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HIGH SCHOOL AT ISI

The ISI High School, Grades 9 to 12, prepares students for their college experience and  the world beyond. 

As Indiana’s only IB continuum World School, the ISI High School offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme for grades 9 - 10 and the prestigious IB Diploma Programme for grades 11-12.

ISI has chosen to be an IB continuum World School to provide a holistic education experience for our students that complements our approach to language learning and developing internationally minded students who are more than adequately prepared for tertiary education and making a positive contribution to society.

As the International Baccalaureate states. “Students at International Baccalaureate (IB) World Schools are given a unique education. They will:

  • be encouraged to think independently and drive their own learning
  • take part in programmes of education that can lead them to some of the highest ranking universities around the world
  • become more culturally aware, through the development of a second language
  • be able to engage with people in an increasingly globalized, rapidly changing world.

 

School Day

The high school starts its day at 8:00 a.m. and classes end at 3:30 p.m. The student-faculty ratio for high school is around 9:1. Classes are small, typically having between 12 and 16 students. In addition to academic classes the timetable contains an X Block period on three days of the week where students can participate in a range of clubs and activities within the school day.

100% College Acceptance

Since the first class to graduate from ISI in 2004, students have annually earned a 100% college acceptance rate.

This success can be linked to the IB Diploma Program curriculum completed by all ISI students in grades 11 and 12. This "gold standard" curriculum thoroughly prepares ISI students to succeed at the college or university of their choice – and 100% of our graduates go on to attend college

Creativity, Activity, Service

CAS is at the heart of the Diploma Programme. With its holistic approach, CAS is designed to strengthen and extend students’ personal and interpersonal learning. CAS is organized around the three strands of creativity, activity and service defined as follows:

  • Creativity - exploring and extending ideas leading to an original or interpretive product or performance
  • Activity - physical exertion contributing to a healthy lifestyle
  • Service - collaborative and reciprocal engagement with the community in response to an authentic need 

Areas of Study

School News

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As the Class of 2024 has officially graduated from the International School of Indiana, it is time to reflect on their extraordinary achievements. This group of talented, resilient, and determined students has truly made its mark on the ISI community. From prestigious college acceptances to remarkable personal and academic accomplishments, the Class of 2024 has much to celebrate

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Having the entire ISI student body on one campus has continued to allow more opportunities for students of all ages to be involved in the ISI community in new and exciting ways. This year, for the first time, Grade 4 students were given the opportunity to try out for the Grades 5 & 6 basketball team! Many students were excited about this opportunity to join the team, gain new skills, and grow their love for basketball.

International Gala 2024 Recap

Saturday, March 23, the Indiana State Museum was filled with Gryphon pride as the International School of Indiana community gathered for the highly anticipated International Gala. The event celebrated the students, faculty, families, and volunteers who make our school so special

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The MYP Personal Project is an independent and significant piece of work completed by students in grade 10. It allows students to showcase their skills, talents, and personal growth while engaging with real-world issues they care about. The project spans several months, during which students work independently to plan, execute, and reflect on their chosen endeavors.

Inside the IB: Grade 3

ISI grade 3 students just finished their unit, How We Organize Ourselves: responsible use of money may determine how people live. The unit works as an inquiry into the interconnectedness of human-made systems and communities, the structure and function of organizations, societal decision-making, economic activities, and their impact on humankind and the environment.