Sekolah Tinggi Muar, or Muar High School or High School Muar as it is popularly known, was founded in 1902 and is one of the oldest schools in Muar district. The school began as a Government English Sschool Muar (GESM). The current Muar High School building was constructed in 1914. Around 1957-1959, it became the centre for DTC Teachers Training Centre and between 1965-1967 it became the centre for RTC Training. In 1965 the school took in Form Six students for the first time, to cater to the needs of students from Northern Johor.
As the premier school in Muar district, Muar High School has produced generations of successfull graduates. Some of the prominent figures include YAB Dato Hj.Abdul Ghani B.Othman our Johor state Menteri Besar, YB.Tan Sri Muhyddin B.Hj.Mohd.Yassin (Minister of Local Trade and Consumer Affairs), YB. Dato Chua Jui Meng ( Minister of Health ) and Tan Sri Jaafar B.Husin (ex Governor of Bank Negara).(More information: Please read A Brief History of High School Muar)
If you're driving from Kuala Lumpur on the North South Expressway (NSE), take the Tangkak exit (Interchange 235) and drive on past Sg. Mati and Parit Bunga (on highway 23 and 5). Muar town is about 27km from the Tangkak exit. Muar High School is located near Jalan Meriam.Source: (www.virtualmalaysia.com) Find map of Muar, Johor from Google.com or view this map.