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AVH - Alexander von Humboldt - German International School - Montreal

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AvH is a multilingual–German, French and English—private, co-educational school serving students from preschool to grade 12.

Our challenging program adheres to both German and Quebec curricular requirements. Our principal areas of academic focus are languages, math and sciences. Students gain fluency in three languages and achieve mastery of biology, chemistry and physics.

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Pre-School
PrK - KG

The foundation for a lifelong love of learning.

Elementary School
1 - 4

We focus on the personal development of each child.

High School
5 - 12

Our students acquire mastery of over twelve academic subjects.

300 students

300 students

300 students

12:1 teacher ratio

300 students

25+ Nationalities

300 students

60% of students are non-German speaking

300 students

15+ extracurricular activities offered per semester

300 students

Belongs to a worldwide network of 140 German schools abroad

Germany has the biggest economy in the European Union and the fourth largest worldwide. It is home to numerous international corporations and at the forefront of technological innovation. German is the most widely spoken mother-tongue language in Europe.

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The German International Abitur is the highest diploma awarded to secondary school students in Germany and at German schools abroad.

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Upcoming Events

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Parent teacher interviews


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Student assembly Remembrance Day


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Annual assembly of the school association


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Photo Retake Day


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Open House October 12, 2018


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Terry Fox Run


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7:30 pm parent meetings Grades 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 11, 12 and preschool


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Ski trip Grade 5 & 6 until March 1


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Winter Break


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Ped Day school closed


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Written DIA exams Grade 12 (History/Politics)


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Written DIA exams Grade 12 (Sciences)


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Written DIA exams Grade 12 (English/French)


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Preschool Open House 9 – 12


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AvH Theater 6:30pm


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AvH Theater 7:30pm


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3 to 8 pm parent teacher interviews


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Written DIA exams Grade12 (Math)


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Grade 10 exams/Sek 1 (Math)


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Grade 10 exams/Sek 1 (English)


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Grade 10 exams/Sek 1 (German)


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student assembly #6 for grades 5 to 12


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Winter Sports Day


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Christmas Break until Jan. 4


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11.45 Early Dismissal


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7 pm Christmas Celebration Grades 1 to 4


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Written DIA Exam Grade 12 (German)


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End of first term & report cards


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9 – 10 am Christmas Celebration preschool & Kindergarten


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student assembly #4 for grades 5 to 12


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Written German Language Certificate Exams (DSD II) for Grade 11 students


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AvH Weihnachtsbasar


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Used book sale


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3 to 8 pm parent teachers interviews


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6 pm Lantern Parade


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student assembly #5 for grades 5 to 12


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student assembly #3 for grades 5 to 12


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Oral German Language Certificate Exams (DSD II) for Grade 11 students until January 18


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Fall Break until Oct. 26


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9 – 16 Uhr Open House


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Summer Break


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Thanksgiving


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Ped Day school closed


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11:45 am Early Dismissal


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Report Cards


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German National Holiday regular school day


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student assembly for all students


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student assembly #2 for grades 5 to 12


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Project Days until June 20


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Start of the extracurricular activities (AGs)


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Field trip Grade 3 to Cap St. Jacques until Sept. 28


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19 Uhr Graduation Grade 11


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9 am to 12 pm Provincial Exams Grade 10 (Science & Technology)


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3 to 4 pm used school book sale


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Field trip Grade 4 to L’Ile Perrot until Sept. 28


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6 pm Oktoberfest


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vaccinations Grades 4 and 9


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9 am to 12 pm Provincial Exams Grade 10 (Mathematics)


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Field Trip Grade 7 (Rafting )  until Sept. 21


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9 am to 12 pm Provincial Exams Grade 10 (HQC)


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Field trip Grade 12 to Stratford until Sept. 22.


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9 am to 12 pm Provincial Exams Grade 11 ( Français)


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2 to 6:30 pm Loft Uniforms Fitting Day


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Early Dismissal for all students at 2:10 pm


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7:30 pm Graduation Grade 12


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7 pm parent council meeting #1


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School photos


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9 am to 12 pm Provincial Exams Grade 11-2 (English)

9 am to 12

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4 to 7 pm School-BBQ


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9 am to 12 pm Provincial Exams Grade 11 (English

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oral DIA exams Grade 12 until May 28


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7:30 pm parent meetings Kindergarten & Grades 1, 5, 6, 9, 10


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student assembly #1 for grades 5 to 12


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Labour day


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student assembly #8 for grades 5 to 12


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7:30 pm Infosession on preschool & Kindergarten programs


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OPUS Card at John Abbott College


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9 am to 12 pm Provincial Exams Grade 11 (Français)

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Loft Uniforms in the gym (order delivery) from 2 to 6 pm


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First Day for Kindergarten & Grade 1 from 10:30 am to 2 pm


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9 am to 1 pm AvH Garage Sale

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OPUS Card at John Abbott College


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First Day Mini-K from 8:30 to 10 am


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9 am to 12 pm Provincial Exams Grade 11 (Français, langue d‘enseignment)

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First day for preschool from 10:30 am to 12 pm

10:30 am to 12 pm

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Grade 9 & 10 New York trip until May 3


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Grade 8 Germany trip util May 9


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Easter Break


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vaccination Grade 4 & 9


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student assembly #7 for grades 5 to 12


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First Day of School for Grade 2 to 12 (8:20 am to 3 pm)

8:20 am to 3 pm

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School News

Mathematik-Olympiade

Dec 14, 2018

Mathematik-Olympiade

Debate Team December

Dec 04, 2018

Debate Team December

AvH Christmas Bazaar

Nov 20, 2018

AvH Christmas Bazaar

Lantern Parade

Nov 16, 2018

Lantern Parade

“Mon enfant est le meilleur ambassadeur de l'école. Il aime son école et est content et fier d'y aller.”

- AvH Parent

“All teachers, no matter what subjects, have always shown passion and devotion about their respective fields, which is often what adds an inspiring flavor to the way they teach.”

- AvH Parent

“Unlike other private schools, the atmosphere is progressive, child-centered, and open.”

- AvH Parent

“My children are always happy to go to school, teachers are both friendly and open as well as professional. The school is a safe and welcoming environment with many resources that enable individual learning.”

- AvH Parent

“Was ich an der AvH schätze ist, dass an diesem Ort selbständiges Denken vermittelt wird und Kinder zu ganzheitlichen Personen erwachsen.”

- AvH Parent

“Ich bin hier – at my my school – I’m so happy”

- pré-maternelle

“AvH has played an integral role in sparking my intellectual curiosity. For that alone, I owe the school, my teachers, and my schoolmates a debt of gratitude.”

- Maher Bitar | Class of 2001