Preschool, age 3, includes academics, world language (taught daily by native speakers), the arts, gym and more. Extended Day, 7AM-6PM, is included in the cost of tuition.
Sports include boys and girls soccer, basketball, volleyball, and track & field on a brand new state-of-the-art track and soccer field. ISM is member of the Minnesota State High School League.
ISM boasts an active performing arts program including vocal choirs, orchestra and band, jazz ensemble, string ensemble, show choir, stage productions for all ages and an annual, all-school musical.
Preschool through 3rd grade students have the opportunity to swim weekly as part of their regular curriculum.
100% of seniors graduate at ISM and go on to matriculate across the nation and abroad to colleges that rank in the top 200 worldwide.
ISM offers a rigorous curriculum, including extensive math and science. AP classes in every subject. ISM students produce top test scores which exceed local and national averages.
The International School of Minnesota (ISM) is a private, non-sectarian, college preparatory school educating Preschool (age 3) through Grade 12. Located on a 55 acre campus in Eden Prairie, ISM is a member of the global SABIS® School Network, and long recognized by premier colleges and universities for outstanding academic achievement. ISM students’ test scores are consistently higher than local and national averages and Advanced Placement courses are offered in all subject areas. World language instruction begins in preschool and is taught daily through Grade 12 by native speakers. In addition to a rigorous curriculum there are many opportunities for all students to participate in sports, music, art, drama and Student Life.
Grades Served: Preschool (age 3) - G12
Boarding/Day: Day/Boarding proposed for 13-14 school year
Single-Sex or Co-ed: co-ed
Setting (Urban/Suburban): Suburban
Religious Affiliation: None
Student-Faculty Ratio: 1:5
Average Class Size: varies
Accrediting Body: AdvanED
Special Programs/Features: World Language beginning in PS, Preschool begins at age 3, diverse international community, areas top test scores and matriculation to the world's top 200 college and universities, opportunities for all to participate in sports, the arts, robotics, and more.
Summer Programs: Summer Camp for Preschool - G6 and Summer Enrichment courses for KG-G12
Application Deadline: none; rolling admissions
Financial Aid Program: yes - G6-12
% of Student Body on Financial Aid: