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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
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Yearly fees: from: 106,000 kr
to: 152,000 kr
This school has more than one campus in Stockholm:
Main Building: Ages 3 to 13

Address: Johannesgatan 18 SE-111 38 Stockholm, Sweden

Annexe Building: Ages 13 to 18

Address: Luntmakargatan 28 11137, Stockholm Sweden

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Number of students

700

Number of nationalities represented in the school

60

Most common nationality

Swedish, North American, British, EU, South and East Asian

Ratio of local students to international students

20% local : 80% international

Max. number of students per class

22

Average number of students per class

12- 16 in Early Years; 20-22 grades 1-12

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Our teachers and staff are fluent in English

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Swedish, French, and Spanish, Home language program is provided (requires 5 or more students)

Use of technology in the classroom

Primary: iPads
Middle: Chromebooks/Macbooks
Upper: Macbooks

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. Our school toggles the Middle and Upper schools between virtual and campus-based learning models.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Grade level-dependent: ca 30-90 minutes

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

Due to an international school's nature, we tend to have a waitlist and, therefore, encourage you to apply early.

Entry evaluation for students

Students who wish to enter grade 9 - grade 12 will be tested for English proficiency and must obtain a pass mark to enter these grade levels.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Students identified as requiring Learning Support may be tested/assessed to determine if SIS can support their needs.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes. It is possible for a child to start at SIS as soon as the admissions process is completed and a place has been offered. We have families enter the school throughout the school year; the majority start with us in August.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

SIS graduates enroll in universities and colleges around the world. The SIS counsellor works closely with students in assisting them with their course selection. For more information on SIS graduates, please visit our website.

External examinations or assessments available

All graduates from SIS earn an International Baccalaureate Diploma

Results in these examinations

IB Exam scores
SIS average IB exam score: 33
World average IB exam score: 29.63

IB Course scores
Courses where SIS students scored higher than the world average: 33 out of 34

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

No

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

We can provide support to students with mild to moderate learning disabilities.

Learning support offered

Services are available for identified students primarily in the areas of Mathematics and Language. Intervention can vary based on each student's individual need and the level of support required. Intervention ranges from monitoring services in class to pull out assistance in one-on-one or small group settings.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

The IPC and IB MYP/DP programs are rigorous academic programs; therefore, we do not offer a "gifted program" or similar; students receive the differentiation available to them from the class teacher. From grade 9, we offer an "Extended Math"/Advance Math course option.

Student access to education psychologist

We have 3 counsellors across our 3 school sections.

School start time

8:30

School finish time

15:30

Supervised care before/after school

After School Care and After School Activities finish between 16:30 and 17:00.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Among other things, Choir, chess, play digital, code club, cooking, crafts, arts, 3D printing, cozy club, public speaking, soccer, parkour, basketball, yoga, gymnastics, swimming

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Free lunches and fruits are provided where we accommodate our student's dietary restrictions and requirements. e.g., gluten-free, no pork, milk-free, etc.

Sports activities included

Physical and Health Education; various sports teams are also available.

Sports facilities at the school

Fully equipped gym onsite

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

The Sports Association (SA) offers Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Chess, Cricket, Cross Country Running, Floor Hockey, Football, Swimming, Table, Tennis, Tennis and Volleyball to Grades 6* and above – all levels of experience are welcome. Students can sign up for several sports.

*Pending availability and with parental permission, 11 years old children from Grade 5 can participate.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Stockholm International School is the longest established and most prestigious international school in Stockholm. For over 60 years it has been developing educational excellence, social responsibility and personal integrity in decisively international students. SIS is a K-12 day school with English as the language of instruction.

Teaching approach of the school

The SIS vision is to be one of the leading international schools, operating according to the best educational standards and principles, providing Pre-School to Grade 12 students an academically, socially and personally stimulating and safe environment that will allow them to develop their individual potentials and prepare them for the challenges and responsibilities of global citizenship.

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