Department of Defense Education Activity

About Our School

AFNORTH International School was founded in September 1967 and provides education for over 900 children of JFC HQ Brunssum, NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, other NATO personnel serving in the Netherlands, and families working in international companies in this region.


Acting Principal of AFNORTH Elementary US-Section: Kristy Fountain


School Colors: Maroon, White, and Green

Mascot: Afi the Lion

Grades Served: Pre-Kindertarten to 5th Grade

Enrollment: 300 + 200 Elementary Students from other NATO nations

Computer/Student ratio: 1:2

Teacher/Student ratio: Primary: 1:18, Intermediate: 1:25