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Primary Schools

Looking for the perfect primary school in Switzerland? Here’s our list of expat-friendly/international elementary schools in Switzerland to help you out:

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St. George’s International School

St. George’s International School is an independent day and boarding school located in Montreux. The school offers a global education for children from 18 months to 18 years, including the IGCSE and IB Diploma programs. So, for a multilingual, inquiry-based curriculum choose St. George’s International School. read moreread less

Chemin de Saint-Georges 19,
1815 Montreux, Switzerland

+41 21 964 3411
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International School Zurich North

International School Zurich North is an international school in the city’s Wallisellen neighborhood. The school offers the IB Primary Years, IGCSE and A-Level programs to children from 3 to 18 years. For a leading international education in Zurich, consider the International School Zurich North. read moreread less

Industriestrasse 50
CH 8304 Wallisellen

+41 (0)44 830 7000
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Inter-Community School Zurich

The Inter-Community School Zurich is an international school in Zurich. For children from 3 to 18 years, it’s the only school in Zurich to offer all three IB programs. It offers the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma programs. For a leading education, consider the Inter-Community School Zurich. read moreread less

Strubenacher 3,
8126 Zumikon, Switzerland

+41 (0) 44 919 8300

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Collège et Lycée Saint-Charles is an international boarding and day school located in Porrentruy. Children from 8 to 18 years follow an international curriculum, including the IB Middle Years and Diploma programs. So, for a world-class education in spectacular surroundings, consider Collège et Lycée Saint-Charles. read moreread less

Terra Nova Bilingual School is an international school in Küsnacht. The school is firmly anchored in the Swiss educational landscape, offering German and English tuition to children from 3 years. So, for a bilingual education near the shores of Zürichsee, chose Terra Nova. read moreread less

TASIS (The American School in Switzerland) is an international school in Montagnola. The school follows an American curriculum for students from Pre-K to 12th grade, including the IB Diploma for older students. So, for American education in a beautiful mountain setting, choose TASIS. read moreread less

Collège Champittet is an international boarding school with two campuses: Lausanne and Nyon. The school offers a global curriculum for students from 3 to 18 years. This includes the Swiss Maturité, French Baccalaureate, and IB Diploma. Collège Champittet offers full and week-only boarding from 11 years. read moreread less

Obersee Bilingual School is an international school in Pfäffikon. The school provides a complete German-English, from childcare through to pre-university studies. The school offers the IB Diploma program for older students. So, for completely bilingual education, consider Obersee Bilingual School. read moreread less

La Côte International School is an international school in Aubonne, near Lausanne. The school offers the IB Middle Years and Diploma programs alongside the IGCSE qualification. For children from 2 to 18 years, La Côte International School offers a leading bilingual French-English education. read moreread less

Collège du Léman is an international school in Geneva. Offering both day and boarding education, the school runs an international curriculum including IGSCE, IB Diploma, and High School Diploma programs. For an international education in Geneva, choose Collège du Léman. read moreread less

The International School of Basel is an IB World School with three campuses Basel’s southern neighborhoods. For children from 3 to 18 years, the school offers all three IB programs: Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma. For truly global education, consider the International School of Basel. read moreread less

Fleischbachstrasse 2
4153 Reinach
Basel

International School of Berne is an IB World School located in Muri bei Bern. The school offers all three IB programs – Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma – for students from 3 to 18 years. The expansive educational offer has a strong focus on sports and the arts. read moreread less

academia is an international school with locations in Basel and Zurich. Part of the academia network, the schools offer an international education for students from 4 to 18 years. The curriculum culminates in the A-Level program. For an innovative global education, choose academia. read moreread less