Best Schools July 19, 2018

Best Schools to Study in the Mountains

Benefits of going to school on the Mountain

Who doesn’t dream of attending school in a spectacular setting? Life-changing learning takes place both in and out of the classroom.

At world schools, you can discover schools in panoramic mountain settings with stunning views. Breath the fresh air, participate in exciting outdoor activities, discover new cultures.


Outdoor Activities

Mountain based international schools offer so much more, than just classes. Students will learn exciting new winter and summer sports programs and keep the skills all their life. Activities range from mountaineering, skiing, ski touring, snowboarding, rock climbing, mountain and downhill biking, studying flora and fauna and so much more. Some schools offer several day expeditions with overnights in traditional mountain huts or camping under the stars.

Fresh Air

Sending your kid away from the city to a school in nature can change your child’s life. Students breathe more deeply and grow up in a healthy environment.

Inspirational Learning Environment

Studying on the mountain can trigger creativity and out of the box thinking. When living in such an environment, students will forget typical city stress. They will be able to focus on the essentials, improving their overall performance.

Selection of schools in stunning mountain settings:

Schools in alphabetical order, no ranking:


Aiglon College

Education should be a way of life. School should be about the development of the whole person. When John Corlette founded Aiglon College in 1949, he had a unique vision: ...
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College Alpin Beau Soleil

Founded in 1910 Beau Soleil is one of the oldest private boarding schools in Switzerland. It provides a full boarding education for students from over 55 different nationalities aged 11-18 ...
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 La Garenne International School

La Garenne International School

Founded in 1947, La Garenne International School is one of the leading boarding schools located on a sunny plateau in the Swiss Alps. Owned and managed since two generations by ...
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Lake Tahoe Preparatory School

Squaw Valley Academy is private, coed, international, college-preparatory boarding school located at Lake Tahoe, California, USA, since 1978. We enroll students who are between ages 14 and 18 in grades ...
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 Préfleuri International Alpine School

Préfleuri International Alpine School

Préfleuri is an exclusive international boarding school in the Swiss Alps that caters for children from 3 to 13 years of age. Since 1948, Préfleuri has been a loving home ...
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Send your request to those schools

The popular schools can have long waiting lists. We advise you to apply early in order to secure places, so make sure, that you start investigating well in advance. Then start approaching the schools’ admissions offices or use the world schools request function.