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Accreditation & Quality Assurance

The International School of Nice is a fully accredited school and continues its programme of governance to ensure the provison of a high-quality and recognised education.

The school was granted re-accredited status in both 2000 and 2011 and ISN is the only school in the area to have been awarded both quality marks for professional recognition. Since 1990, the school has been accredited by:

The Council of International Schools (CIS)

The Middle States Association (MSA) 

Accreditation: an assurance of quality

Accreditation involves a continual self-evaluation process that is monitored by professionals of the highest calibre.

The accreditation process provides an assurance of quality that ISN maintains the highest academic and professional standards.As an accredited school, parents know that the International School of Nice:

  • Has undergone a rigorous self-assessment
  • Has been evaluated by a team of experienced professionals
  • Meets high academic and professional standards
  • Is subject to regular visits and monitoring by an external agency.

Supporting students to achieve their individual potential

ISN is an inclusive school that caters to a diverse community of learners with a student-centred approach.

Having been awarded accredited status by the Middle States Association in the US gives students who cannot complete the full International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP) the opportunity to graduate with the ISN High School Diploma.

The International Baccalaureate organisation accreditation

ISN is authorised, recognised and accredited by the International Baccalaureate (IB) organisation, founded in 1968 in Geneva, Switzerland, with the vision of creating a better world through international education. More than fifty years later, the IB has a presence in over 150 countries.

IB World Schools, the only schools authorised to offer IB programmes, are subject to a comprehensive accreditation process monitored by the IB organisation to ensure each school provides high-quality education.

IB World Schools are visited by IB organisation representatives for the evaluation and review of standards and practices, and schools are developed on an ongoing basis.

IB teachers and coordinators are continuously challenged to reflect upon and refine teaching methods by engaging in IB training.

To learn more about the IB organisation, please visit

Global School Alliance

ISN is a registered member of the Global School Alliance

The Global School Alliance unites passionate educationalists from around the world under the common goal of providing global learning for students.  

To learn more about the Global School Alliance, please visit