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Danube International School, Vienna


Josef Gall Gasse 2, Vienna, A-1020, Austria

Tel: (+43) 1 720 3110

Fax: (+43) 1 720 311040

Email: info@danubeschool.com

Web site: www.danubeschool.at

ADMINISTRATION:

Director- Ian Piper

Elementary Principal- Jennifer McLaughlin

Secondary Principal- Gil Bierman

Diploma Leader- Rachel Pernet

MYP Leader- Matthew Thurstan

PYP Leader- Sarah Ford

FACULTY:

Full time:   13 men, 30 women

Part time:   3 men, 16 women

Nationalities:  20   CURRICULUM AND EXAMS:

Curriculum:   National, International, MYP, PYP, IB

Exams: IB   ENROLMENT:

Age Range: 3-18

Total Enrolment: 516

Nationalities: 59

260 boys, 256 girls

Elementary School: 239

Middle School: 98

High School: 179

FEES:

Day only: € 9600-€ 17300

Other Fees: Application Fee € 150; Enrolment fee € 3500; Security Deposit € 365

Learning Support Programme

Danube International School Vienna (DISV) is situated in the heart of city. The school was founded in 1992 by a group of parents and businessmen interested in developing a high quality international school with a family atmosphere. DISV serves the needs of the international and local communities and it has grown to provide a comprehensive international education for children from age 3 to age 19. With around 420 students from almost 60 different nationalities, the school is able to provide a broad range of educational offerings whilst maintaining a high standard of individual care.

The school provides for the full age range with an Elementary School (Early Years Unit to Grade 5) and a Secondary School (Grade 6 to Grade 12.) The Elementary School delivers the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) curriculum. In Grades 6-10 the school is experienced in delivering the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) and in Grades 11 and 12 the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. The school prepares students for university entry worldwide. The school is fully recognized by the Austrian Ministry of Education. The formal school day isfrom 08.15 to 15.05 and is then followed by a full and varied activities programme, that includes cultural and creative activities, community service, and sport. The culturally diverse, qualified and experienced faculty is drawn from 20 different countries.

Danube International School Vienna is situated in a pleasant central district overlooking the Danube Canal. Recently renovated, the elegant building provides modern and well-equipped facilities that include 24 classrooms, creative and expressive art facilities, an Early Years Unit, three laboratories, a computer centre, a library, a gymnasium, a theatre and a cafeteria. DISV also has access to a range of sporting facilities at a nearby club.

Admission is granted following an interview with the applicant and his/her guardians, the submission of reports from previous schools and completion of placement tests.