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American International School of Budapest

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CurriculumInternational, American
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
Yearly fees (G7): 6,905,343 Ft
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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 12 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 6,905,343 Ft
Address: 2094 Nagykovácsi, Nagykovácsi út 12. Hungary
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Number of students

920

Number of nationalities represented in the school

63

Most common nationality

Hungarian

Ratio of local students to international students

20%

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

12

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, German, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

In an appropriate and integrated method carefully supported by our innovators.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

20 mins - 2 hours age dependent

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

Yes in some Grades

Entry evaluation for students

In some cases where English is not the native/ academic language

Brief description of entry evaluation required

WIDA English language test/ TOEFL for non-English speakers

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Rolling Admissions applies at our school.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

99%

External examinations or assessments available

IB, in some cases PSAT, MAP

Results in these examinations

Top percentile globally

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

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

Yes

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

yes

Learning support offered

Tailored, personalised in class and pull out support by qualified professionals.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Through differentiated learning, tailored support

Student access to education psychologist

Recommendations are available

School start time

8.30

School finish time

3.30

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Many clubs for all ages; athletic, creative, service

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

A robust physical education curriculum, many outdoor learning opportunities and time outdoors at recess with many physical activities on offer.

Sports facilities at the school

3 gyms, 1 swimming pool, running track, 3 soccer fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, athletic track, softball field, cross country running path

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, numerous teams at various ages, many different sports and levels

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Nurturing, Whole Child development

Academic, rigorous and modern education

A diverse, international student body

Safe and happy environment

World-class facilities in green surroundings

Not for profit and truly independent

Teaching approach of the school

The curriculum of the American International School of Budapest is based on clearly articulated, internationally benchmarked standards. It emphasizes critical thinking skills and creativity through an inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning.

Our curriculum is developed using an Understanding by Design framework and organized around Essential Questions and Enduring Understandings.

From the Early Childhood program to the IB Diploma program, our teachers employ engaging, research-based instructional methodologies.

We provide tailored English as an Additional Language (EAL) and Learning Resource (LRC) specialists to support the differentiation of learning and allow each student to fulfill his or her academic and social potential.

Our students develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that will enable them to take their places as leaders in the 21st Century.

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