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Ages 14 to 17 • mastery-based learning

High School

Develop the knowledge, skills, and personal qualities needed for success in college and careers amidst a constantly evolving world.

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Mastery-based learning

Master a specific set of skills or knowledge before moving on to more advanced material rather than just memorizing information to earn a grade

Higher levels of achievement

Research shows that mastery-based learning helps students achieve at higher levels

Personalized and flexible

Allows students to work at their own pace and focus on the areas where they need more support

Improved retention

By demonstrating mastery before moving on, students are more likely to retain what they learn

Self-regulated learning

Students develop greater self-awareness and accountability as they are responsible for their own progress and are able to monitor their own learning

Increased engagement

With an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration, students are more engaged in classes and are able to see both their own and their peers’ progress in real-time

Deeper understanding of subject matter

Rather than just earning passing grades students gain a deeper understanding of the subject matter and are able to apply this knowledge in real-world situations.

Preparation for college and career

Prepare for college and career success by emphasizing skills such as self-directed learning, critical thinking, and problem-solving.

High School Required Subjects

NIVA's high school curriculum prepares students to receive an internationally recognized high school diploma, preparing them both for college and the modern world.

English

Develop critical thinking skills, including analyzing information, evaluating arguments, and making informed judgments. Essential for success in college and beyond

creative writing

persuasive writing

narrative writing

argumentative essays

debate

literary device & techniques

research & analysis techniques


learn to be self-reflective

learn to be resilient problem-solvers

World Geography

Understand the physical features of the Earth and its atmosphere as well as human activities that take place on the planet

physical & human geography,

natural hazards

environmental geography

culture & religion

globalization

geopolitical relations

cartography


develop respect for diversity

develop a sense of global citizenship

World History

Understand the interconnectedness of regions and people around the globe

ancient civilizations

renaissance & enlightenment

age of exploration & colonization

industrial & scientific revolution

world wars & cold war

globalization & the information age


cause & effect in complex events

recognize historical patterns & themes

view events from multiple perspectives

Geometry

Develop logical and spatial reasoning skills, enhance problem-solving abilities, and prepare for higher-level math and STEM courses

triangles & pythagorean theorem

polygons

quadrilaterals

3D shapes

angle properties

reflection symmetry

Euclidean geometry

analytical geometry

topology

trigonometry

differential geometry


apply math to real-life situations

engage in trial & error to solve problems

Algebra 2

Essential problem-solving skills and prepares them for higher level math courses and real-world applications

probability & statistics

polynomial equations

conic sections

trigonometric functions

matrices

logarithmic functions

vectors

sequences & series

complex numbers

rational function


apply math to real-life situations

develop logical reasoning skills

Pre-calculus

Develop advanced math skills covering a range of topics in algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Preparation for calculus, and STEM fields

complex numbers

parametric questions

trigonometric identities & equations

systems of equations & inqualities

exponential growth & decay

matrices & determinants

exponential & logarithmic functions

limits & continuity


develop persistence in problem-solving

learn to approach complex problems creatively

build confidence when tackling challenges

Biology

Develop logical and spatial reasoning skills, enhance problem-solving abilities, and prepare for higher-level math and STEM courses

triangles & pythagorean theorem

polygons

quadrilaterals

3D shapes

angle properties

reflection symmetry

Euclidean geometry

Analytical Geometry

Topology

Trigonometry

Differential Geometry


apply math to real-life situations

engage in trial & error to solve problems

Physics

Foundation to STEM fields. Explores the fundamental laws of nature and the behavior of matter and energy

energy & work

force

momentum

wave & optics

gravity & orbits

torque & rotational motion

electromagnetism principles

atomic & nuclear physics

mechanics

thermodynamics

astrophysics

kinematics

relativity

quantum mechanics


ability to revise thinking based on evidence

resilience in tackling challenging problems

Chemistry

The study of matter and its properties as well as the interactions between different types of matter

periodic table

atomic structure

bonding

acids & bases

solutions

laboratory skills

chemical equations

chemical reactions

properties & behavior of matter

stoichiometry

states of matter


ability to understand complex concepts

respect safety protocols & procedures

Desktop Publishing

Learn digital design principles, techniques and software essential to creating a publishing, professional quality documents

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

design principles

typography

color systems

image manipulation & editing

copyright & ethics


solve real-world designs problems

resilience in tackling challenging problems

AI & Data Science

Foundation in AI concepts, programming skills, and ethical considerations. Learn modern day programming languages, machine learning, and automation

python

codementum

vertex ai workbench

code.org ai

machine learning

predictive capabilities

mundane task automation

AI in society

robotics

natural language processing


build intelligent applications with ML

add machine or deep learning to software

PE

Promotes physical activity, healthy habits, teamwork, and social skills, which are essential for their physical and mental development

endurance

flexibility

strength

balance

agility

reaction time

spatial awareness

sports rules

sportsmanship

teamwork

communication skills

health education


appreciation for self-improvement

decision-making skills through sports

Business Studies

Essential skills and knowledge to succeed in the business world, including financial literacy, entrepreneurship & critical thinking

entrepreneurship

marketing

accounting

financial literacy

business ethics

business planning

market research

sales techniques


positive attitude towards challenges

develop career readiness skills

Modern Marketing

Practical skills for advertising, market research, & contact creation. Develop awareness of market trends, explore new ideas & developments

advertising principles

market research

customer segmentation

product positioning

branding

consumer behavior

market trends

social media marketing


develop an entrepreneurial mindset

generate innovative solutions to challenges

Leadership

Prepare for leadership roles in the future. Identify personal strengths, develop interpersonal skills, articulate ideas & cultivate effective communication

self-awareness

emotional intelligence

interpersonal skills

problem-solving

decision-making

conflict resolution

negotiation

planning & goal-setting

ethical leadership

organizational skills

charity funds

career knowledge


develop gratitude & appreciation for others

humility & willingness to learn from others

openness to feedback & constructive criticism

Thai

Preserve their cultural heritage, develop language fluency, promote national identity, and foster a sense of pride and belonging

Thai language skills

Thai culture

Thai history

Thai literature

Thai geography


communicate effectively in Thai

build confidence for language learning

Supportive and effective classes

NIVA provides so many opportunities for students to attain subjects and requirements for well-known universities in Thailand and overseas.

