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Haut-Lac International Bilingual School is a top Swiss IB World School welcoming 600 students from 50 countries. It offers the prestigious International Baccalaureate programmes in English and French.
The new Boarding House opened its doors! Both day and boarding students aged 11 to 18 can benefit from its personalised IB pathways, quality facilities, stunning Swiss location and warm family astmosphere.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 6-12
  • Enrollment: 600 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School News

  • WHY LIVE & STUDY AT A SWISS BOARDING SCHOOL? - 09/26/2022
    Whilst many countries have a lengthy and distinguished boarding school history, few have one so illustrious and famed as the Swiss private boarding school. Here's why parents have long been ...morechoosing to send their children to live and study among the Swiss lakes and mountains in the heart of Europe ? hide
  • 7 REASONS TO ATTEND A BOARDING SCHOOL - 09/26/2022
    Deciding to send your child to a boarding school can be a daunting decision to make. While the move to a boarding house will be exciting and life-changing, it is ...moreonly natural for parents to harbour doubts. So, lets cut through the stereotypes and instead look at the real advantages of attending a boarding school. hide
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE or US High School DIPLOMA ? - 09/26/2022
    Choosing your end-of-school programme can be an exciting time as you discover a world of new options, all helping you find the right path for your future. We have already ...morereported extensively on our new IB Career-Related Programme (IBCP), but what of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) and the US High School Diploma (USDP)? hide

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
Haut-Lac International Bilingual School
School Focus
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
6-12
Grades Offered (Day)
PK-12
School Type
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Religious Affiliation
Year Founded
1993

Student Body

Enrollment
600 students
% International Students
42%
Offers Post-Grad Year
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
Classroom Dress Code
Average Class Size
10 students
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
ESL Courses Offered
No
Summer Program Offered

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
n/a
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
SSAT Required
Yes
Director of Admissions
Magdalena Drag-Salem

Sports

School Notes

  • 30 Years of Academic Excellence & Innovation- Anne-Marie & Neil Harwood and Grainne & Jean-Louis Dubler dreamt of creating an international bilingual school where children could thrive in two languages in a warm, nurturing Swiss environment.Starting with one class of 13 students in 1993, the directors spent the next 30 years refining that goal and progressing towards achieving the level of outstanding academic excellence and innovation that Haut-Lac demonstrates today.  Haut-Lac International Bilingual School is now one of the top 5 IB schools in Switzerland.Our school has nowadays 600+ students including 32 places in the boarding house to ensure the close-knit family feel among the group and secure the personal care and attention. Currently, there are 51 nationalities at school.
  • Haut-Lac International Bilingual School accreditations: CIS
Source: Verified school update
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 6-12
  • Enrollment: 600 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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