• 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.
  • Grade 6 Students Demonstrate Global Citzenship

    What does it mean to be a global citizen? Our Middle School students recently demonstrated this quality by connecting a class assignment to a real-world situation – and then doing what they could to help.

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  • Grandparents and Special Persons Day

    We are excited to host the return of Grandparents and Special Persons Day on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at the Primary School. RSVP today!

  • WIS and Project Zero

    This recent blog post focuses on how DC teachers are using Project Zero techniques in the classroom. The author highlights two WIS private-public initiatives: DC-PZ and the Washington International School Summer Institute for Teachers.

  • Featured Videos

    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!

  • 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.

Wed Oct 1

Grade 11 Parent Coffee with College Counselors

Dacha 8:15am - 9:30am

Conversations with Clayton

Mansion 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Thu Oct 2

Primary School Parent Meeting

PS Learning Center 8:30am