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American School of Barcelona

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CurriculumsIB and American
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): €17,905
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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 21 students / class
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: €17,905
Address: Carrer de Jaume Balmes, 7, 08950 Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
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Number of students

869

Number of nationalities represented in the school

55

Most common nationality

Spanish

Ratio of local students to international students

36% local : 64% international

Average number of students per class

21

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

ASB gives preference to those students who are fluent in English. If space is available, ASB would consider students with a beginner level of English in grades PreK-3 through 2nd grade.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, Catalan.

Use of technology in the classroom

All classrooms equipped with interactive whiteboards and digital projection systems, WIFI Accesspoints.

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Results in these examinations

2017 IBDP average score of 35 points places ASB in the top 28% of IB schools worldwide.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

ASB does not have a separate program or classes for students with learning difficulties. Therefore, a primary consideration in offering admission will be the student’s ability to access the regular curriculum with limited support, and the level of resources needed to support the applicant. ASB cannot offer places to students who need extensive curriculum modifications or constant one-to-one support.

School start time

9:00

School finish time

16:00

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

French, music, life and science, mini chefs, robotics, dancing, drama, crafts, multi sports, tennis, chess, piano, drawing and painting, video art, musical, soccer, basketball, Taekwondo, flag football, cheerleading, swimming, movie making, singing, volleyball.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

2 basketball/volleyball courts, a large outdoor lighted artificial grass field, a gymnasium, multiple outdoor play areas.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Founded in 1962, the American School of Barcelona is a private, coeducational school positioned as a leading center of international education in Europe.

Teaching approach of the school

ASB's mission is to empower pre-school through 12th grade students to become global citizens with the critical thinking skills and the self-confidence to maximize their potential.

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