Copenhagen International School

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Day School
+45 39 46 33 00
Hellerupvej 22-26, 2900 Hellerup, Denmark
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Year of Foundation 1963
Enrollment Phase / Grades Preschool, Primary, Secondary, Sixth Form
Boarding Day School
Number of students 900
Nationalities 82
Teacher Student Ratio NA
Accreditations CIS, IBO, NEASC
Headmaster Walter Plotkin
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Description

CIS is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, offering the IB Primary Years Programme, the IB Middle Years Programme and the IB Diploma Programme. With more than 4,000 IB schools worldwide, the education that we offer is globally recognized and easily transferable. CIS has been accredited by the Council of International Schools since 1973 and is also accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges in the U.S. CIS is one of the original IB Diploma Programme schools and we have offered the program since its very beginning in the mid-1960s. The IB Diploma is a strong academic program, centered on the traditional core disciplines, which prepares students for entrance into colleges, universities, or other institutions providing tertiary education and training. University and Careers Guidance at CIS is carefully structured grade by grade to lead students through the process of career selection and to help them to make successful applications to future institutions. More than 90% of the graduating CIS seniors enter universities and institutions of higher learning worldwide. CIS is committed to excellence in the education and the personal growth of every student. Our students learn in a multicultural community where each person is respected regardless of nationality, race, or religion. Students discover the world, its people, and its cultures through direct experience. Through play, study, co-curricular activities and the relationships they form, students at CIS learn to appreciate their own strengths and to respect differences rather than fear them. Combined with academic rigor, this experience extends outside the classroom and equips students for success and global citizenship beyond school. In addition, the school provides courses and learning support services which address the needs of a student body diverse in educational background and ability. Currently 20% of CIS students come from the USA, 13% from the UK, and 20% from Denmark. The remainder come from 80+ countries around the world. For information about the admission process, click here. Students attending CIS enjoy living in Scandinavia and in or near the city of Copenhagen which is consistently named as one of the top 10 best places to live in the world _ and amongst the Danes, who both in 2012 and 2013 were found to be ñthe happiest nation in the worldî according to the World Happiness Report, commissioned for the UN Conference on Happiness.

Academics

Curriculum

IB,MYP,PYP

Languages of instruction

English

Foreign languages

NA

Examinations

University counseling

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Extra-Curricular

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