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Grades 2-6 Day Site

The Independent School Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy) is a nonprofit independent school for students in grades 1-12. Created in 2003, this bilingual International Baccalaureate World School started with a class of just 56 students. It has since expanded into a state of the art 24,000-square-meter campus with more than 1,600 students. The facilities include a library and resource center, music and drama rooms, a gymnasium with four basketball courts, a green corner, and science labs.

The ISF Academy is located in the Kong Sin Wan Tsuen Valley in Pokfulam in the Southern District of Hong Kong. Maps, directions, and information about carpools, bus service, and public transportation will be mailed with your course notification

Classes meet between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Students should expect to do between 30 and 60 minutes of homework each week night. Approximately 200 students and 40 staff are expected to attend each session.

Grades 7-10 Residential Site

Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is the oldest institution of higher education Hong Kong. Today, it is an internationally recognized, research-led university and the only university in Hong Kong that officially uses English as its medium of instruction. The campus and its modern educational facilities are located on Hong Kong Island, and a comprehensive public transportation network makes the university easily accessible from surrounding areas.

Classes and activities for commuting students will meet from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday to Friday during the program, and residential students will also participate in weekend activities.

Transportation: A student shuttle service is available only from Hong Kong International Airport (HKG). You will receive maps, directions and shuttle service details with your course notification.