International School Basel
Fleischbachstrasse 2 | 4153 Reinach BL | Switzerland | +41 61 715 33 33
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1. Admission to the School will be determined by the Director, with the advice of the academic staff, based on information obtained with respect to:

a) the potential of the applicant to benefit from the educational programme available;
b) the capacity of the School to meet the educational needs of the student;
c) the availability of places.

2. Initial Year Level placement is determined on the basis of age. The decision of the School in Year Level placement will be communicated to parents prior to acceptance and is considered final. Decisions with respect to:

a) promotion from one Year Level to another
b) retention in a particular Year Level
c) continued enrolment at ISB will be based on academic, personal, behavioural and social/emotional aspects of a student's school record.

3. ISB reserves the right to deny admission or to dis-enrol a student if:

a) the student's best interests and needs cannot be met effectively by the School's programmes and services;
b) the student's behaviour is deemed to jeopardize the welfare of the school community;
c) educationally significant information is withheld from the School; or
d) school fees are not paid in accordance with ISB Financial Regulations.

A decision to withdraw a student from the School would follow consultation with the parents/guardians and a thorough review of the educational interventions that have been attempted and documented.

4. Admission may be postponed if a Year Level is full. In this case, the applicant is placed on a waiting list. Qualified applicants are then accepted in order of the date of application, subject to the above conditions.



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About ISB

Situated in a beautiful and dynamic region of Switzerland, ISB is an English-speaking international day school which provides students aged 3-18 with the education, support and inspiration they need to become global citizens.


ISB has many years’ experience supporting students and families from all over the world. We accept students throughout the School year, dependent on availability of space and fulfillment of entry requirements. 


ISB is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. Currently studied by over one million students in 148 countries, the IB prepares students with the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills needed to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalising world.


ISB is situated on three campuses, all easily accessible by public transport.

Student Services

The facilities, technological and personnel support on offer at ISB make a vital contribution to the academic, social and emotional development of all students at the School.

Student Life

Sports, drama, music, art, debate, representation, recreation – at ISB, there are numerous ways for students of all ages to cooperate and compete to improve existing skills or try something new.

Parent Community

Individual parents and parent groups constitute an indispensable part of the vibrant community of ISB. 

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