Top Boarding Schools in Switzerland
- For the 2020 school year, there are 7 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Switzerland, serving 3,574 students.
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Top Switzerland Boarding Schools (2020)
- School Location Grades Students
- Route de Belfort 10
Porrentruy, Switzerland 2900
Grades: 6-12, PG | 3-12, PG (day) | 160 students
6085 Hasliberg Goldern, Switzerland 6085
Grades: 8-12, PG | 120 students
- Mühlentalstrasse 280CH-8200 Schaffhausen
Schaffhausen, Switzerland 8200
Grades: 11-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 275 students
- Chemin de la Source
Leysin, Switzerland 1854
Grades: 7-12, PG | 340 students
- Via Collina d'Oro
Montagnola, Switzerland 6926
Grades: 6-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 715 students
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