Are there academic requirements such as trips or other activities that cost money in addition to school fees?
Yes, although I don't think they are required. We paid about 1000 US dollars for our daughter's trips, and she also did a basketball tournament. We were in Brazil when it was expensive, so this was a factor that led to some families not doing the end of the year trips. I will say that in our case, each time she traveled, she was well cared for and had a rich experience. She got sick on one trip, and the athletic director (a woman!) carried her on her back. I won't ever forget how well the people at EARJ cared for my children. - Aug 2015
One trip for "older" kids beginning in 4th grade. - Jun 2011
Not in the lower grades but yes as they get older. - Jun 2011