International School of Amsterdam Postbox 920, Amstelveen,
1180 AX, Netherlands
Tel: (+31) 20 347 1111
Fax: (+31) 20 347 1222
International, IB, US curricula.
885 students, 3-19 yrs.
The International School of Amsterdam is a private, non-sectarian,
day school designed to provide an English-language academic programme
to the children of the international community in and around Amsterdam.
The The International School of Amsterdam is governed by a nine-member
Board of Governors, six members are elected by parents and three
are appointed by the Board.
The International School of Amsterdam offers the International
Baccalaureate Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma programmes
and an American-style High School Diploma. Students in 10th grade
complete the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme.
Students may take PSAT, SAT, ACT, TOEFL tests, and the Cambridge
Preliminary, First Certificate, and Proficiency examinations. Special
English as a Second Language classes are offered for students in
kidergarten through grade 12. The High School programme emphasizes
preparation for entrance to universities.
Staff members are fully qualified and experienced. Many of the
teachers have advanced degrees. Average length of service is five
years. The student body is drawn from 45 nations with the largest
groups coming from the United States, Japan, UK, The Netherlands
and the Scandinavian countries.
Classes meet Monday through Thursday from 08:30 to 15:30 and on
Friday from 09:30 to 15:30. An extra-curricular programme of sports
and other activities operates after school most days. The school
year runs from mid-August to mid-June.
The International School of Amsterdam is housed in a new 18,000
m² building in the Amsterdam suburb of Amstelveen. Facilities
include classrooms for all levels, a four-storey library, a 400-seat
theatre, six computer centres, five science laboratories, two gymnasiums,
design and food technology laboratories and specialized rooms for
music, art, drama and language lessons.
The International School of Amsterdam is accredited by NEASC in
the United States, by ECIS and by the International Baccalaureate