ISLA, a Spanish-immersion school that serves students in kindergarten through grade six, is moving from Minnetonka to Edina.
Officially known as the International Spanish Language Academy, ISLA will start its 2021-22 school year in Edina. The school, which was able to open up enrollment to its biggest number of potential students for this upcoming school year, will see more than double the amount of space at its new building at East Bush Lake Road and West 78th Street.
“Immersion education works,” Jeremy Perrin, executive director of ISLA. “And I think the secret is out.”
ISLA, which is also an International Baccalaureate world school, works to expose young learners to Spanish in order to learn the language while at the same time learning basic education. In their first two years of school, the students learn entirely in Spanish until second…