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Lausanne - Vaud
American and International curriculums
Ages 9 to 18

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CurriculumsAmerican and International
Age RangeAges 9 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 6 students / class
Maximum 12 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: CHF 67,000
to: CHF 67,000
Address: 57, Avenue de Chillon CH-1820 Montreux Switzerland

This school provides education to boarding students only.
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students


Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

French, and optional German, Italian, Spanish, Mandarin, Russian

Use of technology in the classroom

Technology can / and is used in the classroom when there is a specific task / project to be accomplished.
We encourage the use of technology for research, information and limit its use for recreation.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Grade 5 – 8 Up to sixty minutes work per day
Grade 9 – 10 Up to 90 minutes per day supervised homework , provision for 30 minutes study time.
Grades 11-12 up to 120 minutes per day Semi supervised homework time , provision for 60 minutes additional study time when required.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins


Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


External examinations or assessments available

College Board Exams: AP, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge Exams

Results in these examinations

In general the exam results for Cambridge English exams are very good
Cambridge IELTS exam grades usually score 6.0 or above, meeting University entrance requirements.
AP exam results are positive.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered


The school supports gifted, able and talented students

At Monte Rosa we are able to offer our students very personalized programs of study, we facilitate special interests and special talents, and we encourage students to develop their strengths.

Student access to education psychologist

Our students have access to any Professional care they may require , treated with the utmost discretion.

School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school

Yes 24 hours a day

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Horseriding, tennis, gym, fitness, football, volleyball, basketball, swimming, ski and many more

School provided lunches


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

We do offer vegetarian food and special diet for allergic students as such as coeliac or allergic to dairy products. We do not offer altertavie food as such as vegan, kosher and halal.

Sports activities included

Gym, football, volleyball, basketball, swimming

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor tennis court, volleyball/basketball court and one indoor gym hall

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

External running race and interscholastic football games

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Individual care in a family-like environment: Tailor-made programs, small classes (2-12 students)
Heritage: One of the first established boarding schools in Switzerland
Unique location: Montreux, on the shores of Lake Geneva

Teaching approach of the school

Child centered with an emphasis on developing strengths and strengthening weaknesses.
Individualized tuition programs nurture and facilitate maximum success for all our students regardless of their abilities.

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