American Intercon School (AIS) has now been crowned as a leader in education and discipline. With the result of the 2015-2016 BACII result, 92.14 percent of students from AIS passed the exam, which was the highest figure compared to the result of the national exam under the restriction on rules by the ministry during the last few years with seven A-grades students as well.
Previous years results are as follows:
- In 2011, one A-grade student
- In 2013, three A-grade students
- In 2015, five A-grade students
AIS is the first Khmer-American school, consisting of Khmer general program from kindergarten up to grade 12. The school was founded in 2005, after it was officially recognised by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport. Since then, AIS has actively joined in human resource development via its educational services for students on every level with excellence of quality and virtue to keep Cambodia growing based on practical knowledge.
AIS’s exclusive Khmer-American curriculum is one the main factors that contribute to their large admission numbers, with about 5,200 students, while 400 others include teachers and staff, Ros Yana, AIS’s Vice-President, stated: “The special curriculum of this school is that the education program runs in accordance to the standardisation of the Ministry of Education’s english computer and sport study program while we also hold local and overseas study trips.”
He continued, “The school also houses a big library with lots of books and documents for research, a laboratory with modern equipment, big building and big classrooms equipped with high-end materials and equipment.” Besides the key study programs, the students also have the opportunity to increase their skill set on Saturdays by taking arts, dancing, music, housekeeping, computer class and many other sport programs.”
AIS was established based on the philosophy of Oknha Dr. Mengly J. Quach, who has always been sowing knowledge to the new Cambodian generation. Since 2005, the school has been focusing on new innovations as well as teaching techniques and students’ activities. AIS has also integrated a system for quality checks on education based on student-centered practice.
“Every student at AIS is aware of the rules and adheres to all of them as they cannot peak or copy from the others because they have to depend on their own ability. They are also happy to accept their results as well,”according to Ros Yana. “Teachers and the management board always observe and monitor their students’ monthly, semester and yearly scores strictly and regularly. The school also has a health monitoring program too,” concluded Yana.