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ISD is an intricate and engaging community of cultures, perspectives and people. It embraces balance across all dimensions— from academics to sports to STEM— and consists of individuals that are immensely supportive.
- ISD Alumnus, Class of 2018
Who We Are

ISD is a diverse community of learners that fosters creativity, open-mindedness, responsibility and excellence.  As an IB World School, ISD promotes student achievement and global citizenship.

What We Believe

A well-rounded and rigorous program of academics, arts and athletics builds a foundation for life-long learning and fulfillment. A collaborative culture enhances individual development and effective communication. Inspired teaching leads to personal accomplishment and growth. A successful learner has the courage to tackle complex problems and be of service to others. Creative opportunities encourage students to become responsible leaders and to discover their talents and passions.

Strategic Areas

International School of Dakar students should …

  1. Be well rounded in all aspects of education: academic, artistic, sports, and service.

  2. Discover their talents and passions.

  3. Be responsible leaders in a complex and changing world.

Strategic Goals
  1. Students fully develop and utilize social and emotional skills.

  2. Students create and perform complex works in the visual, musical, and dramatic arts.

  3. Students succeed in the International Baccalaureate Program.

  4. Students explore, identify, and develop their talents and passions.

  5. Students acquire responsible leadership competencies.

  6. Students apply responsible leadership competencies to complex issues.

These Guiding Statements were adopted on October 2, 2014.

Guiding Statements

Challenge  |  Create  |  Change

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