One of best boarding schools in Eastern Europe. Carlsbad International School in Karlovy Vary in Czech Republic is a co-educational school for boys and girls aged 13 to 19. CIS is a boarding school that prides itself in its pastoral nurturing of the whole person, from academia to character. Our school is a place for students to grow and prosper. CIS is an incredibly diverse community, aspiring to add to the 18 nationalities represented in its first year. Offering the IB Diploma and pre-Diploma preparation, CIS is an academically challenging school with an internationally-experienced faculty and a very low student-teacher ratio.
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Number of students
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||Nestled in the historic spa town of Karlovy Vary, CIS has added another
dimension to this already international place. Campus is located at the historic
site of Toscana, formerly Freundshaftssaal, combining modern facilities with
local heritage dating back to the early 19th century
|Campus size and facilities:
Residential suites; fitness room; dining hall (Friendship Hall); classrooms with
Apple TV and digital projectors; student lounge (The Cave); access to extensive,
local athletic facilities.
||IB Candidate School
Name of Director: Tim Sloman
Address: Slovenská 477/5, Karlovy Vary, 36001, Czech Republic
Tel: +420 353 227 387
Fax: +420 353 227 387
Rolling or fixed admission date? Rolling
Application fee: 250 Euro
Cost of tuition
7 days boarding: €32,500
5 days boarding: €27,500
Day school only cost: €17,500
Needs based aid: Offered
Percentage of students receiving some aid: 25%
Average aid awarded: 25%
Percentage of students receiving merit scholarschips: Info not available
About the school
Dorm Facilities: Suites with 2 rooms, each room with 2 or 3 students. Each room has their own adjacent bathroom with showering facilities. Each dorm has a recreation room with a lounge area, TV, Wii, microwave, laundry facilities, and bathroom.
Dress code: Formal
Number of teachers and their qualifications: 12 teachers, ≈85% with Master’s degrees
Student/teacher ratio: 3:1
Average class size: 7
Social life & attractions
||Every weekend there are excursions to a number of locations and events from camping trips and sightseeing in Prague, to waterparks and Christmas markets in Germany. CIS also offers trips to every home match of Karlovy Vary’s local hockey team, HC Energie. All weekend excursions come at no additional cost to our boarding students.
||The Cave: a student lounge with ping pong and foosball. Toscana Hall: a social gathering area and the most beautiful room on campus with a piano, TV, and catering area with drinks and food available at snack times.
Sport and culture
|What we offer?
The opportunity to try out for local sports teams. Students must partake in at least 3 of 4 possible activity days. Students must also take part in at least 1 service activity per school year, which may be teaching English to local children or working at the local animal shelter.
Why Should You Choose this School?
The Carlsbad International School is a co-education boarding and day school in the Czech Republic, located in the historic spa town of Karlovy Vary. In addition to offering a private, English-speaking, International Baccalaureate curriculum, CIS features a low 3:1 student-to-staff ratio, an excellent EAL programme, cultural excursions and a unique global community.