The International School of Arizona offers language immersion programs that begin at 18 months and continue through eighth grade. Our fully accredited Spanish and French programs allow your child to achieve bilingualism through play, structured language learning, acquired routines and the study of math, science, social studies, music and art in the second language. Students who learn through language immersion programs graduate an average of two or three years ahead of their peers, and they are also statistically proven to have higher test scores, stronger literacy skills, enhanced cognitive abilities, and better employability later in life.
We have a 22-year history in Arizona, and our evolving, adaptive and culturally inclusive curriculum follows the requirements of the French and the Spanish Ministries of Education. In today’s global society, bilingualism is so very valuable, and our programs lead not only to cognitive, social, and emotional development but also improved learning capabilities and long-term personal, professional and academic success. Our dedicated and committed faculty are focused on helping students learn how to think and prepare them for a bright future.
At ISA we provide every student with an intercultural understanding. Rather than simply “teach” a language, students learn IN that language resulting in fluency in traditional academics that stay with each throughout their lifetime.
On norm-referenced nationwide tests, our students graduate 2-3 years ahead of the average American student. It is also proven that bilingual children have a superior ability to focus, and have greater ease in switching between unrelated mental tasks, than monolingual children.
Students who learn through language immersion programs graduate an average of two or three years ahead of their peers, and they are also statistically proven to have higher test scores, stronger literacy skills, enhanced cognitive abilities, and better employability later in life. They are able to work in multinational companies and speak languages that are a core part of international business, law, and healthcare.
What is Language Immersion? Language immersion is a method used to teach students a second language where the language being taught is primarily used during teaching. This means that for
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When it comes to taking certification exams to validate your knowledge of the Spanish language, the Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE) and the International Spanish Language Evaluation