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List of Malaysian Schools
Catholic High School, Sibu
Catholic High School, Sibu was founded by the Marist Brothers in 1961. It is the only Catholic Chinese and private Mission school in Malaysia that follows the UEC syllabus. In 2015, the school was awarded 5 stars in the SKIP assessment by the Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia.
The school follows the educational vision and mission of the Marist Brothers by inculcating in the school environment under the followings
a) Our students be nurtured with Marist Style of Education that they may get a whole-person education and develop their moral, intellectual, physical, social and aesthetic potentials.
b) That our students be instilled with the proper moral values so that they may have positive goals of life, and concern about others in the society.
c) That our students may build up with confidence, interpersonal relationship and leadership skills so that they are able to meet future challenges and changes in the society.
Mission To teach children well, first you must love them and love them all equally.
Chung Hwa High School, Kelantan
Kelantan China Independent High School (hereinafter referred to as Danzhong) was formerly known as the Yude School. It was founded in 1918. It has undergone two splits and five closures. It has a long history. In 1985, Danzhong was closed for the sixth time due to depletion of students. The Danzhou Chinese Group established the "Renaissance Committee of Chinese Independent High Schools" to rescue Danzhong. This movement has won the support of the national Chinese community, especially three states of East Coast Malaysia Chinese community, so that the dying Danzhong was reborn from the ashes, and since then embarked on an increasingly stable development path.
Since the beginning of 1991, after moving from the temporary school building in Columbia to the current school site in Korana, Danzhong is known as the "school in the rice field" because it stands in the pristine Malay countryside and maintain itself in a harmonious relationship with the local community. The current Danzhong is a small Chinese independent high school with 260 students. The students mainly come from the three states of the east coast, which about 90% of students board in dormitories.
In order to truly implement the educational philosophy of teaching students in accordance with their aptitude, Danzhong has implemented a credit system from the 2021 school year, allowing students to "select courses and go to classes", choose different courses according to their abilities and interests, find a track that suits them, and give full play to their strengths. Talent freedom, discover a better self, and be the hero of your own story!
Chong Hwa Independent High School, Kuala Lumpur
Chong Hwa Independent High School is one of the premier Chinese Schools in Malaysia. The school was founded in1919. The school has thrived by leaps and bounds over 100 fruitful years and is still serving the country by educating the future leaders of our nation. Today it stands proud with more than 5000 students and 300 staff and teachers.
As one of the top private Chinese high school in Malaysia, Chong Hwa has been providing Malaysia students with a top class education and many of our students further their studies in world renowned universities. Students who wish to study in Chong Hwa have to sit for an entrance examination held at the end of every year. Only those who meet the requirements will be admitted to the school. For those who scored a minimum average of 80 % in their primary 5 and 6 examinations are automatically qualified for admission to the school.
Students come to our school after completing their primary school education at around the age of twelve. The education at our school can be separated into 2 levels, Junior Middle (equivalent to Grade 7 to 9) and Senior Middle (equivalent to Grade 10 to 12). Our school adopts Chinese as the 1st language and at the same time emphasizes the importance of English and Bahasa Malaysia.
At the end of Junior Middle 3, students are required to sit for the Unified Examination Certificate (conducted by United Chinese School Committee Association of Malaysia). After Junior Middle 3, students are promoted to Senior Middle where they are streamlined into either the Science Stream or Arts Stream. The students are groomed not only for the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) (conducted by Ministry of Education, Malaysia) which is equivalent to the United Kingdom’s ‘O’ levels but also for the Senior Unified Examination (conducted by the United Chinese School Committees’ Association of Malaysia) which is of ‘A’ levels standard.
Besides academic studies, students have more than 60 societies, clubs, sports groups and uniformed bodies to choose as their co-curricular activities. Variety is indeed the spice of Chong Hwa life. All in all, Chong Hwa Independent High School has weathered many storms and challenges to becoming a well-known and an established school today. Still, to keep up with the times, the school strives to achieve a more holistic education for its students.
Chung Hua Middle School No. 1
Chung Hua Middle School No. 1 (informally CHMS1) is a Chinese Independent High School located in Kuching, Sarawak. The school was established in 1958. It is the oldest surviving Chinese Independent School in Sarawak, and is also one of the 60 Chinese Independent High Schools in Malaysia.
In 2015, the school participated in the Raffles Design Competition, and won 2nd place.
Chung Ling Private High School, Penang
Chung Ling Private High School is a Chinese independent high school that was established in 1962 in Georgetown, Penang. The school provides secondary education in the Chinese language, with the medium of instruction being Mandarin.
Chung Ling Private High School is the first secondary school in South-East Asia to fully adopt Cambridge English courses. It was awarded five stars in SKIP (the Private Education Institution Quality Standard Certificate) by the Ministry of Education (Malaysia) in 2016. It is also ranked as one of the top 5 private high schools in Malaysia. The school actively encourages its students to participate in extra-curricular activities and competitions in order to produce students who are successful in all aspects of education.
