Nakornpayap International School

Chiang Mai Anglo Singapore International School Thailand
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Nakornpayap International School
240, Moo. 6, T. San Phi Sua, A. Muang Chiang Mai, 50300, Thailand

School typeInternational School Private
Motto"Education through diversity"
GradesK1, K2, K3 to Grade 12
Age range3-19
Enrollmentapproximately 450 students
Average class size15 students per class
Medium of languageEnglish
Hours in school day8 (not including after school clubs and practices)
Campus size17 acres (69,000 m2)
School colour(s)     Red
     Black      White
Team nameThe NIS Stallions
AccreditationWestern Association of Schools and Colleges

Nakornpayap International School is a K-12 International school founded in 1993 in Chiang Mai, Thailand offering an American style curriculum.

Nakornpayap International School (NIS) was founded by Orawan Chaisorn and later purchased by Piti Yimprasert. Since 2000, NIS has been accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)[1] is an official academic body responsible for the accreditation of public and private universities, colleges, secondary and elementary schools in California and Hawaii, the territories of Guam, American Samoa and Northern Marianas Islands, in addition to the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, the Pacific Rim, East Asia, and areas of the Pacific and East Asia.

NIS celebrated its 25-year anniversary in 2018. It is one of the two oldest, non-denominational international school in Chiang Mai. With teachers and students representing over 30 countries around the globe, NIS proudly embodies the message of its motto: Education Through Diversity.


  1. ^ "Directory of Schools | Accrediting Commission for Schools Western Association of Schools and Colleges". Retrieved 2019-04-19.