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The International School of Africa (ISA) is a PK-Grade 11 International School located on the Horn of Africa in the beautiful country of Djibouti.

ISA’s teaching and learning structure is based on the American, California Common Core State Curriculum Standards (CCCS). The CCCS denote specific measures that outline “what 21st century learners should know and be able to do.”  The focused standards are cross-curricular and build upon improving literacy and academic rigor.  ISA’s has an array of multi-cultural staff who represent  over 14 different nationalities. Our intent is ensure that our students matriculate from ISA as global citizens with diverse intercultural experiences that will prepare then to be College and Career Ready.  All core classes are delivered in English.  French and Arabic are World Languages that are both embedded into our curriculum to further provide our learners with additional language experiences. We look forward to hearing from you as you explore our site to learn more about ISA and our Djiboutian Community.

ISA - Vision

The International School of Africa is the pioneering educational community committed to academic excellence, innovative practice, community service and global citizenship for Africa.

ISA - Mission

The International School of Africa promotes academic excellence with an international focus. We are a culturally based partnership of students, parents, staff and community that strive to inspire students to become lifelong learners and critical thinkers engaged in an ever-changing society.

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Experience life at ISA

STEAM Experiences

Media Center


Extracurricular Activities


International and Cultural Day


News & Events

Spirit Week


Annual service learning activities


Parents vs. ISA Staff-Soccer Tournaments


Annual French Week


Debate Club


ISA - Admissions admission overview

Choosing the right school for your child is an important decision. The school must be a good fit for your child and your family. We are excited that you are considering ISA for your child’s education. The goal of the admissions process is to provide an orderly transition into the right placement level at ISA.

ISA currently serves children from PK to Grade 11.  Our first class will matriculate in 2024.   We are currently open for registration for the 2023-2024 academic year.  Please use the following link to complete your registrationhttps://www.jotform.com/form/201310592578555


Admission Policy

ISA invites you to call our school admission's office to set up a time to visit the school or to receive additional information. Applications for admission are accepted throughout the year. No official decision on an application is given until all the relevant documents have been received (except in exceptional circumstances.  Families seeking admission for their child(ren) are advised to apply as early as possible as certain classes fill up quickly. All are encouraged to visit the school’s website to learn more about the Primary or Secondary divisions, and to download all admission materials.