- Our Mission
The mission of Washington International School is to provide a demanding international education that will challenge students to become responsible and effective world citizens.
- Nuestra Misión
La misión del Colegio Internacional de Washington es de brindar una educación internacional de alto nivel académico que motive a los alumnos a ser ciudadanos responsables y eficaces de este mundo.
- Notre Mission
La mission de l’Ecole Internationale de Washington est d’assurer une formation internationale de très haut niveau qui incite les élèves à devenir des citoyens du monde, responsables et efficaces.
- Onze Missie
De missie van de WIS is het aanbieden van een omvattende internationale opleiding aan haar studenten, waardoor zij worden uitgedaagd om verantwoordelijke en effectieve wereldburgers te worden.
Have you explored our videos page? Selections include examples of classroom techniques and practices as well as a video to better explain the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and a Graduation speech by a WIS alumna. The newest video highlights the intersection of English and mathematics. Enjoy!
Online Health Portal and Health Forms
We've moved to an online system for student health records!Read More
2014-2015 Academic Calendar
Click to view the 2014-2015 school year calendar, with all holidays and many key events. Please note that additional events will be scheduled, so it's important to consult the WIS website regularly throughout the school year.Read More
Language and Curriculum Resources
If you've ever wondered about the benefits of learning more than one language, and doing so in immersion and dual-language settings, we've made your search for information easy! Visit this page for a library of resources on language learning, as well as articles about the International Baccalaureate program and what it means to be a third culture kid.
The Benefits of Knowing More Than One Language
Head of School Clayton Lewis was one of several individuals who refuted Dr. Lawrence Summers' (former president of Harvard University) suggestion that investing time in learning a language other than English might not be beneficial. See how he and others responded on this New York Times online forum.