Leysin American 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

Academics

  • 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

Extra-curricular

  • 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