Vientiane International School
(VIS) is an International Baccalaureate World School in Vientiane, Laos
, established in 1991. Having moved into a new purpose built facility in August 2008, VIS now has an enrollment of approximately 400 students from Preschool through to Grade 12 with official accreditation from the Council of International Schools, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the IB.VIS offers the all three IB programmes, the PYP for ages 4-10, and MYP for ages 11 - 15, along with the IB Diploma in Grades 11 and 12.
Vientiane International School has students from close to 40 different countries and almost all teachers are fully qualified, almost half with an advanced or Masters level degree. Though it is true that some teachers are teaching in areas for which they lack qualifications. Students who graduate from VIS attend university in such countries as:Australia, United States, Canada, Singapore, Thailand, Great Britain, The Netherlands and New Zealand. The school continues to grow and plans to expand facilities to include a swimming and fitness complex, and creative and performing arts wing.
VIS is a member of the Mekong River International Schools Association (MRISA) which enables students to compete in sporting tournaments and cultural exchanges with other international schools in Thailand
. The school is also a member of the East Asian Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS) which supports accredited schools through provision of... Read More