International secondary schools The Hague region

International secondary schools in The Hague region

Secondary education starts at the age of 12 and continues until the age of 18. During the first 4 years of international secondary education, the Dutch international secondary schools prepare their students for the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IBMYP).

Students who have successfully completed the IBMYP can be admitted to the 2-year International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP). Both the IB and EB (European Baccalaureate) diplomas are widely recognised as providing a well-balanced pre-university education. They are an accepted entrance qualification for top universities around the world. Currently, no international school options exist in the Netherlands for vocational education.

Private schools may have different curricula for both junior and senior secondary school, however both the American School of The Hague and the British School in the Netherlands give students the opportunity to follow either the national curriculum or the IB-DP in the final 2 years of high school.

International Secondary Schools in The Hague region

  • 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, International Baccelaureate Diploma programme (IB), IB Career Programme, as well as BTECs.

    Senior School Voorschoten
    Jan van Hooflaan 3
    2252 BG Voorschoten
    Telephone: (071) 560 22 22
    Age range: 11-18 years
    Curriculum: GCSEs, A Levels, BTEC, IBCP, IBDP

    Senior School Leidschenveen
    Vrouw Avenweg 422
    2493 WX Den Haag
    Telephone: (070) 218 30 23
    Age range 11 - 18 years
    Curriculum: GCSE's - A levels

    Enquiries and admissions
    Telephone: (070) 315 40 77

  • 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.

    Staff covered by the Staff Regulations of Officials and Conditions of Employment of other Servants of the European Communities (e.g. Europol, Eurojust and the European Commission Staff Member) are exempted from paying school fees and have guaranteed placing

    Oostduinlaan 50
    2596 JP The Hague
    Telephone: (070) 700 16 00
    Age range: 11-15 years
    Curriculum: European Baccalaureate
  • 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 Middle Years Programme (MYP), IB Career-related Programme (IBCP) and the 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), IB Career-related Programme (IBCP) and IB Diploma Programme
  • International School Wassenaar - Rijnlands Lyceum

    The International School Wassenaar – Rijnlands Lyceum opened its doors in September 2019 to international students. The International School Wassenaar is  part of the Rijnlands Lyceum Wassenaar. Therefore, it will be possible for expat students to follow international education in the context of a Dutch high school. Expat children will, as such, be part of the local community. 

    Backershagenlaan 5
    2243 AB Wassenaar
    Curriculum: Middle Years Programme (MYP), IB Diploma programme.

  • International School Delft

    In August 2019, the International School Delft opened its doors to international students. Following the successful development of the International School Delft Primary School over the last five years, international students in the Delft area will now be able to continue their education at secondary level.

    Colijnlaan 4
    2613 VZ Delft
    Telephone: +31 (0)15 285 00 38
    Age range: 11-18 years
    Curriculum: Full range of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programmes

  • 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)
  • Het Rijnlands Lyceum Oegstgeest International School
    Het Rijnlands Lyceum Oegstgeest is a bilingual school that offers Dutch and international programmes, both fully accredited by the Dutch Ministry of Education. The international school offers the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme for ages 11 to 16 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme for ages 16 to 18. Rijnlands Lyceum Oegstgeest was among the first schools worldwide to offer an international programme, fully independent of any national curriculum.

    Apollolaan 1
    2341 BA Oegstgeest
    Telephone: (071) 519 3555
    Age range: 12-18 years
    Curriculum: IB MYP / IB Diploma Program
  • Sekolah Indonesia Den Haag (SIDH)/Indonesian School of The Hague
    The Indonesian School in The Netherlands offers lessons with an international character, without compromising on the Indonesian language, standards and values, and ensures harmonious interaction amongst pupils and between pupils and teachers.

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


Read more about the International Baccalaureate and the contents of the IB programme.