International school addresses in Düsseldorf
Ministerium für Schule und Weiterbildung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen
North Rhine-Westphalia’s highest education authority, oversees the region’s internal education affairs such as the curriculum and teaching methods.
›› Hamm, Völklinger Str. 49, Tel. 58 67 40, www.schulministerium.nrw.de
Regionale Arbeitsstelle zur Förderung von Kindern und Jugendlichen aus Zuwanderfamilien in Düsseldorf (RRA)
Offers school-age children new to Düsseldorf with insufficient German help in finding a suitable school with German language development lessons.
›› Altstadt, Burgplatz 2, Tel. 89 240 63
Schulverwaltungsamt Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf
Department that runs all Düsseldorf’s municipal schools. It is also responsible for external school matters such as new buildings, alterations or closure of schools, allocation of classrooms, teaching aids and school transport.
›› Altstadt, Burgplatz 1-2, Tel. 89 91, www.duesseldorf.de/schulen
International School Heiligenhaus
All-day school that opened in 2007, offering children from 3 to 18 a high quality bilingual education in small classes. Classes are in English but there are German lessons from native speakers. The school teaches in preparation for internationally recognized qualifications including GCSEs and the International Baccalaureate just as much as for the German Abitur. The support for gifted pupils, individual support for low achievers, music and art lessons as well as lots of sports make this a pleasant place to go to school.
›› 42579 Heiligenhaus, Am Sportfeld 1-5, Tel. 0 20 56/58 24 60, www.internationalschoolheiligenhaus.com
International School of Düsseldorf e.V.
The International School of Düsseldorf is an International Baccalaureate World School with over 40 years of experience in international education. Qualified international teachers from over 20 countries teach over 1,000 pupils from 50 countries in small classes and in English. Non-native English speakers get the support they need.
›› Kaiserwerth, Niederrheinerstr. 336/323, Tel. 9 40 67 12, www.isdedu.de
ISR Internationale Schule am Rhein in Neuss
ISR is a state-recognized, full-day private school close to the Neuss city forest for children from Kindergarten through Graduation. The school uses English as the language of instruction. As a member of the SABIS® School Network, the school offers students an international curriculum with leaving certificates geared for worldwide universities. The certificates are: ISR High School Diploma (age 18), US AP – Advanced Placement Exams and IB – International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (age 17-18). The SABIS Student Life Organization® gives students the opportunity to develop self-confidence, discipline and motivation and teaches important ethical and moral values.
›› 41464 Neuss, Konrad-Adenauer-Ring 2, Tel. 0 21 31/4 03 88-14, -15 , www.internationale-schule.de
Japanische Internationale Schule e.V. in Düsseldorf
All-day school offers Japanese children living in Düsseldorf a Japanese education in a primary and secondary school for ages 6 to 15.
›› Oberkassel, Niederkasseler Kirchweg 38, Tel. 5 57 70, www.jisd.de
Lycée Francais de Düsseldorf
French-speaking grammar (academic high) school that also teaches German, attended by over 500 pupils. Leaving certificates include the Baccalauréat or ABIBAC (French Baccalauréat and the German Abitur).
›› Mörsenbroich, Graf-Recke-Str. 220, Tel. 6 10 79 50, www.lfdd.de
Montessori academic high (grammar) school with bilingual (German-English) lessons. Also offers Japanese as an optional subject as well as an interdisciplinary Japanese foundation course.
›› Niederkassel, Schorlemerstr. 99, Tel. 8 92 33 11, www.cecilien-gymnasium.de
All-day academic high (grammar) school with bilingual courses (German-Spanish) from ages 10-11. Further focal points are economics and business as well as sport.
›› Oberkassel, Hansaalle 90, Tel. 8 92 37 12, www.comenius-gymnasium.de
Academic high (grammar) school with bilingual courses (German-English) and a linguistic-artistic focus. Special German lessons for non-native speakers.
›› Düsseltal, Lindemannstr. 57, Tel. 8 92 33 51, www.goethe-gymnasium.de
Heinrich Heine Gesamtschule
All-day comprehensive school that offers all German school exams from the general school leaving certificate to the Abitur university entrance qualification.
›› Main building (age group 8-13): Mörsenbroich, Graf-Recke-Str. 170, Tel. 8 99 85-12, -14
›› Dependance (age group 5-7): Düsseltal, Graf-Recke-Str. 94-96, Tel. 8 99 85 62
Academic high (grammar) school with bilingual lessons (German-Greek) and Montessori teaching methods.
›› Pempelfort, Scharnhorststr. 8, Tel. 8 92 78 11, www.leibniz-gymn.de
Catholic primary school with bilingual lessons (German-Italian). All-day school open to all with supervision until 4.15 pm.
››Derendorf, Blumenthalstr. 11, Tel. 44 40 41, www.thomas-schule.de
Large Christian academic high (grammar) school funded by the Cologne archbishopric with over 1,000 students and many social projects in Bethlehem, Romania and in the Philippines.
›› Kaiserswerth, An St. Swidbert 53, Tel. 1 59 25 00, www.suitbertus.de
Freies Christliches Gymnasium
Private academic high (grammar) school that has all day supervision and offers its multi-cultural pupils the latest technology such as electronic chalk boards and WiFi in every classroom.
›› Reisholz, Buchenstr. 1, Tel. 2 39 77 40, www.fcg-duesseldorf.de
Rudolf Steiner Schule
School that follows Waldorf teaching methods for ages 6 to 19.
›› Gerresheim, Diepenstr. 15, Tel. 23 20 69
Schulen der Graf-Recke-Stiftung
The schools run by the Graf-Recke charity trust take in boys and girls aged 6 to 17 whose behavioral difficulties such as development and learning problems mean they cannot be taught in regular schools.
›› Wittlaer, Buschgasser Weg, Tel. 9 40 07 11, www.graf-recke-stiftung.de
Protestant denominational grammar school for the Rhineland region. It offers day care for ages 10 to 12 as well as special education development for pupils from immigrant backgrounds.
›› Kaiserwerth, Kalkumer Schloßallee 28, Tel. 9 40 57 01, www.tfg-duesseldorf.de
All-day primary school focused on Jewish values. Hebrew and religious lessons are important parts of the curriculum. Kosher lunches.
›› Golzheim, Zietenstr. 50, Tel. 86 32 32 12, www.jgdus.de