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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 16
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 23 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: kr36,960
to: kr54,720
This school has more than one campus in Aarhus:
Main Campus: Ages 6 to 16

Address: Dalgas Ave 12 8000,Aarhus C Denmark

Early Years Kindergarten: Ages 3 to 6

Address: Bushøjvænget 133 8270,Højbjerg Denmark

All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

Danish & Indian

Ratio of local students to international students


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

Danish, German and French

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

We have iPads in the young classes and BYO device from grade 4.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

We are inclusive of all religions

External examinations or assessments available

Danish "afgangseksamen" for Danish A students.
IB MYP eAssessments

Results in these examinations

Well above world average for IB exams.
Above national for national Danish exams.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Primary - 30 minutes a day
Secondary - c. 60 minutes a day

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

Support staff. UDL programmes, EAL support, Counselling

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Differentiation within the classroom

Student access to education psychologist

Yes on request

Entry evaluation for students

Educational assessment of Maths and English in Secondary

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The assessment may include: record review and gathering of information from parents and previous teachers, academic skills assessments, developmental screenings, social/emotional assessments, and review of most recent report card.

Waiting list

For some classes

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Rolling enrolment

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time

8:00 am

School finish time

2:15 or 3:00 pm

Supervised care before/after school

Morning and Afternoon Care

School bus service available


School provided lunches


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Arts and crafts, music, sports and fun, STEM, Lego, Cooking

Sports activities included

PE lessons, Some sports clubs

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Facilities at the school

Library, Science Lab, Design room, Food Tech room, Black Box Theatre studio, Visual Art rooms

Sports facilities at the school

2 sports halls and a large field

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Aarhus International School is a private day school for students (aged 3-16) of international and Danish families interested in an English language programme of studies which prepares students for higher education. As an IB World school, both the Middle Years Programme and the Primary Years Programme are fully authorized.

The school is housed on two separate campuses, with the pre-school and kindergarten located in Hojbjerg, a suburb of Aarhus, while facilities for grades 1-10 are on Dalgas Avenue near the center of Aarhus.

Teaching approach of the school

AIS' teaching approach is supportive to all learners, acknowledging their individual needs and nurturing their development in a safe environment. The focus is on the teaching of skills to enable the students to grow as independent learners. These approaches to learning can be subject specific and include research, thinking, communication, social and self-management skills. AIS uses a variety of devices to integrate technology into the curriculum, and as a platform for student development.

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