The International School Of Charlottesville

830 Monticello Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22902-0229
Tel: (434)984-2174
Grades: NS - K | 100 students
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One of only three NAEYC-accredited programs in Charlottesville, the ISC is a language-immersion school offering a structured, progressive, and robust early-childhood education program in French or Spanish.
Children from age 2 through Kindergarten develop foundational skills and learn about their world through guided discovery, structured imaginative play, reading, music, interdisciplinary projects, and other research-based approaches to early childhood education, all while being immersed in a French or Spanish-speaking classroom setting.
By learning in a multi-lingual environment, children not only accrue the myriad cognitive benefits of acquiring a second language in early childhood, but also develop the kind of broadened worldview so valuable for thriving in a globalized society.
Classes are small, and led by experienced teachers, most with advanced degrees.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Kindergarten
Year Founded 1998

Student Body

Total Students 100 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 33%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade The International School Of Charlottesville Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies by program choice, attendance option, and Extra Care selection.
Admissions Director Eric Anderson

School Notes:

The International School of Charlottesville offers the best in preschool education within a foreign language environment. The language center in the brain undergoes the greatest development in the first years of life. Exposing a child to a second language at an early age broadens cognitive ability in later years and encourages multicultural awareness.

At the ISC, the new language is not introduced as a separate subject but is an intrinsic part of the daily experience. Our experienced teachers communicate with the children predominantly in the target language. As the children learn and play in this environment, the target language gradually becomes their preferred means of communication at school.

Profile last updated: 07/17/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Renaissance School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Village School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is First Baptist Early Childhood Development Center (1 miles away)
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