At WASHINGTON D.C.SCHOOL  FIRST International School, we believe in the “whole child” education. Every student from kindergarten through grade 12 gets English-language, arts, mathematics, soWashington D.C.School l studies, music, visual and performing arts, natural sciences and physical education as core subjects.

WASHINGTON D.C.SCHOOL  FIRST extra- and co-curricular activities complement the academic disciplines. Students may join sports teams, student government, band, choir, visual arts, and more. High school students may choose College Board Advanced Placement courses.

At Washington D.C.School we integrate the 16 Habits of Mind in the learning process. The Habits of Mind is a set of 16 thinking skills for self-directed and lifelong learners. The understanding and application of these skills serve to aid students in working through real-life problems by using intentional strategies to gain positive outcomes.

Our unique curriculum and its accompanying extra- and co-curricular activities equip every WASHINGTON D.C.SCHOOL  FIRST student with a breadth of experiences that produce the most well-rounded students in Cambodia. All students have opportunities to explore and cultivate their talents, setting them up to lead fruitful and fulfilling lives.

Learn more about Washington D.C.School curriculum here.

Parent Code of Conduct

បទបញ្ជាផ្ទៃក្នុងសម្រាប់មាតា បិតា អាណាព្យាបាល ព្រមទាំងភ្ញៀវ

This Code of Conduct is an unsigned agreement between any parent, guardian, visitor and WASHINGTON D.C.SCHOOL  FIRST International School.

  • As a partnership, we all recognize the importance of good working relationships in equipping our children with the necessary skills for their academic success. For these reasons, we will continue to welcome and encourage parents and guardians to immerse in the school life.
  • At Washington D.C.School we are very proud to have a very dynamic school community.  At our school the staff, management, parents and guardian all recognize that for our children to succeed in school, we need strong partnership between all relevant stakeholders. We expect the whole school community to respect our school policy and be a good example of their own behavior on the school campus.
  • We are committed to dealing with problems constructively, through an open and positive dialogue. However, we understand that everyday misunderstandings can cause disappointments and negatively impacts our relationships. Whenever you have problems related to your child’s education, please contact your child’s teacher or school management and staff, who will be available to meet with you and go through and resolve the issues and concerns.
  • This code of conduct is written to provide the expectations on the conduct of all parents, guardians and visitors on the school campus, set pleasant school environment in which everyone feels safe, protected and respected.
  • To this end, this code aims to clarify the types of behavior that will not be tolerated and seeks parental consent to these expectations.

Behavior that will NOT be allowed on campus or in connection with the school:

  1. Interfering or threatening to interfere with any of the school’s normal operations or activities anywhere on the school campus or school grounds, including parking areas.
  2. Using loud or offensive language or displaying temper.
  3. Threatening in any way, a member of staff, visitor, fellow parent/guardian or child.
  4. Damaging or destroying school property.
  5. Sending offensive or threatening emails or text/voicemail/phone messages or other written communications (including soWashington D.C.School l media) to anyone within the school community.
  6. Posting defamatory or offensive comments about any of the pupils/parents/staff/ management at the school on Facebook or other soWashington D.C.School l media.
  7. Using physical, verbal or written aggression towards another adult or child. This includes physical punishment of your own child on school premises.
  8. Smoking, taking illegal drugs or the consumption of alcohol on school premises.
    • If any of the above takes place on school campus or in relation with school, the school may feel it is necessary to take action by contacting the appropriate authorities or we may consider banning the offending adult from entering the campus.
    • We thank you for respecting this code of conduct. Together we create and promote school environment of mutual understanding and respect for everyone in the school community.