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Private high schools in Warsaw

Find the top private and non-public high schools in Warsaw

There are many private high schools in Warsaw. The best of them use the latest teaching methods and proven international programs. Some offer high school students the IBDP (Internationale Baccalaureate Diploma Programme). In Warsaw high schools, it’s also almost standard to learn in two languages, ​​or in Polish with a strongly extended foreign language, normally English.  continue reading...

List of schools

School  ( = Featured ) Grades Type Languages / Type
3 The British School Warsaw

ul. Limanowskiego 15, Warszawa, 02-943
Nursery (2,5 years) to Gr. 12 Diploma programme
English National Curriculum
International Baccalaureate
English, Polish
Diploma programme
English National Curriculum
International Baccalaureate
3 No Bell

Mirkowska 39 B, Konstancin-Jeziorna, 05-520
Nursery (12 months) to Gr. 12 Montessori
Polish Curriculum (Ministry of National Eduction, MEN)
Polish Curriculum (Ministry of National Eduction, MEN)
3 American School of Warsaw

Warszawska 202, Konstancin-Jeziorna, 05-520
PS/Kindergarten (3 years) to Gr. 12 American Curriculum
Diploma programme
International Baccalaureate
Middle years programme
Primary years programme
PSAT Exams
SAT I Exams
American Curriculum
Diploma programme
International Baccalaureate
Middle years programme
Primary years programme
PSAT Exams
SAT I Exams
3 Monnet International School

6A Belwederska, Warszawa, 00-762
Nursery (12 months) to Gr. 12 International Baccalaureate English, Polish
International Baccalaureate
3 Thames British School

Usypiskowa 5+ ul.Gładka 31+ ul.Wawelska 66/74+ Piaseczno, Warszawa, 02-386
Nursery (2,5 years) to Gr. 12 Diploma programme
English National Curriculum
International Baccalaureate
English, Polish
Diploma programme
English National Curriculum
International Baccalaureate
3 International American School of Warsaw

Dembego Stefana 18, Warszawa, 02-796
PS/Kindergarten (3 years) to Gr. 12 American Curriculum
International Baccalaureate
English, Polish
American Curriculum
International Baccalaureate
2 Akademeia High School

2 Ledóchowskiej, Warszawa, 02-972
Gr. 9 to Gr. 12 A levels
English National Curriculum
A levels
English National Curriculum
1 Lycee Francais de Varsovie

Walecznych 4/6, Warszawa, 03-916
PS/Kindergarten (24 months) to Gr. 12 French National Curriculum French, Polish
French National Curriculum
1 British Primary School of Wilanow

Hlonda 12, Warszawa, 02-972
Nursery (3 years) to Gr. 9 English National Curriculum English, Polish
English National Curriculum
1 Zespół Edukacyjny im. Lotników Amerykańskich

Wóycickiego 1/3, bud. 18, Warszawa, 01-938
PS/Kindergarten (3 years) to Gr. 12 English, German, Polish, Spanish
1 Warsaw Montessori School/Casa dei Bambini

ul. Szwoleżerów 4, Warszawa, 00-464
Nursery (18 months) to Gr. 12 Montessori
Polish Curriculum (Ministry of National Eduction, MEN)
English, Polish
Polish Curriculum (Ministry of National Eduction, MEN)
0 International European School Warsaw
Wiertnicza 140, Warszawa, 02-952
0 Autorskie Liceum Ogólnokształcące Nr 42
Iwicka 47B, Warszawa, 00-735
0 Liceum Ogólnokształcące Społeczne Nr 17
Batorego 14, Warszawa, 02-591
0 Liceum Ogólnokształcące Niepubliczne Nr 76
Rogatkowa 50, Warszawa, 04-773
0 Bednarska Szkoła Realna Zespół Szkół Bednarska
Kawalerii 5, Warszawa, 00-468
0 Parasol
Hawajska 14 A, Warszawa, 02-776
0 Liceum Ogólnokształcące Nr 13
Conrada 7, Warszawa, 01-929
0 Niepubliczne Liceum Ogólnokształcące Nr 61 im. Stefana Kisielewskiego
Przy Bażantarni 3, Warszawa, 02-793
0 Niepubliczne Liceum Ogólnokształcące Nr 81 SGH
Niepodległości 162, Warszawa, 02-554
0 Kolegium św. Stanisława Kostki Liceum Ogólnokształcące Niepubliczne
Bobrowiecka 9 (bud. A), Warszawa, 00-728
0 Stowarzyszenia Kultury i Edukacji
Kolektorska 9/11, Warszawa, 01-692
0 Społeczne Szkoły Bułhaka
Trakt Brzeski 63, Warszawa, 05-075
0 Szkoły MGM
Jagiellońska 88, Warszawa, 00-992
0 Szkoły Fundacji Edukacyjnej "Varsovia"
J. S. Bacha 2, Warszawa, 02-743
0 Społeczna Szkoła im. S. Lema STO
Białostocka 4, Warszawa, 03-741
0 WLH Wielokulturowe Liceum Humanistyczne im. Jacka Kuronia
Kłopotowskiego 31, Warszawa, 03-720
0 2 Społecznego Liceum Ogólnokształcącego STO im. Pawła Jasienicy
Nowowiejska 5, Warszawa, 00-643
0 Szkoła Rodzinna
Kruszyny 14A, Warszawa, 05-077
0 Szkoły Stowarzyszenia Sternik
ul. Pożaryskiego 28, Warszawa, 04-703
0 Okońska Szkoły im. Marzenny Okońskiej
Solidarności 101 D, Warszawa, 00-144
0 Polonijne Liceum Ogólnokształcące Niepubliczne KLASYK
Matuszewska 20, Warszawa, 03-876
0 Zespół Szkół Ogólnokształcących Nr 1
Polinezyjska 10 A, Warszawa, 02-777
0 Społeczne Liceum Ogólnokształcące Nr 7 im. Bronisława Geremka
Karmelicka 26, Warszawa, 00-181
0 Zespół Szkół Ogólnokształcących im. św. Pawła z Tarsu
Poezji 19, Warszawa, 04-994
0 Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 20 im. Jana Gutenberga Fundacji Szkolnej
Obrzeżna 12a, Warszawa, 02-691
0 Społeczne Liceum Ogólnokształcące 21 im. Jerzego Grotowskiego
Jana Pawła II 36c, Warszawa, 00-141
0 Liceum Kreacji Gier Wideo
Generała Zajączka 7, Warszawa, 01-518
0 Szkoły Fundacji "Nauka i Wiedza"
Stryjeńskich 21, Warszawa, 02-791
0 Liceum Ogólnokształcące Przymierza Rodzin im. Jana Pawła II
Grzegorzewskiej 10, Warszawa, 02-778
0 The Japanese School in Warsaw
Szwoleżerow 8, Warszawa, 00-464
0 Szkoły Sióstr Zmartwychwstanek im. bł. Siostry Alicji Kotowskiej
Krasińskiego 31, Warszawa, 01-784
0 I Społeczne Liceum Ogólnokształcące im. Maharadży Jam Saheba Digvijay Sinhji Zespół Szkół Bednarska
Zawiszy 13, Warszawa, 01-167
0 Liceum LifeSkills
Hoża 88, Warszawa, 00-682
0 IB World School 1531 Raszyńska
Raszyńska 22, Warszawa, 02-026
0 Szkoła Liderów
Bobrowiecka 9, Warszawa, 00-728
0 Liceum Niepubliczne Nr 29 im. Ignacego Jana Paderewskiego
Powązkowska 90, Warszawa, 01-728

