- 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.
In response to a recently-published MLA study that highlights declining enrollment in languages other than English at U.S. colleges and universities, Head of School Clayton Lewis wrote a piece explaining why focusing solely on English is a missed opportunity for U.S. students. U.S. News & Report World posted this commentary online.
Spring Bazaar: Saturday, April 25
We've had a taste of spring weather, which will hopefully turn your thoughts toward the Spring Bazaar! Plan to join us on Saturday, April 25 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Volunteer opportunities are available now; check the Bazaar page for more information as the date approaches.
WIS PZ Work Highlighted
Washington International School and some of its teachers are featured prominently in Creating Cultures of Thinking: The Eight Forces We Must Master to Truly Transform Our Schools, a new book by Harvard University's Project Zero senior researcher Ron Ritchhart.Read More
Civil Rights Lessons
Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr. recently joined WIS fifth graders in their classroom. They have been studying the topic of social justice and researching individuals who have worked to make positive changes in the world. Reverend Jackson spoke about his own experiences with the civil rights movement.Read More
Perspectives on Bilingual Education
Guests on the Kojo Nnamdi Show discussed immersion and dual language learning, as well as the overall cognitive benefits of being bilingual. Listen to the show here.