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Date Founded
1908 (joined ISG in 1974)
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Teaching the IB since
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IB Programmes Offered

ISG, La Châtaigneraie is a private international school in Founex, Switzerland, which offers the IB Primary Years Programme and the Diploma Programme. The school was founded in 1908 and joined the ISG Foundation in 1974. ISG, La Châtaigneraie offers French/English bilingual education as well as an extensive mother tongue language programme. Despite being a non-selective school, students consistently perform above the IB world average, scoring 35.5 points on average in 2017.

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Average IB Score

The average score of students at La Chat is 35.5 compared to the IBO average of 28.56

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PYP: CHF 28,400-CHF 31,780
DP: CHF 34,430

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La Chat has a Non-Selective policy. Information about their entry criteria can be found on their website.

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Languages at school

83 nationalities with 47 mother tongues; World Languages Programme: Arabic, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.

MYP at La Chat

As the IBO's Middle Years Programme continues to grow and expand into schools accross the world, we're eager to share information with families about schools options for students pre-IB.

Final year of MYP

La Chat does not offer the MYP but may offer similar courses.

MYP Alternative


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Chemin de la Ferme 2 1297 Founex

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You can visit the ISG, La Châtaigneraie website here.

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La Chat is affiliated with G20 Schools Group; International School of Geneva

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