Our Island School Partners

At The Island School, partnerships take many forms, as we foster meaningful relationships through education, conservation, and sustainability to advocate living well in a place.

We collaborate with local schools and organizations. We work side by side with environmental groups. We partner with universities and research institutes. We pursue beneficial public-private collaborations.

We share common goals and purposes with all our partners: to develop meaningful connections, to leverage our knowledge and resources, and to become significant contributors to society.

Community Partnerships

Through partnerships with local schools, families, and organizations, we seek to collaborate with community members and develop meaningful connections in The Bahamas and neighboring settlements. Our community partnerships include:

  • Deep Creek Primary School
  • Centre for Training and Innovation
  • One Eleuthera Foundation
  • South Eleuthera Emergency Partners
  • The South Eleuthera Mission
  • Clean Beaches Eleuthera
  • Space 2 Create

Conservation Partnerships

The Island School participates in ongoing collaborations with a wide range of environmental conservation-related organizations — whether focused on the conservation of resources such as energy, water, and waste, or protecting coastal habitats and the species that live within them. Our conservation partnerships include:

  • Bahamas National Trust
  • Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF)
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • The Perry Institute for Marine Science
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organization
  • Save Our Seas Foundation
  • Bahamas Plastic Movement

Educational Partnerships

We partner with a wide range of educational institutions in the region. With a common goal to enhance student learning centered on conservation and sustainability, these collaborations benefit the Island of Eleuthera and the region. Our educational partnerships include:

  • The Ministry of Education
  • Deep Creek Primary School
  • Bahamas Agriculture & Marine Science Institute
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • University of the Bahamas
  • Bahamas Reef Environmental Education Foundation
  • Save Our Seas Foundation
  • The Harbour Island Green School
  • Bahamas Plastic Movement
  • Boys Hope Girls Hope
  • College Track
  • Horizons

Public-Private Partnership

The Island School recently entered into the first ever public-private partnership with The Bahamas Ministry of Education to support primary education for all students in Deep Creek with the creation of the Deep Creek Lab School for students ages 3-12.