Our mission is to be an exemplary learning community—enriched by differences, informed through inquiry, global in reach.

Our Core Values

900+ students in Preschool through Grade 12

154 PVAC athletic championships

101 countries represented in the community

70% faculty with advanced degrees

63 average size of graduating class

21st school in the world accredited to offer IB Diploma Program

67% graduates attend U.S. universities

33% graduates attend non-U.S. universities

$4.65 million Financial Aid budget

130 students receiving financial aid

100% faculty who have experienced Project Zero-related workshops

16 average Primary School class size

Primary School

Preschool - Grade 5

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Middle School

Grades 6-8

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Upper School

Grades 9-12

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We're pleased to say there's no template for a WIS student. But for all of their unique qualities, there are common characteristics.


From the moment they enter our Primary School classrooms, children are encouraged to inquire within the framework of the IB Primary Years Program.

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The diversity of the community and the global reach of the curriculum prepare students to pursue the next stage of their education anywhere in the world.

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Our Mission and Values encourage students to think how they might have a positive impact on the lives of others.

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Students have many opportunities to express their creativity—in classes, during assemblies, and during performances both small- and large-scale. In the Fall, the Middle School produces a play and the Upper School produces a musical; the Spring brings the Middle School musical and the Upper School play.

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