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Welcome to International School St. Lucia
- Students at ISSL benefit from an academic program based on a unique combination of the highly respected Ontario and New Brunswick Canadian curriculum. According to the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), Canada ranks sixths overall in reading, math and science, behind only Shanghai, Korea, Finland, Hong Kong and Singapore.
- The 22 students in our 2013 graduating class were accepted to schools in the U.S., Canada, Cuba, and throughout the United Kingdom. Total graduate scholarships topped $200,000 U.S.
- ISSL is the only school in the Caribbean to offer sailing as a course credit for physical education. Students who complete this course receive a certificate that is recognized worldwide.
ISSL Educational Philosophy
The ideology of the school approaches education in a child centred, individualized manner with smaller class sizes and strong teacher-student interaction. This allows for students to take an active role in the learning process. The school has an extra -curricular program that appeals to a broad range of student interests. ISSL strives to provide an educational environment that will truly prepare its students for a full and rewarding future. Read more about ISSL’s education philosophy.
The Elementary Grades
- ID: 862
This program uses curriculum from Ontario and New Brunswick Canada. The curriculum is developmentally sensitive, incorporates cooperative learning and social skills and a strong structure for building literacy and mathematics. Active and meaningful learning experiences engage students in their work. Many of the activities integrate several learning skills at once, reflecting the…
The Secondary Programme
- ID: 863
This begins at grade nine, or age 14. Students are more focused and specific in their learning and may have some choice in courses. Some courses continue all year, while others may be semestered. Grade 9 and 10 are foundation years for the secondary school programme: The students receive instruction…