Welcome to HKIS

Hong Kong International School is a leading private co-educational college preparatory school for students from Reception One (pre-kindergarten) to Grade 12.

Since 1966, HKIS has provided an American-style education grounded in the Christian faith. We encourage student achievement in an inspiring environment, and our programs reflect the rich multi-cultural and international character of our student body. We are committed to delivering exceptional teaching, and continually evolve our programs and facilities to enhance our student experience. HKIS offers a warm and inclusive learning environment for over 2,600 students of 40 nationalities and diverse religious backgrounds.

HKIS is an East Asia Regional Council of Schools member and is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Over 25 Advanced Placement subjects are available to High School students.

HKIS provides educational excellence with a difference, emphasizing compassion and community service across all grades. HKIS courses challenge and inspire students to be lifelong learners and global citizens. Our graduates attend the top universities around the world, with close to 85% attending American institutions.

HKIS seeks students who will not only benefit from the educational experiences we provide but will also actively contribute to our school community.

Welcome from our Interim Head of School


Dedicating our minds to inquiry, our hearts to compassion, and our lives to service and global understanding

An American-style education grounded in the Christian faith and respecting the spiritual lives of all


HKIS will be a leading place of learning that inspires a socially engaged community of collaborative, creative, and resilient learners dedicated to realizing their full potential.

Student Learning Results (SLR)

Academic Excellence

Academic ExcellenceStudents will achieve their highest intellectual potential by striving for and attaining the highest standards of academic excellence.


spiritualityStudents will understand and respect Christianity and other religions and will identify and develop their own spiritual identity.

Character Development

Character Development

Students will demonstrate respectful and caring attitudes at school and in the community, as well as the courage to stand up for what is right.

Self-Motivated Learning

Self-Motivated Learning

Students willingly apply a variety of learning and motivation strategies throughout their learning process.

Contributing to Society

Contributing to Society

Students will develop the skills they need to form genuine relationships in our diverse society and make contributions to our community.

Chinese Culture

Chinese Culture

Students will gain an understanding of China and an appreciation of the Chinese Culture.

Student Citizenship

Student Religious Affliation