The Kilmore International School
CRICOS Provider Number : 00671 E
Website : www.kilmore.vic.edu.au
Address : 40 White Street, Kilmore, VIC, AUSTRALIA 3764
School Type : Co-educational, Day and Boarding school
Philosophy – Special Features Brief history
The Kilmore International School is a private, coeducational school with an outstanding reputation. Founded in 1989, the school operates as a day school with optional boarding facilities. By welcoming students from Year 7 to Year 12, all students are eligible to take the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme. Unlike other schools where only certain individuals are accepted, all students from Kilmore International School are entitled to the programme.
The IB programme is a highly prestigious curriculum which effectively prepares students for higher education. The IB programme is accredited by leading universities worldwide including Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard and Yale.
The school is located 58 kilometres from downtown Melbourne and the school can be reached by both bus and train. The Kilmore International School is situated in an ideal environment, far away from the city and surrounded by peace and tranquillity amidst lush surroundings.
Curriculum and Qualifications
The Kilmore International School is the only school in Australia where all students are entitled to participate in the programme. Additionally, the school is a member of the Melbourne Schools Partnership International, an educational body in cooperation with the University of Melbourne The Kilmore International School is the only school in Australia that provides the IB programme to all its students, preparing them for higher education. Additionally, the school is a member of the Melbourne Schools Partnership International, a group in cooperation with the University of Melbourne ensuring all students receive scholarships from the university.
English Language Support
The Kilmore International School understand the needs and obstacles faced by international students who do not speak English as their primary language. Therefore, the school provides extensive language support for all international students. There will be staff readily available to teach extra English classes to students from each level. In 2010, the school opened its very first ELICOS course, aimed to preparing and improving each student’s English skills before enrolling into secondary schools.
Academic Achievement / Other Notable Achievements
Over the last 25 years, students from the school were accepted into universities of their choosing with an IB Diploma.
- There were at least 2 students who scored 99.65 points in ATAR.
- 17% of students scored 98 points or higher in ATAR.
- 58% of students scored 90 points or higher in ATAR.
- 80% of students scored 80 points or higher in ATAR.
The school provides single sex dormitories for boys and girls, located on and off campus. The dorms have recreational areas and facilities to ensure the students are comfortable during their stay.
Support Services for International students
Students will be take cared by staffs in all aspects including welfare, academic, resident and parents,visa, passport as well as health care which is the responsibility of the school nurse.