All International School of Louisiana Buildings and Offices will have HALF Day dismissal on Thursday, February 20, 2020. Dixon and Westbank Campus dismissal is at 12pm and Uptown Campus dismissal is at 12:30pm. PLEASE NOTE: For the safety of our students and staff, it is imperative that students are picked up at dismissal. Due to Mardi Gras Parade routes and traffic, access in and out of the buildings is restricted and staff will not be available to supervise students who are not picked up at the campus.

All International School of Louisiana Buildings and Offices will be CLOSED Friday, February 21 through Wednesday, February 26, 2020 for Mardi Gras and Thursday, February 27 and Friday, February 28, 2020 for Staff Professional Development. Our faculty and staff will be unavailable during this time. Offices and buildings will reopen on Monday, March 2, 2020 when classes resume. We will return calls and emails as soon as possible within 48 hours of our return.

Education Services

The International School of Louisiana provides direct, related, and support services to meet the needs of students with exceptionalities. Each of our campuses is served by certified special education teachers, social workers, nurses, and speech therapists. Occupational therapy, physical therapy, adaptive physical education, and other services are provided as needed by contracted providers. The International School of Louisiana assures that a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) is available to all children with disabilities who attend one of our campuses.  


If you suspect that your student may have a disability, please contact your campus leader to share your concerns.


Important Resources

Louisiana Department of Education

Louisiana Special Education Policies and Bulletins

Louisiana Educational Rights of Children with Disabilities

Resource Guide to Section 504 Policies

Restraint and Seclusion Resource Document

ISL Seclusion and Restraint Policy Manual

ISL Disability Discrimination Complaint Procedures


Related links:

P.B. v White Legal Notice

Special Education Program Description

Parent FAQs: Special Education in Charter Schools

Report  Child Abuse and Neglect: Child Protection Hotline 1-855-4LA-KIDS  or 1-855-452-5437

Bullying or Cyberbullying Hotline: 504-304-5782