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IB and American
Ages 3 to 18

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CurriculumsIB and American
Leaving qualificationsIB Diploma, AP, SAT, and MAP
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Leaving qualifications IB Diploma, AP, and SAT
Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 15 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: €11,960
to: €26,588
This school has more than one campus in Bratislava:
Main Campus: Ages 3 to 14

Address: Záhradnícka 1006/2, Šamorín, 93101, Slovakia

XBS Campus: Ages 14 to 18

Address: Dubová 2254/33 Šamorín-Čilistov 931 01 Slovakia

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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

Slovak, America, Korea, Ukraine

Ratio of local students to international students


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes. IE (Intensive English) is offered for all students who are not fluent in English.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, German, French, Korean and Slovak.

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, for our Early Childhood Center (ages 3 and 4) and in our Elementary School (ages 5 - 11).

Use of technology in the classroom

All our classrooms are fitted with overhead projectors and a computer. Our computer labs are fitted with computers for an entire class.

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)

Our school is able to function 100% online. Teachers and students are able to connect through a variety of teaching and video platforms (WebEx, Teams, Seesaw, Epic!, Raz-Kids etc.).

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


External examinations or assessments available


Results in these examinations

Consistently better than the worldwide average.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

This depends on the age and level of the student. Approximately 10 minutes of daily homework per 'grade'. For example, a 2nd grade student would get 20 minutes of homework each day, while a 6th grade student would receive approximately 60 minutes of homework each day. In the high school, students usually get 1-2 hours of homework per day; however, IB and AP students may get more at times.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

We have one-on-one assistants who can offer inclusion or exclusion activities per the Individualized Education Plan (IEP).

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We have a Gifted and Talented Coordinator.

Student access to education psychologist


Entry evaluation for students

We like to meet with all prospective families before admission (when possible). We interview and MAP test incoming students (ages 6+). We require previous school records for all students (ages 6+).

Brief description of entry evaluation required

MAP Testing (Measure of Academic Progress) is administered to all children aged 6+. It is a computerized adaptive test for both reading and mathematics. Each test given is unique and adjusts to find the level of the student. There is no need for students to prepare for the exam in advance.

Waiting list

Yes, at different levels.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We accept applications all year-round.

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time

8:30 am

School finish time

3:45 pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, we have supervision from 7:45am - 5:15pm. We also offer after-school activities for MS/HS students that can extend the school day. These activities finish at 5pm.

School bus service available


School provided lunches


Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Knowledge Bowl, Big Sing, Drama, Model United Nations, Robotics, Speech and Debate, Yearbook, Student Council, Geography Club, Piano, private music lessons...and many more.

Sports activities included

Track and Field, Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Cross-country, Swim Team...and more.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes. We compete in both DVAC (Danube Valley Athletics Conference) and CEESA (Central and Eastern European Schools Association) tournaments.

Sports facilities at the school

Our campuses are located within/nearby the X-Bionic Sphere, an Olympic training facility, that gives us access to its state-of-the-art sporting facilities. These include a full track and field, gymnastics hall, soccer fields, swimming pools, gym and more. We also have our own gymnasium and an outdoor basketball court.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Quality Schools International has a strong belief that all students can succeed. QSI departs from traditional schools in that it is not as much concerned about “time” being the “defining” factor of student learning. In most schools, students are given a certain amount of time to complete learning in a subject, and then students are assessed on their performance. In QSI, time is used as a resource, so the outcomes that are designed to develop students into well-educated and well-adjusted individuals are thoroughly mastered.

Teaching approach of the school

The QSI educational philosophy of Mastery Learning is the strongest in education. Our teachers are dedicated to help students reach their individual potential. If the student does not reach this standard, the teacher will continue working with this student until they succeed. Student learning is at the center of everything we do.

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