Cempaka International School, Malaysia

Cempaka School was founded in 1983. It has since expanded to form the Cempaka Group of Schools, comprising three school and an A-Levels College, Spread over two campuses – one in Damansara Heighs and the other in Cheras. Students range in age from four (Reception) to eighteen (A-Levels).

Cempaka Schools’ education philosophy flows from the belief that the child’s development is nurtured through the mind, body and soul. Through rigorous mental stimulation, physical challenges and appreciation of the arts, a child can blossom into a scholar, sportsman and gentleman.

Entry into Cempaka International School is through competitive entrance examinations. From the moment a Cempakan is accepted into the School, he/ she is initiated into the culture of academic rigour and discipline. Standards are high and competition is keen.

Cempakans’ record in National Public Examinations ever since its inception in 1983 has been impeccable : 100% passes each year in all examinations – the Ujian Penilaian Sekolah rendah (UPSR) at Primary School and both the Penilaian Menengah Rendah (PMR) and Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) at Secondary School. The School is invariably listed as one of the top schools in these examinations each year and on numerous occasions, Cempakans have topped both the State and National lists and have progressed to win scholarships and gained entry into prestigious universities.

As soon as a student becomes a Cempakan, he/she is allocated a School House to which they belong throughout their school career. The first thing he / she will notice is that the fierce competitive spirit in the classroom spills into the field.


Year 1 – 6 (Primary)
British National Curriculum

Year 7– 11 (Secondary)
Students in Y7 to Y9 will follow the British National Curriculum. When students reach Y10 and Y11, they will follow the IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) from the University of Cambridge. 

Contact Details

Cempaka International School
Persiaran Awana,
Taman Cheras Permata Dua,
43200 Cheras,

Tel: +6(03)9076 8400
Fax: +6(03)9076 8194

Website: http://www.cempaka.edu.my/ciss.html