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School Profile

Founded

1966

Student Body

  • 265 students representing 36 nationalities
  • Pre-Kindergarten: 26
  • Elementary School: 98
  • Middle School: 59
  • High School: 82

Faculty

The AISZ staff consists of 54 members, including administrative staff, faculty, support staff and specialists representing 9 nationalities with experience ranging from 2 to over 30 years.

Academic Program

American and International Baccalaureate Programs:

Pre-Kindergarten for 3 and 4 year olds; Elementary School Program Kindergarten for 5 year olds; Grades 1-5; Middle School Program Grades 6-8; High School Program Grades 9-12 with the option of the IB Diploma Program in grades 11 and 12.

Course of Studies / Programs

Elementary School (K-5)

English Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, ELL Support, Science, Physical Education, Music, Art, World Languages (1-5) (French, German), Native Croatian Language (1-5), Croatian Culture, Computer and Information Technology (integrated), Library.

Middle School (6-8)

English Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, ELL Support, Science, Physical Education and Wellness, Music, Art, World Languages (French, German), Native Croatian Language, Croatian Culture, Computer and Information Technology (integrated), Speech and Debate, Study Skills.

High School (9-12)

English Language, Math, History, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physical Education and Wellness, Music, Art, World Languages (French, German), Native Croatian Language, Computer and Information Technology (integrated), Speech and Debate, Desktop Publishing, as well as the IB Diploma program in Grades 11 & 12: Language A (HL/SL): English, Croatian; Language B (HL/SL): English, French, German; Spanish Ab Initio, History (SL); European History (HL), Psychology (SL/HL); Biology (SL/HL), Chemistry (SL/HL); Mathematics (HL/SL), Math Studies (SL); Visual Arts (SL), Music (SL), Theory of Knowledge and CAS.  

College Placement

First graduating class was in 2004. One hundred percent of graduating classes go on to higher education or into the military. The goal of the university placement counseling program at AISZ is to help students find the university that best fits their needs. Most AISZ students apply to English-instruction universities in North America, the UK and Europe. Several students have also chosen to attend Croatian universities.  

Average Class size

18

Accreditation

Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges (MSA); International Baccalaureate (IB) Authorization

Professional Memberships

Academy of International School Heads (AISH) Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE) Council of International Schools (CIS) Central and Eastern European Schools Association (CEESA) European Council of International Schools (ECIS) International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) Principals Training Center (PTC).

After School Activities

Activities are organized according to students' interests each semester. Activities typically include: basketball, soccer, study support, cooking, dance, combo sports, choir, SAT prep, arts and crafts, chess club, computers, math club, reader's theatre, CAS fitness, yoga.

MS & HS CEESA Activities/Athletics

AISZ is a member of the Central Eastern Schools Association. Activities and Athletics programs include:

MS Boys Soccer, HS Boys Soccer, MS Speech and Debate, HS Speech and Debate, MS Math Counts, HS Math Competition, MS Knowledge Bowl, HS Knowledge Bowl, MS Boys and Girls basketball, HS Boys and Girls basketball, MS Cultural Arts Festival, MS Girls Volleyball, HS Girls Volleyball, HS Boys and Girls Tennis, MS Model United Nations.

Excursion Trips

Students in grades 4 and 5 take an annual academic trip; these are overnight trips to a variety of locations throughout Croatia, which are tied to the curriculum. Students in grades 6-8 and 9-12 participate in overnight trips, which focus on developing leadership, unity and positive social and emotional growth and development.

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