Hunting Primary School (SD) in BSDĀ 

After hunting for preschool, kindergarten, now is time to hunt for primary school for my eldest son. As for Raphael, I think he will follow his brother, so I dont have to drop them to different schools in the morning.

1. Saint John Catholic School

Dari dulu udh suka bgt ama st john. Tapi koq harganya makin mahaaaaaal melambung tinggi…. SD nya udh 3.1 jt /bulan. Kayanya nyerah deh.

2. Canadian Montessori School

Super like this school. I went there once to chat with the principal and teacher. The teacher is orginal canadian. 

Pros:

  • No homeworks
  • No tests
  • Excellent english (with bule teacher)
  • Lots of montessori materials
  • Small school, so hommy
  • School fee: 2.250.000/ month

Cons:

  • Location is about half hour driving from my office/home. It will take time for me to go back n forth
  • No school bus (related to no 1)
  • No kindergarten.so raphael cannot enroll together with michael
  • Ujian Nasional will be held in Rumah Pelangi, pamulang
  • Small number of students
  • No playground (penting ga sih?)

3. Sophos school

Deeekeeet banget dr kantor. Tinggal jln kaki aja. Tapi muahaaaal. Rincian harga utk masuk SD:

Uang pangkal 36 jt

Uang sekolah 2.350.000/bulan

Uang buku 2.000.000/th

Seragam, library, dll ada lagi harganya

4. Anderson school

Sekolah ini ga pernah pasang iklan, lokasi jg tersembunyi. Tapi dari omongan org2 mutu sekolahnya bagus.

Kurikulum nasional plus singapore. Beberapa buku mereka import dr Singapore.

Biaya masuk SD:

Uang pangkal + buku: 17.500.000

Uang sekolah 860.000/ bulan

5. Strada bakti nusa

Dibanding yg lain2 di atas, emang nge jomplang bgt ya no 5 ini. Harga pun bagai bumi dan langit.

Pros: 

  • Very near to home
  • Kindergarten available
  • School bus available
  • Very very afordable (school fee 550.000/ month)
  • Big playground/sports field
  • Catholic school

Cons:

  • Bahasa
  • Need to pay for english n mandarin lesson (outside school)
  • Old fashioned school
  • Saturday is a school day