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CurriculumsInternational and Swedish
Languages of instructionEnglish and Swedish
Age RangeAges 9 to 15
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Swedish
Native English and Swedish teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Swedish)
Class sizes Average 28 students / class
Maximum 30 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Address: Kanholmsvägen 51 132 30 Saltsjö-boo Sweden
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Number of students

Around 80

Number of nationalities represented in the school

10 +

Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

The majority of our students are permanent residents in Sweden.

Native English and Swedish speaking teachers

We have a diverse group of teachers, many of whom are native Swedish speakers.

Language support for students not fluent in English and Swedish

Yes, this is coordinated through the City of Stockholm.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, German and French.

Max. number of students per class

In years 4-5 we have up to 28 students per classroom and in years 6-9 we have up to 30 students per classroom.

Average number of students per class

The average number of students in each classroom is 28.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

We emphasize the importance of using books and writing by hand. We have computers available for each student and use them when appropriate.

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)

This was not a course of action taken by the Swedish government. We always adhere to the guidelines set out by The Swedish School Inspectorate and are in alignment with other primary schools in Sweden.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Nordic International School does not have any religious affiliations.

External examinations or assessments available

Our students participate in national tests and receive grades at the end of every term. Grading is in alignment with the guidelines expressed by The Swedish School Inspectorate. Students leaving primary school, at the end of year 9, are also assessed on their eligibility for Upper-Secondary school studies.

Results in these examinations

Students from Nordic International School perform at the same level as or higher than the national average and the average within the city of Stockholm.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

The average amount of time students spend on their homework varies.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Nordic International School Nacka has not yet graduated students from year 9. The combined average of Upper-Secondary School eligibility for all Nordic International Schools is 93.4% for the school year 2021-2022.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

Please see our website for updated information about our student health team.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Nordic International School's concept lends itself to ambitious students. Our teachers and staff create both individualised and school-wide opportunities for all students to challenge themselves.

Student access to education psychologist

Nordic International School follows the guidelines set by The Swedish School Inspectorate concerning support staff for students. We work closely with the Ministry of Social Services and the Ministry of Public Health to ensure that each student has good access to the support that they need.

Entry evaluation for students


Waiting list


Deadline for registration (new academic year)

The admissions process takes place during the preceding spring term.

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time

Between 08:00 and 08:30.

School finish time

This varies depending on student's class schedule.

Supervised care before/after school

Nordic International School offers Junior Clubs. Visit our website for updated information about Junior Clubs.

School bus service available

Transportation to and from school can be coordinated with the city of Stockholm.

School provided lunches


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


Uniform required

Nordic International School provides a school uniform for our students. Visit our website for more information about our school uniform.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Visit our website for more information about junior clubs.

Sports activities included

Physical Education is part of the curriculum for primary schools in Sweden. Our school periodically hosts House Days, activities for the student houses, and junior clubs.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Facilities at the school

All special classrooms (i.e. music, science, home economics) are located within the school. Our school has its own cafeteria, as well as a library and several study spaces for students to take a break between classes. Visit our website for more information about our facilities as well as photos of our school.

Sports facilities at the school

Our physical education classes take place at Ormingehallen, a sports facility about a 2 minute walk from our school.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Based on rigorous research on what works to maximise students’ academic progress and achievement as well as their development of social-emotional skills – we have developed an educational concept we call “Work hard, be kind.”

Teaching approach of the school

Our way of working is built on three main ideas: knowledge, academic progress and discipline, an international profile and evidence-based practices.

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