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Types of Warsaw high schools

Below are examples of private schools operating in and around Warsaw.

There are also various combinations, e.g., there's a Catholic school which is also a boarding school, social school (treated as a type of private school) which is also a school for the humanities. There is also an international Montessori school. These schools also function as general secondary schools with, for example, bilingual, sports, arts, or international departments, with the option of passing the international high school diploma.

What Warsaw private high schools offer

Private high schools in Warsaw, especially international ones, offer a high level of teaching, unique programs, qualified teaching staff, appealing extra classes, and more. International high schools teach in a foreign language—usually English, or are bilingual—in Polish and English. Some implement the core curriculum set by the Polish Ministry of National Education, while others offer foreign curricula, such as that of the US, Canada, and Britain. Many offer the opportunity to do the International Baccalaureate (IB), which facilitates admission to foreign universities.

These schools educate students from many countries around the world. The best private high schools in Warsaw (with an emphasis on international ones) don’t complain about the lack of applicants, especially those occupying leading positions in national rankings for years.

You can read more about the advantages of studying in a private Warsaw high school below.

Benefits of private high schools in Warsaw

Costs of a private high school in Warsaw: tuition and other fees

If you choose a private high school in Warsaw, you must consider the costs—tuition and other fees. What are the prices? It depends on many factors that we discuss here.


The main expenditure is tuition—the fee for your child's school education, usually paid monthly. Sometimes, international fees are given on an annual basis. Tuition is one of the most important features that distinguish private schools from public schools—which are free in Poland.

Also, note: in some schools parents pay tuition fees every month throughout the year (12 months, including holidays), and in others for 10 months, i.e., without summer holidays. This is important to know.

An analysis of several dozen private schools in Warsaw showed that tuition fees range from PLN 700 up to PLN 3300 per month. But most often you see a monthly amount of around or just over 1000 PLN. In some schools, tuition fees depend on the level of education.

In more expensive international schools, tuition fees are given as an annual amount, from 20,000 to 51,000 PLN, of course payable in installments.

Some schools vary the annual amount of tuition depending on whether it’s paid in 10 installments (e.g. PLN 11,800) or 12 installments (PLN 11,900), and the lowest annual fee (PLN 11,000) comes when parents pay the full amount in advance.

Usually, schools are open to various forms of payment plan, offering the possibility of spreading them into other installments.

A common practice of private schools, as well as social ones, are discounts for another child from one family enrolled in the same school.

Other expenses

In addition to tuition, there may be other expenses, though.


The matter of boarding students is handled differently in different institutions. Most often, schools offer meals prepared and brought by catering companies and served either as in a restaurant or as a buffet. Prices are very different, from 11 PLN per day to 6-12 PLN for each meal. Sometimes breakfast and afternoon tea are included in the tuition fee, and only lunch is paid separately. Some schools have their own cafeterias where meals are prepared in place. Generally, you have to take into account the additional costs of feeding your child at school.

Entry fee

This is a one-time non-returnable fee charged when registering a child. After paying it, you’ll know your child has a guaranteed place in the school.

The amount of this fee varies—looking at several dozen private schools in Warsaw showed that the entry fee ranges from 100 to 1500 PLN, but most often it’s about 800-1000 PLN. This is sometimes counted towards the tuition fee, though. There are some very expensive and exclusive schools, where the entry fee includes two elements: one-time fee and an additional/recruitment fee, but these are exceptions.

Some schools also have additional charges:

Recruitment fee: 150-400 PLN

Fee for classes and recruitment interviews: 100 PLN

Recruitment fee for the trial week: 200 PLN

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For much more about fees, what may and may not be included in tuition, and what to look for when considering costs, read Tuition in private schools in Poland.

If you’re interested in private schools in general, we recommend: Why go to private school? and Benefits of Polish private schools.

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