Missoula Int'l School

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Missoula Int'l School Photo #1 - Missoula International School is located at the base of Mt. Jumbo in the beautiful Rattlesnake Valley.Plans are underway for the construction of a new school to be completed by Fall 2018
  • a full language immersion environment which research proves increases cognitive development, literacy, cultural understanding and self-confidence
  • inquiry based learning environment that inspires creativity and critical thinking as the flagship PYP International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in the Northwest
  • a 21st century education using a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) based teaching approach

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1995
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students191 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Missoula Int'l School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size15 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,000
% on Financial Aid
39%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,000
Admissions DirectorLaura Bovard

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballSoccer,
Track and Field

School Notes

  • The Missoula International School (MIS), a nonprofit, independent preschool through eighth grade school founded in 1995, offers unique and challenging 21st century educational opportunities for students in the greater Missoula area. The school provides an inquiry based learning environment as the flagship Primary Years Program (PYP) International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in the Northwest and a full Spanish language immersion environment.
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  • Missoula
    Sussex School
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    Alternative School
    Grades: K-8 | 118 students
    2.3 miles
    1800 S 2nd St W
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406)549-8327
    2.3 K-8
    118
  • Missoula
    St Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 291 students
    1.6 miles
    503 Edith St
    Missoula, MT 59801
    (406)549-1290
    1.6 PK-8
    291

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The average private school tuition in Montana is $9,873 for elementary schools and $7,444 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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