Discover the top international schools and private boarding schools in Switzerland.

Swiss boarding schools are renowned for their high academic standards and international focus. For each school mentioned below, you will find all the information you need about:
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4 boarding schools found

Chantemerle // Montreux +

Location: Beautifully located in nature, overlooking lake Geneva in the French part of Switzerland (90 km from Geneva), Chantem...



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High school (Swiss Matura or IB diploma): full board + tuition (boarding school)
*Residency program CHF 40'000 to 65'000
Primary to middle school: tuition only (day school)
CHF 20'500 to 22'500
Primary to middle school: full board + tuition (boarding school)
CHF 33'500 to 45'500
Scholarships
International student/Sports/Academic
Average class size
12
Total enrollment
50 boarders + 15 day school
Setting
village
Extracurricular programmes
Ballroom dancing/Circus skills/Survival skills/Juventus soccer academy/Swiss Ski Academy/Fitness/Drama/Martial Arts/Archery/Choirs/Badminton/Film Club/Chess/Basketball/Tennis/Swimming/Sailing/Music/Art/Theatre/Football/Etiquette
Academic programmes
French National Brevet des Collèges/language certifications (DELF, Cambridge, Goethe)/Swiss Matura/IB Diploma
Main language
French/Bilingual English and French
Language courses offered
English/Farsi/French/Mandarin/Japanese/Russian/German/Spanish
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of entry
5 +
Age of entry to boarding houses
5+
Career counselling
Yes
Senior School Counselling
Yes
Full boarding
Yes
Day pupils
Yes
Flexi-boarding
Yes
Weekly boarding
Yes
Occasional boarding
Yes

La Garenne School // Villars +

The many years of experience, strong family values and high academic standards continue to make the private boarding school of La Garenne in Switzerland a popul...



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Boarding Tuition
CHF 68, 000
Day Tuition
CHF 34, 000
Average class size
13
Total enrollment
110
Teacher - student ratio
2:1
Setting
Mountain Village
Academic programmes
English Curriculum/French Curriculum
Extracurricular programmes
Hockey/Theatre/Mandarin/Skiing/Dance/Karate/Modern Languages
Main language
English/French
Age of entry
5 +
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of entry to boarding houses
5+
Weekly boarding
Yes
Day pupils
Yes

Lemania-Verbier International School // Verbier +

Lemania-Verbier International School has a unique setting and an ideal educational atmosphere, and offers an outstanding education system characterised by the h...



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Day Tuition
CHF 23,880 - 36,500
Boarding Tuition
CHF 39,500 - 49,500
Setting
Mountain Village/Ski Resort
Extracurricular programmes
Craft & Knitting/Choirs/Snowboarding/Dance/Chess/Basketball/Ice hockey/Horse-riding/Volleyball/Tennis/Swimming/Art/Football/Skiing/Ice skating/Climbing
Academic programmes
IB Diploma
Language courses offered
Russian/Chinese
Main language
French/English
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of entry
3 +
Full boarding
Yes
Day pupils
Yes
Weekly boarding
Yes

Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz // the Swiss Alps +

With 210 boarders from over 30 nations and 110 local day students, the Lyceum Alpinum campus and sports fields occupy an extensive site overlooking the pictures...



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Boarding Tuition
CHF 70,700 - 78,400
Day Tuition
CHF 28,100
Scholarships
Academic
University entrance
99% of pupils
Total enrollment
300
Average class size
16
Teacher - student ratio
1:4
Setting
village
Academic programmes
IB Diploma/Swiss Matura/German Abitur/ESL/SAT/ACT/IELTS/TOEFL
Extracurricular programmes
Rugby/Hockey/Football/Theatre/Art/Music/Sailing/Swimming/Tennis/Horse-riding/Table tennis/Debating society/Duke of Edinburgh's Award/Dance
Main language
English/German
Language courses offered
Spanish/German/Italian/Mandarin/Latin/Portuguese
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of entry
12
Age of entry to boarding houses
12
Preparation course
Yes - Oxbridge/Yes - other universities/UCAS Preparation/Careers guidance
University counselling
Yes
Full boarding
Yes
Weekly boarding
No
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