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The International School of Charlottesville is a leader in foreign language immersion education for young children.

We offer French and Spanish language immersion programs for students in Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten.  Our special Toddler Program helps develop a lifelong love of learning and provides an introduction to multiple languages and cultures to our youngest students (ages 2-3).  The ability to speak French or Spanish prior to school entry is not required - for parents or children.  The ISC is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), a mark of the highest quality of education and care for young children, regardless of the language of instruction.

The ISC offers optional, flexible Extra Care covering from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm in a variety of formats.  Our After School programs include fun activities, clubs and classes, and our exciting Summer Camps introduce French and Spanish to children from across Central Virginia.

Our school is a place of learning and sharing, and we actively seek partnerships with the larger Charlottesville community to share cultures, learn from others, and give back.

ISC Seeking Our Next Head of School

The Board of Trustees, in partnership with the international search firm Search Associates, has begun our search to find the next Head of School who will help guide our thriving and expanding school through the next phase in our evolution. Click here for detailed information about the opportunity and how to apply.

Upcoming Events

February 3
Chinese New Year Celebration, 9:15-10:00 AM

February 11
Admissions Open House, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

February 20
School Closed, Presidents' Day

February 23
Community Sing-along, 9:05-9:20 AM

For Prospective Families

Please visit our Admissions section for more information about our enrollment process.  The "Our Programs" section includes a curriculum overview to learn about the ISC's educational philosophy, and provides information about each of our programs.

For Current ISC Families

Click on "Current Family Login" at the top right of this page to find important information about school communications, the Parent Handbook, and tuition payment.  You can now set your own username and password following the instructions on that page. 

Stay in Touch

Please use our Contact Form to receive additional information about the ISC, including invitations to our Open House events and other special programs. 

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