Secular state schools are likely to lose ground because numerous municipalities are turning to churches to save their educational institutions from falling apart, the left-leaning daily Népszabadság said in an article last Monday. Over the past few months dozens of communities have expressed interest in transferring municipally managed schools to various churches, the paper said. In some cases only a few inquiring phone calls have been made so far but in some cases written documentation is awaiting the decision of the town council.
Mission: The American International School of Budapest (AISB) prepares its students to be responsible global citizens and inspires in each a passion for knowledge and life-long learning. We are a nurturing and diverse community that instills respect for self and others, develops the whole child and strives for academic excellence.
According to the distinguished educationalist Kevin McNeany who founded Nord Anglia Education and who is now chairman of Orbital Education, the owners of Britannica International School, “Our idea was to develop the school further as a non-selective private school with very close ties to the education system in England; offering an enhanced British National Curriculum, IGCSEs and full A levels. It is, we believe, a much more affordable quality international school for parents and is geared also towards the needs of the staff of embassies and international companies with offices in Budapest.”
The BME International Secondary Grammar School, founded in 1992, is one of the oldest international schools offering a Hungarian diploma. It has developed a reputation for both academic success and openness with students from over 20 countries, of which more than 95 per cent continue their education in universities all over the world.
The International Christian School of Budapest (ICSB) serves the educational needs of international, Hungarian and American business and expat students in the Budapest area. Celebrating 17 years of service, ICSB provides a stimulating and supportive learning environment in English for children Grades K-12. And we’re growing – 2010-11 brought our largest enrollment ever (225 students), with 48 per cent North American students and 25 per cent Hungarians. Students from over 20 countries attend ICSB.
Greater Grace International School has been providing excellent, reliable education for the children of the expatriate and Hungarian community for 20 years now in Budapest. This exclusive, multicultural school works with US curricula, has a small student-teacher ratio, upholds time-honoured values, has alumni in prestigious universities and colleges all over the world, and teaches the students not what to think but how to think.
SEK Budapest International School is a trilingual, co-educational, private day school offering both national and international challenging educational programmes to Hungarian and expatriate children in Budapest.The school was founded in 1997 as a part of SEK- International Education Systems, an institution with more than hundred years of experience in education. The school campus is located in the Second District’s easily accessible green area in H?vösvölgyi Street.Â