Our Mission

The International School Yangon is a community of compassionate global citizens.

Our Vision

We aim to develop global citizens who will be a force for positive change in the world.


The oldest, most diverse school in Myanmar.

Founded in Yangon in 1955, The International School Yangon (ISY) is a non-profit PreK through 12th Grade school. We offer an American Curriculum up to Grade 10 and the International Baccalaureate program for Grades 11 and 12.

Events Calendar

Click here to visit our Events Calendar for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

Holiday Calendar

Click here to download the latest ISY Holiday Calendar for the 2019-2020 school year.

Elementary School

Click for information about the exciting learning going on in the Elementary School.

Secondary School

Middle School information can be found here and high school information here.


Click here for the ISY Athletics program including SEASAC and YAC tournaments.


Here you can see how creative ISY students are in drama, visual arts and music.


Click here to find out about how to apply to ISY and set up a visit to the school.


Find out about our active Parent Association and all about the ISY Alumni.

Service Learning at ISY

Recognizing the opportunity to contribute to change in both our own, as well as the larger community around us, ISY strives to be a leader in Service Learning as a means to engage as global citizens .

Service Learning is one of ISY’s Strategic Themes.  From working with the Yangon Animal Shelter to our partnership with the United World Schools Project, Service Learning is part of everything we do at ISY.

Grade 9 students building a library in Pyin Oo Lwin

Latest News & Events

Service Learning Update – September 9th

Service Learning Update – September 9th

ISY Service Learning BlogService Learning Blog - September 9thTodd Davis, Service Learning CoordinatorService Learning Update Service Learning groups have been very active their first couple of meetings and are mostly investigating their chosen interests for...

Service Learning with Cathy Berger Kaye

Service Learning with Cathy Berger Kaye

In March this year, a representative group of teachers and administrators attended a three day workshop in Bangkok on integrating service learning into the curriculum. The facilitator of this workshop was Cathy Berger Kaye, a world authority on curriculum development...

Taking precautions around H1N1

Taking precautions around H1N1

At ISY we closely monitor any signs of viruses appearing in Yangon and as school begins, we want to maintain a safe and healthy environment for our students. In an effort to be proactive in this regard, we want to inform you of the following precautions we are implementing for the start of school.

Alumni Sports and Social

Alumni Sports and Social

Friday May 24th, 6:30pm, ISY Main Campus Come and play one of your favorite old school games with class mates from years gone by. Tom Just will be the games organizer and a few other teachers will be there to say hi. Afterwards you can reconnect over a shared meal....

UWS Fact Finding Mission

UWS Fact Finding Mission

This week a group of 4 ISY staff visited the village of Wan Kong in Eastern Shan Sate on a fact finding mission. The group included Dr. Hedger, Nick Sturmey, Florent Robert and Gavin Ailes and they were accompanied by Dr Kay Khaing Win, the UWS country manager. UWS...

Compassion in Education

Compassion in Education

Dr. Gregory Hedger, was interviewed by the Seraj Training Centre organization. They specialize in professional development in education. The subject of the interview was Compassion in Education.

Apply to ISY

Whether you live in Yangon permanently or are here on a 2 year posting, ISY provides a great environment for your child.

Applications for the 2019 – 2020 year are accepted right up until April of 2020.  Applications for the 2020 – 2021 year will open in February 2020.  We are confident that ISY provides the best standard of education with the highest diversity of students in all of Myanmar.  Why not visit us and have a look round.

Careers at ISY

Are you looking for a new challenge?  ISY offers a competitive package in a fascinating country.

ISY is not only the top choice for parents looking for a school for their children but also the top choice for teachers looking for the next step on their careers.

Greg Nichols – Secondary Art

Frequently Asked Questions


Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.  There is a whole page of these but if you think something is missing then let us know.

How do I reset my PowerSchool login?

Forgotten your password?  Don’t worry, resetting your password is easy.  To reset it click on our handy PDF guide – Resetting my PowerSchool login.

What are the pool and fitness room opening times?

The fitness room is open 24 hours a day but you need a pass to get in.  Find out how to get a pass and what the swimming pool times are here.

When can I apply for the 2020-21 school year?

Applications for the 2020 – 2021 academic year beginning in August of 2020 will open on February 15th 2020.

What is ISY's policy towards child protection?

The International School Yangon has a comprehensive policy regarding child protection which can be read and downloaded here.

Where can I find the supply lists?

For the supply lists click on either the Elementary School Supply list or the Secondary School Supply List.

When do After School Activities start and end?

Session 1 of After School Activities start on Monday August 26th and end on Friday November 8th.