What makes ISB different?
ISB is an independent, non-profit school that is known for its innovative and rigorous Nursery–8th Grade French and Spanish language immersion program. Below are some of the ways that ISB provides students with an extraordinary and unique educational experience.
Our Core Values
The ISB learning environment is driven by our six core values: Language Immersion, Inquiry-based Education, Global Curriculum, International Mindedness, Diversity, and Community. These principles enable ISB students to become well-rounded, multilingual leaders ready to take risks and enthusiastic in their pursuit of knowledge and success.
We develop adventurers.
Creative collaborators and intellectual risk takers who are inspired to think critically and seek answers.
We create advocates.
Passionate communicators actively connected to their community and the world.
We shape leaders.
Eager innovators dedicated to taking on challenges and exploring new ideas.
A VARIED & VIBRANT COMMUNITY
We believe having a learning environment that is both culturally and socioeconomically diverse enriches each student’s experience — and creates more opportunities to promote inclusion and awareness in our community.LEARN MORE
Where Critical Thinking Opens New Worlds
From Nursery to 8th Grade, ISB’s curriculum exposes students to diverse cultural perspectives and experiences that enhance their educational journeys and broaden their vision of the world. This dynamic, stimulating, and goal-oriented learning environment provides students with the skills to take on any challenge with confidence and achieve any goal before them.LEARN MORE
Develop True Linguistic and Cultural Literacy
ISB students acquire language mastery by learning through authentic contexts, with native-speaking teachers who use educational materials sourced from Francophone and Spanish-speaking countries.LEARN MORE
A Love for Teaching and Learning
ISB teachers are energetic, passionate, and experienced educators who create thought provoking, context-rich learning units to help students build 21st century skills and heighten their intellectual growth.ISB FACULTY
Stand Out in a Crowd
ISB students become driven explorers and passionate communicators with skills that open up options and opportunities for high school and beyond.LEARN MORE
An International and Locally-Grounded Community
Through the involvement of highly active and engaged families and community members, ISB is able to enrich its students’ educational journeys.LEARN MORE
Come Explore Our World
We invite you to walk our hallways, talk to our staff, see students’ work proudly displayed, and discover the ISB learning experience.LEARN MORE