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American and Swiss
Ages 13 to 18

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CitySwiss Alps
CurriculumsAmerican and Swiss
Languages of instructionEnglish and German
Age RangeAges 13 to 18
Boarding available
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and German
Native English and German teachers
Extra languages (other than English and German)
Class sizes Average 6 students / class
Maximum 12 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: CHF 65,000
to: CHF 65,000
Address: Gmeindi 318b, 6085 Hasliberg Goldern, Switzerland
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students


Native English and German speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English and German


Additional language classes offered by the school

German, French

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Each student receives a ChromeBook and classes use the Google Workspace for Education to enhance the learning environment.

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)

The Ecole d'Humanité prioritizes in-person learning. We also have a well-established infrastructure of virtual classroom technologies that allow us to use a hybrid or a virtual classroom experience.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


External examinations or assessments available

US High School Diploma, AP International Diploma
Swiss Matura

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Most students can expect one or two hours of homework.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes. We are able to accommodate students with learning differences such as ADHD, dyslexia, dyscalculia, and other mild learning differences.

Learning support offered

The Ecole d'Humanité can support mild learning differences. We offer the assistance of coaches, social pedagogues, and art therapists. We have a learning center for homework support. Accommodations in the classroom can be made to support students with additional learning needs.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

The Ecole d'Humanité follows a flexible curriculum. Classes are multi-age and strong students can take more advanced classes. Small classes of 4-10 students allow for a personalized learning experience where content can be tailored to each student's needs. The Ecole d'Humanité offers many opportunities for independent study courses where students work under the supervision of an advising teacher, and in this way strong students can be challenged with more advanced work.

Student access to education psychologist

The Ecole d'Humanité has a team of support staff that includes social pedagogues and coaches.

Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

Applicant students are required to complete an interview process and write a short reflective essay as part of the application process.

Waiting list


Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We have rolling admissions and can accept students throughout the year.

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school

Supervision round the clock is provided by the boarding team.

School bus service available


School provided lunches

Yes. All meals are provided for boarding students.

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

Yes. The Ecole d'Humanité can offer alternative food options for vegetarians, for students with allergies, and some religious diets.

Uniform required

No! Students are free to dress how they wish. Most opt for casual dress.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

More than 80 co-curricular courses are offered each school year covering the arts, handicrafts, and sports and outdoors. Popular classes include theater, dance, music, skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, climbing and bouldering, yoga, meditation, woodworking, metalworking, and ceramics.

Sports activities included

Skiing and snowboarding classes are prat of the school curriculum, alongside a hiking and outdoor program.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

The Ecole d'Humanité does compete in team sports such as ultimate frisbee. The athletic program is non-competitive in nature and focuses on the joy of movement, teamwork, and experiencing the outdoors.

Facilities at the school

The Ecole d'Humanité offers a wide range of facilities including a theater, a library and a learning center, a filmmaking lab, a tech and design lab, a 3D printing lab, art studios, a ceramics studio, a darkroom, a woodworking workshop, a blacksmith shop, a silversmith studio, a textile studio, a music rooms, an outdoor center, and much more!

Sports facilities at the school

The Ecole d'Humanité is located minutes from a ski resort. In addition, the Ecole d'Humanité has access to a pump track, a gym, a gymnasium, and a network of hiking and mountain biking trails.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Ecole d’Humanité is a progressive, college-prep boarding school in the heart of Switzerland. The Ecole d’Humanité offers an academically challenging, holistic curriculum on an idyllic village-like campus in the Swiss Alps. An innovative program develops confidence, curiosity, and 21st-century skills vital for success in a dynamic future. Supported by a dedicated team of educational professionals, students at the Ecole d'Humanité chart their individual pathways to success - as graduates of top universities, visionary artists, or innovative entrepreneurs.

Teaching approach of the school

A progressive approach to education challenges and inspires. Academic courses are structured around engaging themes such as 'The Physics of Sports' or 'Perspectives on WWII Through Documentary and Historical Films'. Teachers create immersive and experiential learning environments where learners are encouraged to explore their interests and dive deeply into academic subjects. Students develop cross-curricular skills, with a focus on critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and communication. Small classes of 4-10 learners allow for a personalized learning experience. A rich co-curricular program balances the rigorous academic curriculum with over 80 classes in the arts, handicrafts, sports, and outdoor education.

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