International School of Arizona

9128 E. San Salvador Dr.,
Scottsdale, AZ, 85258-0852
Tel: (480)874-2326
Grades: NS - 5 | 215 students
ISA offers French and Spanish immersion programs for children in Pre-school, starting at age 2, and Elementary, through 5th grade.
The French program follows the French Ministry of Education curriculum and the Spanish program follows the Ministry of Education and Science of Spain.
Both programs incorporate Arizona State Standards.
Our curriculum, which emphasizes second language acquisition through immersion, features rigorous traditional academic subjects, as well as fine arts, music, computer learning and physical education.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 5
Year Founded 1997

Student Body

Total Students 215 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade International School of Arizona Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,795
Admissions Director Sharon Brown
Admissions Associate Sharon Brown

School Notes:

    • After-School Language Classes: Chinese, Spanish, French, Italian
    • Saturday Language Classes: French, German, Spanish
    • Summer Camps: French, Spanish
    • Extracurricular Classes: Art, Choir, Chess, Dance, Scrapbooking, Tennis, Guitar, JumpBunch & Yoga

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rancho Solano Preparatory School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Scottsdale Mandarin Chinese Learning Center, inc. (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Scottsdale Mandarin Chinese Learning Center, inc. (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Scottsdale Scottsdale Mandarin Chinese Learning Center, inc.
    Special Program Emphasis
    9319 N 94th way Suite 900
    Scottsdale , AZ , 85258
    (480)767-3949
    Special Program Emphasis
    0.4  mi  |  22  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Scottsdale
    Shepherd Of The Desert Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    9590 E Shea Blvd
    Scottsdale , AZ , 85260
    (480)860-1188
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1  mi  |  236  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Scottsdale
    Hand & Hand Of Scottsdale
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    10850 N 90th St
    Scottsdale , AZ , 85260
    (480)451-0710
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.1  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Scottsdale
    Rancho Solano Preparatory School
    9180 Via De Ventura
    Scottsdale , AZ , 85258
    (480)646-8200
    1.3  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Scottsdale
    Camelback Desert School
    9606 E. Kalil Drive
    Scottsdale , AZ , 85260
    (480)451-3130
    1.5  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-6

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 07, 2013 - I have two children that attend ISA, and I have loved this school. I am very picky, and have researched schools extensively. You just can''t beat learning a second language. This school is rare in that language immersion is COMPLETE; this is really the only way to be truly fluent. They get English instruction, and score high in English tests, and state tests that are in English--no worries there. I feel like any concern I have will be addressed. The parents are very involved, and it is a true community feel to the school! There truly is no other school like it in AZ. Both directors are great, and are SO involved with the school. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended August 20, 2012 - We also send our children there and love the education they receive and the dedication of the teachers and staff. You will be amazed how quickly they learn a second language. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended June 01, 2012 - Our children have been going to the school for years and it is the best gift we could have ever given them. They have a great understanding of the world and are fluent in a second language. Very challenging curriculum. - Posted by Parent

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