TASIS at a Glance


Founded

1956

Founder

M. Crist Fleming

Headmaster

Christopher Nikoloff

Location

Montagnola, Ticino, Switzerland
(Directions)
• 10 minutes from Lugano Airport & Train Station
• 1 hour north of Milan, Italy
• 3 hours south of Zurich, Switzerland

Grade Levels

Pre-K through 12 & Postgraduate

Academics

American and Italian Sections for grades 1-9*
American Diploma
Advanced Placement
International Baccalaureate
English as an Additional Language Program

*In accordance with Cantonal requirements

Student Body

Total Enrollment: 715
Elementary School: 200
Middle School: 125
High School: 390
Boarding Students: 250 (grades 6–Postgraduate)
Day Students: 470
Countries Represented: 60

Faculty

150

Average Class Size

14 (this figure may vary across divisions)

Accreditations

European Council of International Schools (ECIS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

Campus

Campus Map
25 Buildings
8 Dormitories

Featured Programs

Global Service Program
Academic Travel
Ski Adventure
 Alumni More than 21,000
715
STUDENTS


60%
BOARDING STUDENTS
IN THE HIGH SCHOOL


60
NATIONALITIES


25
BUILDINGS


1st
AMERICAN
BOARDING SCHOOL
IN EUROPE
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