International Christian School of Cascais

A place for Growth Change

Welcome to International School of Cascais. We strive to provide high quality education, bridging your child's success with the infrastructure of knowledge and creativity.

Bringing out the talent within

The International Christian School of Cascais (ICSC) was founded in 1980 and is located in the village of Cascais.

With over 30 years of experience in providing an unparalleled North American academic education based on Christian principles and morals, our primary objective is to educate tomorrow’s leaders, enabling them to contribute positively to the world’s society by applying knowledge grounded in fundamentals in various fields such as sciences, mathematics, social sciences, languages, and others.

Limitless learning and opportunities

International students benefit from academic learning at our school, where they are taught to think from a Christian perspective and encouraged to fulfill God’s will for their lives.

Why International Christian School Of Cascais

International School

High Academic Standards based on a North-American Curriculum with International objectives.

4 World Languages

We offer administrative support in 4 international languages, namely; English, Portuguese, Chinese & Afrikaans.

Small Classes

Small classes providing individual attention and enabling us to be flexible in accommodating every student’s learning style and pace.


Personalized school transportation available on request.

Food Service

We offer a snack vending machine and a restaurant service for students who would prefer ready made meals.

Online Access

On-line access for parents to view daily attendance, grades and assignments via Gradelink.

Message from the Director

Welcome to the International Christian School of Cascais.

In this day and age, the role of a school is not only to pursue academic excellence, but also to motivate its students to be critical thinkers, lifelong learners and responsible members of the community in an ever-changing world.  Our accredited international curriculum not only promotes a student’s learning and understanding, while encouraging creative thinking, inquiry, reflection and independence, but also focuses on developing the child as a whole to be a responsible international citizen.

Courses offered with 5 world languages and 120 electives.
Countries represented by our students.
Online reporting for easy parent access.
The global accrediting and affiliated bodies ICSC is recognized by are: ACSI, COGNIA, NCAA, NAPS and AEP.

Staying traditional with a technological touch

The International Christian School of Cascais serves a broad community in Portugal, with a hybrid focus of traditional teaching and online methods.

We take full advantage of the technology in the world today.  Aside from traditional teaching methods, we also incorporate Google Classroom and other live online educational software to enhance our lessons.

Parents and teachers are also able to follow students’ progress on a daily basis using our unique grading system Gradelink.  If you are already registered with us click on the GradeLink Login link below.

Here, you learn how to live.

ICSC does not have a fixed enrollment period. Students are accepted year-round.

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Find out what God has been doing in Portugal here on the official website of the Portuguese Evangelical Alliance
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The Association of Christian Schools International, founded in 1978, is an association of evangelical Protestant Christian schools.
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Embraced by many

On track to receive scholarships to several universities

The educators at ISCS have a passion for teaching, a commitment to excellence and a desire to meet the individual needs of each student.
Sarah Boswell Prewitt
Elaina and Ethan Prewitt
June 15, 2017

Thankful for both the academic and spiritual support

accepted to study at one of the best international universities in Europe, but also received four partial scholarships
Bishops Edelmar & Carmen Messias
Sarah Elizabeth Messias
November 6, 2018