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8 boarding schools found

College du Léman // Geneva +

With nearly 1,900 students from over 100 nationalities, Collège du Léman International School Geneva is Switzerland’s largest private for-profit K-12 school....



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Boarding Tuition
CHF 89,500
Day Tuition
CHF 22,130 – 34,200
Maturité suisse
100% pass rate
IB Diploma Average
33.5
French Baccalaureate
100% pass rate
Setting
Suburban
Total enrollment
1000+
Average class size
16/18
Academic programmes
A-Level/GCSE/IB Diploma/Swiss Matura/ESL/US High School Diploma/IELTS/TOEFL/ French Baccalaureate/AP Diploma
Extracurricular programmes
Rugby/Skiing/Hockey/Football/Theatre/Art/Music/Tennis/Volleyball/Basketball/Dance/snowboarding/Athletics
Language courses offered
ESL / EAL/Mandarin/Italian/German/Spanish/French
Main language
Bilingual English and French/French/English
Age of entry to boarding houses
8 +
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of entry
2 +
Preparation course
Careers guidance
University counselling
Yes
Full boarding
Yes
Day pupils
Yes

Higher Education- SSTH // the Swiss Alps +

SSTH is unique in that the school has two parallel divisions on campus, studying in either the English or the German language. Undergraduate programs lead ...



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Setting
Semi-rural
Total enrollment
515
Academic programmes
Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management/Swiss HF Professional Education and Training Degree
Main language
English/German
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Preparation course
Careers guidance

Institut auf dem Rosenberg // St.Gallen +

Throughout its long history, stretching back over 120 years, this fine co-educational boarding school has maintained a tradition of excellence, providing a l...



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Boarding Tuition
CHF 84'000 per year
Day Tuition
CHF 21, 000 - 31, 000 per year
Academic programmes
A-Level/GCSE/Swiss Matura/German Abitur/US High School Diploma/AP Courses/Essame di Stato/Language Certificates (Cambridge, DELF, Goethe)
Main language
English
Bilingual sections
French/German/Italian

Institut Montana // Zurich +

Just an hour away from Zurich and built on a 60-acre campus in the gorgeous Zugerberg Mountain, the Swiss and International Boarding and Day School Institut ...



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Boarding Tuition
53 800 - 67 500 CHF
Day Tuition
26 200 - 31 400 CHF
Setting
Urban
Total enrollment
ca. 320
Average class size
max. 15 (12 in Bilingual Elementary)
Academic programmes
IB Diploma/Swiss Matura/Bilingual Elementary
Main language
English/Bilingual German and English
Language courses offered
Spanish/Italian/Russian/ESL / EAL/French/DAZ
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of entry
4 +
Age of entry to boarding houses
10+
Full boarding
Yes
Day pupils
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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Boarding Tuition
From CHF 37,700
Day Tuition
CHF 18,000 - 27,000 per year
Scholarships
Academic
University entrance
70%
French Baccalaureate
100% pass rate
Average class size
15-19
Total enrollment
1100
Setting
Urban
Academic programmes
French Baccalaureate/Swiss Matura/IB Diploma/A-Level/Summer Camps/Language Certificates (Cambridge, DELF, Goethe)
Extracurricular programmes
Golf/Badminton/Rowing/Weekend social and activities programme/Cricket/Dance/Film Club/Debating society/Table tennis/Basketball/Tennis/Swimming/Sailing/Music/Art/Theatre/Football/Hockey/Rugby
Main language
Bilingual English and French/French/English
Language courses offered
Spanish/German/Italian/Russian/Japanese/Mandarin/Arabic/Portuguese/French
Age of entry to boarding houses
15
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of entry
14+
Preparation course
Careers guidance
University counselling
Yes
Day pupils
Yes
Weekly boarding
Yes

Lycée Töpffer // Geneva +

Conveniently located in Florissant – a short drive away from the city centre – Lycée Töpffer is one of the best francophone schools in Geneva for boys and gi...



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Boarding Tuition
school fees included/CHF 47,000 including weekends/CHF 36,000 without weekends
Day Tuition
CHF 14,800 to CHF 22,800
University entrance
100%
Average class size
17
Setting
Urban
Total enrollment
220
Extracurricular programmes
Robotics/Ice skating/Alpine Skiing/Athletics/Badminton/Chess/Table tennis/Basketball/Swimming/Music/Art/Theatre/Football/Rugby/Informatics
Academic programmes
From CM1 to Terminale (French Baccalaureate)/French national curriculums
Language courses offered
English/French/Portuguese/ESL / EAL/Latin/Arabic/Mandarin/Russian/Italian/German/Spanish/French for non-French speakers/English for native English speakers/Availability of other languages on demand
Main language
French
Age of entry to boarding houses
11+
Age of entry
9+
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Preparation course
Preparation course for scientific studies/Yes - other universities/Yes - US universities/Yes - UK universities
University counselling
Yes
Weekly boarding
Yes
Flexi-boarding
Yes
Day pupils
Yes
Full boarding
Yes

Monte Rosa // Montreux +

Location: The boarding school is located in a contemporary 19th century home in the Château d'Arvel ' in Territet - Montreux over...



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Boarding Tuition
CHF 67,000 (Academic Year of 3 terms)
Day Tuition
From CHF 36,300 (Academic Year of 3 terms)
Teacher - student ratio
1:6
Academic programmes
AP Diploma
Language courses offered
French/Mandarin/Russian/Italian/German/Spanish
Main language
English
Boys
Yes
Age of entry
9 - 19
Girls
Yes
Preparation course
Yes - Oxbridge/ACT/SAT Preparation/TOEFL

St. George's International School // Montreux +

From its very foundation back in 1927, St. George’s International School was designed as an egalitarian institution where children from all over the world co...



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Russell group entrance
6/43
Oxbridge entrance
2%
University entrance
99% of pupils
Average class size
16/20
Teacher - student ratio
1:9
Setting
Urban
Total enrollment
approx 450
Extracurricular programmes
Choirs/Badminton/Cricket/Film Club/Debating society/Chess/Basketball/Tennis/Swimming/Music/Art/Theatre/Football/Skiing/Rugby
Academic programmes
ESL / EAL/US High School Diploma/IB Diploma/GCSE
Main language
Bilingual English and French
Language courses offered
Spanish/German/Italian/Russian/Japanese/Mandarin/Arabic/ESL / EAL/Portuguese/French
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of entry
3 +
Age of entry to boarding houses
9 +
Preparation course
Careers guidance/UCAS Preparation
University counselling
Yes
Full boarding
Yes
Day pupils
Yes
Flexi-boarding
Yes
Weekly boarding
Yes
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