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International School of Louisiana Hosts Open House and Campus Tours

Date: November 3rd, 2022

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International School of Louisiana (ISL) invites prospective families to tour its campuses and/or attend an Open House to learn about ISL’s unique experience and French and Spanish language immersion programming. ISL is open to any resident living in the state of Louisiana.

ISL’s Open House for prospective students will take place on Saturday, January 7 at 10:00 am at ISL’s Dixon Campus (serving K-2, Spanish & French immersion) at 4040 Eagle St. in New Orleans and at the Westbank Campus (serving K-5, Spanish immersion) at 502 Olivier Street in Algiers Point. All families are encouraged to attend the Open House.

Campus tours for prospective students will take place on Tuesday, November 15 at 10am and Tuesday,  December 13 at 10am (at Dixon and Westbank Campuses only). Campus tours are conducted during school hours and parents will be given the opportunity to visit classrooms and see language immersion in action. 

ISL participates in  the NOLA-PS Common Application Process (NCAP) at   Application opens November 7, 2022. 

ISL is a French and Spanish language immersion school. Incoming kindergartners and first-grade students are not required to test or have experience in the target language.  All 2nd through 8th-grade students must take a language assessment prior to acceptance. ISL has grown to be one of the largest K-8 schools in the city, with over 1,100 students served at three campuses.

International School of Louisiana is the only tuition-free, multi-language immersion school in Louisiana. With its emphasis on international awareness, the celebration of diversity and community responsibility, ISL’s unique curriculum strengthens basic academic skills as it prepares students for success in today’s worldwide marketplace.

For more information, go to, email or call (504) 229-4391.


Dedicated to cultural diversity and global awareness, ISL (grades K-8) is the only multi-language immersion school chartered by the State of Louisiana. Consistently a high-performing school, ISL is a French and Spanish language immersion school that was named Charter School of the Year, a Certified World Language School, received the School Award for Exemplary Education of Young Men of Color by the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color, Excellence in Immersion Award from the Orleans Public Education Network, School of Outstanding Academic Excellence status from the Louisiana Department of Education, as well as the Top Gains designation (3 times), and the Coalition of Diverse Schools Achievement Gap Award. From their first day of school, students are taught core academic subjects in either French or Spanish by native speaking teachers. ISL is dedicated to providing all of its students with a unique and high-quality education and to help young people develop, not only as students but also as community leaders and global citizens.   School website:

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