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…




Applicants received one or more offers to a college of choice


Student-teacher ratio


Teachers with Masters or Doctorate


International Baccalaureate pass rate


Unique Weekly After School Activities


Celebrate Humanity

Cultivate Grit

Inspire Curiosity

Embody Integrity

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

Class of 2023

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

Class of 2026


“I really like AISM's buffalo spirit. Just like buffalos we roam together as one. I really like the energy and enthusiasm that the school has.”

Class of 2023


“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.”

Class of 2029


“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.”

Class of 2022


“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
Former 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
Former 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
Primary 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
DP Coordinator / Individuals & Societies 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.”

Roxeann 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.”

Primary School Assistant Principal & PYP Coordinator


“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


Celebrate Humanity

Cultivate Grit

Inspire Curiosity

Embody Integrity