Dr. Rob Risch
I take great pleasure in welcoming you to the pages of the International School of Belgrade (ISB) website. I invite you to explore our site and gain a sense of a learning community committed to excellence.
ISB students represent diverse cultural and national backgrounds, and share a commitment and passion to learning. Our challenging and diverse programs offer a quality international education with a global perspective. ISB relies on innovative and best instructional practice to ensure we address the varying learning styles of our students. Our students regularly gain entrance into competitive universities worldwide or successfully transition to other elementary or secondary schools along their educational paths.
Our teachers are dedicated professionals, a majority holding multiple or masters degrees in their areas of specialization. Their teaching is inspiring, student-centered and individualized, and their involvement in coaching and co-curricular activities provides a nurturing environment for students to excel in the arts, athletics, student government and service learning.
Our dynamic curriculum is based on the highly regarded International Baccalaureate Diploma, Middle and Primary Years programs. Like all quality international schools, ISB is accredited by several educational agencies: the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the Council of International Schools. We are an authorized IB World School where students learn to implement change with compassion and creativity in a complex global environment.
ISB has been providing a quality education to the international community in Belgrade since 1948. We have recently taken significant steps towards facilities improvement with our new purpose-built middle school, gymnasium, and tennis courts; and we continue to plan future projects in the months and years ahead.
ISB is fortunate to have parents who are actively involved in the lives of their children and the school community. A dedicated PTSA organizes annual social events and fundraisers to support the school; and, we are also grateful to be working in partnership with the parents who form the ISB Board of Trustees, who devote their time and talents to assure continuous improvement of programs and services for all our children. It is truly an honor to be a part of this vibrant and caring community with our clearly articulated mission:
ISB is a collaborative learning community that inspires, equips and empowers its students to succeed and contribute positively to society.
I look forward to possibly meeting you in the future, and trust this website provides the information you need to consider joining our community, whether as a prospective student, a parent, or as a faculty member.