Chiang Mai Thailand
Nakornpayap International School


Our Philosophy:Nakornpayap International School provides a multi-cultural setting where students are provided the opportunity to acquire a globally recognized and well-rounded education. NIS strives to develop knowledgeable, confident, collaborative, creative, engaged, and responsible world citizens. Not only do we stress the development of the individual, but we also emphasize the importance of living meaningfully and effectively in a larger society and world. NIS believes that not all learning takes place in the classroom. NIS offers a strong program of extra-curricular activities and sports where students can fully develop individual potential along with leadership skills and self-esteem. As education is an ongoing process, students are encouraged to become lifelong learners prepared to meet ever-changing future challenges.Our Vision:Education Through DiversityPromote passionate, life-long learners who strive for academic excellence through a well-balanced and relevant curriculum Our Mission:Nakornpayap International School will embrace diverse cultures and effectively collaborate with all stakeholders and the local community. NIS will respect the importance of inclusive relationships, built from mutual support, while nurturing engaged, confident, and empathetic students. Our goal is to develop critical thinkers, who are active, caring members of the global community.Our Values:Collaborative, Responsible, Honest, Respectful, Supportive, Critical Thinkers

  • Day school tuition $9800 - $14600 USD
  • Grades for day school Pre-K/Reception -
    12th Grade/Year 13
  • Number of Students 525
  • Boarding school tuition No Information
  • Grades for boarding school 6th Grade/Year 7 -
    12th Grade/Year 13
  • Curricula Advanced Placement, AP Capstone, US National
  • Type Co-ed


Nakornpayap International School is a privately owned K-12 college preparatory school which opened in Chiang Mai, Thailand in 1993-94. NIS follows a US Common Core standards-based curriculum and was first accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in 2001. With the goal to “promote passionate, life-long learners who strive for academic excellence”, NIS uses datafrom a variety of assessments to analyze student achievement in meeting standards and masteringsubject matter. These include Measure Academic Progress (MAP) standardized tests, the ScholasticAptitude Test (SAT and PSAT), Advanced Placement (AP) tests, curricular specific formative andsummative assessments, Mangahigh mathematics assessments, RAZ Kids/Reading A-Z literacyassessments, student grades and grade point averages (GPA), and graduation rates.

Admissions Information


  • Assigns homework Yes
  • Language of instruction English

School Life

  • Max class size 20
  • Average class size 15