The International School of San Salvador was founded in 1979 by Chester and Nora Stemp, the present proprietors. The school offers a Kinder-12th grade program of studies modeled on the U.S. educational system and incorporates the requirements of the Salvadoran Ministry of Education. Located in an urban residential area, this small private school meets the needs of students of various nationalities, cultures, and linguistic backgrounds. The school is a member of the following organizations:
AdvancED – Accrediting Agency in the United States.
NAESP – National Association of Elementary School Principals.
NHS – National Honor Society of the U.S.
AASCA – Association of American Schools in Central America.
ACPES – Asociación de Colegios Privados de El Salvador
ISA – International Schools Association; Geneva, Switzerland.
ISSE – International School to School Experience; Philadelphia, Colorado.
NASSP – National Association of Secondary School Principals.
NASC – National Association of Student Councils.
SACS – Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.