We are an accredited international Christian boarding school
located in Kandern, Germany.



Our campus and boarding homes are located on the southwestern edge of the Black Forest. Kandern is a small picturesque town surrounded by forests, rolling hills and dozens of hiking trails. We are only a short drive from both Switzerland and the Alsace region of France.


Our academic program is rigorous. BFA is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), the Council of International Schools (CIS), and the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association (MSA). BFA is a member of the Association of German International Schools (AGIS).

We offer our students the opportunity to take PSAT, SAT, ACT, and Advancement Placement exams, and assist students with university planning.


Our mission is to provide our students with a quality, international Christian education that equips students to influence their world through biblical thought, character and action. We partner with families living in 40+ countries around the world.

BFA has longstanding partnerships with many international Christian organizations: