Tegucigalpa - School Report Question and Answers

Do expatriate students socialize with local students at the school? Are both groups successfully integrated into the school culture?

The school is probably about 96% Honduran nationals but our kids have had no problem socializing in the school. While our kids have more "American" friends, they also have local friends that they play with on weekends. The school is very good about ensuring that English is the only language spoken, so our non-Spanish speaking kids had no problem. The level of English for Honduran students is INCREDIBLY high so language has not been a barrier. - Jul 2019

Yes they do as much as they want to. I have seen first-hand that many expatriate students do not want to integrate. I have also seen many kids who have successfuly integrated completely into the school and have absolutely loved their experience. The school population is divided into "houses" which allows the kids to get to know other kids besides their classmates. - Sep 2018

Yes and very close friendships - May 2018

yes! The kids at the school were so friendly and welcoming. My child made many good friends and learned a lot of Spanish! - Mar 2017

Integration is limited. - Jun 2016

High school level, yes. The socializing does, however, involve a lot of drinking. - Aug 2015

It depends. - Sep 2014

Yes. - Aug 2013

We did, but it depends on whether or not their parents are open to it. The local parents we interacted with were friendly and welcoming. - Aug 2013

Just with expats. - Apr 2013

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