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CurriculumsIB, American, and Christian
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 5 to 18
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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 15 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: €16,416
to: €20,476
Address: Wagramer Strasse 175 / Panethgasse 6a A-1220 Wien, Austria
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

US and Austrian

Ratio of local students to international students

Around 25% of our students are local.

Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, the ELL (English Language Learners) Program

Additional language classes offered by the school

German, Spanish

Max. number of students per class

Kindergarten/Primary: 16-18 students
1st to 3rd Grade: 18-20 students
4th to 5th Grade: 22-24 students

Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Elementary students use ICSV's Chromebooks and tablets in the classroom as needed. Secondary student must bring their own device to school every day.

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, we offer distance learning when the country is in the lockdown.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Students are not required to practice any religion in order to study at ICSV. All employees at ICSV practice Christianity, however.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

All students must take Bible classes, as part of the curriculum. However, students are not required to become Christians when studying at ICSV.

External examinations or assessments available

IB exams, PSAT, SAT, CAT4

Results in these examinations

For the most recent scores, please check our latest Annual Review booklet available on our website at www.icsv.at

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

The total amount of time to be spent on homework each night is:
- Kindergarten/Primary: 0-10 minutes
- Grades 1-2: 0-30 minutes
- Grades 3-4: 0-45 minutes
- Grades 5: 0-60 minutes
- Grades 6-10: 2 hours
- Grade 11-12: less than 2.5 hours

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

There is only 1-2 students who prefer to take a gap year after graduation.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, the Learning Support (LS) Program

Learning support offered

ICSV offers support to students who need extra assistance in order to be successful in the classroom. Learning Support may be provided through consultation and evaluation. It may also include assistance within the classroom or in a small group setting. On occasion, ICSV is able to provide individualized support via one-on-one time with a learning support professional.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

ICSV provides individualized education, which means the gifts and/or challenges of every student are being addressed individually and corresponding accommodations or modifications can be provided upon consulting with the school administration.

Student access to education psychologist

There are several educators on staff who are available to be approached by students with their personal questions or concerns.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, all applicants must take a placement test

Brief description of entry evaluation required

It is an oral interview, accompanied by written assignments in English language and Math.

Waiting list

Yes, in certain grades

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We have a rolling admission.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, if capacity allows. Students applying for Grade 6 or above might need to wait to start at the beginning of a new semester.

School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school

Yes, students may come to school starting from 7:50 in the morning. There is an afterschool care program available to students in Kindergarten/Primary and Grades 1-5 that runs till 17:30.

School provided lunches


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

We do not serve pork and families can request a gluten-free menu upon prior request.

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

ICSV offers many clubs and activities. The selection of these changes every year, however, the most popular ones are sports (soccer, basketball, volleyball, track and field), chess, and German clubs.

Sports activities included

Physical education and sports teams (soccer, basketball, volleyball, track and field)

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, in soccer, basketball, volleyball, track and field.

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor soccer and basketball fields, and an indoor PE room.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The International Christian School of Vienna is an international school that values excellence in academic education. The positive classroom atmosphere is a safe environment, promoting students’ learning and growth both emotionally and intellectually.

Teaching approach of the school

ICSV is an international school with a United States-based curriculum.

Modeling faith in Jesus Christ is the desire of each staff member at ICSV. The academic program and learning environment reflect this in many ways. As teachers guide students through rich learning experiences, they also strive to nurture the faith of their students.

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