11 Best International Schools In Chennai

International schools bring world-class education closer to home.

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In this age of internet and shrinking borders, our children should be provided with an education that meets the global standards. One of the ways to do that is to choose a school that follows the International Baccalaureate (IB) and/or the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) systems of international education. If you are looking for the best international schools in Chennai that offer world-class education, then keep reading.

In this post, MomJunction shares a list of the top IB and International Schools in Chennai for your children.

11 Best International Schools In Chennai

1. Ct M Chidambaram Chettyar International School

Founded in 2009, M.Ct M Chidambaram Chettyar International School is a day boarding school. It is an English-medium, coeducational school offering classes from primary to XII.

Infrastructure and facilities:

  • Spacious classrooms equipped with digital technology
  • Well-stocked library
  • Fully furnished science and computer laboratories
  • Multi-sports playground with designated facilities for cricket, badminton, basketball, and table tennis
  • Physical education and yoga
  • Fine arts and performing arts coaching
  • Activity clubs
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria

Address:

179, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai – 600 004

Phone: +91 44 24670120

Email: info@mctmib.org

Website: www.mctminternational.com

2. Vaels International School

Vaels International School is a part of the VELS Group of Institutions established in 1992. It is a day boarding and English-medium, coeducational school offering classes from pre-school to XII. The school has 60 faculty members and maintains an optimum student to teacher ratio.

Infrastructure and facilities:

  • Large and airy classrooms
  • Well-equipped science and computer laboratories
  • Library
  • Football ground, courts for tennis and basketball, swimming pool
  • Yoga and karate
  • Amphitheater and auditorium
  • Dance and music classes
  • School transport

Address:

Pon Vidhyashram Gardens, Off East Coast Road, Injambakkam, Chennai – 600 115

Phone: + 91 44 6565 2992

Email: enquiry@vaelsinternationalschool.com

Website: vaelsinternationalschool.com/

3. Akshar Arbol International School

Akshar Arbol International School was founded by R.Subramaniam, a well-known chartered accountant in Chennai. It is a day boarding, English-medium, and coeducational school offering classes from primary to XII.

Infrastructure and facilities:

  • WIFI-enabled campus with digital classrooms
  • Library
  • Well-equipped laboratories for science and computers
  • Fine and performing arts
  • Art, theater and music studios
  • Physical education, yoga, and multisport playground

Address:

1/778, Bethel Nagar Road, Karthik Nagar, Anna Enclave, Injambakkam, Chennai- 600115

Phone: +91 9444973275

Email: admin@akshararbol.edu.in

Website: www.akshararbol.edu.in/

4. American International School

Built in a 13-acre campus, the American International School was established in 1995. It is a day boarding, English-medium and coeducational school offering classes from pre-primary to XII. The teacher to student ratio in the school is 1:6.

Infrastructure and facilities:

  • Digital smart classrooms
  • Two libraries with over 60,000 books
  • Science, robotics, and design-technology laboratories
  • Fully-equipped fitness centers
  • Music and dance studios
  • Athletic track, swimming pool, physical education classes, football ground, and designated courts for basketball and tennis
  • Multisport playground for students in elementary classes
  • Cafeteria
  • Transport

Address:

100 Feet Road, Taramani, Chennai – 600113

Phone: +91 44 22549000

Email: info@aischennai.org

Website: www.aischennai.org/

5. Lalaji Memorial Omega International School

Lalaji Memorial International School was established in 2005 and is built on a 22-acre lush campus. It is an English-medium, coeducational day and a residential school offering classes from kindergarten to XII.

Infrastructure and facilities:

  • Well-lit and spacious classrooms
  • Library
  • Science and computer laboratories
  • Large playground and basketball court
  • Fitness center
  • Fine and performing art classes
  • Hobby classes
  • Medical care and health center
  • Lunch and snacks
  • Boarding with all the amenities
  • Transport for day scholars

Address:

79, Omega School Road, Pallavaram Road, Kovur, Kolapakkam, Chennai – 600128

Phone: +91 44 6624 1117

Email: info@omegaschools.org

Website: www.omegaschools.org//

6. The British International School Chennai

Founded in 2005, The British International School, Chennai, hosts students from 14 different nationalities. It is an English-medium, coeducational and day boarding school offering classes from primary to XII. The school maintains a teacher to student ratio of 1:7.

Infrastructure and facilities:

  • Classrooms equipped with multimedia technology
  • Library
  • Science and IT laboratories
  • Physical education, yoga, and Silambam (Indian Martial Art)
  • Art and craft classes
  • Music and dance studio
  • Robotics lab
  • Cafeteria
  • Transportation

Address:

2/628, Sultan Ahmed Street, Off East Coast Road, Neelankarai, Chennai – 600 115

Phone: +91 44 24494699

Email: tbischennai@britishschool.co.in

Website: www.britishschool.co.in/index.php

7. German International Academy

German International Academy was founded in 2009. This is a plant-powered academic institution and was awarded the Compassionate School title by PETA, India. It is a day boarding, coeducational school offering classes from primary to XII. The teacher-student ratio in the school is 1:8.

