Welcome from the Director
Welcome to Black Forest Academy. In 1956, a number of Canadian families living in Basel, Switzerland established the opportunity for their children to receive a North American education. Since that first year, much has changed at Black Forest Academy, but the dream and vision of providing quality international Christian schooling continues just as strongly as ever.
What is the Application Process?
Once you download and complete the Application Packet, you can send it either by mail, fax or email. Please make sure you include all application materials in one package. If the student is going to be living in a school residence, download the Residence (Dorm) Student Application packet as well. Once these are completed, send the applications using one of the methods listed in the Application Process. Apply Now »
About the School
Black Forest Academy (BFA) provides a quality, international Christian education that equips its students to influence their world through biblical thought, character, and action.
BFA was founded in 1956 by TeachBeyond, formerly Janz Team Ministries. It is an international Christian school providing an English language education for grades 4 through 12 (grade 1-3 are bilingual—English and German). It serves the children of international Christian workers and international business families who want a North American curriculum that incorporates a Christian worldview.
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