schools in taipei primarily teach in taiwanese, but there are a good number of international schools that will teach classes in english. by law, international schools are prohibited from accepting taiwanese students who do not hold a second passport, giving importance to those expat students looking to study in the country. however, these international schools are on the more expensive side when it comes to tuition fees.
International schools, as well as the local schools, in Taipei begin the academic year in August or September. The year consists of two semesters, the first ends with a break for the Chinese New Year celebrations, and the second semester ends for the summer holidays.
it is compulsory for children to attend nine years of school - six years of elementary school and three years of high school.
edarabia showcases all private schools in taipei through which parents can filter by tuition fees, curriculum, rankings & ratings. there are many public, private and charter schools near you that cater to both expat and local students.
depending on the level of education; kindergartens (pre-schools), primary, secondary and high schools will all have varying tuition fees. most k-12 schools offer different curriculums and extra-curricular activities to support the intellectual and physical wellbeing of students. admissions for the top international schools in taipei tend to have waiting lists so it is recommended that parents apply well in advance to secure a spot for their children. additionally, each school has ratings based on parent reviews and are ranked below accordingly.
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