A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    C-
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
International Community School is an elite, public school located in Kirkland, WA. It has 439 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 94% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.
Address
11133 Ne 65th St
Kirkland, WA 98033
Telephone
(425) 936-2380

International Community School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
94%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1360
68 responses
Average ACT
32
21 responses
AP Enrollment
41%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.9 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.9 responses
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Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
439
Free or Reduced Lunch
2%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.10 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.10 responses
10%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.1%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.9 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.9 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
$11,546/ year
National
$12,239
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.12 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.12 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.12 responses
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I attend the International Community School and it definitely lives up to its name. My school emphasizes the importance of fostering strong bonds within and beyond our community with our small grade sizes and programs such as Focus Week. Learning with the same grade of 65 students for the past 6 years has allowed me to form meaningful connections with each and every person in my grade; ICS has definitely become a home away from home. Besides the excellent academics, ICS provides students with an experience called Focus Week every year, when students travel all over the world to experience different cultures. I was fortunate enough to participate in the program for 6 years. Some of my most influential experiences include traveling to Spain and Greece, which allowed me to envelop myself in cultures and become a more worldly person.
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While the International Community School may not have a traditional AP-style curriculum, the lessons you will learn and the people you will meet will change your life forever!
ICS is a great school for extracurriculars with a few exceptional teachers and a lot of diversity. Focus Week and Art Day are both exciting opportunities for students. Unfortunately, the courses they force on you are often not useful to prepare you for adult life and there are several teachers who have little interest in teaching or treat their classrooms like dictatorships. The school also creates a toxic social environment where the only thing that bonds students together is a mutual depression.