Our School

Member of the SABIS® Network

The International School of Minnesota is a member of SABIS®, a global education network that has an active presence in 21 countries on 5 continents. All students in the SABIS® Network benefit from a long tradition of excellence in education, a reputation that is rooted in a well-developed philosophy that seeks to make a university education accessible to all students, not just a select few.

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The SABIS® Connection

  • Individualized Learning: Because we follow SABIS® instruction and curriculum, teachers are able to better partner with students to ensure they master concepts before moving on to new material. With regular assessment and ongoing monitoring, teachers are able to engage in early interventions if students are struggling with concepts or material. 
  • Academic Excellence: While ISM has been serving our local community for over 35 years, SABIS® schools have a 135+ year history of academic excellence. SABIS® develops our text textbooks/resources which provide a strong alignment with the curriculum.  Ultimately, this benefits the student experience and enhances learning.  
  • Local School, Global Curriculum: As a SABIS® school, our students are able to form global connections with students at other schools within the network. This can also include international travel to network schools in other countries!  
  • Robust Student Leadership: Our SABIS Student Life Organization® (SLO®) is more than a student council or leadership organization, it’s the heart of our ISM community.  This group is fully integrated within our curriculum and school community, but also looks to impact our global community.  SLO® provides unique mentorship opportunities as well as interactions between our young learners and our middle and upper school students. 

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