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At a glance

  • Students, Faculty and Campus
  • Programmes & Curiculum
  • Baccalaureate
  • Co-Curricular Activities
  • Student Services
• Mark Twain IS operates in two adjacent campuses near the verdant Baneasa Forest in the North of Bucharest, and presently has approximately 500 students in its pre-primary, primary, middle and high school divisions. • Sixty percent of students are Romanian nationals and forty percent are international, representing over 40 nationalities. • The campus is spread over 16.000m2 of green spacious premises as well as 9 buildings adding up to a 6000m2 of built area. It has over 43 classrooms and 12 media and science labs as well as 3 music studios, and an outdoor pool. • Students and staff benefit from nutritious, warm, in-campus-made meals by our two professional cooking teams led by professional chefs in professional kitchens. • Students and staff also benefit from door-to-door transportation to and from school every day of the year. • The faculty and staff are highly qualified and participate in the continuous professional development programmes offered in both national and international networks. • International Sister Schools in China • International Exchange Programmes in Beijing, China • International Educational Trips - all over the world: New York City, London, Beijing, Lisboa, Prague etc • Our students feel safe and relaxed in our bespoke warm environment.
Bilingual Division (English and Romanian Main Languages of Study) • Primary Years Programme (Culminating in the PYP Exhibition) • Middle Years Programme (Culminating in the MYP Personal Project) • Diploma Programme (We offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme) • Aracip Romanian Ministry of Education Accredited (All levels accredited and all Romanian Nationals Exams and National Test Offered) • Cambridge International School (We are an accredited learning centre.) International Division (English Main Language of Study) • Primary Years Programme (Culminating in the PYP Exhibition) • Middle Years Programme (Culminating in the MYP Personal Project) • Diploma Programme (We offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme) • Aracip Romanian Ministry of Education Accredited (All levels accredited and all Romanian Nationals Exams and National Test Offered) • Cambridge International School (We are an accredited learning centre.) Other languages of Instruction and Languages B Other Languages B or Mother Tongue Studies: French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Hebrew, Turkish, Arabic, Greek etc
Mark Twain IS is presently the only school in Romania to offer its students two baccalaureate strands to choose from: the International Baccalaureate and the Romanian National Baccalaureate. Our students benefit from career and university guidance and counselling as well as application process help. Top University Offers for Our Brilliant Students Include: University of Oxford | University of Cambridge | King’s College of London | Harvard University Massachusetts | University College of London | London School of Economics and Political Science | Guildhall School of Music and Drama | London University of the Arts | Marangoni School of Fashion Milan | Eccole Hotelier de Laussane | Glion Institute of Higher Education | +150 more
STEM-Robotics | Future Architects - Lego Design | Photography | Carpentry | Cooking & Nutrition | Fashion & Design | Pottery | Rock Band | Theatre | Voice | Choir | Musical Theatre | Percussion | Guitar | Ballet | Ballroom Dancing | Contemporary Dance | Track | Karate Kyokushin | Soccer | Basketball | Fencing | Handball | Gymnastics | Swimming | Table Tennis | Journalism | Chess | International Languages | Mother Tongue | Further Mathematics | ICT | Coding | Flash CS6 | The Nutty Science Professor | Intensive preparation for national exams and baccalaureate sessions | Cambridge English Intensives
Mark Twain IS offers: • school transportation services • home-cooked meals in its bespoke cafeterias • permanent medical assistance • school counseling • career and university application guidance and assistance.

Mark Twain IS Mission

Mark Twain International School is committed to offering its students a high-performing, yet supportive learning environment, tailored to their individual needs, styles and goals, that will encourage them to become informed life-long learners. Caring and open-minded promoters of interculturalism, all members of the Mark Twain IS community embrace their national values and cultures within a vibrant framework of internationalism. As citizens of one world, our graduates will have learned to face the demands of life in the 21st century with confidence, integrity, compassion, creativity and love of peace and humanity.

Aspiring and Dynamic

Since 1995, Mark Twain International School has consistently validated its position as one of the leading and most forward-thinking providers of pre-university education in Romania through its:

expert global accreditation

challenging international programmes

successful students with outstanding results at academics, arts, athletics and community involvement

outstanding annual pass rate at both National and International Baccalaureate Exams

alumni who proudly represent the school at prestigious universities around the world

remarkably small teacher-student ratio

excellent comprehensive professional development programme for teachers.

Our green campuses

9 Buildings

16000m² Premises

6000m² Built area

43 Classrooms

12 Media & Science Labs

3 Music studios

2 Art studios

5 Food serving areas

2 Libraries

MYP Centre

DP Centre

2 Football fields

2 Basketball courts

1 Running track

3 Gyms + lockers

Outdoor pool

MARK TWAIN IS

National and International Accreditations

International Learning Division / Bilingual Learning Division
Main language of instruction: English / Main language of instruction: English & Romanian

Study Level Accreditation
Pre-Primary
Ages 2-6
• International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (from age 3)
• Cambridge Assessment International Primary Education (from age 5)
• ARACIP – Ministry of Education, Romania
Primary School
Preparatory Level (6 y.o)
to 4th Grade
• International Baccalaureate: Primary Years Programme
• Cambridge Assessment International Primary Education
• ARACIP – Ministry of Education, Romania
Middle School
Grades 5-8
• International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme
• Cambridge Assessment International Secondary Education
• ARACIP – Ministry of Education, Romania
High School Part I
Grades 9-10
• International Baccalaureate: Middle Years Programme
• Cambridge Assessment International Secondary Education
• ARACIP – Ministry of Education, Romania
High School Part II
Grades 11-12
• International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
• Cambridge Assessment International Secondary Education
• ARACIP – Ministry of Education, Romania