Global Competency

Founded in 1911 as a school for international students, Maret has a long tradition of exploring and embracing the cultures and concerns of other nations. In a world where international understanding and cooperation are increasingly important, we consciously prepare students to become thoughtful, collaborative, and effective global citizens.

Summer Academic Immersion Travel Programs

Students master a second language; explore the history, culture, and current events of other nations; travel internationally; and engage with people around the world.


france student trip

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spain student trip

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World Languages

Linguistic fluency and cultural competency are the primary goals of Maret’s World Languages program. Students cultivate the ability to understand, appreciate, and interact with individuals who speak the languages Maret teaches.

Global Studies and Activities in all Divisions

Lower School Culture Club

Each session of the Lower School Culture Club is taught by Maret parent volunteers who represent a variety of cultures and who share their personal stories and traditions. Students enjoy food, games, music, dance, crafts, and other activities to celebrate each culture.