Mission & Values


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.


  • We educate highly motivated, enthusiastic children age 2 – 8th grade.
  • We welcome families of all nationalities, race, religion and culture.
  • We offer full tuition scholarships to low and middle income families.
  • We strive for academic excellence in a multicultural learning environment.
  • Our international teachers are caring, dedicated, encouraging and progressive 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.
  • Our English instruction is excellent for both native and non‐native English speakers.
  • Our Global Curriculum is accredited by the Ministère de l’Éducation Nationale (France) and Instituto Cervantes (Spain).
  • We are a nonprofit, independent school.
  • 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.