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About us

ABOUT MARK TWAIN IS

Mark Twain is a private, independent, co-educational school offering excellent English and bilingual (English-Romanian) international programmes of study to students from around the world.

Mark Twain International School is a private, independent, award-winning IB World School based in the northern outskirts of Bucharest, Romania with a 25 year old stellar track record in national and international education for children ages 2 to 19.

It is accredited by the International Baccalaureate to teach all three challenging educational programmes (Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme & the Diploma Programme) and is fully accredited by the Ministry of Education in Romania. The school also periodically undergoes demanding external evaluation carried out by the National Quality Assurance in Education Agency, and is a regular member of the Council of International Schools and of the European Council of International Schools.

Mark Twain International School is the first school in Romania to offer the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations to its students, as a Certified Exam Preparation Centre.  In 2014, Mark Twain IS became a Cambridge International Centre of the University of Cambridge UK, offering its students, ages 5 to 19, a leading international multidisciplinary curriculum and a suite of renowned examinations: Primary, Secondary 1, ICT Starters, IGCSE and International Certificate of Education.

As of 2020, Mark Twain IS is teaching Face-to-Face, Hybrid eLearning as well as exclusively Online, thus catering to students located all around the world, adapting to the current international climate and making sure its students not only continue studying but also thrive while doing so. Students can choose to study in the Bilingual Division (English and Romanian languages of study) or exclusively in English, with the International Division.

Mark Twain IS

Mission & Philosophy

Mark Twain International School is committed to offering its students a high-performing, yet supportive learning environment, tailored to their individual needs, styles, and goals, that will encourage them to become informed life-long learners.

At a glance

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MARK TWAIN IS

National and International Accreditations

International Learning Division / Bilingual Learning Division
Main language of instruction: English / Main language of instruction: English & Romanian

Study Level Accreditation
Pre-Primary
Ages 2-6
• International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (from age 3)
• Cambridge Assessment International Primary Education (from age 5)
• ARACIP – Ministry of Education, Romania
Primary School
Preparatory Level (6 y.o)
to 4th Grade
• International Baccalaureate: Primary Years Programme
• Cambridge Assessment International Primary Education
• ARACIP – Ministry of Education, Romania
Middle School
Grades 5-8
• International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme
• Cambridge Assessment International Secondary Education
• ARACIP – Ministry of Education, Romania
High School Part I
Grades 9-10
• International Baccalaureate: Middle Years Programme
• Cambridge Assessment International Secondary Education
• ARACIP – Ministry of Education, Romania
High School Part II
Grades 11-12
• International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
• Cambridge Assessment International Secondary Education
• ARACIP – Ministry of Education, Romania
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