Amsterdam Netherlands
Amsterdam International Community School


Welcome to the Amsterdam International Community School! The Amsterdam International Community School is a Dutch International Primary and Secondary School offering international education in English. The AICS caters for the needs of students of all nationalities living in the Netherlands who require high-quality, accessible, community-based international learning. We are a school for students who are able and prepared to value and handle differences and diversity. Our education aims to teach our students to become compassionate and wise human beings through knowledge and inquiry. At the AICS, important values underpin our work. They include diversity, integrity, inquiry and community. These values embody who we are and they are the starting point for achieving our goal, which is to provide our students with the highest possible quality of teaching and learning. We offer education for children/students from 4 to 19 years. We are an IB World School, which means that we offer the International Baccalaureate programme. In addition to our Primary and Secondary Schools we provide day care, out-of-school care and lunchtime supervision for children aged between 0 and 12. The AICS is part of the Esprit Scholengroep, a large group of different schools in Amsterdam.

  • Day school tuition $6520 - $9736 USD
  • Grades for day school Pre-K/Reception -
    12th Grade/Year 13
  • Scholarships Available No
  • Number of Students 1600
  • Year founded 2003
  • Boarding school tuition No Information
  • Curricula IB Career-related, IB Diploma, IB Middle Years, International Primary
  • Type Co-ed


CIS - Council of International Schools IB World School Eco School

Admissions Information

  • Students can join after the academic year begins Yes


  • Assigns homework Yes
  • Use of technology in the classroom Yes
  • Language of instruction English
  • ELL support Yes
  • Gifted and talented student support No
  • Learning support Yes
  • Native English teachers Yes
  • Languages taught Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish
  • Examinations available IB Career-related Programme - IBCP, International Baccalaureate Diploma - IB Dip, MYP Certificate - MYP

Languages Taught

Primary School - English, Dutch Secondary School - English, Dutch, German, French, Spanish

School Life

  • Bus service No
  • Do students practice religion at the school No
  • Max class size 22
  • School provides lunch No
  • Supervised care before or after school No
  • Uniform required No
  • Average class size 22

University Relations

  • University counseling Yes