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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. ​

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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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“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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Grateful. Agradecida. Grata. 

Thank you to all of the educators who continue the important work of educating our children with so many challenges. Enjoy a few days of rest and Happy Thanksgiving. 

Gracias a todos los educadores que continúan con la importante labor de educar a nuestros niños con tantos desafíos. Disfruta de unos días de descanso y Feliz Día de Acción de Gracias.

Obrigada a todos os educadores que continuam o importante trabalho de educar nossas crianças com tantos desafios. Desfrute de alguns dias de descanso e Feliz Dia de Ação de Graças.
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Subtractive bilingualism. https://www.newyorker.com/culture/personal-history/forgetting-my-first-language

Native Perspectives: Books by, for, and about Indigenous People by @KaraDStewart http://ow.ly/9yI050LBBS0 #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth #AmericanIndianHeritageMonth