One School – Three Campuses

ZIS has around 1,300 students across our three campuses. Due to our size we are able to design individual pathways for each student and offer an extensive academic and co-curricular program.

  • Our facilities are state-of-the-art and we have been recognized for our innovative use of IT in the classroom.
  • We are the oldest accredited school in the greater Zurich area which means we meet rigorous criteria and standards in international education.
  • Students experience small learning communities and a family atmosphere at each of our campuses.
  • Developmentally appropriate individual pathways
  • Extensive facilities
  • Forest education program

Size: 500 students

Ages: 3 - 11

Grades: Early ZIS - Grade 5

Transport: School bus service covering parts of Greater Zurich and Zug areas. Please contact Admissions for more information.

Lunch: Available for purchase or packed lunch

Device: Individual iPad for every student

School times: Children are supervised from 08:00 before classes start:

  • Early ZIS to Kindergarten: 08:30 to 14:45 (Wednesdays 13:45)
  • Grades 1 to 5: 08:45 to 15:30 (Wednesdays 14:30)

Before and after school: Extensive co-curricular program after school. Before school care 07:00 to 08:00 and after school care until 18:00

Lower School Handbook

 

  • Dedicated Middle School housed in a Swiss villa
  • Wide ranging arts, IT and language electives
  • Extensive co-curricular program

Size: 300 students

Ages: 11 - 14

Grades: 6 - 8

Transport: School shuttle bus between campus and Thalwil train station

Lunch: Available for purchase or packed lunch

Device: Individual notebook PC per student

School times: 08:45 to 15:50 (Wednesdays 09:45 start)

After School: Extensive co-curricular program

Middle School Handbook

 

 

  • Flexible curriculum
  • Extensive co-curricular program
  • Technology integrated into the curriculum

Size: 500 students

Ages: 14 - 18

Grades: 9 - 12

Transport: School shuttle bus between campus and Thalwil train station

Lunch: Available for purchase or packed lunch

Device: Individual notebook PC per student

School times: 08:45 to 15:50 (Wednesdays 09:55 start)

After School: Extensive co-curricular program

Upper School Handbook