Brussels
American curriculum
Ages 5 to 18

Brussels American School

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CurriculumAmerican
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 5 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): €20,579
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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
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: €20,579
This school has more than one campus in Brussels:
Secondary Campus: Ages 12 to 18
Pre-primary Campus: Ages 5 to 6
Primary Campus: Ages 5 to 12

Important notes about this school

The school is a US Department of Defense Education school, and certain requisites for enrollment may apply. The availability of spaces for non-US Department of Defense dependents may be limited.

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Number of students

270

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, French, Dutch

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required

No

External examinations or assessments available

Advanced Placement Exams

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8:25

School finish time

KG1 - G5: 13:20
G6 - G12: 15:05

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Chess, student government, concert band, drama, future business leaders of America, yearbook, interscholastic varsity sports, jazz band, model US Senate, model United Nations, model NATO, jazz seminar, journalism

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Playground

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Brussels American School (BAS) was constructed in Brussels to support the American military and NATO Headquarters when they moved from France at the end of 1966. BAS belongs to a federal organization known as the Department of Defense Dependents Schools (DoDDS), a school system consisting of approximately 150 schools worldwide. DoDDS is a subordinate
unit of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), which is based in Arlington, Virginia. DoDEA falls under the authority of the Secretary of Defense.

The school is a US Department of Defense Education school, and certain requisites for enrollment may apply. The availability of spaces for non-US Department of Defense dependents may be limited.