International School Of Tucson

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The International School of Tucson seeks to provide all its students with : Education for an International CommunityInternational-mindednessInternational standardsLanguage ImmersionDual Immersion ("Bilingualism")BiliteracyElements of BiculturalismValues for a Global SocietyAppreciationEmpathyCommitmentEnthusiasmConfidenceIndependenceCo-operationIntegrityCreativityRespectCuriosityTolerance.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes

Student Body

Total Students 202 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade International School Of Tucson Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
12%
Average Class Size 13 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please see our website for tuition rates as they vary from Nursery through Middle School
% on Financial Aid
52%
Admissions Director Sue Clement

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Dance, SoccerBasketballCheering,
DanceSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Chinese Panda Club, Gardening Club, Math Club, Science Club, basketball, music lessons Art Club, Gardening Club, Math Club, Science Club, basketball, music lessons, Chinese Panda Club,

School Notes

  • The International School of Tucson is a leading International School committed to offering the Tucson community an unequaled world class international education. Our unique curriculum offers a full language immersion in Spanish, Chinese, French and German in the Preschool and a dual immersion in Spanish, Chinese, French and German in the Junior School. It is a non-profit making, non-selective, co-educational school that provides a comprehensive and well-balanced education to children of wide ranging abilities. We emphasize learning-to-learn skills, citizenship and preparation for a successful life in an inter-cultural world. We provide a stimulating, challenging yet supportive environment for a student body of over 20 nationalities.
  • A good education is the best legacy you can leave your child and IST understands that with the world becoming a global village, education should enhance a child`s ability to excel anywhere in the world. With this in mind, we strive to educate young people to become leaders who will be at the forefront of the rapid economic and social development sweeping through the world. The demands of living and working in a global economic community necessitates adaptable and flexible young people with the skill-set, knowledge and character to contribute and shape the future and meet the many challenges that lie ahead.
  • International School of Tucson has, therefore, designed a curriculum that is full of a whole range of experiences, activities and opportunities which will nurture young people who are well-rounded and capable young men and women. All students will be entitled to receive high quality international education that not only caters for their diverse intellectual needs, but also guarantees that their physical, emotional, social and health needs are met. All of this happens in a purpose built school that offers world class teaching facilities.
  • Every graduate of our school is a bilingual, bi-literate global citizen and is well placed for future educational progression anywhere in the world.
  • We look forward to welcoming you to our school to show you how we strive to open the world to our students.

Profile last updated: 05/20/2016

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Salpointe Catholic High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ss Peter & Paul Catholic School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is 1st Street KinderCare (0.8 miles away)
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  • Tucson
    Grades: 9-12 | 1136 students
    0.5 miles
    1545 E Copper Street
    Tucson, AZ 85719
    (520)327-6581
    0.59-12
    1136
  • Tucson
    Grades: K-8 | 404 students
    0.5 miles
    1436 N Campbell Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85719
    (520)325-2431
    0.5K-8
    404
  • Tucson
    1st Street KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 90 students
    0.8 miles
    1621 E. 1st St. #3
    Tucson, AZ 85719
    (520)795-4768
    0.8NS-PK
    90
  • Tucson
    Second Street Childrens School
    Daycare / Preschool (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: PK-K | 67 students
    1.1 miles
    2430 E 2nd St
    Tucson, AZ 85719
    (520)327-2124
    1.1PK-K
    67
  • Tucson
    Tucson Community School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 75 students
    1.2 miles
    2109 E Hedrick Dr
    Tucson, AZ 85719
    (520)326-9212
    1.2K
    75

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