Name of School:
The International School of Minnesota

6385 Beach Road
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: 952-918-1834

Fax: 952-918-1801


Admissions Contact:
Mary Ross
Head of Marketing and Admissions
P - 952-918-1834
F - 952-918-1801


Open Houses
Open Houses are planned for Fall and Winter 2013 - 2014 and will be actively promoted. Dates will be posted on our website and Facebook page, which also help explain what differentiates ISM from other private schools. We welcome calls for more information and to schedule private tours at any time of year: 952-918-1834 and

  • Whether on the track or in the classroom, ISM students strive hard and get results. Students from Preschool through High School love learning and are committed to academic excellence.
  • Self-expression and personal growth are fostered at ISM and reinforced through participation in the Student Life Organization® (SLO®), where all students find a place to discover and develop their leadership skills.
  • The premier performing arts department draws in students of all ages throughout the school year. There’s always a full house for ISM instrumental, vocal and theater performances.
  • Early Childhood Education students ( age 3- kindergarten) are enthusiastic learners, buoyed by an age-appropriate curriculum, daily foreign language taught by native speakers, and with swimming instruction in our heated indoor pool!
  • Today’s and tomorrow’s global citizens will thrive with superior math, science and technology skills – key components of the ISM curriculum. Our Robotics team consistently goes to State and to National finals.
  • A full 100% of ISM students graduate, and the full 100% go on to top colleges and universities. ISM’s excellent College Counseling program is included in tuition costs. Onward, students!

Welcome to The International School of Minnesota, a private, college-preparatory school on 55 beautiful acres in Eden Prairie, conveniently located at the intersection of Highways 494 and 62.  A member of the SABIS® School Network, ISM is nationally recognized for academic excellence in a vibrant multicultural community of local and international students.  The Washington Post has named ISM to its list of "America's Most Challenging Schools”  -- #1 in Minnesota and 7th in the US -- a measure of how well students are prepared to succeed in college. ISM is considered a "best value" in private education for students in Preschool (age 3) through High School.

Grades Served: Preschool (age 3) - Grade 12

Boarding/Day: Day with boarding planned for 2014-15

Single-Sex or Co-ed: co-ed

Day Enrollment: 450+

Boarding Enrollment:

Setting (Urban/Suburban): Suburban with major freeway access

Religious Affiliation: None

Student-Faculty Ratio:

Average Class Size: varies

Accrediting Body: AdvanED

Special Programs/Features:

Summer Programs: International Kids Camp (age 3-12) and Academic Enrichment courses grades K-12

Application Deadline: Open enrollment, non-selective admissions

Required Testing: Diagnostic Placement Tests

Tuition: $15,000+, includes Extended Day program

Financial Aid Program: Yes, for Grades 6-12

% of Student Body on Financial Aid: