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International School of Amsterdam

Sportlaan 45, Amstelveen, Amsterdam, 1185 TB, Netherlands

What is The International School of Amsterdam like?

The International School of Amsterdam is a globally recognised leader in educating for international understanding. Founded in 1964, ISA was the first school in the world to offer all core IB programmes. Located in the green city of Amstelveen, ISA offers state-of-the-art facilities to students between the ages of 2 to 18, representing over 60 nationalities.

What is The International School of Amsterdam's educational approach?

Through innovation, and with an open-minded approach, ISA inspires students to be resilient, respectful global citizens and encourages them to find their individual paths to personal success. ISA's strengths lie within its diverse community, world-class faculty and facilities, and innovative teaching practices of a challenging academic curriculum.

What is the philosophy that underpins The International School of Amsterdam's practice?

ISA believes in developing minds, character and communities.

Developing Minds

  • Inquiry and Reflection
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Curiosity and Open-Mindedness
  • Professional Development

Developing Characters

  • Respect and Collaboration
  • Integrity and Compassion
  • Choices and Risks
  • Balances Lives

Developing Communities

  • Unity in Diversity
  • Sustainable Futures
  • Strong Connections
  • Empathy

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School Information

Boy / Girl
Boy / Girl
Day / Boarding
Day / Boarding
Age Group
Age Group
3 to 18
IB Curriculum
IB Curriculum
IB Average Points
IB Average Points