International School of Amsterdam

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International School of Amsterdam Postbox 920, Amstelveen, 1180 AX, Netherlands
Tel: (+31) 20 347 1111
Fax: (+31) 20 347 1222;

School Summary
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 Organization.


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