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The International School of Minnesota
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  • Private, Boarding
  • EDEN PRAIRIE, MN

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

ISM is committed to ensuring students receive a safe and consistent education. For 2021-2022, wearing masks is required in school to ensure the safety of students and all in the ISM community. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the school will monitor and adapt to the situation as necessary. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade C+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$23,250
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$44,250
Received Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From The International School of Minnesota

International School of Minnesota (ISM) is a top-rated private, college-preparatory school based in Eden Prairie, educating students from preschool through Grade 12.

ISM offers an exceptional educational experience in a diverse, close-knit, yet global environment. A member of the global SABIS® Network, ISM prepares students to succeed and lead in a changing world.

ISM offers a rigorous globally-focused curriculum, leadership skill development, state-of-the-art facilities, robust extracurricular activities, intimate class sizes, sprawling 55-acre campus and more. ISM is distinguished by our Student Life Organization (SLO), a student-driven approach to learning and self-development.

ISM is Minnesota’s most diverse private school with 30 nationalities represented. 81% of students are from Minnesota, with 2% from out of state and 17% international. We offer optional on-site housing for our boarding students.

Experience the ISM difference and schedule a tour today.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1340
46 responses
Average ACT
31
31 responses

ISM's Student Life Organization® (SLO®)

SLO® is the heart of the school and a pillar of the SABIS® Educational System. It is a student-led mini-society that empowers students to get involved in the day-to-day experience at their school and offers academic, social, and emotional benefits. Through SLO®'s nine departments, students have the power to make real differences in their school and community.

Culture & Safety

Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 21 responses
  • Musical
    48%
  • Sport
    24%
  • Spirit Week
    14%
  • Homecoming
    10%
  • Family BBQs
    5%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
9%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
China, Ukraine, South Korea, Belarus, Liberia
International Boarding Students
18%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
310
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
27%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$17,950
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
3 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 13 responses
Poll
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 13 responses
Poll
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 13 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 11 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 11 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 11 responses

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