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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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Avh Sommer team Cadet gr. 9-10 - Soulanges HOMEGAME 4:30 p.m.


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AvH Soccer team Benjami gr. 7-8 - Collège Bourget HOMEGAME 3 p.m.


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AvH Soccer team Moustiques gr. 5-6 - Tournoi BLEU & OR au Collège Beaubois


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AvH Soccer team Benjamin gr. 7-8 - Félix-Leclerc AWAY GAME 4:30 p.m.


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AvH Soccer team Benjamin gr. 7-8 - Chene-Bleu HOMEGAME 5 p.m.


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AvH Volleyball team mix-Juvénile gr. 9-12 - Monseigneur Richard, Des Sources, Pierre-Laporte AWAY GAME 4 p.m.


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AvH Soccer team Moustiques gr. 5-6 - Mini-Soccer - Tournament CLASSIQUE DES COUGARS - École des Sources


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AvH Badminton team Benjamin, Cadet, Juvénile gr. 7-12 - Saint-Laurent


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AvH Soccer team Benjamin and Cadet gr. 7-9 & 9-10 - Cité-des-Jeunes 4:30 & 5:30 p.m.


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AvH Volleyball team mix Juvénile Gr. 9-12, Pierre-Laporte, Monseigneur Richard and Mont Royal 4 p.m.


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AvH Soccer team Cadet gr. 9-10 - Collège Bourget 6 p.m.


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AvH Badminton team Benjamin, Cadet, Juvénile gr. 7-12 - tournoi au Collège Stanislas


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AvH Soccer team Cadet gr. 9-10 - Collège Beaubois 5:15 p.m.


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AvH Soccer team Benjamin and Cadet gr. 7-8 & 9-10 - Dalbé-Viau


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AvH Soccer team Cadet gr. 9-10 - PGLO 6:45 p.m.


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AvH Volleyball team mix Juvenile gr. 9-12, Des Sources, Pierre Laporte and Mont Royal 4 p.m.


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AvH Soccer team Cadet gr. 9-10 - Collége Dalbé-Viau 5:45 p.m.


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AvH Soccer team Benjamin gr. 7-8 - Collège Dalbé-Viau 4:15 p.m.


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AvH Soccer team Cadet gr. 9-10 - Saint Laurent 3:30 p.m.


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AvH Soccer team Benjamin gr. 7-8 - Chene-Bleu 4:30 p.m.


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AvH Badminton team Benjamin, Cadet, Juvénile gr. 7-12 - Singles at Collège Charlemagne


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Used school clothes sale at main entrance 8-8:30 a.m.


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AvH Filmclub - Ein Königreich für ein Lama - 3.15-5 p.m.


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7:30 AvH theatre


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Bazaar after-sale 8:30-10:15 am and 2-3:15 pm


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AvH Soccer team Benjamin gr. 7-8 - Collège Bourget 5:30 p.m.


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AvH Soccer teams Benjamin and Cadet gr. 7-8, 9-10 - Cité-des-Jeunes 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.


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AvH Mini-soccer Moustiques Gr. 5-6, Coupe Badabing at Ecole Primarie Gentilly


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AvH Volleyball team mix Juvenile Gr. 9-12, Monsiegneur Richard and Mont Royal 3:30 p.m.


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AvH Soccer team Benjamin gr. 7-8 - Collège Charlemagne 6 p.m. HOME GAME


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AvH Cineclub - Le Parc des Merveilles 4:15 - 5:45 p.m.


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AvH Soccer team Benjamin gr. 7-8 - Collège Charlemagne 5:30 p.m.


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AvH Badminton team “Benjamin/Cadet/Juvénile (gr. 7-12) - Collège Beaubois


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AvH Soccer team “Benjamin” (gr.7-8) - Félix Leclerc - HOME GAME


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Used uniform sale 8-8:30 a.m.


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Bake sale in support of grade 8


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Lantern parade 6 p.m.


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Terry Fox Run
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Photo retake day 8.20-10.15 a.m.


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Debate Team competition @ AvH


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Christmas Bazaar 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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3-8 p.m. Parent teacher interviews, used book sale


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9-10 a.m. Christmas celebration MK/KG/ES


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6:00 p.m.Christmas celebration grades 1-4


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Written Abitur exams (Geography, Politics)


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Written Abitur exams (Sciences)


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Written Abitur exams (English, French)


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Written Abitur exams (Math)


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Written Abitur exams (German)


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Start of summer break


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Distribution of report cards - early dismissal 11:45 a.m.


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7 p.m. Graduation grade 11


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Reading competition


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AvH Sportfest


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Abitur celebration


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Grade 8 Germany trip until April 30


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7:30 p.m. AvH theatre


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3 - 8 p.m. Parent teacher interviews


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7-9 p.m. AvH market place


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7:30 p.m. Parent council meeting March 2


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Winter sports day


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Ski trip grades 5 and 6 until Feb 28


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Talent show


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Distribution of report cards - end of 1st term


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7:30 p.m. Parent council meeting


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Victoria Day May 18 - school closed


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7 p.m. Parent meeting grade 1


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PED Day May 19 - school closed


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PED Day February 14 - school closed


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Open House 9a.m. - 12 p.m.


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Used school clothes sale in front parking lot, 8-8:30 a.m.


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Staff outing early dismissal 2 and 2:10 p.m. No Supervision!


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Open House 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


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Grade 12 class trip to Stratford until Oct 4


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Oktoberfest 5 p.m.


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School News

Best goalie!

Dec 10, 2019

Best goalie!

Browse our AvH books and media on-line

Dec 09, 2019

Browse our AvH books and media on-line

Math Olympics

Dec 03, 2019

Math Olympics

German Approach Website Launch

Nov 29, 2019

German Approach Website Launch

“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