School Calendar

ISR Calendar 2020 – 2021
Thursday, August 13: Teachers begin
Wednesday, August 19: New students visit
Thursday, August 20: School begins
Saturday, October 3 – Sunday, October 18: October Break
Monday, October 19: Classes begin
Saturday, November 14 – Monday, November 16: Holiday
Tuesday, November 17: In-service day (no school)
Friday, December 18: In-service day (no school)
Friday, December 18 – Wednesday, January 6: Christmas Break
Thursday, January 7: Classes begin
Friday, January 22: End Semester 1 (87 days)
Monday, January 25: Begin Semester 2 (88 days)
Saturday, February 13 – Monday, February 22: Winter Break
Monday, February 22: In-service day (no school)
Tuesday, February 23: Classes begin
Friday, April 2 – Sunday, April 18: Spring Break
Thursday/Friday, May 13/14: Ascension (no school)
Monday, May 24: Whit Monday (no school)
Friday, June 4: In-service day (no school)
Friday, June 25: Last day of school

175 days for students
185 days for teachers

School Organization

The school year is comprised of 175 teaching days and extends from the end of August to the end of June, with holidays in October, December/January, February and Spring. The school observes Swiss national and cantonal holidays. Instruction for Kindergarten starts at 9:00am and ends at 3:30pm. Half days ending at 12:30pm are possible in Kindergarten 1 and 2. Instruction for Grades 1 to 12 starts at 9:10am and ends at 3:40pm. Hot lunches are available for the students – these are paid for separately by the parents.