Swiss private education from elementary school to high school

Ready for high school, prepared for life

An internationally recognized curriculum

Our program follows the French National Education guidelines. The program is primarily taught in French and prepares for the French National Brevet as well as for entry admission exams into Swiss Gymnases & international High Schools.

Building strong academic foundations

In a serene and inspiring  environment, we encourage our students to think mathematically and scientifically, to write and read in French for pleasure, to gain confidence in English and German while developing their creativity and appreciation of the arts.

Personalized learning

Every student is unique. In Chantemerle’s personalized learning setting – inside and outside the classroom – teachers and educators align their teaching approach with each student’s learning style while maintaining high standards.


Elementary school (ages 5 to 10 ans)
Middle school (ages 11 to 15 ans)
High school (ages 16 +)

Exams and certifications

Brevet des Collèges
Admission exams into Swiss public Gymnase
Certification DELF, Cambridge, Goethe
Swiss maturite and IB diploma


Full board (5 or 7 days)
Day school
Residency (High School)

Academic programs 2017/18

Primary school (ages 6-10)

The aim of the primary section at Chantemerle school is to build the core skills and knowledge necessary to access secondary education successfully.

Middle school (ages 11-15)

Chantemerle school prepares for the French General Certificate of Secondary Education and for admission into Swiss maturity and IB diploma programs.

High school 16+

In partnership with Alphalif school (Swiss Maturite) and Haut-Lac school  (IB diploma), students complete their secondary studies in while maintaining residency at Chantemerle.