@lxy_Tarn | Senior Class of 2023

High School Electives

Whether your child is planning to pursue business, medical, or any other field, our high school program provides the essential building blocks for success.

Anatomy & Physiology

Fundamental understanding of the human body, essential for pursuing careers in healthcare

human body patterns

cell structure

tissue types

medical terminology

disease prevention

organ function

nutrition & digestion


learn to prioritize health & well-being

knowledge about how the body works

Public Speaking

Develop confidence, articulate thoughts clearly, enhance critical thinking, persuade, negotiate, & adapt to different scenarios

eye contact

gestures & postures

vocal variety

audience analysis

storytelling

persuasive language

improvisation

dealing with nerves

engaging the audience


openness to feedback & constructive criticism

adapt to different scenarios & audiences

Economics

Learn to think critically about economic issues and understand the impact of economic policies on individuals and society as a whole

demand & supply

scarcity

opportunity costs

market structures

fiscal policies

monetary policies

international trade

inflation

comparative advantage

taxes

economic systems


develop an eye for details

learn to persevere through difficult tasks

Accounting

Build a solid foundation in the principles and practices of financial accounting, useful in a wide range of careers in the business and finance industries

bookkeeping

financial analysis

financial statements

cash flow

budgeting & forecasting

taxation

ethics & professionalism

business law


develop an eye for details

appreciate consequences of mistakes

Python

Learn data manipulation, algorithm generation, and many other skills with a versatile and increasingly popular programming language

variables

data types

functions

conditional statements

modules

file i/o techniques

debugging

data manipulation techniques

object-oriented programming


persist through failure & learn from mistakes

solve real-world problems with technology

Web Design & Web Programming

Learn to create engaging, dynamic & interactive websites to meet the needs of modern users

html

css

javascript

programming fundamentals

responsive web

frontend frameworks

web development tools

ui/ux principles

git version control


solve real-world problems with technology

learn to write efficient & clean code

AP Courses

Take charge of your education and pave your way to university and beyond. Get a head start in any field from business to medicine to engineering.

Read more about the advantages of taking AP courses

Extra-curricular Activities (ECA)

Learning doesn’t stop when the bell rings. Discover new talents and explore your interests through our diverse activity program. From fine arts to athletics, we have something for everyone.

Basketball

Football

Volleyball

Badminton

Table Tenis

Swimming

Art Club

Thai Music

Thai Dance

Chess Club

Codementum

Film Studies

NIVA American International School is an outstanding educational institution

It provides students with an exceptional learning experience, personalized learning and extracurricular activities

Jeehye the only Korean girl | Senior Class of 2023

Beyond Graduation

Our recent graduates, the class of 2022, went on to study in the following fields

Medical Fields

23.3%

Business Fields

33.3%

Computer Science

11.1%

Engineering Fields

8.3%

Communication Fields

8.3%

Other Fields

15.8%

Our alumni are working today as:

We take pride in the successes of our alumni. Our alumni are working in a wide variety of industries and making an impact in their respective fields.

Entrepreneurs

Doctors

Engineers

Dentists

Architects

Lawyers

Professors

Pilots

Designers

Vets

Software Developers

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What AP courses does NIVA offer?
Please click here to see AP courses we offer. Please keep in mind that each class must have met the required minimum number of students registered it to take place.
How does the AP program benefit the students when they go to university?
  • The Advanced Placement (AP) program can benefit students when they go to university by providing them with college-level coursework in high school, which can help prepare them for the rigor and expectations of university-level courses.
  • Students who take AP courses may be eligible to receive college credit, advanced placement, or both, which can help reduce the cost of college tuition and allow students to graduate earlier.
  • Additionally, having AP courses on a student's transcript can demonstrate to universities that they are willing to challenge themselves academically and may improve their chances of being accepted into competitive programs.
Do students receive a diploma for AP?
There are two types of AP diploma:
  1. AP Capstone Diploma: The requirements for receiving this diploma is as follows: AP Capstone 1 (Seminar), AP Capstone 2 (Research), four other AP exam scores (all scores have to be at least 3 out of 5).
  2. AP International Diploma (APID): A globally recognized certificate awarded to students who display exceptional achievement across a variety of disciplines. Five AP exams with scores of 3 or above is required (different subjects have different requirements).
How does the school help students with scholarships abroad?
Our guidance counselor works tirelessly to help our grade 11 and 12 students apply for scholarships abroad. We help students prepare and send their applications, guide them with the student interview questions, and assist with all the documents needed for their choice universities.
What happens when a student changes from IB curriculum (or others) to an American Curriculum?
When a student transfers to NIVA, our guidance counselor and registrar will assess and determine subjects that can be matched and transfered to our system. We will then guide the student through the process of developing a plan to acquire the remaining necessary credits and classes for graduation.
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.