The Secondary school is comprised of Middle School (Grades 6-8) and High School (Grades 9-12). ISS recognizes the unique characteristics of the adolescent learner and is committed to the development of both academic and life skills. ISS students are provided a diverse curriculum, exposure to a wide variety of career and life options, and instruction and encouragement to master the basic skills required to know their options and pursue their choices.
A strong foundation of core skills, the ability to perform research and to use technology to enhance their educational experience is nurtured and developed at ISS.
ISS provides secondary students the following learning opportunities:
1. Advanced Placement (AP) Classes: ISS offers AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Spanish Language and Composition, AP World History, AP Human Geography, AP Comparative Governments & Politics, AP English Language and Composition, and AP English Literature and Composition as part of the ISS Program of Study.
2. Model United Nations, Journalism and Statistics are offered as academic electives.
3. Advanced Math Option: Students in Grade 11 and 12 are offered pre-Calculus, Calculus, and Statistics.
Schedule The daily schedule in both middle and high school operates on a block schedule, with alternating four-period days (80 min. per period).