Mission & Values

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Our mission is to provide a progressive international education and advanced multilingual academics in a safe, diverse, and nurturing environment.  Our innovative and individualized approach to learning prepares highly motivated students for prestigious college preparatory high schools.


As international educators, we aspire to be recognized worldwide as progressive leaders making a difference in lives of our students.  We teach academic excellence, promote global awareness and inspire tomorrow’s leaders.

At the International School of Arizona, you will find a diverse community of international educators, parents, and students. We pride ourselves in being culturally aware and respectful of others. Our progressive international education broadens the minds of our students and encourages them to become global citizens, thoughtful of all races, religions, and nationalities. Our families and teachers represent over 40 countries, creating a dynamic, international environment. We welcome you to experience our world today.

Why ISA?

  • We educate highly motivated, enthusiastic children aged 18 months – Grade 8
  • We strive for academic excellence in a multicultural learning environment
  • Our international teachers are caring, dedicated, highly qualified educators
  • Our students are motivated learners, encouraged to be thoughtful and inquisitive
  • Our students are bilingual, bi-cultural and bi-literate in French or Spanish (and many are multilingual)
  • Our campus is safe, welcoming and diverse, with families of all nationalities, race, religion and culture.
  • Our French Program is accredited by the French Ministère de l’Éducation Nationale, and our Spanish program is accredited by the Spanish Instituto Cervantes
  • Our English instruction is excellent for both native and non‐native English speakers, and incorporates STREAM philosophies
  • Our families are friendly, welcoming and fun – with a common love and respect of our international community!

International School of Arizona is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. Tax ID#86-0900797.

International School of Arizona practices a full non-discriminatory policy in all school-administered programs and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national and ethnic origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or gender preference in all of its admissions, educational and employment policies, programs, and practices.