Aiglon College

Avenue Centrale,
Chesieres-Villars, Switzerland
Tel: 41 24 496 6161
Gr: (Boarding) 4-12 | 350 students
Aiglon College is an International Boarding School with 350 students from 52 nationalities located in the Swiss Alps.
There are eight boarding houses.
Courses are taught in English and the school offers an ESL programme for all non-English speakers.
The curriculum caters for the international diversity of students but is based on the British National Curriculum in preparation for GCSE and the IB.
Sports and expeditions form an essential component of a well-rounded approach to the development of the students' personality and character.
Aiglon offers a summer school for 3 weeks in July and 2 weeks in August.
An SAT preparation course is offered in both early January and around Easter in April.

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2013 School Data
Aiglon College
School Focus College Preparatory
Grades (Boarding) Grades 4-12
School Type Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes
Religious Affiliation Anglican
Year Founded 1949
Campus Size 14 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 350 students
% Students of Color 30%
% International Students 95%
% Students Boarding 90%

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes Yes
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform worn through until end of 10th grade)
Average Class Size 8 students
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:5
Number of IB Courses Offered 30
ESL Courses Offered Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 60%
Summer Program Offered Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $1 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$89,750
(4/5 gr $63000 6/7 gr $69800 8-10 gr 89750 IB 97280)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$31,150
(4/5 gr $ 31150 6/7 gr $44850 8-10 gr $62950)
% Students on Financial Aid 5%
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling
SSAT Score No
Acceptance Rate 0%
Director of Admissions Stephanie Heathfield

School Notes:

  • LD types supported: Learning Support
  • School accreditations: CIS, IBO
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Roger C. Field - Inventor and Musician
    • Abishek Bachchan - Indian Actor
    • Shaygan Kheradpir - CEO, Juniper Networks
    • Laura Harring - American Actress
    • Eric Gibson - Wall Street Journal Culture & Arts Editor
    • Shashi Batra - CEO, Victoria Secret

Nearby Schools:

The nearest school is Leysin American School in Switzerland (LAS) (3.6 miles away)
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