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|Language of instruction||English and German|
|Native English and German teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English and German)|
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|Number of students||
|Language support for students not fluent in English and German||
Non-German-speaking pupils attending the Bilingual Programme can receive extra language tuition in German appropriate to their age and language level.
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
French, Spanish, Latin
|Entry evaluation for students||
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
Ability in the pupils’ language of instruction (German or English), creativity and logical thinking will be assessed both in written and oral form by an external panel.
|External examinations or assessments available||
|The school supports gifted, able and talented students||
For academically talented pupils who want to use and build on their talents, special support plans are offered at the school in the frame of the Talent Support Programme.
|Student access to education psychologist||
|School start time||
|Supervised care before/after school||
Lower School pupils have the possibility to attend after-school care (a fee is paid for this service), from Monday to Friday after the end of their regular lessons.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
European studies, badminton, basketball, gymnastics and acrobatics, choir, theatre group, football, handball, computer science, creative design, track and field athletics and strength training, typewriting, mediation, multimedia, musical plays, lab work in natural sciences, dance and gymnastics, volleyball, academic writing.
|School provided lunches||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Klosterneuburg International School is an integral part of the long-established, local community state school Bundesgymnasium and Bundesrealgymnasium Klosterneuburg. KIS came into being in 2010 as an authorised IB World School. In addition to providing full teaching of the Austrian National Curriculum, KIS offers pupils the opportunity to complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. At KIS pupils generally graduate with both the Austrian school-leaving certificate (AHS-Matura) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma.
Residency in Klosterneuburg is a non-negotiable requirement for admission into both lower and higher grades. When enrolling a child into the programme, a certificate of residency in Klosterneuburg must be submitted.
|Teaching approach of the school||
In 2010, BG/BRG Klosterneuburg was authorised as an IB World School. Pupils who have attended the Bilingual Programme in the lower school (Gymnasium stream) are strongly encouraged to join the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in the Upper School. Pupils in this class fulfill all the requirements of the Austrian national curriculum (Gymnasium) and are prepared to sit the Austrian Matriculation Exam. In addidition, in the final two years of school, they are prepared for the International Baccalaureate Diploma examination.