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On any given day on this magical 20 acres just off the Indian Ocean in Southeast Africa our students, faculty, and staff are nourished by the remarkable energy that a community with a common purpose generates. Dig deeper. Learn more about what resonates so powerfully for those who make up the AISM community.

Our Dynamic Community…

55

Nations

100%

Applicants received one or more offers to a college of choice

8:1

Student-teacher ratio

16

Community Connection Projects

96%

International Baccalaureate pass rate

45

Unique Weekly After School Activities

Composed of...

"We have a huge amount of school spirit, we always win fair play when we travel. We are the best team for spirit."

Max Frontiera 
Grade 9

“I really love the support of teachers and the clean environment.”

Zara Lüscher 
Grade 6

 

“I really like AISMs Buffalo spirit. Just like buffalos we roam together as one. I really like the energy and enthusiasm that the school has.”

Sanjana Lyall 
Grade 9

 

“I like PE because I am a sports person. I do all kinds of sports. I just love to do a lot of sports, I am an active person.”

Makai Greenberg
Grade 3

 

“The value that AISM has is a deeper learning in a conceptual field that we get to go through. Deeper in to topics, more concepts, relating to real world problems.”

Rylan Robb
Grade 10

 

“I really think that over the past 22 years AISM has been fertile ground where people can grow. Whether it was students growing, teachers growing or inspirational ideas growing.”

Colleen Fletcher
Director of Community Partnerships

 

“A school where our  learners are empowered with voice, choice and ownership to self-direct their learning, to pursue their passions and interests.”

Joseph Buscemi
Primary School Principal

 

“When I talk to parents, learners, or our faculty about what they love about AISM and want to protect above all else, I hear about our diversity. AISM is a place where people from many walks of life can come together around a common vision and learn from one another's stories, experiences, and perspectives.”

Ian Hoke
Secondary School Principal

 

“AISM's location makes it special... in the corner of Southern Africa, just metres from the Indian Ocean, surrounded by local communities and home to all sorts of amazing birds and other wildlife.”

Sam Sherratt
Director of Learning

 

“I feel like the staff and the families and the students all pull together, including the outer community, to be one. It is a great feeling.”

Marlo Frontiera
Secondary School Counselor

 

“I really love that the kids and teachers can really just be themselves- they are accepted for who they are.”

Patrizia Fernandes
Secondary School English Teacher

 

“AISM is a place that respects and stays committed to the highly professional and dedicated teachers. It is so special in terms of the diversity that we have on campus.”

Sandeep Lyall
Secondary School Humanities Teacher/ TOK Coordinator

 

“AISM is special because over many years AISM has cultivated and built a community that feels like home. We support each other, we take care of each other. We Care.”

Roxean Abbott
Teaching Assistant

 

“I love working at AISM because it is a vibrant place with a diverse community, where everyone - learners, parents, faculty and staff - live and breathe the IB mission of striving to create a better and more peaceful world.”

Taryn-Bondclegg
Primary School Vice-Principal

 

“I really love that both kids and teachers are lifelong learners at AISM. Here we are expected to grow continually and thrive as individuals and as a community connected locally and globally. ”

Naheda Ibrahimo
Primary School Portuguese Language Teacher

 

“I relish the opportunity to think and tinker alongside learners, especially when they get into the flow of exploring and testing ideas to pursue multiple and purposeful solutions.”

Ben Damaso
Secondary School Math Teacher

 

“What makes AISM distinctive is the warmth of the community. Teachers and students have close caring relationships which focus on each student as an individual. The community is small enough that high school students often know ES students by name. It makes for a really supportive place for students to stretch and grow.”

Peter Hennigar
Secondary School Science Teacher

 

“It is a very organised school, and it is a school that changed my life a lot.”

Eminencia Tivane
Security Guard

 

“We interact with different people with various nationalities.”

Nely Matsinhe
Human Resources Assistant

 

“I like this school because it is clean, has good teachers and good workers.”

Alice Macandza
Security Guard

 

“The interaction with all the diverse cultures we have here is really good, and it helps a lot with personal growth.”

Herminio Dualia
Maintenance Manager

 

It is impressive how teachers are always striving to make this a great school and so focused on giving our learners an education that will make them great citizens.”

Sylvia de Lima
Executive Assistant of the Director

Who...

Celebrate Humanity

Cultivate Grit

Inspire Curiosity

Embody Integrity

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