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Students learning at our dual-language public charter school

We’re proud to be the only school in Rhode Island with the International Baccalaureate® Primary Years Programme. ​

Students learning at International Charter School

We’re proud to be the only school in Rhode Island with the International Baccalaureate® Primary Years Programme. ​

Teacher and student playing the guitar

We’re proud to be the only school in Rhode Island with the International Baccalaureate® Primary Years Programme. ​

Students learning at International Charter School

We’re proud to be the only school in Rhode Island with the International Baccalaureate® Primary Years Programme. ​

As a dual-language public charter school, our goal is to equip students with the skills they need to be successful global citizens and engage in lifelong learning.

ICS by the Numbers

Facts about international charter school

22:1

Student/Teacher Ratio

39

Countries where our family and staff members were born

20

Languages spoken in our community

1500+

Average number of student applications we receive every year

1

ICS is the only school in RI that offers the IB Primary Years Programme

60%

Percentage of teachers and staff that are speakers of languages other than English

Learn more from ICS Director Julie Nora.

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Testimonials from Caregivers

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“Funcionário maravilhoso, carinhoso e talentoso.”

“El apoyo y el animo que le brindan a mi hijo y a mi es grandioseo y le agradezco a las maestras y a la escuela por ayudarlo mucho. Es una excelente escuela. Gracias.”

“In today’s world, it is important to know more than one language.”

“Esta escuela está permitiendo que mi hijo sepa mi idioma.”

“Me gusta que siempre tratan de ayudarnos a entender todas las necesidades de nuestros hijos y como podemos ayudarlos en casa.”

“An excellent all-around education where students also learn a second language and how to be responsible, respectful citizens of the world. We love ICS!”

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ICS COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for 5-11 year olds.

DOSE 1: December 15, 2021 • 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Register at/Inscíbase en/Inscreva-se em: https://www.vaccinateri.org/appointment/en/reg/8205911064

DOSE 2: January 5, 2022 • 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Register at/Inscíbase en/Inscreva-se em: https://www.vaccinateri.org/appointment/en/reg/1510296059

These clinics are offering the Pfizer-BioNTech Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine (5-11) which is for children age 5 to 11 only. These clinics are not offering any COVID-19 vaccine for individuals age 12 or older. For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, and other clinics, visit c19vaccineri.org.
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ICS COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for 5-11 year olds.

DOSE 1:  December 15, 2021 • 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Register at/Inscíbase en/Inscreva-se em: https://www.vaccinateri.org/appointment/en/reg/8205911064

DOSE 2:  January 5, 2022 • 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Register at/Inscíbase en/Inscreva-se em: https://www.vaccinateri.org/appointment/en/reg/1510296059

These clinics are offering the Pfizer-BioNTech Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine (5-11) which is for children age 5 to 11 only. These clinics are not offering any COVID-19 vaccine for individuals age 12 or older. For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, and other clinics, visit c19vaccineri.org.
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When we talk about structural racism & white privilege— here’s an example below.

How often have *assumptions* about Black boys and Black men resulted in death?—and yet, #KyleRittenhouse was not guilty on all charges.

This is what white supremacy looks like. This is not justice.

The Providence Public Schools will be running COVID vaccination clinics at several of our elementary schools this week and next week (please see attached for the schedule). PLEASE SHARE WIDELY! @ProvParents @PLEERI @PTU958

https://www.providenceschools.org/Page/5757

School districts are confronting a crisis this year that shows little sign of abating: crucial job openings aren’t getting filled.
https://www.edweek.org/leadership/no-bus-drivers-custodians-or-subs-whats-really-behind-schools-staffing-shortages/2021/09?utm_source=tw&utm_medium=soc&utm_campaign=edit