The essence of Leysin American School – First and foremost, LAS is a school with «family» values. Located in the beautiful Swiss Alps, LAS brings together students from around the world to create a campus community with a global perspective and a family atmosphere. Students can choose between the International Baccalaureate or the U.S. High School Diploma.

  • Swiss boarding school
  • Leysin boarding school
  • Leysin American boarding school

Key Facts

  • Founded in: 1960    
  • Students: 345 students , 330 boarders
  • Age range: Boys and girls from 12 to 18
  • Campus: Located in the Swiss Alps 1.5 hours from Geneva
  • Accreditation: NEASC, CIS, IBO
  • Nationalities: 60 nationalities
  • Annual Boarding & Tuition Fees: As of CHF 95'000++


  • Languages: English
  • Diplomas: International Baccalaureate (IB) and American High School
  • Ratio Staff / Students: 1:7 
  • Foreign languages: French, Spanish
  • Summer camps: in June, July, and August, from 7 to 18 years, language courses, half-day academic classes, alpine activities and European excursions


  • All major sports played
  • Winter term from January – March, with Tuesday and Thursday afternoons dedicated to skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports
  • Comprehensive performing and visual arts program
  • Weekend trips and activities within Switzerland

Summer camps

  • Summer camps in June, July, and August
  • Students from 7 to 18
  • Language courses : English and French
  • A perfect balance of half-day academic classes, Alpine activities and European excursions

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