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 International School in Yangon.

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 making solar panels in Kalaw.

Latest News & Events

Junior World Math Competition

Junior World Math Competition

This past July, 4 ISY students, Steven, Haein, Gautam, and Crystal [Class of 2022] headed to Melbourne, Australia to compete in the Junior World Math Competition for the first time in ISY history.

ISY Flood Drive 2019

ISY Flood Drive 2019

The Community in Action service learning group is having a flood drive, where materials including; soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, mosquito nets, blankets and basic English and Burmese books are to be collected school-wide.

Compassion Conference

Compassion Conference

ISY will be hosting a ‘Compassion Conference’ as part of a professional development program for teachers. In line with ISY’s mission that we are a community of compassionate global citizens, compassion is a very important topic at ISY.

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.

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 is the Spirit Store open?

In order to buy ISY merchandise like clothing, umbrellas, and water bottles etc, go to the Spirit Store behind the guard house.  It’s open every week day from 7:45- 8:45, 11:30 -12:30, 2:30 to 3:30