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Mark Twain International School

Mark Twain International School

25 Erou Iancu Nicolae Street, 077190 Voluntari, Ilfov, Romania

+40 73 500 0160



Mark Twain International School
School type Co-educational Day
Founded 1995
Status Private
Head of School Ms. Anca Macovei Vlasceanu
Language of Instruction English, Romanian
Co-ed Age Range 2-19 years
Number of pupils 600
Preschool €6,350 - €9,800 per annum
Primary School, starting at €12,550 per annum
Middle School, starting at €13,800 per annum
High School, starting at €14,450 per annum
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP, IBMYP, IBPYP
Diploma Coordinator Ms. Olivia Fotescu
MYP Coordinator Ms. Floriana Florea
PYP Coordinator Ms. Corina Popa
Associations IB, CIS, ECIS, Ministry of Education, CIE

Student-centred | Global-minded | High-performing

Celebrating its 29th anniversary in 2024, Mark Twain International School is proud to be one of the most experienced international schools in Romania. Challenging educational frontiers with its two divisions of study, Global Bilingual (English-Romanian) and International (English), the School has a strong portfolio of accreditations to support its mission:

  • the full International Baccalaureate continuum (PYP, MYP & DP)
  • the Cambridge International Education Assessment for Primary and Secondary
  • national recognition from the Ministry of Education via 4 accreditations covering the entire K12 route
  • the delivery of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award in Romania
  • recognized Cambridge English Exam Preparation Centre.

Curriculum & Student Profile

At the core of the School's approach to premium education is the IB continuum: a broad, conceptual, connected curriculum, empowering students, as early as the pre-primary stage up to graduation, to achieve intellectual and academic success, and to develop a wide range of human capacities and social responsibilities. Students are encouraged to be inquisitive, knowledgeable, communicators and brave life-long learners, and to become open-minded, caring, balanced, and principled global citizens of the 21st century. Critical thinking is promoted, as they strive to reflect upon and learn from their actions. Annual pass rates for the International and National Baccalaureate are prevalently 100%, with graduates receiving offers to date from 150 of the world's top universities.

Diversity & Inclusion

Healthy relationships, ethical responsibility and personal challenge are all promoted. Over 50 vibrant nationalities are represented in the student community, and as students increase their understanding of the world’s cultures and languages (including their mother tongue), they explore globally significant ideas, become confident in their own identity, join with others to celebrate our common humanity, learn how they can make a change with their own voices.

Teacher-Student Ratio & Faculty

The average teacher-student ratio is 1:6, and the annual teacher-turnover rate falls below 5%, thus facilitating optimal levels of consistency, care and attention to students' needs. The faculty is well-qualified, with most holding master and doctoral degrees, and being active participants in the Professional Development programs offered in both national/international networks.

Green Campus & Student Services

Operating in two green campuses near Baneasa Forest, Mark Twain International School welcomes its students to over 16,000 sq.m of verdant open spaces and 7,500 sq.m of modern buildings. The school offers 40+ extracurricular classes dedicated to arts, sports, and further academics, as well as student services: freshly-cooked meals, pastry/bakery onsite, door-to-door school bus service, infirmary with on-campus doctor, well-being, counselling and mental health support, special home delivery of school resources/care packs, parent support.