• Twin Cities International Schools is committed to ensuring academic excellence in every classroom that empowers all learners to engage in our dynamic world. Our goals is for ALL children to perform at high levels and achieve proficiency.  The key to success is to maintain high standards and high expectations, while providing rigorous instruction through challenging curricula in every subject area.

    TCIS offers a comprehensive curriculum with differentiated programming options for all levels of learners.  A continuous improvement process and data retreat model is utilized to monitor curriculum content and instructional strategies to ensure that our students' learning meets all required Minnesota Academic Standards.

    TCIS uses the following Core Curriculum programs as support for MN State Standard Instruction.


    Ready Gen

    Grade K-4


    Wit & Wisdom

    Grade 5 -8


    Zaner Bloser 

    Grade K-4


    EnVisions (Pearson)

    Grade K-5


    Digits (Pearson)

    Grade 6 & 7


    Algebra 1

    Grade 8


    Interactive Science (Pearson)

    Grade K-8

    Social Studies

    Theme - Teacher Created

    Grade K



    Grade 1-4



    Grade 5


    Northern Lights

    Grade 6



    Grade 7&8

    Minnesota Department of Education Common Core Standards
    Minnesota Department of Education Academic Standards