Best Schools August 2, 2020

The Best Boarding Schools in the World

Going to a boarding school to study abroad is a formidable opportunity. Discover The Best Boarding Schools in the World.

Why choosing a Boarding School?
Students and parents initially choose a boarding school for more challenging academics. Students are stimulated intellectually in ways they never were before in their schools. A boarding school ensures that students are immersed in an educational world where learning is central to all activities. A class size of 12 is the average at most boarding schools. Students are encouraged to think and share. They actively participate in their learning. Teachers live on campus and are available for extra help after the school day ends.

Study abroad
Education experts around the world agree on many benefits of studying abroad. The choice of the country will depend on the individual preferences but any destination will bring the student to experience a new culture, meet international friends, create more independence and confidence, develop new language skills, boost social network and increase future professional opportunities.

Our selection of the Best Boarding Schools in the World

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TASIS The American School in Switzerland

Switzerland
Founded by international education pioneer M. Crist Fleming in 1956, TASIS The American School in Switzerland is a day and boarding school committed to creating global citizens through education, travel, ...
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Leysin American School in Switzerland

Switzerland
Located in picturesque Leysin, facing the panorama of the Southern Alps, LAS has both a strong academic ethos and an inspirational setting! The school combines an American educational philosophy with ...
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THINK Global School

United States
Welcome THINK Global School is a fully accredited traveling high school where you’ll live and learn in four countries a year, making unforgettable connections between your education and the world ...
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Bromsgrove International School Thailand

Thailand
Bromsgrove International School Thailand (BIST) is a British Curriculum Day and Boarding School for students aged 2-18. BIST is affiliated with Bromsgrove School UK, which was established in 1553. We ...
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Kingsley International School

Malaysia
Kingsley International School ethos echoes the wish of every parent: for his or her child to be happy, productive and fulfilled in life. Which is why we aim to inspire ...
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The Lady Elizabeth School

Spain
Established in 1987 The Lady Elizabeth School aims to provide an enriching, learning-focused education of the highest standard which allows our pupils to achieve both success and experience failure in ...
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Ermitage International School of France

France
Founded in 1941, Ermitage International School of France is a bilingual K-12 IB World School located 20km west of Paris in the historic suburb of Maisons-Laffitte. Our dynamic student body ...
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Collège et Lycée Saint Charles

Switzerland
The Collège and Lycée at Saint-Charles is an ideal blend of historical tradition and time-honored educational best practices mixed with modern innovation that every student needs to thrive. Located in ...
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Merrick Preparatory School

Distinctly Canadian - Uniquely Global! Since its opening in 2012, students from more than 26 countries have called Merrick Preparatory School home. International students come for the focused academic attention ...
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Keystone Academy

Keystone Academy is an innovative and unique school in China and the world. It draws from Chinese, American and International learning traditions and weaves them into a powerful bilingual education ...
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Collège Champittet

Collège Champittet is a school of reference in the Lausanne region and has two campuses, one in Pully-Lausanne (for students from 3 to 18 years old) and one in Nyon ...
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Institut Monte Rosa

Switzerland
Since 1874, Monte Rosa has been offering a wide range of academic programs in both general subject areas and intensive language studies, taught by enthusiastic teaching experts, in a family-like ...
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International School San Patricio Toledo

Spain
International School San Patricio Toledo, founded in 2006, belongs to San Patricio institution dedicated to education since 1958, which has three centers in Madrid, one center in Toledo and a ...
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Surval Montreux

Switzerland
Surval Montreux is a unique international full boarding school in Switzerland for girls aged 12-19. We offer a broad range of study programmes: internationally recognised IGCSE/A Level and American High ...
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Satit Bilingual School of Rangsit University

Double the Future Satit Bilingual School is directly North from Bangkok and 20 kilometres from Don Muang International Airport. The school campus provides a safe and peaceful environment for all ...
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Mas Camarena International Schools

Mas Camarena is a multilingual private School with following a Spanish curriculum that ranges from the first cycle of the Elementary school up to Baccalaureate and Vocational training Cycles. Our ...
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Cologne International School

COLOGNE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL - a state-approved, IB World School - provides an excellent bilingual, international education from grade 1 through to the IB Diploma or the Abitur (German high school ...
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St Edward’s College, Malta

Malta
The College welcomes students from local families as well as international families. This creates an open-minded environment for students to thrive and learn. We begin welcoming students from age 2 ...
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AMADEUS International School Vienna

AMADEUS International School Vienna is a unique coeducational day and boarding IB World school with an integrated Music and Arts Academy. The mission of the school is to create an ...
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The Brook Hill School

United States
Whether one is gifted academically, artistically or athletically, the students at Brook Hill are provided countless opportunities to be challenged: Advanced Placement and Dual Credit courses, vocal and instrumental music ...
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Fay School

Fay School was founded in 1866 and our 66-acre campus is located in Southborough, MA, just 25 miles from Boston. Our community includes 475 students in kindergarten through grade nine ...
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Ecole Chantemerle

Welcome to Chantemerle school. Founded in 1966 by Mathilde and Jean Wegmüller, Chantemerle is a private school located in Blonay (Vaud). Chantemerle welcomes Swiss and international students ages 6 through ...
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Salem Academy

United States
For bright, motivated young women, Salem Academy is more than a school—it's the beginning of possible. Since 1772, Salem Academy in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has focused solely on educating young ...
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Aquinas American School

Spain
Aquinas American School is an American, catholic, co-ed, college-preparatory school founded in 2012 and located in a closed-gate community called Monte Alina, in the suburbs of Madrid, Spain. The school ...
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American International School-Salzburg

AIS-Salzburg is an international, college-preparatory boarding school for students in grades 7 through 12 ( ages 12 to 18). Our school is designed to remain small with a student body ...
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Préfleuri International Alpine School

Switzerland
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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Stanstead College

Located in the Eastern Townships of Quebec, Canada, Stanstead College is a private boarding school for boys and girls in Grades 7 through 12. Surrounded by the rolling hills of ...
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Windermere Preparatory School, A Nord Anglia Education School

PREPARING THE NEXT GENERATION OF GLOBAL LEADERS At Windermere Preparatory School, students are nurtured intellectually, emotionally and socially to prepare them for the ever-changing challenges of tomorrow. Windermere Prep inspires ...
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Bishop’s College School

Established in 1836 in Quebec, Bishop's College School (BCS) is an IB World School offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and course certificates. Bordered by farmland and rolling hills on ...
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APU American International School

Since its inception in 2004, APU has provided a pathway to US universities by delivering a quality American education in Vietnam. We offer a rigorous curriculum approved by the state ...
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Lakefield College School

Canada
"Established in northeastern Ontario in 1879, Lakefield College School provides a world-renowned co-educational day and boarding school experience for Grades 9 through 12. LCS is inspired by a belief in ...
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St. Timothy’s School

St. Timothy’s is a private, all-girls boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12, offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (DP) and Middle Years Program (MYP). Our goal is ...
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La Garenne International School

Switzerland
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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Schloss Neubeuern

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Welcome! This page will introduce you to a very special boarding school in the beautiful foothills of Upper Bavaria. Schloss Neubeuern derives its uniqueness from its current students and staff, ...
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British International School, Phuket

Thailand
British International School, Phuket (BISP), is an English medium, co-educational, day and boarding school that was established in 1996 in the heart of Phuket, Thailand. Its purpose-built 44 acre campus ...
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Prem Tinsulanonda International School

Thailand
Prem Tinsulanonda International School is a leading co-educational boarding and day International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. Located on its lush 100-acre campus set in the foothills north of the ancient ...
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Institut auf dem Rosenberg

Switzerland
Institut auf dem Rosenberg, the Artisans of Education®, is a Swiss international boarding school for students between the ages of 5-18. Situated on top of a hill, overlooking the alpine ...
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Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz

Switzerland
The Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz, founded in 1904, is a Swiss international boarding school set in spectacular alpine landscape near St. Moritz, Switzerland. The Lyceum campus occupies an extensive site with ...
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The Thacher School

United States
The Thacher School, a coeducational boarding high school perched at the foot of the Topa Topa Mountains in Ojai, California, is anything but typical. Here, students encounter a combination they ...
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Aiglon College

Switzerland
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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Ecole d’Humanité

Switzerland
Surrounded by the awe-inspiring peaks of the Swiss Alps, the Ecole d’Humanité is home to students and teachers from 25 countries. The stunning natural setting provides a wholesome learning environment ...
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The Village School, A Nord Anglia Education School

EMPOWERING STUDENTS TO OWN THEIR LEARNING JOURNEY At The Village School students are empowered to own their learning and define their educational journey. In our stimulating learning environment, students can ...
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Pickering College

Founded in 1842, Pickering College is an independent boarding (Grades 7 to 12) and day (Kindergarten to Grade 12) school for boy and girls in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada, just 40 ...
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Trinity College School

