International School of Boston

45 Matignon Road,
Cambridge, MA, 02140-0214
     Tel: (617)499-1459
Grades: PK - 12 | 543 students
The International School of Boston (ISB) offers a comprehensive bilingual program Pre-K through 12th grade with an international focus, embracing the best practices and highest educational standards of both American and French educational traditions.
In 9th grade, students have the choice between the International Program taught in English, leading to the International Baccalaureate, and the Bilingual Program following the French curriculum, leading to the French Baccalaureate.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1962

Student Body

Total Students 543 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade International School of Boston Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $21,180
Tuition Notes Tuition between $21,180 and $28,340
% on Financial Aid 20%
Admissions Director Barbara Saran-Brunner
Admissions Associate Elisabeth Geffray

School Notes:

  • Opened in 1962, ISB enrolls 603 students representing 41 nationalities.
  • At ISB, students learn to thrive in a diverse, multilingual and multinational community, by pairing the study of international languages with the study of math, science, history and national cultures. This integrated curriculum enables students to experience, rather them simply learn about, the world in which they live.
  • Pre-K through Kindergarten: French Immersion Program
  • 1st through 8th grade: Dual Language Program (French & English)
  • 9th through 12th grade: Students choose between the International Program leading to the International Baccalaureate and the Bilingual Program leading to the French Baccalaureate.

Profile last updated: 07/31/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Matignon High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tufts Educational Daycare Center (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Tufts Educational Daycare Center (0.4 miles away)
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