High School Principal’s Welcome…

Welcome to the High School at the International School of Myanmar: Kyo So Par Tal!

The ISM High School provides a quality international education to expatriate and permanent residents of Yangon, Myanmar. The school’s educational program follows a student-centered standards-based curriculum, intent on developing the whole child. We aim to teach the necessary skills for students to become lifelong learners who value and respect not only themselves but also the environment they inhabit. The High School at ISM follows a rigorous program that is based on educational best practices.This, combined numerous Advanced Placement (AP) course offerings,provides our students with a solid academic and social foundation for success at universities and collegesworldwide.

Our High Schoolfaculty brings with them a wealth of home country and international teaching experience, which together contributes to an array of instructional and pedagogical knowledgethat enriches the educational program. These teachers challenge our students to be critical thinkers who are communicatively competent, globally aware and courageously innovative. In addition, our High School students develop a heightened sense of leadership, compassion, and responsibility while attending ISM.

The High School prides itself on a vibrant extra-curricular program that provides our students with vital opportunities to learn beyond the restrictions of traditional classroom walls. Our prized Week Without Walls (WWW) program allows our students to participate in amazing curricular-centered trips locally and abroad including France, Spain, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Maldives. In addition to the array of sporting activities and club offerings, we invite students to join our very successful Community Service Program where students identify needs in the surrounding community and collaborate to provide tangible support. Our CS program includes construction projects in the delta region, assisting a local animal shelter, visiting local orphanages and nunneries, and working with local schools. The High School also has a very successful Music and Performing Arts program that often performs in venues across Yangon to rave reviews.

If you have questions regarding the High School, please don’t hesitate to contact me via email or in person.


Dr. Bryn Gabriel

High School Principal/Interim Director
International School of Myanmar