La garenne international school

La Garenne International School stands as a beacon of academic excellence and holistic development in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Renowned as one of the world’s premier boarding schools, La Garenne has garnered high praise from parents and students alike, boasting an impressive 96% satisfaction rate.

Catering to students aged 4 to 18, La Garenne fosters a nurturing family atmosphere enriched by cultural diversity and a strong emphasis on security. Committed to academic excellence, the school’s dedicated teachers employ inquiry-based learning methods supported by cutting-edge educational technology.

The curriculum is designed to cultivate intellectual curiosity and global awareness, with lessons conducted in both English and French to accommodate all students. Small class sizes ensure personalized attention, nurturing each student’s innate passion for learning.

Beyond academics, La Garenne offers a diverse range of extracurricular activities aimed at enriching students’ lives and promoting holistic development. From outdoor learning and snow sports to arts, drama, and music, the school’s activities cater to a wide range of interests, supporting student well-being and personal growth.

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The school’s academic programs are meticulously crafted to inspire students to achieve academic success and instill a lifelong love of learning. From the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) to the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma, La Garenne offers a rigorous and stimulating educational journey tailored to each student’s unique needs and aspirations.

Whether pursuing the IB Diploma or the La Garenne High School Diploma, students are encouraged to become independent thinkers and learners, preparing them for future success in higher education and beyond. With guidance from dedicated staff, students embark on a transformative journey of personal and academic growth, equipped to thrive in an increasingly complex and interconnected world.

School AT A Glance


Villars, Switzerland

Academic Programs

IB, IBDP, MYP, IPC, La Garenne High School Diploma

Language of instruction

French and English



Additional Programs

Short-term summer experience


4 to 18 years old


160+ Students
20+ Nationalities


Summer & Winter Camps

annual tuition

CHF 80, 000 - CHF 121, 000

In front of a child, we can but feel affection for who they are and who they may become one day.

extra-curricular activities

Competitive Sports

To be discussed 

Non Competitive Sports

No competition are organized for these sports


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