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Best International Schools and Bilingual Schools in Dalmatia

By Joshua Wood, LPC

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Summary: If you''re moving to Dalmatia with kids, choosing a school if often your first decisions and impacts where you''ll live. Here are some popular bilingual and international schools in Dalmatia

Dalmatia, a picturesque region along the Adriatic coast of Croatia, is a popular destination for expats and digital nomads due to its stunning landscapes, rich history, and pleasant climate. While Dalmatia is not a city but a region that includes cities like Split and Zadar, it offers a few international and bilingual schooling options for expat children. Among the most popular are the International School of Split and the Matrix International School in Zadar. These schools provide an international curriculum and a multicultural environment, which can be essential for the children of expats to maintain continuity in their education.

International School of Split (ISS)

Grades: Preschool through Grade 12
Location(s): Split
Website: www.iss.hr

The International School of Split offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) program for students from preschool to grade 12. With a focus on creating a supportive and challenging multicultural learning environment, ISS aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people. The school boasts modern facilities, a wide range of extracurricular activities, and a diverse student body representing various nationalities.

Matrix International School

Grades: Preschool through Grade 12
Location(s): Zadar
Website: www.matrixschool.eu

Located in Zadar, Matrix International School provides a Cambridge International Curriculum alongside Croatian national curriculum subjects. The school is known for its small class sizes, which ensures personalized attention for each student. Matrix International School also emphasizes the importance of extracurricular activities and offers a range of clubs and sports to complement the academic program.

Split British International School

Grades: Preschool through Grade 8
Location(s): Split
Website: www.britishschoolsplit.com

Split British International School caters to younger students, offering a British curriculum that includes the Early Years Foundation Stage and Cambridge Primary. The school prides itself on its nurturing environment and commitment to fostering a love for learning. With a range of facilities and extracurricular options, students are encouraged to explore their interests and talents.

International French School of Split

Grades: Preschool through Grade 6
Location(s): Split
Website: www.ecolefrancaisedesplit.com

The International French School of Split offers a bilingual French-Croatian education for children from preschool to grade 6. The curriculum is based on the French national education system, and the school is part of the AEFE network of French schools abroad. This institution is ideal for families seeking a French-language education with an international dimension.

Deutsche Schule Split

Grades: Preschool through Grade 4
Location(s): Split

Deutsche Schule Split provides a German-based curriculum for young learners in Dalmatia. Emphasizing both German and Croatian language acquisition, the school offers a unique bilingual education. With a focus on intercultural learning and a family-like atmosphere, it's a great option for German-speaking expats or those interested in a German-focused educational foundation for their children.

Montessori School of Split

Grades: Preschool through Elementary
Location(s): Split

The Montessori School of Split adheres to the Montessori educational approach, promoting self-directed activity, hands-on learning, and collaborative play. Catering to preschool and elementary-aged children, the school provides an environment that supports the natural development of students according to the Montessori philosophy, with an emphasis on individualized learning and fostering independence.

About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.


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