Forest City recently announced its collaboration with Shattuck-St. Mary (SSM), an educational institution that has established themselves in Minnesota, USA as early as 1858.
Graham Gamble, the Head of SSM Forest City is expecting 150 students ranging from pre-school to high school in its first year.
“The school will offer a diverse array of facilities to support academic potential, athletic abilities as well as artistic pursuits,” said Graham adding that the holistic approach will appeal and reach out to students of all inclinations.
“International education is one of the key areas that have enjoyed a boost in the recent years within the Iskandar region. Shattuck St Mary’s School-Forest City will be the first educational institution setting up base at Forest City” said Chief Strategy Officer of Forest City, Dr. Yu Runze at the Meeting of Minds forum at Forest City.
Expected to start operations by mid-2018, phase one of the school will include five blocks complete with academic classes, a multi-purpose hall built on 61,260 square metres area and a boarding facility among others.