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TASIS Opens 2018–2019 Academic Year With Students From 57 Nations
Posted 09/03/2018 03:18PM

Opening Day 2018

Classes for the 2018–2019 Academic Year began on the morning of Monday, September 3, and TASIS opened the year with 705 students. Below are a few notes about this year’s student body.

  • The Elementary School (grades Pre-Kindergarten through five) opened with 190 students, the Middle School (grades six through eight) opened with 125 students, and the High School (grades nine through postgraduate) opened with 390 students.
  • 181 students are new to TASIS.
  • 524 students are returning to the School, marking a strong retention rate of 86 percent.
  • The Class of 2018 (106 seniors) is slightly larger than last year’s graduating class of 103.
  • The 20 Middle School boarding students are all new to TASIS, as last year’s group consisted solely of students in grade eight.
  • 60 percent of High School students are boarders while 40 percent are day students.
  • 57 nationalities are represented in the student body (see list below).
  • 35 different languages are spoken as a mother tongue (see list below).
  • The ten nations most represented in the TASIS student body are, in alphabetical order, Brazil, China, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
  • New nations added to the student body this year include Argentina, Czech Republic, Moldova, and Pakistan.


Nations represented in the 2018–2019 TASIS student body:

Albania

France

Pakistan

Argentina

Germany

Poland

Australia

Greece

Portugal

Austria

India

Romania

Azerbaijan

Iran

Russia

Belarus

Ireland

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Bolivia

Italy

Serbia

Brazil

Japan

Singapore

Bulgaria

Kazakhstan

Slovakia

Canada

Korea

South Africa

China

Latvia

Spain

Colombia

Lebanon

Sweden

Cote d'Ivoire

Lithuania

Switzerland

Croatia

Macedonia

Turkey

Cyprus

Malta

Ukraine

Czech Republic

Mexico

United Arab Emirates

Denmark

Moldova

United Kingdom

Estonia

Netherlands

United States

Finland

Norway

Venezuela


Languages spoken as a mother tongue in the 2018–2019 TASIS student body:

Albanian

Farsi

Norwegian

Arabic

Finnish

Polish

Armenian

French

Portuguese

Azerbaijani

German

Romanian

Belarusian

Hindi

Russian

Bulgarian

Italian

Serbian

Chinese

Japanese

Slovak

Croatian

Kazakh

Spanish

Danish

Korean

Swedish

Dutch

Lithuanian

Turkish

English

Macedonian

Ukrainian

Estonian

Moldavian

 

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