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Institut Monte Rosa

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CurriculumsAmerican and International
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 9 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): CHF 67,000
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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
Yearly fees: CHF 67,000
Address: 57, Avenue de Chillon CH-1820 Montreux Switzerland

Important notes about this school

Boarding school only.
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Number of students

42

Number of nationalities represented in the school

20

Most common nationality

Russia

Ratio of local students to international students

0

Max. number of students per class

12

Average number of students per class

6

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

No

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

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?

Yes

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

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

99%

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?

No

School bus service available

No

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No

Learning support offered

N/A

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

8:30

School finish time

15:30

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

Yes

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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