About NMIS

‚ÄčNew Mexico International School (NMIS) provides K-5 students an educational program focused on inquiry-based teaching and learning, the acquisition of languages, and the development of social, emotional, and rigorous academic skills necessary to function in our local, national, and international community. Students at NMIS learn respect for themselves; their community; and the larger diverse world in which they live while developing a moral consciousness that help them build integrity into their lives.

New Mexico International School students are provided a K-5 educational program that is research and standards-based, rigorous, and balanced. The educational program consists of three main components:

  • A world curriculum based on the New Mexico content standards and the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme.
  • An opportunity for students to become bilingual and biliterate in Spanish and English and conversant in Arabic.
  • An opportunity for students to engage in after school/extended day enrichment activities, physical educational classes, and in art and instrumental music.


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