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CurriculumsIB and American
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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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 19 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: €6,425
to: €12,624
Address: 129 Aghias Paraskevis Ave. & Kazantzaki Street, Halandri, Athens, Greece
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Number of students

1080

Number of nationalities represented in the school

64

Most common nationality

The top nationalities include students from the United States, Greece, Canada, United Kingdom, East Asia and the Middle East.

Ratio of local students to international students

4/10 local to international

Max. number of students per class

20 Elementary, 25 all other grades

Average number of students per class

17-20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Vast majority of our teachers are native speakers

Language support for students not fluent in English

ESL/EFL language support offered

Additional language classes offered by the school

Greek, French, German, Chinese, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

All students (Grades 6-12) must have access to their own laptop, while Elementary (Grades K-5) are provided with in-classroom laptops and must have access to laptops at home. All classrooms have interactive boards, high speed internet access (WIFI) and the full campus has WIFI access.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes - All classrooms can switch to online teaching and learning immediately through multiple Learning Management platforms (Moodle, Google Apps for Education, Seesaw, etc)

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Uniform required

Only for PE classes

Waiting list

No

Entry evaluation for students

Admissions testing/assessment in Math skills and English proficiency

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Students applying for Grades 5-12 take an English admission test. That will determine any need for English language support classes and their English language class placement. They will also take a math admission test, to determine their mathematical skills level. These tests are part of the admission process and are given to students prior to admission.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

ACS Athens offers learning support to students with mild learning differences (dyslexia, ADD/ADHD etc.) through its Optimal Learning Program.

Sports facilities at the school

- 2 playground areas
- Soccer field
- Tartan running track

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

ACS Athens (American Community Schools) is a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values.
Through excellence in teaching and diverse educational experiences, ACS Athens challenges all students to realize their unique potential: academically, intellectually, socially and ethically -- to thrive as responsible global citizens.

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