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How would you rate the school's support and welcome/integration of new students and their families, and why?
B (I appreciated that they offer some meet and greets as well as seminars on topics of interest, i.e. bullying or parenting skills, at the school. They have an orientation for new students before the year begins. If one is able, try your best to reach post before the school year begins to help your kid get off on the right foot and into some of these initial offerings). - Feb 5, 2016
B+ (as with all schools, communication is difficult) - Feb 3, 2016
F. Nothing other than an initial welcoming session. They need much more, especially for the expat children. - May 15, 2014
A. My son arrived after the school year started and spoke no Spanish but his teachers and the administrators have been very supportive in making sure he transitioned well. The parents of the other children in his class have all been very welcoming and friendly. - May 13, 2014
B but there is a recognition that this is an opportunity for growth. I would recommend getting involved to help develop this area. It needs work but there is a willingness to improve at the institutional level. - May 8, 2014
F- no one cares; the school's focus is on their funding source (the wealthy locals). There is no program to help new children transition, the academics do not line up with international standards and the non-native speakers are immediately pulled out to a "special Spanish" class which keeps them from learning Spanish and becoming part of their peer group. - Apr 26, 2014