Bali International School opened in September 1986 and was renamed in accordance with the Ministerial Decree on Education in 2014. BIS is the most established school in Bali and is the only school on the island authorized to offer the full International Baccalaureate Programme continuum from Preschool to Grade 12: Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. 

BIS is the first school on the island to initiate and organize events including Bali Maths Competition, Bali School Sports Association (BSSA), Indonesian International Small Schools Activity Conference (IISSAC), Battle of the Bands, BIS College and University Fairs, and Bali Model United Nations (MUN). 

BIS regularly participates in the South East Asian Maths Competition (SEAMAC) and in the international Global Issues Network (GIN) conference and World Scholars Cup.

This is best experienced first-hand come and visit us!


Primary students

Secondary students

of our teachers are expats

Student to teacher ratio

School year divided into 4 terms

Broad range of after school activities

90%-100% of Graduates go to university

Students per class

School days (07:45am-02:45pm)

Years of average faculty teaching experience

In Primary per class 1 Expat & 1 Indonesian teacher

Student Nationalities

Teacher Nationalities

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  1. Europe (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland)
  2. Asia (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Taiwan)
  3. North America (Canada, USA)
  4. South America (Brazil, Colombia)
  5. 14% have dual nationalities
    1. Other (Ireland, Turkey, South Africa, Portugal, Japan, German, France)

Authorized since 1999

Accredited since 1995

Accredited since 2010

Authorized since 1996

High Academic Standards
Holistic Education
Excellent Teachers
After School Activities
Active Community Engagement