Excelsior is an Authorized IB World School - Diploma Programme
**Mission Statement from the IB
The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organisation works with schools, governments and international organisations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
Excelsior International School is a CIS member school.
EIS has earned CIS Membership by demonstrating its alignment with the CIS Code of Ethics and Principles, and through its leadership in international education, sharing knowledge, embracing diverse perspectives, and challenging itself to continuously improve.
Excelsior International School is a Candidate for Accreditation approved by the Accrediting Commission for Schools of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges for for PK - Grade 11 through June of 2019.
Accrediting Commission for Schools
Western Association of Schools and Colleges
533 Airport Blvd., Suite 200, Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: (650) 696-1060
Excelsior International School is an approved Cambridge International School offering the following programmes:
- EIS integrates Cambridge Primary Programme learning outcomes in its inquiry-based program for Grades 1 to 5 with Cambridge Primary Checkpoint examination in Grade 5
- Cambridge Secondary Programme for Grades 6, 7 and 8 with Cambridge Checkpoint
- Cambridge IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) for Grades 9 and 10
This approval also allows Excelsior to offer the following programmes in the future:
- Cambridge ICE
- Cambridge AS/A Level
- Cambridge AICE