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International Community School of Abidjan

International Community School of Abidjan

Boulevard Arsene Usher Assouan, Riviera III, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

+225 22 47 11 52



International Community School of Abidjan
School type Coeducational Day
Founded 1972
Status Private
Head of School Dr. Peter Zeitoun
Language of Instruction English
Co-ed Age Range 4-18
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP
Diploma Coordinator Fatoumata Amany
Associations CIS, AISA, IB

ICSA is an independent, coeducational day school offering an American style educational program from K-12. Enrolling students from over 60 countries, ICSA is a friendly and caring international community that values the holistic approach to education. Our school is currently sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Côte d'Ivoire, operated by the International Community School of Abidjan Association, and accredited by the Middle States Association (USA) and the Council of International Schools (Europe). We are also recognized and supported by the United States Department of State through its Office of Overseas Schools.

Our Mission

Learning and Leading in a collaborative culture.

Our Vision

We Learn, so we develop confident, inquiring learners, expert in working with important concepts and critical competencies and equipped with a personal moral compass.

We Lead, so we teach our students to lead and manage their own learning and we build the leadership capacity of our learning stakeholders and of our school.

We Collaborate, so we share information, co-create innovative ideas and build relationships by reaching across traditional boundaries to involve people in all parts of our school community.

We share a Culture within which we are appreciative of the benefits we enjoy, openly welcoming a range of perspectives, embracing our differences and building a community that is diverse in essence,united in direction.


Current enrollment is 432 students representing 68 nationalities. ICSA graduates continue their education in leading colleges and universities around the world.


The instructional staff of ICSA is comprised of classroom teachers, subject areas teachers, specialists and teaching assistants, with over 80% holding Master's Degrees. The faculty represent a diverse group of qualified teachers who are committed to best practices, excellent teaching, and student improvement and achievement.

Students Activities

The activities program at ICSA includes a wide variety of choices which expand the horizons of our students. Our activities are supervised by parents, teachers, students and community artisans. Our extra-curricular activities include: soccer, basketball, swimming, tennis, Model United Nations, student council, Home Economics, Young Engineers, InfoPros for peace, Trash to Cash, African dance, and many more.