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CurriculumsIB and American
Language of instructionEnglish
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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 16 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: €8,382
to: €21,962
Address: Subačiaus St. #41 Vilnius LT- 11350, Lithuania
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Number of students

Up to 400.

Number of nationalities represented in the school

More than 30.

Most common nationality

A significant number of students are Lithuanian and American. The rest are from all over the world - Ukraine, India, Japan, Georgia, Poland, Israel, etc.

Ratio of local students to international students

Around 40 percent of students are Lithuanian.

Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language.

Additional language classes offered by the school

German, Spanish, French, Russian.

Max. number of students per class

Up to 20.

Average number of students per class

Around 10 in PreK 2 - PreK 4 groups.
Around 16 in the Lower and Upper Schools.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

AISV is a Google school, which means that we are using Gmail, Google drive, Google meets and Google classroom pretty much every day. We also use ManageBac for certain tasks, grading, attendance and reporting. As for the devices, AISV Upper School is BYOD (meaning bring your own device), but the school can provide loaners for students if needed. Every classroom is equipped with an interactive board (SMART board) and some teachers use iPads in combination with their computer or the board.

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, since we are Google school, we mainly use Google meets for our virtual classrooms. Most of the assignments are also posted either on Google classroom or ManageBac in the Upper school.

External examinations or assessments available

The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) and The Preliminary SAT, also known as the PSAT/NMSQT® (National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) - practice version of the SAT exam.

Results in these examinations

In the past 3 years, we have had a 100% success rate in the IB, and our IB scores are consistently above the world average.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Teachers assign homework to their students, but it depends on the subject, grade-level, and time of the year

Approximate hours of homework given

The actual time required to complete assignments will vary with each student’s study habits, academic skills and selected course load.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Around 95%.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes. AISV’s Inclusive Education (IE) Program provides support to both students and teachers who require additional strategies and resources to maximize their success. AISV employs 3 full-time Inclusive Education (IE) Teachers who specialize in differentiated instruction techniques, academic/ behavior interventions, and creation/ implementation of individualized learning plans.

Learning support offered

AISV can provide special education support/services for a carefully managed number of students with a range of physical, academic, or emotional needs. It should be noted however, that the school has limited resources to serve students who require psycho-educational testing, one-to-one support, and/ or school-based clinician services. In line with effective teaching practices, supplemental learning support at AISV occurs in the inclusion and/ or resource classroom settings. AISV currently does not have an intensive needs program for students who require special education support/ services in a full-time, self-contained classroom setting.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

The American International School of Vilnius welcomes diverse learners. Teachers differentiate instruction to best support the needs of all learners, including gifted and talented students.

Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

AISV applicants come from different educational backgrounds and nationalities, the school administers entrance tests to assess academic and language levels. These tests do not determine if a student will be admitted to AISV, but are used by the Admissions Committee to place students appropriately and provide services that will enable them to be successful. The school uses the WIDA Screener Assessment, to measure English language proficiency.

Waiting list

There are a limited number of places in each grade and it depends on the school year if there is a waiting list.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Admission is open all year.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, it does.

School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school

There is an extended day option for Lower School students up to Grade 3. The supervised care is provided all weekdays until 6 pm. There is also a wide range of after-school activities for students to participate in both in Lower and Upper school.

School bus service available


School provided lunches


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


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Lower School – Kindness Club, Robotics, Karate, Acting and Drama, Arts and Craft, Football, Badminton, Doll’s Fashion House, Basketball, Chess, Dance, Peer Buddies, Kids Yoga, Minecraft Creativity, Musical, Game Design and Programming, Student Leadership, Board Game Design, Content Creation, Piano, etc.
Middle School – MathCounts, Learning Lab, Rotary Interact Club, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketballs, Musical, Learning Lab, World’s Scholar’s Cup, Badminton, Rock climbing, eSports, etc.
High School – Chemistry Help, Speech and Debate, Ceramics, Learning Lab, Rotary Interact Club, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Math Help, Musical, MUN, Newspaper, Volleyball, Peer Buddies, Waste Material Engineering, Rock climbing, eSports, Exam Prep, etc.

Sports activities included

Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, Rock climbing.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Upper School sports teams:
Fall Season : Middle School and High School Girls Football, Middle School and High School Boys Football teams.
Winter Season : Middle School and High School Girls Basketball, Middle School and High School Boys Basketball teams.
Spring Season :
Middle School and High School Girls Volleyball, Middle School and High School Boys Volleyball teams.
Middle School and High School Girls Football, Middle School and High School Boys Football teams.
Lower School sports teams: badminton, football and basketball teams where boys and girls play together.
School students have the possibility to take part in a variety of Central and Eastern Schools Association (CEESA), Nordic International Schools (NORDIC) and other international events throughout the school year.
Locally, we also participate in Vilnius International School Sports Association (VISSA).

Facilities at the school

Science Labs (Physics, Biology, Chemistry), the Rock Band and Recording studio, Music room, two libraries, two Arts rooms, and a Computer Lab.

Sports facilities at the school

Lower School – playground, multi-purpose indoor gym with climbing wall and outdoor court for basketball, football etc.
Upper School - a big multi-purpose Gym (Football, Basketball, Handball, Badminton, Dancing, Gymnastics) with a 200m - running track balcony, climbing walls with 5 auto-belay systems, 3-meter-high bouldering wall, well equipped Fitness room for CrossFit training and yoga.
Outdoor - 7-aside artificial football pitch, playground with table tennis, chess and official TeqBall table, outdoor Basketball hoops, a 3-hole disc golf course.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The American International School of Vilnius is the first international school founded in Vilnius in 1993 to serve the city’s international community as well as host country nationals. It has a dual international accreditation by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges - NEASC (US). AISV offers an American/International curriculum with English as the language of instruction for children of ages 18 months - 18 years old (Pre K2 through Grade 12).

Teaching approach of the school

The school offers an inquiry-driven, standards based college preparatory curriculum similar to that of U.S. academic, public schools. At AISV the curriculum focuses on the whole child and provides a foundation for a lifetime of learning. We aim to inspire, motivate and empower our students in PK 2 through Grade 12 to discover their personal potential as lifelong learners in an international community. Inquiry based learning in the Lower School encourages students’ active participation through their use of imagination and creativity to inquire, explore and reflect. The Middle School program at AISV is specially designed to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of early adolescents. The high school program at AISV offers a college preparatory curriculum. It is designed to encourage high academic standards and active learning through an inquiry-based and criterion referenced approach. AISV is an authorized IB World School and offers the IB Diploma Program for grades 11 and 12. AISV is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the Council of International Schools (CIS).

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