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A small independent international day and boarding school, founded in 1949. Set in the Swiss Alps in Gstaad and home to 100 students aged 2.5 to 13 years.

  • John F. Kennedy International School
    Chilchgasse 8
  • T +41 33 744 1372
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • School Ages: 2-13
  • School Gender: Mixed
  • Total School Numbers: 100
  • Teaching Language(s):
    • English
  • SEN: Mainstream with SEN support
  • Boarding: Available
  • Uniform: Yes
  • School Year: August – June with three terms. Holidays: 3 weeks December-January and March/April, 2 weeks October, long weekend February.
  • School Hours: 8:00am to 5pm
  • Annual Fee Range: Day CHF 39,500 - CHF 40,500; Boarding CHF 76,500 - CHF 79,500
  • Fee Information: Application fee: Registration fee (one time, non-refundable for all new students): 2,000 for day students and boarders, and 600 for play school students. Deposit (required for extra costs such as activities, visits, sports etc, reimbursed if not used): day students 3,000, boarders 6,000, play school 600. Academic ressources: 800 (r/Y1), 1,000 (Y2-5), 1,500 (Y6-9). EAL and learning support additional cost depending on support required.
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Memberships: Swiss Learning, Eco Schools
  • State/Independent: Unknown


  • International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC)
  • International Primary Curriculum (IPC)
  • International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC)


  • Council of International Schools (CIS)

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