The International School of Africa is a PK-Grade 8 International School located on the Horn of Africa in the beautiful country of Djibouti.

Our core academic program is taught in English, and we also offer French and Arabic language classes. ISA’s curriculum is based on the US Common Core State Standards, utilizing 21st century teaching and learning practices. We invite you to explore our website and learn more about life at ISA. Better yet, call the school to set up a time for a visit.

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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News & Events

July 2019

Winter Celebration

ISA Families were invited to campus for a day of Family Fun to celebrate before going on Winter Break in December… 

July 2019

Folk Tales Around the World

As part of their Fine Arts unit, students in Grades One through Four presented class dramas focused on the theme…

April 2019

Parent-Teacher Soccer Final

After a series of 2 matches, ISA Parents and Teachers met for a third and final match in April… 

April 2019

Science Quiz Bowl

Mr. Julian hosted ISA’s first Science Quiz Bowl for students in Grades Six and Seven… 

March 2019

ISA Mother’s Day

Kindergarten students at ISA honored their mothers by inviting them to school for a small meal prepared by… 


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 in three-year-old Kindergarten through Grade 8, adding Grade 9 for the 2020-2021 school year.


Admission Policy

ISA invites you to call our School Office to set up a time to visit the school. At that visit, you will be given a list of required paperwork along with instructions for the admissions process.

When you are ready to apply for admissions, please click here to learn more.