International secondary schools

Secondary education starts at the age of 12 and continues until the age of 18. Dutch international secondary schools and private international schools prepare their students for the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IBMYP), followed by the IB diploma, or the European Baccalaureate (EB). A list of international secondary schools located in the area of The Hague can be found below.

American School of The Hague (ASH)

The American School of The Hague serves an international student base of 4-18 year olds representing 70 to 80 nationalities. High school students study a full college preparatory curriculum which includes the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma and Certificate program and Advanced Placement courses. The secondary school serves children aged 10 to 18 years (grade 5 - 12).

Rijksstraatweg 200
2241 BX Wassenaar
Telephone: (070) 512 10 60
Age range: 10-18 years (grade 5 - grade 12)
Curriculum: U.S. style international high school curriculum; IB Diploma Programme and AP.

British School in the Netherlands (BSN)

Situated in the residential area of Voorschoten, the school provides a stunning, state-of-the-art learning environment for around 1,100 students aged 11-18, from all over the world. The school has excellent facilities including its own sports fields and offers both A Levels and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.

Senior School Voorschoten

Jan van Hooflaan 3
2252 BG Voorschoten
Telephone: (071) 560 22 22
Age range: 11-18 years
Curriculum: G, C.S. Es & A Levels

Senior School The Hague

Starting in September 2018:
Vrouw Avenweg 640
2493 WZ The Hague
Telephone: (070) 315 4050

Deutsche Internationale Schule (German International School)

The German International School of The Hague is situated in the Statenkwartier of The Hague and educates students from Kindergarten to secondary school level/university entrance level. It is the leading German international school as well as oldest international school in the Netherlands. The school is recognised and subsidised by the German government and therefore provides internationally accepted quality education at a competitive price. Its German high school diploma (Reifeprüfung, Abitur and Realschulabschluss) provides the students with the possibility of studying a wide range of subjects in Germany, the Netherlands, other European or international countries. It offers English, French and Dutch as foreign languages.

Van Bleiswijkstraat 125
2582 LB The Hague
Telephone: (070) 354 94 54
Age range: 10-19 years
Curriculum: German; Qualification: Reifeprüfung, Abitur and Realschulabschluss

European School The Hague

The European School The Hague opened its doors in 2012. The secondary school works with 3 language sections: Dutch, English and French. Students with German, Italian and Spanish mother tongue can also follow classes in their mother tongue. Students will graduate with a European Baccalaureate certification which is recognised by universities worldwide. ESH is predominantly for the children of employees of European organisations but can accommodate children of other families eligible for international education.

Houtrustweg 2
2566 HA The Hague
Telephone: (070) 700 16 00
Age range: 11-15 years
Curriculum: European Baccalaureate

New address as of August 2018:

Oostduinlaan 50
2596 JP The Hague

International School of The Hague (ISH)

The International School of The Hague is an international primary and secondary school with more than 1,000 students aged 4-18. The school is subsidised by the Dutch Ministry of Education, enabling it to offer high-quality education at competitive fees. The school offers the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (IB) of the International Baccalaureate Organisation.

Secondary School

Wijndaelerduin 1
2554 BX The Hague
Telephone: (070) 328 14 50
Age range: 11-18 years
Curriculum: Middle Years Program (MYP) and IB Diploma Programme

Le Lycée Français Vincent van Gogh

Founded in 1947 by parents of French, Belgian and Swiss origin, the Lycée Vincent van Gogh de La Haye-Amsterdam is a primary and secondary school with students ages from 3 to 18 years old. The school has an official status within the French educational system and is part of the French educational network which is made of at least 470 schools all around the world (AEFE: Agence pour l'Enseignement Français à l'Etranger).

Scheveningseweg 237
2584 AA Den Haag
Telephone: (070) 306 69 23
Age range: 11-18 years
Curriculum: French educational system from 'maternelle' to 'lycée' (baccalauréat ES, L, S)

Sekolah Indonesia Den Haag (SIDH)/Indonesian School of The Hague

A private institution funded by the Representative of the Republic of Indonesia in the Netherlands.

Rijksstraatweg 679
2245 CB Wassenaar
Telephone: (070) 517 88 75
Age range: 12-18 years
Curriculum: Indonesian and international

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Published: 23 May 2016Modified: 29 November 2018