Upper School Clubs and Activities

The Upper School has an extensive extracurricular program based around student clubs, service learning, academics, athletics, and the performing arts. Some activities take place during the school day and/or after school, while others require participation in a one-time event. Some activities are offered by season and others for the whole academic year. 

  • In addition to competitive sports teams there is a range of recreational sports activities includng soccer, basketball, snowboarding, fitness training and tennis.
  • Students register directly with the coach or activity leader at the Athletics and Activities (ATAC) sign up market which is held for each season.
Athletics (Recreational)

Basket Ball Hoops
Climbing Club
Indoor Soccer
Yoga Club
Recreational Basketball
Recreational Sports
Recreational Volleyball
Running Club
Ultimate Frisbee


Art Club
Chess Club
Drama Club
International Award
Lion's Jazz Band
Live Sports Streaming
Mindful Mondays
Musical Pit Orchestra
National Honor Society
Student Council
Student Technical Support Club
Student Newspaper
The Den Cafe Club
Upper School Play (Arabian Nights)

Athletics (Competitive)

We also offer a full competitive athletics program:

View our Competitive Athletics Program


Amnesty International
Barefoot Foundation
Breaking Free
Critical Thinking
Habitat for Humanity
History Club
International Woman's Day Committee
Just One Africa
Math Club
Model United Nations - The Hague
Model United Nations - Paris / Basel
Mindful Monday
Nepal Service Club
Operation Smile
Operation Wallacea
Project Green
Stand Up to Cancer
SYPT Physics Club
Team Ghana
Voice of the Voiceless

About Us

With more than 1,450 students at four unique campuses, ZIS offers an extensive educational program with all the benefits of size but the intimacy of smaller settings.



We know that choosing the right school is one of the most important decisions you can make for your child. Our Admissions Team is here to help and guide you through the process.


Learning at ZIS

At ZIS we recognize the unique and diverse nature of our students. That’s why accommodating the individual learning needs of each and every student remains our highest priority.


Student Life

Co-curricular activities challenge our students’ personal, social and physical development and encourage a greater passion for learning. Opportunities range from the arts to sports to outreach and service work and beyond.



ZIS has four unique campuses offering a personal experience to each of our students. Whether it is an old villa or one of our modern buildings, ZIS offers an age-appropriate environment for your child’s learning.



The ZIS community extends beyond our students and includes ZIS families, alumni, faculty and staff, corporate partners, neighbors and friends.



Once a member of our community, always a part of our family around the world! Our alumni include former students, former parents and former faculty and staff. At ZIS we welcome our alumni’s engagement and strive to help you stay connected with your ZIS.


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