Frankfurt International School (FIS):
Frankfurt International School (FIS) together with the International School Wiesbaden (ISW) is the largest and second oldest international school in Germany. It takes an inquiry-based approach to learning utilizing the Primary Years Program and the IB Diploma Program employing only well-qualified and experienced faculty and staff.
Our mission is to be the leading culturally diverse and family-oriented international school with English as the principal language of instruction.
We inspire young individuals to develop their intellect, creativity and character to grow into adaptable, socially responsible global citizens by ensuring a dynamic, 21st-century, inquiry-driven education of the highest standard.
Curriculum: Primary School Programme and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
Languages: English is the primary language of instruction, but German is mandatory. English as a Second Language is taught as well as Dutch, Swedish, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and French.
FIS/ISW has an excellent reputation for its curricular and interscholastic athletics program, the performing and visual arts as well as its leadership and service learning offerings.
The students have advanced information technology facilities, sophisticated software(CAD, CAM), state-of-the art design technology labs and workshops, SMART Boards and over 500 computers at their disposal.
We believe that:
* Honesty and integrity are essential for building trusting relationships.
* Each person is unique and has equal worth.
* All people are responsible for their actions.
* Open-mindedness, empathy and compassion are essential for living in a global community.
* Developing head, heart and hand is necessary to realize one’s potential.
* Practicing good health habits improves quality of life.
* Expectations that are challenging lead to higher levels of performance and improve results.
* Commitment, enthusiasm and perseverance lead to success.
* Education is a shared responsibility of students, family and school.
* Everyone has the responsibility to contribute positively to society and the environment.
* Celebrating diversity enriches our lives and the life of the community.
* Nurturing curiosity and creativity stimulates exploration and discovery throughout life.
FIS is accredited by the Council of International Schools (UK) and the New England Association of Schools & Colleges, and is a founding member school of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO). FIS is a registered examination center for the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the American College Board Entrance Examinations (SAT).
FIS/ISW selectively recruits only the best faculty from around the world with around 250 faculty and staff from almost 30 different countries. . The majority have a Master's degree or above. They utilize the most current teaching practices and 21st-century learning tools.
FIS/ISW student performance results, which are constantly measured against other international schools, have consistently been above average worldwide for many years now.
At FIS and ISW the school day doesn’t end with the last class. FIS/ISW earned its excellent reputation not only from nurturing students' intellectual abilities, but also by fostering their creative and athletic potential within the classroom and without.
Our REAL program of comprehensive after school activities provides students, parents, and faculty with the opportunity to spend time in a relaxed environment teaching and learning new skills beyond the classroom curriculum. It also gives students the opportunity to work and build friendships with students from many backgrounds and grades.
Activities include among others
Painting & Drawing
Art and Design
Korean Traditional Dance
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When a student is accepted into the FIS/ISW community, the school makes a commitment to the entire family as well. We are a family-oriented school, a place where a meaningful partnership of mutual support is created between home and school in order to provide students with the best possible learning experience.
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|Address: An der Waldlust 15, Oberursel near Frankfurt, Hessen, 61440, Germany|
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