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12 schools found

Chantemerle // Montreux +

Location The chalet-like campus of the Chantemerle School is beautifully located near Lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps, on an am...
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Extra Curricular
Theatre / Drama/Swimming/Art/Chess Club/Badminton/Sailing/Basketball/Football/Choir/Music/Tennis/Archery/Martial arts/Fitness/Swiss Ski Academy/Juventus soccer academy/Film club/Survival skills/Circus skills/Ballroom dancing/Etiquette
Academic programs
language certifications (DELF, Cambridge, Goethe)/French National Brevet des Collèges/IB Diploma/Swiss Matura
High School (Swiss Matura and IB diploma)*: Boarding Tuition
*Residency program CHF 40'000 to 65'000
Primary to middle school: Day Tuition
CHF 20'500 to 22'500
Primary to middle school: Boarding Tuition (5 or 7 days)
CHF 33'500 to 45'500
Scholarships
Sports scholarships/International student/Academic
Setting
Village
Total Enrollment
50 boarders + 15 day school
Average Class Size
12
Language courses offered
Farsi/Japanese/Russian/English/Mandarin/German/French/Spanish
Main language
French/Bilingual English and French
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
5+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
5+
Day Students
Yes
Flexi-boarding
Yes
Weekly Boarding
Yes
Full Boarding
Yes
Occasional Boarding
Yes
Career Counselling
Yes
Senior School Counselling
Yes

Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil // Villars +

Founded in 1910 in the scenic Swiss Alps, Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil is one of the oldest private boarding schools in Switzerland as well as on...
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Extra Curricular
Round Square/Hiking/Climbing/Table Tennis/Swimming/Golf/Art/Debating Club/Chess Club/Theatre/Horse-riding/Badminton/Basketball/Dance/Film Club/Choir/Snowboarding/Tennis/Alpine Skiing/Yoga
Academic programs
High School Diploma/French Brevet/IGCSE/EAL/French Baccalaureate/ESL/IB Diploma
Type
Outdoor adventures/Language courses
Duration
2 – 4 weeks (summer)
Time of year
Summer
Boarding Tuition
CHF 98,500
Russel Group Entrance
21%
Oxbridge Entrance
1%
University Entrance
95%
GCSE pass rate
30% A-A*
Average Class Size
10 - 12
Teacher - Student Ratio
1:4
Total Enrollment
240
Setting
Mountain Resort
Main language
English/French
Language courses offered
Spanish/French/Italian/German/Portugese/Mandarin/ESL/EAL/Russian/Japanese/Arabic
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
11+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
11+
Full Boarding
Yes
Weekly Boarding
No
Day Students
No
Preparation Course
UCAS Preparation
Career Counselling
Yes
University Counselling
Yes
Senior School Counselling
Yes

Collège Champittet // Lausanne +

Set a short walk away from the scenic Lake Geneva, Collège Champittet offers students a relaxed yet urban environment perfect to pursue primary and secondar...
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Academic programs
Swiss Matura/IB Diploma/French Baccalaureate
Extra Curricular
Tennis/Music/Choir/Football/Dance/Basketball/Sailing/Badminton/Art/Swimming/Theatre / Drama/Hiking
Time of year
Summer
Boarding Tuition
CHF 70,000-90,000
Day Tuition
CHF 9,600-30,550
Setting
Urban
Main language
Bilingual English and French/English
Language courses offered
Spanish/French/Italian/Latin/German/ESL/EAL/Russian/DELF
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
3+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
12+
Full Boarding
Yes
Weekly Boarding
Yes
Day Students
Yes
Career Counselling
Yes
University Counselling
Yes
Senior School Counselling
Yes

