School Services


The personal appearance of ISHCMC-American Academy students should reflect a respect for the school and the international community so that individual student dress does not distract from the learning process. ISHCMC-AA is a place of work and study and therefore appropriate dress is neat, clean, modest and in good repair.

How To Purchase

Parents can visit ISHCMC- AA uniform shop at the following address to try on and purchase school uniforms. The shop is open daily from 8 am to 3:30 pm.


Parents can visit ISHCMC- AA uniform shop at the following address to try on and purchase school uniforms.

Shop Opening Hours: Mondays to Fridays, 8 am – 3:30 pm

Ms. Phuong Ngo, Uniform Store Clerk

28 Vo Truong Toan Street, An Phu Ward, Thu Duc City (District 2), HCMC

(84-28) 3898 9100 ext. 626


Healthy Food Choices

A good variety of healthy and delicious food choices are available daily at the ISHCMC-American Academy Canteen. The school supervises the canteen operations to ensure that quality standards are maintained.

Initiated by the School’s canteen committee, the ISHCMC-AA community has united to join the campaign to energize its students by providing healthy, balanced and nutritious dishes, handcrafted with fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Well-known chefs within the food and beverage industry to Vietnam have consulted in developing new school menus. Chefs collaborating on recipes, coaching staff and further developing service procedures.

Breakfast offerings include a healthy breakfast bar with a selection of fruit, yoghurt and cereals. Snacks options include smoothies, natural fruit juices and baked goods made with wholemeal flour, oats and grains. ISHCMC-AA students can choose from a daily option of Asian or Western hot gourmet meals, a themed salad bar, a soup counter serving traditional Asian soups, or a made-to-order sandwich bar. We provide students with a varied daily selection enabling them to make their own good choices.

How to Order Lunches

Lunches may be ordered in advance or daily as needed. If you have any allergy concerns please inform canteen manager. Our canteen is completely nut free.


The ISHCMC-American Academy provides a bus system which serves over 50% of the ISHCMC-AA community. All buses operate with guidance and expectations. Each bus has one driver and one supervisor. All staff receive safeguarding and child protection training. Clear expectations with regards to behavior and safety are in place.

Our transportation service is optional. The prices are calculated to cover costs. The costs of the service are divided up equally among the users by zones. Routes, stops and travel times are likely to change during the year and also from year to year.

We will try to accommodate a pick up/drop off point as close as possible to your home. Please be informed our bus fees are calculated for one year and have to be paid in two installments (1st semester / 2nd semester). Bus fees are not refundable.

Districts currently covered by the ISHCMC-AA bus service include:

  • District 2
  • Binh Thanh District
  • District 1
  • District 3
  • District 4
  • District 5
  • District 7
  • Tan Binh District
  • Go Vap District
  • Tan Phu District
  • Thu Duc District

We do our best to accommodate all applicants. If you live outside of these districts, please contact our Transportation Coordinator for further information.