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American International School of Bucharest

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CurriculumsIB and American
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): 91,093 lei
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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 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 91,093 lei
Address: 196 Pipera Boulevard Voluntari, Ilfov County 077190, Romania
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Number of students

950

Number of nationalities represented in the school

60

Most common nationality

Romanians comprise approximately 30% of the student population, North Americans 14%, and Turkish, Israeli and Germans approximately 4% each. The balance are from Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Australia, and South and Central America.

Ratio of local students to international students

30% local : 70% international

Max. number of students per class

Maximum class sizes of 12 (EC2), 15 (EC3), 18 (EC4) & 20 (KG) children
Maximum class size of 20 children in elementary school and secondary school

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Romanian, Spanish, French

Use of technology in the classroom

Three computer labs school-wide, iPads, and Smart-Board technology in every classroom.

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment

Brief description of entry evaluation required

If your son or daughter is applying for grades EC3 – Grade 5, English language proficiency is not required. However, if he/she is applying for Grades 6 – 12, they must pass an English admissions test.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

School bus service available

The school does not operate a bus service. There is a private bus company that many of AISB families use and interested parents can contact the Admissions Office for contact details.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

AISB is able to provide accommodation for students with mild learning disabilities. The Special Educational Needs Departments (SEND) is available to provide learning support to students in the general education classroom with periodic pull-out support.

Supervised care before/after school

After school care available.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Arts and crafts, basketball, choir, card and board games, 3D design, outdoor multi-sports, culinary arts, painting, book club, drama games, dodgeball, movement games, stories alive, gymnastics, yoga and mindfulness, musical production, football, coir, orchestra, dance clinic, chess, lettering, film making, fencing, Zumba, student council.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor sports facilities: two basketball courts, two soccer fields, four tennis courts, Astroturf athletic field, dedicated Early Childhood and Elementary School Play Areas, 4-square courts.
Indoor sports facilities: Elementary School gym with age-appropriate equipment, Secondary School gym with two adjustable gym courts catering for basketball, volleyball, and badminton, weight, studio & cardio training areas, student & faculty locker rooms, booster club.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

American International School of Bucharest offers students the best of American and International educational traditions, with a rigorous curriculum based on the International Baccalaureate Programs.

Teaching approach of the school

The school provides a safe learning environment that enables critical thinking and risk taking, engendering a love of learning. An emphasis upon inquiry, teamwork, mutual respect, and collaboration is balanced by sensitivity to the needs of individuals and to their varying learning styles.

AISB promotes a healthy and well-balanced perspective on life in its mix of curricular and co-curricular activities, with programs that reach beyond the classroom into the community. AISB is committed to preparing students for a life of responsible world citizenship who are able to meet the challenges of an increasingly complex twenty first century.

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