German International Academy is a bilingual academy teaching both English and German languages right from the elementary level. It is also a school for children with special needs and hence promotes inclusive education too.

Infrastructure and facilities:

  • Smart classrooms
  • Library
  • Science laboratories
  • Information technology and language labs
  • Music and dance
  • Physical education, swimming, yoga, and various sports
  • Arts and hobby classes
  • Vegan meals and snacks

Address:

No.4/391, Ram Garden, Anna Salai, Palavakkam, Palavakkam, Chennai- 600041

Phone: +91 44 2451 2504

Email: admissions@chennai.gis.com.de

Website: https://www.chennai.gis.com.de/

8. The Indian Public School

Founded in 2006, The Indian Public School is an English-medium coeducational academic institution. It is a day boarding and residential school offering classes from kindergarten to XII.

Infrastructure and facilities:

  • Smart classrooms equipped with projectors
  • Library
  • Science, math, robotics, and computer laboratories
  • Classes on fine arts and computer graphics
  • Classical and western performing arts
  • Designated facilities for badminton, basketball, swimming, soccer, cricket, yoga, and cycling
  • Boarding facility
  • Meals and snacks
  • Medical care
  • Transportation

Address:

No. 50/51, First Main Road, Perungudi Industrial Estate, Perungudi, Chennai – 600 096

Phone: +91 44 71188011/ 45524307/ 45524308

Email: askchennaimain@tipsglobal.net

Website: http://tipschennai.com/

9. Gateway International School

The Gateway Group Of International Schools, which was founded by Father Anton Cruz, has recently (2017) joined the league of IB schools in Chennai. It is an English-medium, day boarding, coeducational school offering classes from primary to XII.

Infrastructure and facilities:

  • Smart classrooms
  • Library
  • Science, IT, and robotics laboratories
  • Multisport playground
  • Facilities for karate, yoga, chess, soccer, swimming, table-tennis, athletics, aerobics, and throwball
  • Fine arts and performing arts coaching

Address:

TOD Ashram, Jabakadal Street, Padur, Kazhipattur Post, OMR, Kelambakkam, Chennai – 603 103

Phone: + 91 8608117700/ 7871666333

Email: admissionsib@gatewaytheschool.in

Website: http://gatewayschools.edu.in/index.html

10. Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai

Founded by Kupidisaatham Narayanaswami Educational Trust, Chennai Public School is an English-medium, coeducational, day boarding and residential institution. It offers classes from nursery to XII.

Infrastructure and facilities:

  • Smart classrooms
  • Library
  • Science, math, language, robotics, and computer laboratories
  • Facilities for outdoor sports include 400m synthetic track, basketball court, football court, cricket pitch, and a skating rink
  • Indoor sports such as chess and carrom zone, archery zone, table-tennis, and yoga
  • training in martial arts such as karate and kung fu
  • Fine arts and performing arts training
  • Indoor auditorium
  • Conference hall
  • Daycare center
  • Boarding
  • Transport

Address:

TH Road, SH 50, Thirumazhisai, Chennai- 600124

Phone: +91 44 6461 6777

Email: gec@chennaipublicschool.com

Website: www.chennaipublicschool.com/ or www.chennaipublicschool.com/thirumazhisai

11. Olive International School

Olive International is an Islamic School that the Olive Education and Charitable Trust established in 2003. It is an English and Arabic-medium, coeducational, day boarding school offering classes from nursery to XII. The student to teacher ratio at the school is 8:1 and various Islamic subjects are taught along with the regular subjects.

Infrastructure and facilities:

  • Spacious classrooms
  • Library
  • Laboratories for science and computer
  • Playground
  • Transport

Address:

#38, Pulla Avenue, Shenoy Nagar (Indian Bank Building) Chennai – 600 030

Phone: +91 44 43213300

Email: admin@oliveinternationalschool.org

Website: www.oliveinternationalschool.org/

The above list of the best international schools in Chennai will help you make an informed decision. Before choosing one, you can also inspect each school’s facilities and infrastructure in person. We have also provided the contact information and other details of all schools for your convenience so that you can visit the school and get a better understanding of it before finalizing one. You will also get the opportunity to interact with the teachers, students, and their parents during a school tour.

Disclaimer: “The list of schools has been taken from various surveys done by third-party print and online publications. MomJunction was not involved in the surveys nor it has any business partnerships with the schools covered in the list. This post is not an endorsement of the schools and parents’ discretion is advised in selecting a school.”

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Harshita is a graduate in commerce and holds a PG Diploma in Patent and Copyrights Law from NALSAR University. She has also pursued CA and has more than three years of internship experience in auditing. Her love for travelling has taken her to various parts of the world, and writing the travelogues was what brought out her love for content writing.

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