the World

Inspiring cultural intelligence,
curiosity and kindness

About the School

For our children, a world of possibilities awaits. If we are to send them out to explore beyond the bounds of our neighborhoods, we must prepare them for the journey—mentally, emotionally and linguistically. For a child capable of learning a language and absorbing a culture beyond their own will thrive anywhere they go.


Language Immersion

International School of Portland of Portland provides an engaging and rigorous academic program, taught primarily through a second language – Japanese, Chinese, or Spanish.
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Early Childhood

Our amazing Early Childhood teachers have bachelor’s degrees, are native speakers and have many years experience working with young children.
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Elementary Education (Grades 1-5)

Elementary students are engaged and build critical thinking and problem solving through the International Baccalaureate program…
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International Baccalaureate

ISP has been an authorized IB World School since March 2010. It was the first school in the Pacific Northwest.
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Tours & Open Houses

Visit our classrooms and see what an immersion education looks like in action. We provide several open houses during the year.
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Capstone Study Abroad

5th grade students utilize their language and cultural skills with a trip to China, Japan or Mexico. Students live with host families.
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