International School Of Boston

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45 Matignon Rd

Cambridge, MA 02140

(617) 499-1459

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Grades: PK - 12

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 630

Students Per Teacher: 6

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for International School Of Boston

As a teacher, I see the students grow during their years at ISB into capable, sophisticated students and --more importantly--wise and kind people. Although many students speak more than two languages fluently, most enter with fluency in only one language and leave with strong skills in two or three. ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 05/09/13

Leadership of the school is quite poor and so not welcoming The curriculum is challenging, especially in 8th grade, but that is a good thing. Some teachers are good, but it's not true across the board. They are not very flexible and the kids need to fit in right away or you can be called in the principal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/09/13

I have one child at this school and another starting September 2012: we are all very happy. Specifically: the quality and rigor of the curriculum, the teacher/student ratio, the caring and invested faculty, and the language program. . Most problems that I hear about other schools having (bullying, grade ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/05/12

I have had 3 children at this school. While some of the teachers are good many are not. There is a big problem with consistency among teachers, and I found the administration to be unstable and unable to create a solid bilingual environment for ALL of the population at the school. As the tuition prices ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/27/11

What a horrible place for my kids !!!! I had a child in the Arlington school and one in the Cambridge school, the teatchers a not flexible, are unfriendly and shout at the kids and don't take into consideration the need of the children. The level of English is very low, the quality of the French teaching ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/25/10

My daughters are in 6th and 2nd grade and have been at ISB since mid-K. We absolutely love the school. The teachers are driven and dedicated, the classes are small (14 and 16 kids this year in their classes), and the balance between French and English is very good. The curriculum is demanding but the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/15/10

I'm a student here at ISBOS and I absolutely love it! Although there might not be enough students, I'm really close with the people in my class! The twelve graders have gone to great colleges and will continue to do so. I love this school so much and encourage student to come here next year.

Posted by a student on 03/06/09

Thoroughly embedded in the French style of teaching, this school provides great language skills to its students though rather inflexibly. If the student did not start out with language aptitude, this school will not help, the pedogogy assumes the aptitude. The physical building is ancient, unkept and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/13/06

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School Profile for International School Of Boston

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Student enrollment:
630
Students per teacher:
6
Full-time teachers:
100
Number of classrooms:
International School Of Boston Enrollment by Grade

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Cambridge schools — International School Of Boston is located at 45 Matignon Rd, Cambridge MA 02140. 45 Matignon Rd is in the 02140 ZIP code in Cambridge, MA International School Of Boston is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 12.
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