The International School of Port of Spain
is an international school
in Port of Spain
, Trinidad and Tobago
. It is a private, coeducational day school which offers an educational program for students in pre-kindergarten through Grade 12. The school opened in September 1994.
ISPS is home to one of the most diverse, tolerant student bodies in Trinidad. Currently standing at about 425 students, the school has had students go on to prestigious universities in England, Canada, the United States, etc.
The School is governed by a Board of Directors that comprises 7 members, each of whom has an alternate. All 14 members normally attend Board meetings. Six of the directors are elected from the Parent-Teacher Organization, and 8 are representatives of major corporate sponsors of the School, including the U.S. Embassy. The School is operated with the consent and support of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago.
The curriculum is that of a U.S. academic college-preparatory school
is taught as a foreign language from grade 2. All students participate in art, music, physical education, drama, health, and computer studies as well as in core academic subjects. There are separate elementary, middle and high schools. Advanced Placement
courses have been in place since August 1997. A program exists for students with mild learning difficulties. The School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
. Apart from a... Read More