian
    Korean
    Myanmar
    Taiwan
    United States
    US/Myanmar
    1
  20
283
    1
    3
    1

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.

GRADE

A

A-

B+

B

B-

C+

         %

     93-100

     90-92

     87-89

     83-86

     80-82

     77-79

    PTS.

    4.0

    3.7

    3.3

    3.0

    2.7

    2.3

    GRADE

    C

    C-

    D+

    D

    D-

    F

         %

    73-76

    70-72

    67-69

    63-66

    60-62

    Below 60

    PTS.

    2.0

    1.7

    1.3

    1.0

      .7

    0



         UNIVERSITIES ATTENDED BY 2010-2016 GRADUATES

2016 Graduates in bold

U.S. UNIVERSITIES
American University
Babson College
Bentley University
Berklee College of Music
Boston University
Brown University
Bucknell University
California College of the Arts
Cal Lutheran University
Cal Poly Pomona
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Chapman University
Chinese University of Hong Kong
College of San Mateo
College of William & Mary
Columbia College Chicago
Columbia University
Davidson College
Drexel University
Eckerd College
Elon University
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Harvard University
Illinois College
Ithaca College
Lehigh University
Lewis & Clark College
Loyola Marymount University
Marymount Cali University
Menlo College
Monmouth College
New York University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Occidental College
Pace University
Pennsylvania State University
Pepperdine University
Pratt Institute
Princeton University
Rensselaer Polytechnic University
Rocester Institute of Technology
Santa Clara University
Santa Monica College
SCAD
Stanford University
Suff olk University
Syracuse University
Tufts University
Tulane University
UC Berkeley
UC Davis
UC Los Angeles
UC Riverside
UC San Diego
UC Santa Cruz
Union College
University of Buffalo
University of Connecticut
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Richmond
University of Rhode Island
University of San Diego
University of San Francisco
University of Southern California
University of Tampa
University of Tulsa
University of Virgina
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin
Washington University in St. Louis
Worcester Polytechnic Inst.
INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
City University of Hong Kong
Hongdong Global Institute
James Cook University
King's College London
Korean Marine
Les Roches Int. School of Hotel
Management

Macqurie University
Mahidol University
Monash University
Myanmar Imperial College
Queens University Belfast
Raffl es Institute
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
Roots International University
Singapore Institute of Management
Singapore Institute of Technology
Swiss Hotel Management School
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The University of Technology Sydney
Trinity Western University
University of Bath
University of British Columbia
University of Leeds
University of Manchester
University of Melbourne
University of New South Wales
University of Nottingham (Malaysia)
University of Sydney
Utrecht University
Yangon East University
           UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS
APPLICATION LIMIT: Unlimited
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 2017: 66 students

                       AP COURSES
ISM offers 17 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:
- 2D Design
- Art (Drawing)
- Biology
- Calculus
- Chemistry
- Chinese Language
& Culture
- Computer Science
- French
- Human Geography
- Macro Economics
- Micro Economics
- Physics 1
- Physics 2
- Psychology
- Spanish
- Statistics
- World History

           ADVANCED PLACEMENT RESULTS
      In May 2016, 142 students took AP Exams
   A total of 241 exams were taken in 15 subjects
                  ISM scored a mean of 3.58

PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS WHO SCORED 3+

       International School of Myanmar
       Myanmar
       Global

SAT RESULTS for the Class of 2016
100% of the Class of 2016 (75) took the SAT®

                SAT REASONING TEST MEAN SCORES
Critical Reading
Math
Writing
528
639
548
                SAT SUBJECT TEST MEAN SCORES
Math 2
Biology M
Chemistry
Physics
709
683
680
673


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