Activities and clubs, along with our competitive athletics program, allows students to explore their interests and stay active.
ISB provides an exceptional academic curriculum and social-emotional support for all our students.
ISB has three campuses, conveniently located just south of Basel city in Reinach, Fiechten, and Aesch. You are always welcome for a visit.
The ISB Admissions process – swift, informative and attentive.
ISB has a diverse, vibrant and engaged school community.
Visual and Performing Arts are an essential component of the ISB curriculum.
Upcoming events, news updates, social media...there are many ways to connect with ISB.
Welcome to the Autumn edition of our school magazine, capturing the heart and soul of our school community. As the leaves change colours and the air becomes crisp, we find ourselves embracing the charm of a new school year. This edition is packed with stories of student achievements, lively discussions about learning and personal growth, and trips and adventures worth discovering.
The ISB Model United Nation (MUN) team showcased unparalleled dedication and enthusiasm as they actively participated in the BAMUN conference "Managing Global Interconnectedness”, reflecting the paramount challenges of our modern world, bringing together four local schools to create a unique and diversified forum.
On Saturday, 4 November a unique concert was presented in the Reinach Aula. The SGIS Symphony Orchestra gave its inaugural concert. This festival orchestra was composed of 60 select students who represented six international schools from across Switzerland.
At ISB we believe in a holistic education that goes well beyond the classroom, with plenty of outdoor and experiential learning opportunities that spark student's curiosity, ignites their spirits and unleashes their full potential.
ISB's outdoor learning is more than just a field trip; it's an ongoing expedition into skill development, self-discovery, and team spirit that inspires new paths and instils a sense of duty towards sustainability and our planet. That's the kind of education we are passionate about!
Our Grade 12 student Justine Thebault-Weiser has created a documentary to raise awareness about the issue of gender inequality in STEM. She hopes to get girls excited about STEM and confident in their ability to do well.
Don't miss the summer edition of our school magazine "Stories Untold". Check the sun-kissed pages of our final edition of the 2022–23 school year!
"Students develop outstanding communication (writing, speaking, debating) skills and development project management skills. The scientific program is outstanding. I have yet to meet an ISB kid that doesn't have a love for science."
– Grade 10 Parent (USA) –
"Students love school and don't want to leave ISB family and that is the best award can be ever given to the school. Combination of very warm and friendly atmosphere with strong academic program gives a very strong base for the child's future. We are very thankful to ISB for happy first 6 years at school!"
– Grade 5 Parent (Russia) –
"ISB and the ISB Community did an incredible job welcoming and onboard our 5th grader who arrived at the beginning of the Spring semester. ISB has a very personalized approach to education and dedicated the time up front to understand our son's needs and followed up with the attention and support he needed. "
– Grade 5 Parent (USA) –
"ISB has a warm and friendly atmosphere that makes expat families settle in swiftly. The teachers are well experienced and skilled. School employs innovative ways of learning and gamified experience that is so much fun for kids. ISB also has activities happening regularly that involves both kids and parents keeping the engagement so lively. We sure recommend ISB for incoming families. "
– EC 3 Parent (India) –
"ISB is the epitome of a community, a network of resources that are accessible and available to support the development of its students and in a caring manner. "
– Grade 8 Parent (USA) –
"Good academics and outstanding student support. I’ve had three kids through this school and they have all had a well rounded and rigorous education that has stood them in good stead in university and the world of work."
– Grade 12 Parent (UK) –
"I think ISB helps students learn to be curious and open to new ideas, traditions, ways of learning. I really appreciate that they try to give them a global citizen mindset."
– Grade 7 Parent (USA) –
"The welcome of our daughter in ISB was exceptional. While she arrived in the middle of the year and not speaking a word of English, she loved it from the very first day. She had dedicated English language support which allowed her to learn the language very quickly."
– Grade 5 Parent (France) –
"ISB creates a safe, engaged and creative environment for learning and for the school community in general. ISB went above and beyond from the start of covid to maintain the delivery of education in the best way possible be it online or face to face. It shows the strong leadership and responsive staff at every level to make things happen so seamlessly. The community spirit at ISB is strong."
– Grade 3 Parent (Malaysia) –
"From the first day at ISB our three children felt very welcome and happy. They did not speak English and the EAL program helped them to understand, speak and write English in a very short time."
– Grade 10 Parent (Netherlands) –
"ISB has been an absolute pleasure for our family and for our children. My son has had the very best teachers. They have challenged him academically and supported him emotionally, based on his individual strengths and weaknesses. Also, he has benefited greatly from the support of the school counseling staff."
– Grade 2 Parent (USA) –
"ISB not only teaches the content of a subject, but teaches the student to think, to understand how that learning comes."
– Grade 7 Parent (Brazil) –
"I have an autistic son in the 3rd grade and he is pretty antisocial. Even though he's antisocial, he was very much included in all activities at all time. Also, the support he received was a 10/10."
– Grade 3 Parent (USA) –
"The school has a diverse and welcoming community. Children are well informed of world matters alongside academic subjects and are encouraged to be inquirers and thinkers. They ask challenging questions which makes us adults think!"
– Grade 2 Parent (UK) –
"ISB does a good job of encouraging the students to investigate deeper into subjects. The teachers are good at seeing the students talents and struggles and encourages them to grow in both areas."
– Grade 9 Parent (USA) –
students representing 60+ nationalities spanning 3 campuses
subject combinations offered in three IB programmes (ages 3-19)
pass rate in 2023 IB Diploma exams, compared to 80% world average
athletics teams competing in 11+ sports in 4 international conferences
music ensembles performing in 20+ concerts per years
clubs and co-curricular activities, mostly free of cost
School Counselors, 3 University Advisors, & 1 School Psychologist
green Flags awarded in recognition of student-led sustainability efforts.