TASIS Opens 2016–2017 Academic Year with Students from 61 Different Nations
Posted 09/01/2016 09:27AM

International Students

After bidding farewell to the largest senior class in School history (123 students), TASIS opened the 2016–2017 Academic Year with 716 students. This year’s student body can be broken down as follows:

  • The Elementary School (grades Pre-Kindergarten through five) opened with 190 students, the Middle School (grades six through eight) has 138 students, and the High School (grades nine through postgraduate) has 388 students.

  • 71 percent of students are returning to TASIS, and 29 percent are new to the School.

  • 66 percent of all students in the High School are boarders.

  • 61 nationalities are represented in the student body (see complete list below).

  • 35 different languages are spoken as a mother tongue (see list below).

  • An even 100 students hold an American passport.

  • The ten nationalities most represented in the TASIS student body this year are, in alphabetical order, American, Brazilian, British, Chinese, Italian, German, Russian, Spanish, Swiss, and Turkish.

 Nations represented in the 2016–2017 TASIS student body:

Austria Iran Pakistan
Belarus Ireland Peru
Belgium Israel Poland
Brazil Italy Portugal
Bulgaria Japan Romania
Canada Kazakhstan Russia
China Korea Saint Kitts and Nevis
Colombia Kosovo Saudi Arabia
Croatia Latvia Serbia
Cyprus Lebanon Singapore
Denmark Libya Slovakia
Egypt Liechtenstein South Africa
Estonia Lithuania Spain
Finland Luxembourg Sweden
France Macedonia Switzerland
Germany Malta Turkey
Greece Mexico Ukraine
Guatemala Netherlands United Kingdom
Hong Kong Nigeria United States
India Norway Venezuela

Languages spoken as a mother tongue in the 2016-2017 TASIS student body:

Albanian French Norwegian
Arabic German Polish
Armenian Greek Portuguese
Bulgarian Hebrew Romanian
Chinese Hindi Russian
Croatian Italian Serbian
Danish Japanese Slovak
Dutch Kazakh Spanish
English Korean Swedish
Estonian Latvian Turkish
Farsi Lithuanian Ukrainian
Finnish Macedonian  


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