The school kitchen and canteen design has been devised in partnership with the chef of the “36.line” restaurant Lauris Aleksejevs, while the diverse menu has been created, taking into account children’s needs and tastes.
English, French, Latvian, Russian 157 65 international experts 6000 m2 EIS is a UNITED community of learners who work collaboratively to reach high academic standards, encouraging project-based learning in a UNIQUE educational environment. We are a team of co-creators on a shared journey of growth through prioritization of language acquisition, subjects of choice, and personalized exploratory inquiry aimed at creating active and UNIVERSAL citizens of an ever-changing world. Our students, teachers, and parents learn to work collaboratively, take part in decision-making and school governance, provide community service and innovate creatively.
+285% in 2017
60% female | 40% male
8 air changes per hour in rooms
Primary & Middle School
English, French, Latvian, Russian
65 international experts
EIS is a UNITED community of learners who work collaboratively to reach high academic standards, encouraging project-based learning in a UNIQUE educational environment. We are a team of co-creators on a shared journey of growth through prioritization of language acquisition, subjects of choice, and personalized exploratory inquiry aimed at creating active and UNIVERSAL citizens of an ever-changing world. Our students, teachers, and parents learn to work collaboratively, take part in decision-making and school governance, provide community service and innovate creatively.
"Learning and student growth are at the heart of everything Exupery does.
It is clear teachers truly care about each individual student and every child receives personal care and attention.
EIS is well on the way to emerging as a regional leader in providing a progressive international education program."
Grade 1 - 5
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme Framework
Grade 6 - 8
Understanding by Design
Latvian state accreditation from 2017
Council of International Schools accreditaion in progress
Strong mother tongue support and local language acquisition
Students acquire a deeper knowledge through active exploration of real-world challenges and problems
Holistic development of the child as an inquirer
|Time||Grade 1 – 5||Grade 6 – 8|
|8:30 – 8:45||Breakfast|
|8:45 – 9:00||Morning Circle||Homeroom|
|9:00 – 9:45||Lesson|
|9:45 – 9:50||Break|
|9:50 – 10:35||Lesson|
|10:35 – 10:45||Snack|
|10:45 – 11:30||Lesson|
|11:30 – 11:35||Break|
|11:35 – 12:20||Lesson|
|12:20 – 12:25||Lunch | Recess||Break|
|12:25 – 13:10||Lunch | Recess||Lesson|
|13:10 – 13:55||Lesson||Lunch | Recess|
|13:55 – 14:00||Break|
|14:00 – 14:45||Lesson|
|14:45 – 14:50||Break Transition||Break|
|14:50 – 15:30||Support/Challenge/HW/CleanUp||Lesson|
|15:30 – 15:45||Snack|
|15:45 – 16:30||Walk||HW/Support/Walk/Student Council|
|16:30 – 17:25||After School Activities|
The following roadmap lays out the sequence of events and actions we project for the school between now and the graduation of the first cohort of Exupery International School (EIS) students. This is a preliminary document that requires verification with International School Services (ISS), the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB), and the Council of International Schools (CIS). Once we verify the steps, we can begin to develop key messaging for EIS parents (current and prospective) around each step.
|Agency||Action/Event||Quarter Completed||What does it mean for students?|
|CIS||CIS Membership||Q2 2018||Membership Evaluation ascertains if the school complies with the CIS Code of Ethics and meets Core CIS School Evaluation Standards.|
|IB||IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) Pre-Authorization visit||Q2 2018||IB experts evaluate if the quality of the school curriculum meets the PYP standards|
|IB||PYP Authorization visit||Q4 2018||Evaluation of the school curriculum and granting the IB PYP status.|
|EIS||Grade 9 added to EIS||Q3 2019||Having students at all grade levels is essential to have the whole middle school program accredited by CIS.|
|EIS||Consideration Phase for IB Diploma Programme (DP)||Q3 2019||DP coordinator workson curriculum. Grade 9 students are supported to be ready for the rigorous DP program.|
|EIS||Host CIS Self-Study Team||Q1 2020||On-site school evaluation.|
|CIS||Approved for CIS accreditation, Grades 1-9||Q2 2020||Accreditation granted, Grade 1-9.|
|IB||IB makes decision on candidacy for DP||Q2 2020||DP authorization process started.|
|Latvia Ministry of Education||Latvia Ministry of Education administers Grade 9 exams for the first time to EIS students||Q3 2020||Students, whose families target at receiving the LV certificate about lower-secondary education, pass centralized LV examinations.|
|EIS||EIS issues Grade 9 graduates conveys - EIS transcript (CIS), or Latvian Grade 9 diploma||Q3 2020||Certificates about general lower-secondary education are issued to Grade 9 graduates.|
|IB||EIS hosts DP verification visit for IB||Q2 2021||IB experts at school. DP program evaluation.|
|IB||IB grants authorization for DP||Q3 2021||DP program authorized. School has a right to issue the IB DP diplomas when Grade 12 students pass the IB exams.|
|CIS||Approved for accreditation, Grade 12||Q1 2023||CIS high school accreditation granted.|
|EIS||Commencement of first graduating class of EIS; EIS issues graduates conveys - IB diploma or an EIS diploma (CIS)||Q4 2023||First Grade 12 students’ graduation.|
Note: this “roadmap” is preliminary and will be revised once CIS approves Exupery International School for membership. The application for membership has been submitted and EIS is awaiting a CIS decision.
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