International School of Toulouse

March 1, 2024 | France, Schools Toulouse, Toulouse, Toulouse education

International School of Toulouse: IB World School

The International School of Toulouse (IST) is a leading IB World School in France.

The co-educational independent day school first opened in 1999 with only 153 students, and now has approximately 480 students from the age of 3 to 18, from over thirty nationalities.

As an established long-term IB World School, the International School of Toulouse meets the needs of expat families in Southwestern France through seamless integration and a high standard of learning.

True to their motto “where learning takes off”,  the school actively seeks to inspire and encourage students while preparing them for the challenges of an ever-changing world.


The IST has been an IB World School since January 2000, offering both the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and the Diploma Programme of the IB. The school also prepares students for IGCSE qualifications during secondary school. IST gained full accreditation by the Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges in June 2011.

The school has a strong academic record with alumni receiving places at many prestigious universities. See a list of university destinations here.


Corporate school fees range from 18,020 to 30,070 euros annually, with separate rates for independently paying families.  See a full overview of annual fees here.

The school also offers the chance to win a place on their scholarship programme for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, covering the last two years of Secondary schooling at IST. Find more information about how to apply here.


The school accepts applications throughout the school year. A detailed guide to the admissions process of the school can be found here.


The International School of Toulouse is located on a four-hectare site in the town of Colomiers on the western edge of Toulouse. It is a 20-minute drive from Toulouse city centre.

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Contact Details:

International School of Toulouse
Airbus Mobility SAS
2 Allée de l’Herbaudière
31770 Colomiers – France
+33 (0)5 62 74 26 74

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