Why ISKR?

  • iskr-paintingA truly international environment with a student body representing over 30 nationalities, many with dual nationalities
  • Small class sizes and highly qualified teachers, many of whom hold advanced degrees
  • Faculty & staff are recruited globally with representation from the USA, UK, France, DRC, Kenya, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and The Netherlands. We also believe in recruiting highly-qualified staff from Rwanda.
  • The only school in Kigali accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS)
  • Use of American Education Reaches Out (AERO) standards that align with Common Core Standards used in the United States
  • International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC) in Early Childhood
  • International Primary Curriculum (IPC) offered in Elementary School (Grades 1-5)
  • International Middle Years Program (IMYC) offered in Middle School (Grades 6-8)
  • Advanced Placement courses offered in High School
  • High-quality university counseling program and a variety of global university recruitment fairs & guest speakers throughout the year
  • Full-time Learning Support Teacher & School Counselor
  • Support for English Learners & Francophone classes for fluent French speakers
  • French Lessons offered from EC4-Grade 12; Spanish Lessons offered in Grades 9-12
  • Online Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) testing to compare individual results with school averages and with other international schools
  • A variety of after school enrichment activities & sports teams
  • The only school in Kigali with reliable, curricular-integrated access to technology & an emphasis on the developing 21st Century Skills. Student resources include a stable internet infrastructure throughout the school, a multi-purpose Media Center with a Macbook Lab, classroom sets of iPads & Chromebooks, use of Google Suite for Education Apps (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Slides, etc.), Newsela & Seesaw. We also employ a full-time Technology Coordinator & a full-time IT Technician
  • Up-to-date library with over 8,000 books, including a library in the Early Childhood building
  • Annual Whole-School Events including: Rwandan Arts & Culture Week, International Week, Book & Literacy Week, STEM Week, The Culinary Extravaganza, Spring Fair
  • An active, enthusiastic international parent community