St. Joseph's International School, Kuching
St. Joseph's International School is a Catholic school that was established in 2017, and is managed by the Board of Directors of St. Joseph's Private School Management Berhad.
The school is managed by the Marist Brothers (officially known as Fratres Maristae a Scholis (FMS) - The Marist Brothers of the Schools, founded by a French priest named St. Marcellin Champagnat in 1817), and they are supported and assisted by a team of trained, experienced and dedicated teachers.
St. Joseph's International School offers the Cambridge syllabus, leading to the Cambridge IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) and GCE 'A' Levels (Advance Levels) examinations. All of the subjects are taught using English as the main medium of instruction. The school also offers additional supportive English classes for students who need more help in mastering the English language.
The school strongly advocates holistic education. Therefore, alongside academic studies, St. Joseph's International School also focuses on the development of soft skills such as the creative arts (music, drama and dance), and the nurturing of interpersonal skills and leadership qualities.
The school welcomes both local and international students.
Penang Chinese High School
"Decorum. Honesty. Diligence. Simplicity."
Penang Chinese High School is one of the biggest Chinese independent schools in Malaysia. Often referred to as "Bing Hua", the Penang Chinese Girls' High School is renowned for producing students of academic excellence as well as those who excel in co-curricular activities.
The school was founded in 1920 by four prominent members of the Penang Hokkien Chinese community, namely Mr. Tan Sin Cheng, Mr. Lim Lu Tek, Mr. Khor Sen Lee and Mr. Cheah Seng Tin. It was initially called Fukien Girls' School.
On 11 March 1951, the Fukien Girls' School was renamed to Penang Chinese Girls' High School and Penang Chinese Girls' Primary School. Incidentally, the primary school offers co-educational classes to both boys and girls.
The Penang Chinese Girls' Schools moved their present premises at 2 Gottlieb Road in January 1956. In 1962, when the school accepted full government aid, it was divided into two sections: the national-type school, and the independent high school for overaged pupils.
Muar Chung Hwa High School
Muar Chung Hwa High School is a prestigious Chinese Independent High School located in Muar, Johor. The history of its establishment began in the late 19th century.
The motto of the school includes four important elements, which are:
“Courtesy, Righteousness, Honesty and the Sense of Shame.”
Courtesy means being polite, treating teachers and classmates politely, and knowing how to respect teachers.
Righteousness means justice.
Honesty implies that everything should be handled ethically, while thoughts and behaviors should conform to the ethical standards.
Sense of Shame means being aware of and showing respect to the the standards of morality and propriety.
. As a Chinese saying goes, "To err is human; to correct a mistake is the greatest good."
By abiding to the school motto and to uphold these four characteristics is to fulfill the responsibility of being a student.
Sekolah Menengah Wong Nai Siong, Sibu
In the 1960s, around 70% of primary school graduates were forced to drop out of school despite the National Education Policy. At that moment, Mr. Liu Xian Ren had suggested to the Foochow Association leaders to establish a new school in commemoration of Sibu Chinese community founder, Wong Nai Siong, to solve the problem. This resulted in the birth of Wong Nai Siong Secondary School in 1967. It was the only Chinese Independent Secondary School named after a historical figure. They started their classes at Chiang Hsia Huang Clan Association in their first year and moved to proper classrooms in 1969.
Lodge Group of Schools, Kuching
Lodge Group of Schools started as The Lodge Preparatory School and Kindergarten in 1953 to serve the educational needs of British expatriates' children in Kuching. It was housed at The Masonic Lodge, Batu Lintang, Kuching, then moved to The Sarawak Club, then to Pearse Road in 1969. It finally moved to its present site in Tabuan Jaya in 1984. English was the medium of instruction then.
In 1985, in line with the Malaysian National Education Policy, the Bahasa Malaysia stream was introduced.
Today, Lodge Group of Schools operate under four entities:
- Lodge Kindergarten
- Lodge Primary School (Sekolah Rendah Lodge)
- Lodge Secondary School (Sekolah Menengah Lodge)
- Lodge International School (Sekolah Antarabangsa Lodge)
Our philosophy is that every child, irrespective of race, religion and nationality, is a unique creation of God, having the potential to learn, to achieve, and to excel. All children deserve respect, care and understanding as they are guided towards becoming persons of upright characters who respect and care for themselves and others. The school will strive to provide the ideal environment and opportunities necessary for the total development of its pupils.
Our vision is a school of choice, engaging students in collaborative and creative learning to become responsible citizens.
Our mission is to strive to provide a premium learning environment to educate students to achieve high standards of academic excellence, integrity and leadership qualities.
Chung Hua Middle School, Miri
SMK Chung Hua Miri berhasrat menjadi sekolah TERBAIK di Malaysia selaras dengan semangat cogan kata "Up Up Chung Hua" dan "Get Ahead and Stay Ahead".
Warga SMK Chung Hua sentiasa berusaha untuk mencapai kecemerlangan standard sekolah kluster dalam bidang akademik, kokurikulum, sukan, penguasaan ICT, sahsiah dan kualiti kepimpinan pelajar.