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IB and Catholic curriculums
Bilingual
Ages 3 to 18

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CurriculumsIB and Catholic
Languages of instructionEnglish and Spanish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees: Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Spanish
Native English and Spanish teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Spanish)
Class sizes Average 17 students / class
Maximum 21 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2021/2022.

Address: Calle 212 No. 77 - 20 Bogotá D.C., Colombia

Gimnasio Los Portales is all girls school.
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Number of students

500

Number of nationalities represented in the school

Around 2 or 3

Most common nationality

Colombian, Mexican, USA

Ratio of local students to international students

95-98% are local students

Max. number of students per class

21

Average number of students per class

17

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

No

Native English and Spanish speaking teachers

No

Language support for students not fluent in English and Spanish

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

French

Use of technology in the classroom

Research, teacher and students presentations, virtual classes due to the pandemic

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

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, in high school

Approximate hours of homework given

1-2 hours

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

No

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

There are 3 test : math, lenguage (spanish) and english test for students who are applying for primary and high school.
For preschool students ( 4-5 and 6 years) a skills test is applied

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We are able to do admissions process during the entire academic year.
It is better if the process is done at least in may in order to start the school year in august

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, we study the situation and the grades that the student have in their school and also the grade that is applying.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Catholic

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

We are open to other religions and create strategies with the family in those cases

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

We have a learning center with speech therapist an neurophsychologist to support special learning needs

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We have public recognitions and support participation in events that involve their area of interest

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

7:45

School finish time

15:45

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Chess, ballet, ceramics, cooking, fashion design, modelling clay, robotics, school's radio station, instrumental rock ensemble, violin, dance, fame musical choreography, theater, cheerleading, horseback riding, tennis, track and field, soccer, volleyball, karate, basketball, musical scenography, UN, fashion and entrepreneurship, photography, Rumba

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education, dance class, cheers, sports, (soccer, basket ball, athletics, volleyball, gymnastic,)

Sports facilities at the school

Playground, courts, coliseum

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Gimnasio Los Portales educates women leaders to have a sense of service and responsibility as they become global citizens.

Teaching approach of the school

GLP' mission is to contribute to educate women leaders who live up to GLP' values and transcend their environment, guided by Christian/Catholic faith principles.

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