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Intellectual Schools

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CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2019/2020.

This school has more than one campus in Addis Ababa:
Alemgena Branch: Ages 3 to 18

Address: Alemgena / Sebbeta (Western Addis Ababa), Ethiopia

African Union Branch: Ages 6 to 14

Address: Fitawrari Damtew St, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Number of students

1750

Number of nationalities represented in the school

56

Most common nationality

Ethiopian

Ratio of local students to international students

%60 Local, %40 International

Max. number of students per class

24

Average number of students per class

20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

25 % of them natives

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

German, Amharic

Use of technology in the classroom

All classrooms are equipped with smart boards, overhead projectors and computers.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

As our school is a K-12, depending on grade level, from 20 minutes to 90 minutes.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

First admission test

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

September 30, but depending on seat availability and students conditions (such as the country he/she come from), after the deadline registrations may be considered.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, depending on seat availability and students conditions (such as the country he/she come from), after the deadline registrations may be considered.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

99%

External examinations or assessments available

SAT, IGCSE (as of 2018-19)

Results in these examinations

Satisfactory

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

With extra classes

School start time

08:30

School finish time

15:40

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Photography, German, French, Russian, Arabic, Various Sports Clubs, Drama, Art, Science, Chess, Music, Newsletter club, Folklore, Book Club, Debate, Environmental Awareness Club, Model UN, Computer Games, Science Olympiad, biking.

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Ground Tennis

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Intellectual Schools are private international K-12 schools owned by German investors in Ethiopia, focused on math, science, foreign languages, literature and art subjects.
IS accept students from any ethnic and religious backgrounds and provide a fully secular education.

Teaching approach of the school

The mission of IS is to introduce advanced literature, science and math education at a younger age, and ultimately prepare graduates with competitive skills. IS offers hands-on experience through state-of-the-art science and computer labs, and provide educational experiences that enhance the teaching and learning of science, mathematics, language and technology beyond the traditional classroom.

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