Canada
Trinity College School is a co-educational, independent boarding/day school located on 100 acres of rolling countryside in picturesque Port Hope, Ontario, Canada, one hour's drive east of Toronto. Our Senior ...
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Westbourne School

1st in the UK League Tables for five consecutive years and awarded The Sunday Times School Guide, IB School of the Year 2019, Westbourne School is one of UK's leading ...
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St. Stephen’s School Rome

Italy
Nestling at the foot of the Aventine, the most exclusive of Rome’s seven hills, and a stone’s throw from the city’s great imperial sites, our international non-denominational high school for ...
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Jerudong International School

In January 2019, Jerudong International School (JISBrunei) was the first international school in the world to achieve the highest rating in all 9 areas inspected by the British Schools Overseas ...
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Institut Montana Zugerberg

Switzerland
Institut Montana Zugerberg is a fully accredited Swiss international boarding school for 90 years now and since 1987 an official IB World School. We offer four academic programmes: The Bilingual Elementary School ...
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Kodaikanal International School

India
Kodaikanal International School is an international residential school located in the hills of South India. At 7000 feet above sea level, the beautiful hill station town of Kodaikanal provides an ...
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Akademeia High School

Poland
Akademeia High School is a private day and boarding, academically-selective high school in Poland, offering the British curriculum of iGCSE and A Level, and preparing students for the best universities ...
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St. George’s International School

Switzerland
St. George’s International School is an independent international Day and Boarding School community, of over 400 boys and girls aged between 1.5 and 18. Approximately 20% of our students are ...
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North London Collegiate School Jeju

South Korea
NLCS Jeju provides a stimulating and diverse experience in which every child is challenged and supported to realise their potential. We aim to send confident, successful and caring young people ...
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Branksome Hall

Canada
Each day, Branksome Hall challenges and inspires girls to love learning and to shape a better world. Established in 1903, Branksome Hall is Toronto’s all-girls, all-years International Baccalaureate (IB) World ...
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Fulford Academy

Canada
Fulford Academy is a coeducational, private day/boarding school located in Brockville, Ontario Canada, home of the famous 1000 Islands on the majestic St. Lawrence River. Established in 2002, Fulford Academy ...
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Satit International Bilingual School of Rangsit University Chiangmai

Double the Future Satit International Bilingual School of Rangsit University (SBS) is an established International Bilingual school, following both local educational standards as well as international standards.SBS Early Years Programme ...
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Schule Schloss Salem

Germany
Schule Schloss Salem is Germany's most prestigious boarding school for students aged 10 to 19. It was founded in 1920 by Kurt Hahn, who later also founded Gordonstoun School, the ...
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Ruamrudee International School

RIS is a pre-school through grade 12 private, not-for-profit school located in Bangkok, Thailand. Founded by Redemptorist Fathers over 60 years ago, RIS fosters a “Union of Hearts” in which ...
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Jinseki International School (JINIS)

Jinseki International School (JINIS) is Japan’s first dual language British Curriculum boarding school to open in April 2020. Set in the picturesque Chugoku Mountains, JINIS promotes academic excellence coupled with ...
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King’s College, The British School of Madrid

King's College, The British School of Madrid (Soto de Viñuelas)The campus is located in Soto de Viñuelas, an affluent residential neighbourhood of Madrid, which is to the North of the ...
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Rugby School Thailand

Rugby School Thailand is an international day and boarding school, whose approach is based upon the world-renowned British private school model, and whose curriculum is drawn from the best of ...
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Montverde Academy

USA
Montverde Academy is a coeducational independent school that serves grades Pre-K3–12. Our boarding program serves grades 7-12 and post-graduate studies. We are one of the top national private schools in ...
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North Broward Preparatory School, A Nord Anglia Education School

AN EXTRAORDINARY COMMUNITY OF LEARNERS At North Broward Preparatory School, students are inspired to learn without limits and go beyond any border to make an impact in the world. Our ...
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Beijing Huijia Private School

China
Chinese education must cast off the shackles of traditional education concepts. Whether it is public or private education, both receive selection and evaluation from society. Huijia adheres to the "new, ...
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SEK International School Dublin

SEK Dublin International School is located in a stunning natural campus situated in the southern commuter belt within easy reach of Dublin and Wicklow connected by motorway and train. It ...
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Rosseau Lake College

