The International School of Monagas is an independent college preparatory day school serving Nursery to grade 12. We are located on the outskirts of Maturin, the capital of the state of Monagas. Maturin is a small city with a population of about 600,000. Established in 1997 by international oil and oil services companies, the school occupies a thirty-acre campus, inaugurated in January, 2001. There are twenty-three classrooms with desktop computers, internet access and LCD projector (most have Smart Boards), a spacious and well-stocked library, two science laboratories, two computer laboratories, a kitchen/cafeteria complex, a large gymnasium (with grandstands, a classroom, dressing rooms, bathrooms) a regulation soccer field, two small soccer fields, a baseball diamond, outdoor basketball and volleyball courts and an elementary playground. The International School of Monagas is accredited by AdvancEd and the curriculum is modeled on sound United States educational practices enhanced by international and Venezuelan perspectives. Current programs consist of instruction in the core areas of Language Arts, Science, Mathematics, Social Studies and Spanish. Rounding out the students’ day are courses in Music, Art, Physical Education, Technology, and Venezuelan History and Culture.