The International School of Islamabad
is an international school
located in Islamabad
. It is a private, coeducational day school which offers an American-based educational program from Pre-School (2-year-olds) through grade 12 for students of all nationalities. The school was founded in 1964 and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
. The superintendent is Rose Puffer.
In the 2009-2010 school year, there were 35 full-time equivalent faculty members and 218 students.
The school is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors, seven of whom are elected for two-year terms by members of the International School of Islamabad Society, the sponsor of the school. The remaining two are appointees of the U.S. Ambassador. The school is not incorporated in the United States, but is registered under the Societies Act XXI of 1960 in Pakistan.
The curricula for grades K1-5 are self-contained with teachers for art, foreign languages, music, computers, Host Nation and physical education. Additionally, band and choir are offered in grades 4-5. Grades 6-8 are semi-departmentalized with teaching teams at each grade level with emphasis on basic education, including the following courses: English, Math, Science, Foreign Languages, Art, Social Studies, Music, Computers, and Physical Education.
Grades 9-12 provide a four-year college-preparatory program with some general education curricula, as well as ten Advanced Placement
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