Nan Hua Primary School, originally known as Nan Hua Girls’ School was founded in 1917 as an all-girls school before it was renamed Nan Hwa Primary School in 1964 and became co-educational.
Today, the school is fully mixed and accepts both boys and girls. The school is a Special Assistance Plan (SAP) School.
English is the medium of instruction, but the school offers other mother-tongue languages including Chinese, Tamil, and Malay. However, the primary language used for communication is English.
Nan Hua Primary School complies with the Ministry of Education policies and ethics; therefore, every child matters.