The International Charter School is a dual language, elementary public school of choice, located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The Rhode Island Department of Education allows charter schools to be established by public school districts or Rhode Island non-profit organizations. The International Institute of Rhode Island was granted the initial charter for the International Charter School in 2001.

Corporate Structure

The ICS is an independent, self-funded corporation, with its own 501c3 status and is responsible for own budget. In 2002, the International Institute placed its endowment and building as collateral for the bond note, which ICS took out in order to complete the physical plant construction for the school. ICS pays all costs associated with the bond. ICS has its own Executive Director and Board of Trustees.