The International School Of Minnesota

ISM is a diverse and inclusive international learning environment that offers students a superior college-prep education.As a proud member of the SABIS School Network, we have the support of a global network of schools and over 127 years of experience behind us.
Since 1985, ISM has been committed to providing the highest quality education to all our students to help them reach their full potential and become compassionate world citizens prepared to compete in a global economy.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1985

Student Body

Total Students 331 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade The International School Of Minnesota Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition differs depending upon grade: Pre-school/Pre-K Half Day: $11,850 Pre-school/Pre-K Full Day: $17,000 KG - Grade 05: $18,000 Grades 06-08: $19,050 Grade 09: $20,050 Grade 10: $19,150 Boarding Single Room: $21,600 Boarding Quad Room: $16,500
Admissions Director Joelle Charbel
Admissions Associate Elizabeth Hayward


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBadmintonBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Choir/Show Choir, Destination Imagination, Robotics Club Band, Robotics Club, Choir/Show Choir,
Destination Imagination,

School Notes:

  • Our students come from the local community and around the world and share a variety of interests and global perspectives. They are talented, motivated and actively involved in their school community through academics, activities, athletics, and our Student Life Organization. SLO is a remarkable program that gives students hands-on opportunities to learn real-life experiences and leadership skills. Together, ISM students thrive in an environment in which a love of learning, mutual respect, and commitment to cooperation transcend differences.Nestled in a beautiful, wooded area in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, our 55-acre campus provides a safe home-away-from-home where students can grow and learn. There`s a special sense of belonging at ISM that you can feel as soon as you arrive.We invite you to learn more about ISM by browsing our site. We welcome everyone interested in our programs and community to visit our beautiful campus. To schedule a visit, please call us.

Profile last updated: 02/01/2016

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Accell Academy (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eden Prairie Montessori Learning Center (1.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Eden Prairie KinderCare North (1.6 miles away)
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  • Eden Prairie
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.6 miles
    13033 Valley View Rd.
    Eden Prairie, MN 55344
  • Eden Prairie
    Grades: PK-K | 147 students
    1.7 miles
    7455 Market Place Dr
    Eden Prairie, MN 55344
  • Hopkins
    Sunrise Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-K | 35 students
    1.8 miles
    10400 Bren Rd E
    Hopkins, MN 55343
  • Eden Prairie
    Grades: PK-6 | 25 students
    2.2 miles
    9957 Valley View Rd
    Eden Prairie, MN 55344
  • Hopkins
    John Ireland School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 551 students
    2.7 miles
    1320 Mainstreet
    Hopkins, MN 55343

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