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Vienna International School

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CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
Yearly fees (G7): €20,821
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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 19 students / class
Maximum 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: €20,821
Address: Str. der Menschenrechte 1, 1220 Wien-Donaustadt, Austria
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Number of students

1400

Number of nationalities represented in the school

103

Most common nationality

Our 10 most common international communities are:
Austria, Canada, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain, UK, USA (in alphabetical order).

Ratio of local students to international students

1:10

Max. number of students per class

ELC 16, GP 20; G1-G10 22; G11-G12 12.

Average number of students per class

19

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

English as a Second Language; French, Spanish and German; Mother Tongue after school programme.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

No. However, students from G9-12 need to provide adequate documentation of their English proficiency level for us to see that they can successfully access our curriculum.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Students with learning needs will need to provide psycho-educational reports and/or most recent IEPs.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Rolling admissions policy.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IBDP. SAT upon request.

Results in these examinations

95% passing.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8:30 am

School finish time

14:55 for Primary, 15:15 for Secondary

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

VIS has an enormous after school activity programme for all students. With over 70 activities to choose from, students can remain on campus until 17:00 in an organized programme that allows youth to participate in a variety of engaging activities including:
- intramural sports, like judo, gymnastics or tennis
- performing arts, such as classical dance or choir
- creative arts, including hand-crafts and painting
- technology education, like our animation club or computer programming
- academic enrichment, such as our maths club, debate club or German club
- outdoor eduction, such as boys scouts or our nature club
- other extracurricular activities, like chess, Zumba or knitting

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

VIS has five gymnasia which include a competition size basketball court. Outside there is a playing field and running track, two all-weather sports areas and three playgrounds,

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Vienna International School is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art school which provides children with an inspiring, high-quality education in a caring, multicultural community. The school is located in the north east of Vienna, one of Europe's most beautiful and historical cities, very close to the headquarters of the United Nations.

Teaching approach of the school

The mission of Vienna International School is to empower all of its students to be successful and responsible in a nurturing and diverse learning community, so that they can achieve their potential in a changing world.
In harmony with the ideals of the IB Learner Profile, and the spirit of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, VIs aims for students to be inquiring, inspired, and involved lifelong learners.

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