Canada
Rosseau Lake College is an independent co-ed, day and boarding school offering Grades 7 – 12, located along the natural, picturesque setting of Lake Rosseau in the Muskoka region. With ...
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College Alpin Beau Soleil

Switzerland
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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Harrow International School Bangkok

Thailand
Harrow International School in Bangkok was the first Harrow International School in Asia. With over 1,600 students on a 35-acre garden campus in north Bangkok, Harrow Bangkok provides a world-class ...
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Hochalpines Institut Ftan – HIF Swiss International School and Sports Academy

Founded in 1793, HIF Swiss International Boarding School and Sports Academy has been guided throughout its 225-year history by the values of world-renowned Swiss educationalists. HIF is committed to the ...
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Metropolitan International School

We offer students a setting in which they can enjoy learning and can develop into happy and successful citizens of the world. Our aims are to focus on developing the ...
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Kaptiva Sports Academy

Kaptiva Sports Academy is an elite residential football academy located in Barcelona & Madrid, in Spain, that has been developing U16 and U18 players since 2012. The academy’s main goal ...
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St Mary’s International College

ExcellenceThe inner wealth of man and the complex, changing and globalized world in which we live, expect from our educational centers something more than a transmission of knowledge.DisciplineThe technical-pedagogical team ...
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Regents International School Pattaya

About Our School Regents International School Pattaya is like no other school in Thailand. As part of the family of 66 Nord Anglia schools located around the world, we provide ...
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The Loomis Chaffee School

United States
The Loomis Chaffee School is a renowned New England boarding school located on a 300-acre campus in Windsor, Connecticut. Chartered in 1874 by five siblings whose children all died tragically ...
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Squaw Valley Academy

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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International School Moshi

Tanzania
International School Moshi is a fully accredited international school providing an education for children from both the local and expatriate communities from age 3 to age 19. With over 500 ...
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ENSR International School

Switzerland
ENSR International School is a leading, non-for-profit, private educational establishment in Switzerland. A school with over 110 years of experience in equipping students with the skills and knowledge they need ...
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UWC Thailand International School

At UWCT, we aim to realise this mission by delivering a mindful, diverse education underpinned by our belief in the connection between a “Good Heart, Balanced Mind, and Healthy Body” ...
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The Hutchins School

Australia
The Hutchins School is an Anglican day and boarding school for boys from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12. The School was established in 1846 in memory of The Venerable William Hutchins, ...
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Bronte College

Canada
Established in 1991, Bronte College is a private IB World School offering Grades 9 to 12 for day and boarding students. We pride ourselves on offering a progressive, rigorous education ...
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Robert College of Istanbul

Turkey
Robert College has been a well-respected leader of education in Turkey for over 150 years. The students who enter our school are already distinguished by having scored top marks on ...
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Trafalgar Castle School

Canada
Trafalgar Castle School is an all-girls day and boarding school inspiring students in Grades 4-12. Educating girls since 1874, Trafalgar is a place like no other. By challenging her mind, ...
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Box Hill School

Box Hill School is a co-educational day, weekly and full boarding school for girls and boys aged 11-18. We are a founding member of Round Square, a global network of ...
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Branksome Hall Asia

Founded in 2012, we are the sister school of Branksome Hall Canada, an independent girls’ school in Toronto founded in 1903. We are an International Baccalaureate World School that offers ...
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H-International School

H-International School, located just outside of Venice, Italy, empowers students to be internationally-minded citizens, shaping their own future in a rapidly changing global community. Through innovative learning environments and the ...
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Taejon Christian International School

South Korea
Taejon Christian International School was established in 1958. As the first three-program IB World School in Korea, TCIS provides an excellent student-learning environment. We pride ourselves on providing a large ...
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BBIS Berlin Brandenburg International School

Germany
BBIS Berlin Brandenburg International School is a leading leading IB World Day and Boarding School, inspiring students in pursuit of lifelong learning and excellence. We celebrate diversity in a caring, ...
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College du Leman – International School

Switzerland
Collège du Léman is a Private, Day & Boarding, International school located in Geneva, Switzerland and offers individual growth, academic excellence and life-long learning to students from Pre-K through Grade ...
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WABE Internat / International School Campus

The world in which today’s students will live their lives is constantly changing and evolving. Our students need new tools and competencies to face and conquer the distinct challenges of ...
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Brillantmont International School

Switzerland
Brillantmont International School is one of the oldest schools in Switzerland. It was founded in 1882 and is still owned by the founding family. What makes Brillantmont special is not ...
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