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International School of Denver

International School of Denver

7701 E. 1st Pl, Unit C, Denver, CO 80230, USA

+1 303 340 3647



International School of Denver
School type Coeducational Day
Founded 1977
Status Private
Head of School Bob Carignan
Language of Instruction Chinese, English, French, Spanish
Co-ed Age Range Preschool-8th Grade
Number of pupils 720
Preschool through Elementary (Kinder 1 - Grade 5) US$15,907 (+$525 Annual Activity Fee)
Middle Years Programme (Grades 6 - 8): US$17,327 (+$900 Annual Activity Fee)
Authorised IB Programmes IBMYP
MYP Coordinator Hope Forgey

The International School of Denver (ISDenver) is an inclusive, globally minded community that develops highly motivated and academically successful bilingual learners. ISDenver students are inter-culturally adept and make positive contributions in a complex world.

ISDenver is proud to be authorised to offer the three-year Middle Years Programme. Our preschool through 5th grade programs offer immersion in French, Chinese or Spanish to families who represent more than 50 nationalities. Our younger learners follow a rigorous, broad and balanced curriculum, based on the national standards and benchmarks from accrediting agencies of France, China and Spain, as well as Colorado State Standards. Our teachers are native speakers of the languages, and our specific approach to immersion education gives the learners an authentic bicultural as well as bilingual education. The development of their intercultural competencies provides a perfect foundation for their entry into the IB MYP in 6th grade.

Within the MYP structure, we continue to focus strongly on the development of bilingualism, while building international-mindedness. We capitalise on the students' broad knowledge base and help them apply their diverse approaches to learning to global contexts.

As a three-year MYP school, our culminating work is evidenced by both the Community Project and a service learning trip to Costa Rica. Our 8th grade students are well prepared to meet the challenges of high school: 100% of our graduates are admitted to their first or second choice high school, with 87% attending their first choice school - often a local IB World School.