International School of Boston

Tel: (617)499-1451
  • 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 TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1962

Student Body

Total Students639 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeInternational School of Boston Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size17 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$21,820
Tuition NotesTuition between $21,820 and $29,480
% on Financial Aid
20%
Admissions DirectorBarbara Saran-Brunner
Admissions AssociateElisabeth Geffray

School Notes

  • Opened in 1962, ISB enrolls 640 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.
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