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Elementary Summer Program!!

A Global Adventure (for G1-G5) | June 10 - July 5, 2024 @ 08:30am - 2:30pm!

Secondary Summer Program!!

English, Math, and STEM (for G6-G10) | June 10 - July 5, 2024

The NIVA Story

In 1991

At a time where there were only 7 international schools in the whole of Thailand.

The Challenge

Dr. Nathan Anthony, NIVA’s founder, saw that the English prowess in Thailand was far behind that of other countries.

The Founding

NIVA was established to help future generations be well versed in English, paving a path to global success.

Becoming a family

NIVA cared for each student’s individual success. The family-like warmth and care permeates our culture even today.

Aspirations

The English and holistic foundations imbued has enabled 100s of our alumni to live the life of their aspirations today.

It's your journey

What kind of story would your child to have? Is it a story of success and holistic life with a lot of English in the mix?

Then let us be your guide

NIVA focuses on projects and events, which is great for improving social and communication skill while keeping the lessons entertaining

Graduating Student | Senior Class of 2023

Accreditation and Memberships

NIVA American International School is licensed by the Thai Ministry of Education and is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), ONESQA, and OPEC.

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ASC/WASC) LogoNIVA is fully accredited by WASC.The Office for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment (ONESQA) LogoNIVA has full ONESCA accreditation status.MOE LogoOPEC LogoInternational Schools Association of Thailand (ISAT) LogoNIVA is a member of ISAT.
Read more about our accreditation and memberships

Elementary Summer Program!!

A Global Adventure (for G1-G5) | June 10 - July 5, 2024 @ 08:30am - 2:30pm!

Secondary Summer Program!!

English, Math, and STEM (for G6-G10) | June 10 - July 5, 2024

Guiding Statements

NIVA elementary students planting tomotoes as part of their education

Philosophy

Each individual is unique and able to optimize his or her emotional, intellectual, physical, social, and spiritual faculties to their full potential.

Vision

To inspire every student to aim high and live successfully with integrity.

Mission

To provide a rigorous program of education and student activities in an effort for them to actualize their life goals as responsible members of the global society.

Commitment

We commit to providing a vigorous and effective learning experience targeting excellence through continuous improvement.

Motto

Building skills for excellence

School-wide Learning Outcomes (SLO's)

Effective Communicators

The foundation to building relationships, fostering collaboration resolving conflicts, and confidence.

Career Knowledge

The first step to career success. Explore available career paths and get ready for the next stages of life.

Valuable Members of Society

Contributing to the greater good of society, leads to a sense of purpose and personal growth.

Developing Financial Literacy

The starting point for financial stability and success. Understand how businesses and personal finances work and know the basics making informed financial decisions.

Effective Users of Technology

An essential part of living and working in the future. Comfort with technology and the ability to learn new tech-related skills quickly is expected in all workplaces even today.

Elementary Summer Program!!

A Global Adventure (for G1-G5) | June 10 - July 5, 2024 @ 08:30am - 2:30pm!

Secondary Summer Program!!

English, Math, and STEM (for G6-G10) | June 10 - July 5, 2024

Universities our alumni go to

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What curriculum does NIVA use?

NIVA uses an American curriculum based on the California common core standards.

What are the class sizes and student-to-teacher ratios? What is the average class size and how many students are there per class?

We typically have smaller class sizes and lower student-to-teacher ratios than Thai schools. Class sizes may range from 15 to 26 students, with student-to-teacher ratios ranging from 13:1 to 20:1.

What are the qualifications of the teachers and staff?

Teachers and staff at NIVA hold advanced degrees and have experience teaching in international or multicultural settings.

What facilities and resources are available for students, such as libraries, sports facilities, and technology?
Please check out pictures of our beautiful campus here. You can also book a school tour to come visit our campus with your family!
Do we have a program to help students who cannot speak English?

Yes, we do. Our English Language Learner (ELL) program is designed to lay foundations for student who don't speak English with the goal of getting them ready to join our mainstream program. This program is available to all students, including those coming from Thai schools and Chinese-speaking families.

What extracurricular activities (ECAs) does the school offer?
NIVA offers a wide range of extracurricular activities including sports, arts, music, drama, and community service. Click on the following links to see a sample of ECAs we offer for elementary school and secondary school. Please note that the ECAs listed here are examples of what we typically offer. This list may change according to student interest.
What is the school's policy on student safety and security?
NIVA has policies and procedures in place to ensure student safety and security, including protocols for emergency situations, visitor management, and student supervision. You can read more about our Child Protection Policy here.
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ASC/WASC) LogoNIVA is fully accredited by WASC.The Office for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment (ONESQA) LogoNIVA has full ONESCA accreditation status.MOE LogoOPEC LogoInternational Schools Association of Thailand (ISAT) LogoNIVA is a member of ISAT.