The Franconian International School is an IB World School with high expectations and rigorous educational standards. In a values-based and caring environment, young people are supported in becoming active and engaged global citizens and life-long learners. The FIS provides an inquiry-based curriculum for students from Early Years classes for three-year-olds through the Primary and Secondary Schools to graduation in Grade 12 with the International Baccalaureate (IB) as well as the FIS High School Diploma. An education at the Franconian International School provides your children with the best preconditions for success anywhere in the world. The FIS is also accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NEASC).

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Our Mission

To foster international-mindedness through a challenging curriculum in a caring and cooperative environment, inspiring students to become well-rounded citizens committed to the service of humanity.

Our Vision

A community exemplifying progressive pedagogy, innovative technology and service-learning. Our students will exhibit integrity and the desire to make a positive impact in the world.

International Mindedness

All members of the FIS community are open, respectful and accepting. We seek to learn about others, recognising both our differences and similarities, to create a better world.

High Quality Learning

Learning at the FIS

Is encouraged within authentic contexts

Is constructivist, and inquiry-based

Develops and thrives through creativity

Fosters critical thinking

Staff members

Integrated Technology

We embrace information technology to support and enhance student learning.

People at the FIS

Since 1998 we have grown from 25 students to over 700, taught by a highly qualified and dedicated international faculty.

Environmentally friendly

We teach and live awareness of the protection of our environment.