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Leysin American School

Tara: Switzerland

Limba de predare: English

Ani de studiu:

Year 10 - Year 13

Inceput an: September

Burse: Nu




GenevŠ° – 2 h

Leysin American School (LAS) was founded in 1960 by Fred and Zigfrid Ott and is one of the main international schools in Switzerland. The main mission of the entire teachers staff is to educate the youth in the spirit of innovative thinking, the formation of strong characters, developing a sense of fairness and interest in the issues of society,  responsibility in decision-making, defending their views, tolerance for different cultures and respect for others opinions. 

Many of the graduates are admitted to prestigious universities such as Harvard, Cornwell, Yale, Princeton, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford, University of California, Pennsylvania, Edinburgh, St. Andrew's, Manchester and others. Each year, LAS teaches students from over 50 countries, most in the US, other nationalities representing about 8% of the total number of students. Drawing on traditions, the school looks into the future with faith that its students are future world leaders.

The school consists of 10 buildings and is located in the French part of Switzerland, in the famous winter resort of Leysin, situated at 1300 m altitude and with a splendid views of the Rhone. Geneva is only an hour and a half away by car, and there are convenient transport links for the biggest cities, Montreux and Bern Laussanne. Students have access to classrooms for science experiments, computer room, wireless internet, library with multimedia concert hall, studio design center for visual arts, gym multifunctional fitness center and squash court, medical center etc.

The school has 6 campuses, 3 for girls and 3 for boys, a spacious dining room, a recreation center for students. Students are accommodated in double and triple rooms with telephone and internet, individual bathroom and terrace overlooking the surrounding mountain ridges.

Age of students: 12 - 19 years old
Age of pupils in the boarding school: 12 - 19 years old
Total number of pupils: 320


Programe de studiu see all »

  • US High School Diploma
  • IB Diploma
  • English as a foreign language (ESL)
  • EduCamps

Sports & Activities

The school offers a balanced study program, extracurricular activities, sports and cultural trips. In 4 afternoons a week, the students have  various activities, depending on their interests.

Sport occupies an important place in the school's program, which provides multiple opportunities for practicing it:

  • basketball,
  • volleyball,
  • football,
  • swimming,
  • tennis,
  • horse riding
  • squash
  • snowboard,
  • skating and hockey,
  • climbing
  • golf.

School teams take part in competitions with international schools. LAS has

  • orchestra,
  • choir,
  • dance studio,
  • the theater troupe,
  • photo clubs
  • club of foreign languages,
  • the peace and socialization of different nations.

Students edit the school's literary magazine and photo album. Visits to museums, cinemas, theaters, excursions to interesting and cultural venues in Switzerland, as well as educational trips to various European destinations are organized.

Media gallery see all »
  • US High School Diploma
  • IB Diploma
  • English as a foreign language (ESL)
  • EduCamps
  • Transcript of records with the grades of the last three years and reports of the current school year
  • Recommendation from English, Mathematics and a third subject of choice teachers
  • Letter of motivation
  • Interview with a school representative

For more information please contact IntegralEdu

  • Fees for the school year 2018/2019: CHF 95 000
  • Enrollment fee: CHF 500
  • Confirmation deposit: CHF 8000 

Additional charges:

  • Fund for school base maintenance (only for newcomers) CHF 3000
  • Pocket Money: CHF 200 / week
  • Exam fee approx. CHF 1000
  • Uniform: approx. CHF 850 / year
  • Rental of sports equipment: CHF 1000-5000
  • Recommended school supplies: 500 CHF / year
  • Transfer from / to Geneva Airport outside scheduled days: CHF 300 (1 way)

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