Since public schools in Istanbul use Turkish as the language of tuition, most expat parents will choose to send their children to an international school. These schools follow a variety of curricula from various nations, and expat parents are therefore bound to find a school that fits their child's needs.

Below is a list of the most prominent international schools in the city.

International schools in Istanbul

British International School

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: English National Curriculum, IGCSE and International Baccalaureate
Ages: 2.5 to 18

Eurosun Exclusive International Pre-School

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: International Baccalaureate and Montessori
Ages: 2 to 6

Istanbul International Community School

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: International Baccalaureate
Ages: 3 to 18

Istanbul International School

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: English National Curriculum, Cambridge IGCSE and A-levels
Ages: 3 to 18

Keystone International School

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: Canadian and International Baccalaureate 
Ages: 3 to 18

Tarabya British Schools 

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: English National Curriculum, Cambridge IGCSE, A-levels, and Turkish
Ages: 3 to 18

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