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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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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 20 students / class
Maximum 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: kr137,000
to: kr191,000
Address: Levantkaj 4-14, 2150 København, Denmark
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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

USA, Denmark, UK

Ratio of local students to international students

20% students with a Danish passport

Native English speaking teachers

Typically, yes.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, we have an extensive EAL programme tailored to the needs of the individual student.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, German, French and Danish. We also have a Mother Tongue program after school.

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

All classrooms have smart boards and students use laptops or tablets whenever relevant. Integration of IT in teaching and learning is one of the focus areas at Copenhagen International School and we employ a number of experts in the field to assist teachers and students

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)

Yes. We taught all students from Pre-Kindergarten to High School Diploma students remotely during COVID-19 lockdown. We are ready to do so again, if the Danish Health authorities advise us to do so.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma exams

Results in these examinations

Well above world average - see web site for details.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

That varies depending on the grade level. The youngest are not expected to spend more than 30 minutes on average per day (reading). In high school, the average is a couple of hours.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

Please see our website

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Please see our website

Student access to education psychologist


Entry evaluation for students

Yes, for students applying for grade 6 up.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Maths and English

Waiting list

In some grade levels - please contact admission@cis.dk for information.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We accept new applications on an on-going basis.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, new students can join throughout the academic year.

School start time

8:15-8:30 AM depending on the grade level

School finish time

3:00-3:30 PM depending on the grade level

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, After School care for the youngest and over 40 after-school activities, about half of which are sports

School bus service available


School provided lunches


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

To some extent.

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Please see our website

Sports activities included

Please see our website

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Sports facilities at the school

4 specialized gyms

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

We are an International Baccalaureate school that offers a student-centered, inclusive and inquiry-based approach to learning for students from age 3 to high school diploma. Our warm and welcoming, vibrant international community ensures a smooth transition and instant network for your family.

Teaching approach of the school

We are one of the original International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme schools. Since its very beginning in the mid-1960s, we have developed inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who are motivated to succeed. The IB Diploma is a strong academic program, centered on the traditional core disciplines, which prepares students for entrance into colleges, universities, or other institutions providing tertiary education and training. Read more at https://www.ibo.org/benefits/


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