The ISB Experience

ISB’s innovative and robust Nursery to 8th Grade program is a multilingual educational journey that develops students into driven explorers and passionate communicators.


From Immigration through Ellis Island to Refugees in Germany: Learning About Migrations in 3rd Grade

The 3rd Grade is currently engaged in their second unit of inquiry, "Migrations". This unit gives students an opportunity to explore their personal family histories, and to discover more about the migrations that millions of people have made to New York City. As part of their unit work, the students went on field trips to Ellis Island and the Tenement Museum, where they learned more about the people who immigrated to the United States in the 19th century and how these people were living after they entered the country.... LEARN MORE

The Dragons Make ISB History in the 2016 Soccer Season!

This season, the ISB Dragons soccer team was eligible to compete in their first soccer league, the Middle School Athletics League (MSAL). Membership in this league consists of teams from independent schools in Brooklyn and Manhattan. “When you're on the ISB dragons you're not just forming a soccer team but a loving community.” -Eva G.... LEARN MORE

Executive Function and Organizational Skills Training

The ISB Middle School Team partnered with experts from NYU’s Child Study Center to help teach and develop these skills in Middle School students. We reached out to Dr. Elana Spira and Dr. Richard Gallagher, who have researched the effects of behavioral interventions to improve organization, time management, and planning (OTMP) in adolescents. These interventions showed reductions in homework-related problems, improvement in homework management, along with increased academic proficiency.... LEARN MORE




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    Creative collaborators and intellectual risk takers who are inspired to think critically and seek answers.

    Discover the lifelong educational journey that starts in ISB’s Lower and Middle School programs.

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    We CreateADVOCATES

    Passionate communicators actively connected to their community and the world.

  • We ShapeLEADERS

    We ShapeLEADERS

    Eager innovators dedicated to taking on challenges and exploring new ideas.

    Find out how ISB’s educational experience shapes students into leaders and global citizens.


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