Colegio Internacional de San Salvador

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 about 330 students of various nationalities, cultures, and linguistic backgrounds. It is accredited by SACS/AdvancED.


Colegio Internacional de San Salvador

Location Category:

Central America


El Salvador


Calle La Reforma 169
San Salvador
El Salvador


322 Students PreK-12


Advanced Placement (AP), National, United States


35 faculty members, including 24 host-country nationals, 8 U.S. citizens, and 3 third-country nationals

School Year:

August – June

Year Founded:


Average Class Size:

Elementary: 24, Secondary: 25


Basketball, Swimming, Volleyball


Student Council, Knowledge Bowl

Campus Information:

City (or closest city): San Salvador, Location Type: Urban, Campus Size (hectares): 1, No of Buildings: 12, No of Campuses: 1, No of Classrooms: 15, No of volumes in Library: 5, 000, No of computer labs: 1, No of instructional computers: 25

Physical Facilities:

Art Room(s): 1, Gymnasium(s): 1, Swimming pool(s): 1, Air Conditioning: Yes