Collège du Léman // Geneva +

With 1,900 students from over 100 different countries across day and boarding programs, CDL is the largest private for-profit K-12 school in Switzerland. ...
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Academic programs
US High School Diploma/French Baccalaureate/TOEFL/IELTS/ESL/IB Diploma/Swiss Matura/A Level / GCSE/AP Diploma
Extra Curricular
Theatre / Drama/Art/Track and Field/Volleyball/Basketball/Dance/Hockey/Football/Music/Snowboarding/Skiing/Tennis/Rugby
Type
Language courses/Art, dance & theatre/Ski & snowboard/Outdoor adventures
Duration
2 – 4 weeks
Time of year
Winter/Summer
Day Tuition
CHF 22'700 - CHF 34'500
Boarding Tuition
CHF 79,200 - CHF 92,500
Total Enrollment
2000
Main language
English/French
Language courses offered
Spanish/French/Italian/German/Mandarin/English
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
2+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
8+

Institut auf dem Rosenberg // St.Gallen +

Location Overlooking the historical city of St. Gallen, this Swiss international school is located in the German-speaking pa...
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Extra Curricular
Skiing/Tennis/Music/Football/Basketball/Horse-riding/Climbing/Yoga/Acrobatics/International Law/Journalism & Social Media/Hotel Management/Art Portfolio/Wealth Creation & Investment/Biotechnology/Coding & Robotics/Product & Fashion Design/Business Entrepreneurship/Fencing/Personal Training/Hip-Hop & Contemporary Dance/Mountain Biking
Academic programs
A-Level/IB Diploma/ESL / EAL/US High School Diploma/IELTS/German Abitur
Boarding Tuition
CHF 130'000 per year
Scholarships
Not available
Setting
Urban
Total Enrollment
230
Teacher - Student Ratio
1:3
Average Class Size
8
Language courses offered
Mandarin/Portugese/German/French/Spanish/Russian/Arabic/Availability of other languages on demand/Greek/Urdu/EAL / GAL/Turkish
Main language
English/German
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
5+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
6+
Weekly Boarding
No
Full Boarding
Yes
Preparation Course
Yes - Oxbridge/UCAS Preparation
Career Counselling
Yes
University Counselling
Yes
Senior School Counselling
Yes

Institut Montana // Zug +

The Swiss and International Boarding and Day School Institut Montana Zugerberg is set on a large, 60-acre campus which extends over the picturesque and natur...
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Academic programs
Swiss Matura/IB Diploma/Bilingual Elementary
Boarding Tuition
53 800 - 67 500 CHF
Day Tuition
26 200 - 31 400 CHF
Setting
Urban
Total Enrollment
ca. 320
Average Class Size
maximum 15 (12 in Bilingual Elementary)
Main language
Bilingual German and English
Language courses offered
Spanish/French/Italian/ESL/EAL/Russian/DAZ
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
4+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
10+
Full Boarding
Yes
Day Students
Yes

Lemania College // Lausanne +

Since 1908, the school has provided an outstanding education for more about 150,000 students, each of whom has benefited from the highest standards of teaching ...
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Extra Curricular
Track and Field/Debating Club/Badminton/Sailing/Basketball/Cricket/Dance/Film Club/Hockey/Football/Music/Tennis/Rugby/Art/Golf/Swimming/Table Tennis/Rowing/Theatre / Drama
Academic programs
Language Certificates (Cambridge, DELF, Goethe)/A Level / GCSE/Summer Camps/French Baccalaureate/IB Diploma/Swiss Matura
Scholarships
Academic
Boarding tuition fee
CHF 37 700 - 101 000
Day Tuition
CHF 18 000 - 27 000 per year
Total Enrollment
1100
Setting
Urban
Average Class Size
15 - 19
Language courses offered
Russian/Mandarin/Portugese/German/Italian/French/Spanish/Japanese/Arabic
Main language
French/English/Bilingual English and French
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of Entry
14+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
15
Weekly Boarding
Yes
Senior School Counselling
Yes
University Counselling
Yes
Career Counselling
Yes

Leysin American School // Leysin +

Set in its stunningly beautiful Alpine location overlooking the Rhone valley, the village of Leysin makes an excellent home for this excellent co-educational...
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Academic programs
IB Diploma/US High School Diploma/EAL/AP Courses
Boarding Tuition
77, 500 CHF
Scholarships
Founders Scholarship Program for Corporate Sponsored Students/Limited financial aid available
University Entrance
99% to university/80% to US universities
Total Enrollment
ca 350
Setting
Mountain Resort
Teacher - Student Ratio
1:8
Average Class Size
12
Language courses offered
Spanish/French
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
12+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
12+
Full Boarding
Yes
Day Students
No
University Counselling
Yes
Career Counselling
Yes

Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz // St.Moritz +

With 210 boarders from over 30 nations and 110 local day students, the Lyceum Alpinum campus and sports fields occupy an extensive site overlooking the pictures...
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Academic programs
Swiss Matura/IB Diploma/German Abitur/ESL/SAT/ACT/IELTS/TOEFL
Extra Curricular
Tennis/Football/Basketball/Badminton/Volleyball/Track and Field/Music/Choir/Theatre/Debating Club/Model United Nations/Art
Boarding tuition fee
70'700 -78'400CHF
Scholarships
Academic
Day Tuition
28'100CHF per year
University Entrance
99%
Setting
Village
Total Enrollment
300
Average Class Size
16
Teacher - Student Ratio
1:4
Main language
Bilingual German and English
Language courses offered
Spanish/French/Italian/Latin/German/Portugese/Mandarin/ESL/EAL
Age of Entry
12+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
12+
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Full Boarding
Yes
Weekly Boarding
No
Preparation Course
Yes - Oxbridge/UCAS Preparation/Yes - other Universities
Career Counselling
Yes
University Counselling
Yes

St. George's International School // Montreux +

Location  The school’s urban campus is ideally located near Lake Geneva and Montreux and boarding students live in a large...
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Extra Curricular
Photography club/Theatre / Drama/Table Tennis/Swimming/Golf/Art/Debating Club/Chess Club/Badminton/Basketball/Cricket/Dance/Film Club/Football/Choir/Music/Skiing/Tennis/Rugby
Academic programs
ESL / EAL/IGCSE/US High School Diploma/IB Diploma
Russel Group Entrance
6/43
Oxbridge Entrance
2%
University Entrance
99%
IGCSE Results 2018
Over 90% of our candidates achieved A*-C grades with an overall success rate of 99%/A* to B grades were over 50% across all subject entries
Average Class Size
16-20
Teacher - Student Ratio
1:9
Total Enrollment
450
Setting
Urban
Language courses offered
Arabic/Japanese/Russian/ESL/EAL/Mandarin/Portugese/German/Italian/French/Spanish
Main language
French/English
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
8+
Age of Entry
3+
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Full Boarding
Yes
Weekly Boarding
Yes
Flexi-boarding
Yes
Day Students
Yes
Senior School Counselling
Yes
University Counselling
Yes
Career Counselling
Yes
Preparation Course
Preparation course for scientific studies/UCAS Preparation

Stiftsschule Engelberg // Engelberg +

Location The school is strategically located in Engelberg in the heart of the country in the Swiss canton of Obwalden and approx...
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Extra Curricular
Cross-Country Skiing/Table Tennis/Swimming/Golf/Art/Badminton/Basketball/Hockey/Football/Choir/Music/Skiing/Tennis/Book Club/Orchestra/Curling/Biking/Ice Hockey
Academic programs
Bilingual Swiss Matura/IB Diploma
Boarding Tuition
CHF 39’500-43’000
Day Tuition
Day school is only possible for local pupils
Setting
Village
Total Enrollment
130
Average Class Size
20
Language courses offered
English/German/Latin/French/Greek
Main language
Bilingual German and English/German
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
11+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
11+
Weekly Boarding
Yes/host families for students who stay for the weekend
University Counselling
Yes

Tasis American School // Lugano +

Founded back in 1956, The American School in Switzerland is the oldest American boarding school in Europe and is endorsed by the New England Association of S...
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Academic programs
AP Courses/EAL/Bilingual IB Diploma/US High School Diploma/ESL/IB Diploma
Day Tuition
CHF 27,100–46,300
Boarding Tuition
CHF 80,000
Total Enrollment
700
Setting
Urban
Language courses offered
ESL/EAL/Italian/French/Spanish
Main language
English/Italian Section (9th Grade)
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
4+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
12+
Full Boarding
Yes
Day Students
Yes
University Counselling
Yes
Career Counselling
Yes
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