Admissions FAQ

ISM admission consideration is provided on a rolling basis. This means ISM will accept applications and perform admissions assessments throughout the school year. The Office of Admissions will provide all interested families with a personalized information session either onsite or over the telephone. Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are welcomed between the hours of 8:30 to 3:00 on regular school days.

Your child can be considered for admission NOW and can be enrolled provided he or she meets the admissions standards and guidelines set by the School.

The maximum enrollment in Preschool and Prekindergarten is 20 and from Kindergarten through grade three is 25 students in one classroom while the grade four and five maximum is 20. At the middle and high school, enrollment is limited to a maximum of 100 students per grade level.

All three divisions have a fully functioning cafeteria serving healthy and nutritious meals which can be purchased by students. Many students bring a lunchbox from home and augment that with purchases of cafeteria food.

ISM does not provide transportation to or from school. Students and families must provide their own transportation to and from School.

ISM is a Day School and as such does not provide boarding facilities. It is the policy of ISM that enrolled students must be living with at least one family member.

School begins at 8:00 am and ends at 3:00 pm.

Yes, all students are required to purchase an ISM divisional school Polo shirt as well as the PE T-shirt and shorts, directly from the School store. Students are required to provide and wear black trousers or skirts. The School Store is located on the ground floor of the middle school building.

ISM offers English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) support services via a “push in and pull out” model for students who need additional support for up through grade 9.

Assessment and interview sessions will vary based on the level for which students are applying.

All students applying for Grades 2 to 11 will be assessed on Math and English Language proficiency via the computer-based Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) Admissions Module. An additional onsite writing task will be asked of students applying for grades 2 and above as well as sitting for an interview with the Principal.

Students applying for Preschool through Grade 1 will have a “get to know you” session with the homeroom teacher or an interview with the ESOL Teacher depending on the grade.