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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||15 students / class|
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|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Most common nationality||
|Ratio of local students to international students||
65% local to 35% international
|Native English speaking teachers||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
English as a Second Language
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|Average number of students per class||
|External examinations or assessments available||
|Supervised care before/after school||
On school days, THIS provides a day care programme before and after school; from 07:30 - 08:15 and 15:15 - 17:00.
|School bus service available||
THIS organizes bus transportation to the regions around Weimar, Jena and Erfurt. THIS provides a door to door service.
|School provided lunches||
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Maths, ultimate frisbee, Harry Potter book club, problems with problems, scrap art, film club, basketball, storytime, space club, badminton, cross country, football, Dungeons and Dragons
|Facilities at the school||
4 state-of-the-art science labs, a computer lab, dedicated music and art rooms, and a wonderful library
|Sports facilities at the school||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Thuringia International School is an IBO World School, is authorised to offer the following programmes: the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) - Early Primary through grade 5, the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) - grades 6-10, and the IB Diploma Programme (DP) - grades 11-12.
|Teaching approach of the school||
THIS uses the IB Learner Profile as a set of objectives for developing internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world. Students strive to be inquirers, knowledgeable, thinkers, communicators, principled, open-minded, caring, risk-takers, balanced, and reflective.