Hanoi Education

What types of schools do most expats in your city choose for their children?
Most expats in Hanoi send their children to private international schools.
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What are some examples of these schools?
Hanoi International School – offers an international curriculum in grades from kindergarten o to year

  • United Nations International School – was established in 1988 by agreement between the United Nations Development Program and the Vietnamese government and is considered the best international school in Hanoi.
  • Singapore International School – provide educational program from pre-school to year 12
  • Lycee Francais Alexandre Yersin – The French International School is a non-profit organization. Grades range from pre-kindergarten to the senior high level.
  • Kinderworld

Please contact Crown Hanoi for more information on education in Hanoi.
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Is there a lot of competition for spots in local schools?
Not in local schools, but the international schools can sometimes have limited space and so its wise to check early and reserve a slot.
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Are pre-schools also widely available (for children approx. 2 to 5 years old)?
Yes, please contact Crown Hanoi for details.
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How are most kids transported to and from school?
Most kids take the school bus.
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When does the typical school year start and end?
Usually the school year runs from late August to mid June, but this varies from school to school.
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Is there anything else I should know about local schools?
Local schools provide instruction in Vietnamese only.
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