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CityZurich - Zug
Languages of instructionEnglish and German
Age RangeAges 1 to 18
Boarding available
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and German
Native English and German teachers
Extra languages (other than English and German)
Class sizes Average 12 students / class
Maximum 17 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: CHF 22,610
to: CHF 30,940
Address: Mühlentalstrasse 280 8200 Schaffhausen Switzerland
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

Swiss, American, German, British

Ratio of local students to international students

60% of international students

Native English and German speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English and German

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school


Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Classrooms, laboratories, media centres, sporting and cultural venues are equipped with the latest technology

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)

We use google.meet

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Our school is politically, ideologically and religiously independent

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Results in these examinations

Our students have a 100% pass rate with an average of 34 point average

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Learning support

Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

In addition to our internal placement tests we need student to take either the IELTS (minimum score of 5.5) or a Duolingo (minimum score of 120)

Waiting list


Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We onboard students at the beginning of the school year (mid August) and the beginning of the 2nd semester (early February)

Students can join after academic year begins

On a case by case basis

School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school

The ISSH Discovery Afternoon is open to Early Years and Primary students of all ages. It is offered every day from 15.30 – 18.00 h, on Wednesdays from 12.00 – 18.00 h.

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

Choir, music lessons, clubs.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Facilities at the school

Library, state of the art science labs

Sports facilities at the school

The spacious grounds include all-weather surfaces and a well-equipped, full-size gymnasium.

Grades/ages available for boarding

14 to 19

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The International School of Schaffhausen offers high quality international education starting from primary through to secondary and Diploma level. It is an authorized IB World School.

ISSH offers a boarding programme for students aged 14-18.

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