Leysin American School (LAS)

  • School Type

  • School Size

    340 Students
  • Class Size

    12 Students
  • Location

    Chemin de La Source 3, 1854
  • Diploma

    (IBDP) International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, American High School Diploma (AP),
  • Camps Available

    Boarding school, Summer Camp,
  • Languages

    English, French,
  • Boarding Age

    12-18 Years Old
  • Tuition fees

    99000 CHF

Basic Information

Located in the breathtaking beauty of the Swiss Alps, Leysin American School is a prestigious school that has a history of nurturing talent and motivating students to succeed in education, sports and arts. The school has educated children of prominent and royal families worldwide and currently welcomes students aged 12 – 18 from more than 50 countries.

Academics and Boarding

LAS was the first boarding school in Switzerland to introduce the International Baccalaureate (IB) they also offer the US High School Diploma along with various ESL programs. Students are educated in classes of 12, and are encouraged to develop new skills and strengths whilst learning. This approach coupled with these rigorous offerings allows students to be admitted to prestigious universities. 80% of LAS graduates study at the world’s top 100 universities.

Due to the family ethos of the school, LAS believes in a stable, caring, supportive environment. Dormitories are fully- furnished and are equipped with amenities including a kitchen and common area, Each dorm is managed by a live-in faculty member. These ‘Dorm Parents’ ensure children are cared for and supported throughout the school year.

LAS believes living and learning together increases opportunities to appreciate and understand other cultures; recognising the differences in languages, food or traditional costumes. Invaluable insight into the world today.

Extracurricular Activities

The school emphasises health and wellbeing, which includes lots of activities. These are a key element of the LAS lifestyle. Outdoor activities include mountaineering, rock-climbing, hiking, bicycling, caving, and tent camping and skiing. Students are also welcome to try out for competitive sports or even join various non-recreational activities which include Model UN and Astronomy Club.

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