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Km. 1, Carretera Via La Toscana
Maturin, Monagas

+85 291 315-0011

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, public 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, Computers, and Venezuelan History and Culture.


ISM serves students in the shareholding companies with first priority. Limited spaces are open to local students. There is a very high demand for enrollment at ISM and many students are on waitlists. To be considered for enrollment at ISM as a local student, the following timeline is in place:

Enrollment for 2016-2017 School Year: 

  • February 29, 2016- deadline for applications (all items here are required before moving to the next steps). All items should be filled out and sent to If the application moves on to the next stages, recommendation forms will be forwarded to the parent under consideration.
    • ISM application English or Spanish
    • 2 photographs of the child
    • A copy of the child's passport or cedula
    • copies of the parents' passport or cedulas
    • student medical report
    • Letter reporting complete payment from last school
    • copy of student birth certificate
    • school records including a minimum of past 3 years
    • signed parent compact
    • signed Disclosure Form
  • MAP testing for incoming students (fees for testing paid by parents)
  • Teach recommendations (1 for elementary school students, two for seconday school students; only recommendations coming directly from the recommender will be acecpted)
  • Principal or counselor recommendations (only recommendations coming directly from the recommender will be acecpted)
  • Community Recommendations
  • Student and Parent Interviews
  • Announcements of enrollments
  • Tours of the school
  • Parent signature of acceptance

Parents will be contacted if their child meets requirements and the class is not at full capacity. Any families who are not contacted after submitting an application should consider their child to be waitlisted. When a student is enrolled, the parents will be contacted immediately.

ISM is accredited through AdvancED in the USA. It is registered in Venezuela and is not enrolled in the Venezuelan educational system. Students attending ISM do not automatically receive credits in the Venezuelan educaitonal system. Families who want their children to go to the University in Venezuela should consider these implications in their children's education.


ISM sirve a los estudiantes de empresas accionistas como prioridad, y solo poseemos vacantes limitadas a los estudiantes locales. Hay una gran demanda para inscribirse en ISM y hay muchos estudiantes en lista de espera, para poder ser considerados para la inscripción en ISM como estudiante loca se debe seguir la siguiente línea de tiempo

Inscripciones para el año 2016-2017

Febrero 29.2016 es el tiempo límite para aplicar (todos los documentos son requeridos antes de continuar con el próximo paso) Toda la documentación deber ser llenada y enviada a info@ismonagas,com. Si el aplicante es considerado para la próxima etapa, se le solicitaran cartas de recomendación a los padres y un formato para dichas cartas les será enviado por ISM

·         Inscripción a la escuela (en español o inglés)

·         2 fotografías del niño

·         1 fotocopia del pasaporte o cedula del niño

·         1 copia de la cedula o pasaporte de cada uno de los padres

·         Reporte médico del estudiante

·         Carta reportando pago completo de la última escuela

·         1 Copia del acta de nacimiento del niño

·         Record académico de los últimos 3 años

·         Contrato de padres firmado

·         Contrato de no- divulgación firmado

·          Exámenes MAP para estudiantes entrantes (el costo del examen corre por cuenta de los padres)

·          Recomendaciones de los profesores 1 para estudiantes de primaria y 2 para estudiantes de secundaria (solo serán aceptadas las recomendaciones que vengan directamente de los maestros)

·         Recomendación del director o del consejero escolar (solo se aceptarán recomendaciones que vengan directamente de los consejeros o directores)

·         Recomendación de la comunidad

·         Entrevistas al estudiante y a sus representantes

·         Anuncio de inscripciones

·         Tours por la escuela

·         Firmas de aceptación de los padres

Los padres serán contactados si su hijo cumple con los requerimientos necesarios y si el grado al que intenta aplicar no está lleno en su capacidad. Todas las personas que no sea contactadas después de enviar toda la documentación necesaria deben considerarse en lista de espera