Rotterdam International Secondary School
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2.8 from 5 reviews
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About Rotterdam International Secondary School

Rotterdam International Secondary School (RISS) is a remarkable school indeed and has earned its place as Rotterdam’s international school. Starting as a small department within the Wolfert Bilingual School over 30 years ago, it has grown to become an emblem of Rotterdam’s growth, international importance and multicultural awareness. Our mission is for every student to enjoy their youth. We will do this by providing innovative approaches to learning, by encouraging achievement, by fostering international mindedness with local and global engagement, by modelling ethical behaviour and by acting respectfully and with honesty.

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5 Reviews of Rotterdam International Secondary School

Average Ratings

Overall 2.75
Facilities 3.00
Academics 2.00
Teachers 2.00
Sports 2.00
Music & Arts 1.00
Science & Tech 2.00

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margo markvoort, 05/06/2020 @ 13:21:54
Relationship   Parent

Music & Arts

Extreme sad experience with this school. There is no communication for parents from the school The head of middle years is completetly unproffesional even half way through the year he did not know who our son even was as he confused him with another child in the class making strong accusations. There is no concern, help or feedback to find out how your child is doing. Even though my child had to travel for over an hour and due to public transportation delays had accumelated some latenesses Again, instead of communicating with the parents they send it to the leerplicht without us even being aware so again no concern, no communicating. They have completely let my child down in every single way possible. Has been an entire waste of time and money to have my child in this school. The principle is also not helpful and as my child is not an easy learner she only recommends to have him go to another school Do not recommend this school and they are very nice and supportive when you start to make you believe your child is in good hands Well, reality shows totally different

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