Bukit Mertajam’s economic and social growth over the decades has contributed to a firm standing in top-notch education.

Bukit Mertajam High School

Established in 1927, this landmark school has pioneered education in Penang for 9 decades. It remains one of the most prestigious schools in Malaysia and it is just 2.3 km away from Taman Daya Maju.

SJKC Beng Teik

This Chinese vernacular school is known for its exemplary canteen system. It is a short 4-minute drive (1.3 km) away from Taman Daya Maju.


This popular Chinese primary school has over 1,000 students. It is a 7-minute (3.7 km) drive away from Taman Daya Maju.

SMJK Jit Sin

This Chinese High School is known as a top performer and categorised as a “Kluster Cemerlang” school.

Jit Sin Independent School

This private school at the centre of Bukit Mertajam town is a 6-minute drive (3.3 km) away from Taman Daya Maju.

SMK Bukit Mertajam

This co-ed secondary school has over 1,500 students. It is located just 850 m away from Taman Daya Maju, which is a short 11
minute walk or 3-minute drive.