Experience one of the Best International Schools in Asia.
Dalat International School provides education for life for expatriate and local students residing within Penang or through our boarding program.
Students of all nationalities are welcome to apply as we seek a diverse student body. Dalat also admits academically qualified Malaysian students.
Dalat’s policy states that all students attending the school are expected to live with their parents or documented legal guardian in Penang or to live in one of the school’s boarding homes. All expatriate students studying at Dalat must apply for a student pass.
Dalat’s age admission policy states that children entering the elementary school must be age appropriate for their grade level by August 1st of the year they are enrolling.
Admissions Information for the Current School Year
- For applications to be processed by the end of the academic school year, for enrollment in August, applications must be completed by May 1st.
- For enrollment in January, 2nd semester, applications must be completed by December 15th. We encourage parents who desire to enroll their child at Dalat to contact our Admissions Department regarding spaces available in all grades.
Please note that there may be very limited room in some grades, and particularly in Dalat’s English as a Second Language Program (ESL).
Your enquiry regarding placement for new students is important to us therefore please contact our Admissions Department for additional information regarding admission and for an appointment to tour Dalat International School. Unscheduled visits to the school are usually not very productive.
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School Year 2019-2020
Tuesday, 6 August 2019
Monday, 14 October to
Monday, 21 October 2019
Thursday, 19 December 2019
Tuesday, 14 January 2020
Monday, 23 March to
Friday, 3 April 2020
Tuesday, 9 June 2020
School Year 2020-2021
Wednesday, 5 August 2020
Monday, 12 October to
Friday, 16 October 2020
Thursday, 17 December 2020
Wednesday, 13 January 2021
Monday, 22 March to
Friday, 2 April 2021
Tuesday, 8 June 2021
Need a More Detailed Explanation of Dalat Admissions?
View our Online Dalat Admissions Handbook for a detailed overview of our policies and procedures. This document is also available to download in PDF format.