The Silicon Valley International School (INTL) was established as a French immersion school in 1979, and was named the Peninsula French American School. Founded by Charlotte de Géry with a small group of parents and friends, the school originally opened its doors to nine students.
In 1996, we added a bilingual Chinese program as well as an international middle school and changed our name to the International School of the Peninsula.
In 2020, we again changed our name to Silicon Valley International School (INTL), to better reflect our location and our growth into an international school with a global reputation and reach. Today, we have a student body of around 700 students across two campuses.
In 2020, we announced our full merger with Alto International School, united under the same name – Silicon Valley International School (INTL).
With this exciting alliance, INTL will become the premier international school on the west coast, offering Chinese, French, and German language programs for Preschool through 12th grades, as well as an English track with a World Language component for high school, and the full continuum of the International Baccalaureate.
Silicon Valley International School (INTL) was started by an exceptional person with an unwavering vision for a language immersion school that educates bilingual and bicultural individuals. Madame de Géry’s drive and the compelling force of her vision galvanized a group of selfless, dedicated people who helped to launch the school. Charlotte de Géry is a permanent honorary trustee of Silicon Valley International School.