FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How are the students’ grades and GPA computed ?
A: The grade points acquired for each subject are multiplied with the number of credits allocated for those subjects. To calculate the GPA, the product is then divided by the total number of credits.

The Grading key of the school which is given below indicates the letter grades and the grade points for the same.

Grading Key:

Letter Grade Point Grade Description Range of Scores
A

A-

B+

B

B-

C+

C

C-

D+

D

D-

F

4.00

3.70

3.30

3.00

2.70

2.30

2.00

1.70

1.30

1.00

0.70

0.00

Excellent

Good

Satisfactory

Poor

Fail

95-100

90-94

87-89

83-86

80-82

75-79

70-74

65-69

60-64

55-59

50-54

00-49

Q: What is the procedure for enrollment in high school (Grades 9-12) ?

A: 

  • First is entrance test.
  • If student pass the entrance test, purchase application form & submit all required documents by the school.
  • Interview. School will provide date for interview.
Q: What are the procedures for enrollment in Nursery to Grade 8 ?

A: The procedures are as follow:
For Nursery-K2:

  • Interview parents and student.
  • Purchase an application form from the PR office and complete it.
  • Provide all documents required by the school.

For K3-Grade 8:

  • Purchase an application form from the PR office and complete it.
  • Provide all documents required by the school.
  • Receive an appointment card from the Registrar.
  • Take the entrance test during the appointed time.
  • Examination results will be given during the interview.
Q: What curriculum is used at RAIS ?

A: RAIS has adapted the American Common Core State Standards, and the New Generation Science Standards. California Content Standards for activity subjects. For Computer subjects, ISTE Standards of USA are followed. The Music program at RAIS has integrated the Trinity College London music program to its curriculum.

Annually, the curriculum undergoes review and revision, keeping the standards, benchmarks, and performance indicators in place, in order to meet the needs of the students.

Percentage Value

Letter Grade

Regular Grade Point

Description

95 – 100

A

4.00

Excellent

90 – 94

 A-

3.70

87 – 89

  B+

3.30

83 – 86

B

3.00

Good

80 – 82

  B-

2.70

75 – 79

  C+

2.30

70 – 74 C

2.00

Satisfactory

65 – 69

  C-

1.70

60 – 64

   D+

1.30

55 – 59

 D

1.00

Poor

50 – 54

  D-

0.70

00 – 49

F

0.00

Fail 

Q: When does the school open for enrollment? And how many terms are there in a school year?

A:

  • The school is open for enrollment from January onwards.
  • There are two semesters in a school year. First semester begins in August, and the second semester begins in January.
  • Interested students can approach the school any time of the semester.
Q: How many students are there in RAIS ?
A: There are approximately 700 students.
Q: How many grade levels are there in RAIS ?
A: RAIS offers classes from Nursery through Grade 12.
Q: Is RAIS fully accredited ?

A: Yes. RAIS is fully accredited, approved, certified, and recognized by the following organizations and the Thailand government agencies:

  • Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS WASC)
  • Ministry of Education (MoE)
  • Office for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment (ONESQA)
  • Office of Private Education Commission (OPEC)
  • College Board (AP) for Advanced Placement courses
  • A member of International Schools Association of Thailand (ISAT)
  • ISO 9001:2015 certified
Q: What is ACS WASC?

A: ACS WASC stands for Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges. It is in California, USA. An ACS WASC accredited school means that it is a trustworthy school for student learning and committed for ongoing improvement.

Q: Can students graduating from Grade 12 (Mattayom 6) at RAIS take the Thai national entrance exam ?
A:No, it is not required of students graduating from an international school to take the Thai national entrance exam.
Q: Is Thai taught at RAIS ?
A: Yes, students at RAIS are required by the Ministry of Education to take Thai classes four periods a week.

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