From Kindergarten through 5th grade, ISL’s program provides a nurturing, stimulating environment for cultivating enthusiastic students. Language Arts, math, science and social studies are taught exclusively in the target-language (French or Spanish).
English Language Arts is introduced in 2nd Grade and is taught for one hour each day. All lower school students participate in enrichment classes several times a week such as: music art, library, and physical education. Sample Lower School Schedule
ISL incorporates technology into the classroom at a very early age through a mixture of touch pads (such as ipads) and netbook laptop cart use, as well as interactive white boards.
From Kindergarten on, students are encourages to appreciate and respect the special qualities they are their classmates, teachers, and families contribute to the ISL community. These are years of emerging self-confidence and the opportunity for self-expression, performance and presentation abound.