Recognizing the unique needs and challenges of middle school (grades 6–8, ages 11-14), ICS provides an environment in which students can grow socially and intellectually, while also building the strong academic foundation needed to be successful in high school and the IB program.
All students in grades 6, 7 and 8 must take four core classes—English language arts, math, social studies and science. Physical education and a modern language are also required for all middle school students. The remaining blocks are filled with semester or year-long elective courses.
"We have a lot of freedom to choose how we learn in middle school, and that helps us become responsible. I love it."- Olani, Grade 7