Marymount International School Rome is a private, Catholic, co-educational day school with a diverse curriculum and student body that wanted a new site to showcase their unique community. The site draws users in with interactive elements, bold color, and engaging up-to-date content.
Whether you're a small IB school in Rome, or a large international school in China, our pragmatic design team understands your needs (and even the time difference!) and works with you to craft a site as unique and diverse as your campus culture. We understand the importance of first impressions since many perspective families don't have the chance to visit your school prior to enrolling, which is why our team takes the time to bring your campus to life online.
We even offer multi-language sites so that you can showcase your school in any language, custom directories, campus maps, embedded video, and virtually any design enhancement you can dream up to share what makes your school unique.
The Western Academy of Beijing was recognized by the 2017 AVA Digital Awards with a Gold Award for their Best-in-Class website. This prestigious worldwide award honors excellence in digital creativity, branding, and strategy.
WAB is a leading non-profit, independent IB World School in China. Founded in 1994, WAB prides itself on innovative and highly qualified teachers, world-class facilities, diverse community, warm and supportive environment and service-oriented culture. 1,400 students from over 50 countries are the focus of WAB's learner-centered atmosphere, and are encouraged to take their place as responsible citizens of the world.
“Our redesign process was nearly seamless from start to finish. The Finalsite team is knowledgeable, adept at anticipating and handling client questions, and great at keeping clients on track. Initial community feedback has been extremely positive. Thank you for everything!”
Kimberly A. Bennett, Director of Marketing & Communications
Washington International School
The American School Foundation on the west side of Mexico City was founded in 1888 and is the oldest operating accredited American school outside the US. The primary goal of their redesign was to create a visually attractive, clean, and easy to navigate website that would serve as the central source of information for their internal constituencies. Finalsite accomplished this goal by helping create a series of portals where timely information could be provided to parents, students and faculty. A secondary goal was to provide information about the school to prospective families. The homepage uses a clean design to showcase their long history of academic excellence, their multitude of programs, and school vibrancy through bold colors, infographics, strong photography and clear call-to-actions.
The Western Academy of Beijing is a leading non-profit, independent IB World School in China. This school is home to over 1,400 students from over 50 countries. This award-winning website uses best practices throughout, and from the moment a visitor lands on the homepage, they are taken on an amazing journey. The focus was narrowed to be outward facing for admissions, marketing, advancement with the main navigation including action words like "Learn, Discover and Apply." The site showcases engaging content that utilizes bold, vibrant images to tell their unique story not only on the homepage but on interiors pages as well. The iconic colored squares used throughout the site in both static and parallax effect are inspired by the "11 Reasons to Come to WAB" and reflect the school colors, logo and web experience and are integrated throughout the site, providing unique connectivity.
The International School of Kenya in Nairobi is home to over 900 students from 60 countries. With budget and staffing concerns, they opted for one of Finalsite's theme websites which met their needs and short timeframe. Their website is instrumental in selling the school since many families don’t get to visit Africa prior to enrolling. First impressions are critical, and their new site features a cleaner, more modern design, with simplified navigation that works great on mobile devices and showcases great content. The school does not have a webmaster but shares content responsibility across the school empowering users to market their areas of expertise. Read their case study here.
The Global Indian International School (GIIS) is an international school group founded in 2002 in Singapore. GIIS now operates 23 schools in 7 countries throughout Asia and the Middle East. GIIS needed consistent messaging and branding across all the schools with clear navigation to guide users to the correct school. Finalsite created a new design that was able to highlight the key messaging of the group as well as enabling each school to communicate their information while maintaining consistent branding. Each scrolling homepage tells the story of each school and invokes an emotional response through the use of amazing photography and engaging content.
Concordia International School of Shanghai in China is home to 1200 students from around the world. They wanted to convey the details of their community through their online presence and allow visitors to see inside the walls of the school without having to visit the campus. They also wanted to stand out from the crowd in a busy market. From their stunning and unique homepage, to the attention to minute details in the interior pages, the Concordia Shanghai Best-in-Class website does all this and more! Read their case study here.
Chadwick International is a PK-12, independent, day school located in Incheon, South Korea and is the sister school of Chadwick in California. This school has always been ahead of the curve in web design and this award-winning site proves it. This site delivers the message that they are an important player in global education. With scroll and hover effects engaging every click and scroll, screen-width photos that share the school's culture, and dozens of interactive elements to delight prospective and current families, Chadwick's new website sets a standard for international school web design.
Cayman International School, located in the Cayman Islands, is a college preparatory school governed by International School Services. The school wanted their new site to be the focal point of all of their communication efforts both internally and externally. Their new site highlights their amazing location, international community and collaborative teaching style, and features a clear, easy to navigate homepage with engaging photos and imagery.
Branksome Hall Asia is an independent educational institution located in South Korea educating over 900 girls. The school opened in October 2012 and is the sister campus of the Canadian school Branksome Hall. Their redesigned site showcases their purpose-built, aesthetically appealing, and technologically advanced environment that enables world-class learning and teaching in both boarding and day scenarios. Their website pulls visitors in with great photography, vivid colors and engaging call-to-actions. Strong messaging round out this site to make for an overall “remarkable” experience.
The American School of Bombay is a college preparatory day school with over 700 students and is in Mumbai, India. A Finalsite client for over a decade, they have always pushed the envelope with bold vision, the latest in technology and cutting-edge designs. They pride themselves in their community and wanted their website to share this through the eyes of their teachers, parents, and students. As their main marketing vehicle, they engage visitors from the moment they land on the site through stunning photography and engaging content. Their Motto of DREAM, LEARN, SERVE permeates throughout the site and captivates visitors and encourages them to learn more. This award-winning site encourages visitors to learn more and take the next step.
The American School of Milan, Italy is an American-International school offering both the American High School Diploma and IB Diploma programs and boasts of 780 students from over 50 countries. Having worked with Finalsite for nearly a decade, their big shift for their new site was to focus primarily on prospective families, while current family content was moved to the Finalsite’s password-protected Portals. It was a philosophical change for the school and required a delicate balance. Their new site features a scrolling homepage offering quick access to videos, news and calendar events, while showcasing their in-house photography, which truly captures the vibrancy of their school. Their current and relevant content encourages visitors to come back to the site.
The American School of Guatemala is a bilingual college preparatory school educating over 1600 local and international students. With a very active parent community, AS Guatemala is proud that generations of families continue sending their children and grandchildren to the school with upwards of 35 percent of their students coming from legacy families. They realized their bulletin board style website needed to be upgraded, and with tuition the primary source of funding, the focus of their redesign was to drive admissions. In working with their Finalsite deployment team, they were able to craft a new website that matches their strategic goals. From the engaging homepage video, to stories showcasing meaningful lives, to an infographic featuring successful outcomes, prospective families are inspired to learn more.
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