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SEK Budapest International School

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CurriculumIB
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Not public
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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 18 students / class
Maximum 23 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2019/2020.

Address: Hűvösvölgyi út 131 Budapest, Hungary 1021
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Number of students

400

Number of nationalities represented in the school

33

Most common nationality

Hungarian

Ratio of local students to international students

60:40

Max. number of students per class

23

Average number of students per class

18

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes, we do have native speakers as well.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Not applicable

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

We have smart boards in every classroom and for some classes we use tablets as well.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, occasionally

Approximate hours of homework given

This depends on the subject

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes, to some grades.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

First the student and the parents have a discussion with the school psychologist. Then, if the student applies to grade 5 or above then the student has to write tests in English and Math. The child doesn't have to be able to speak Hungarian, however we require high level of English.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We have continuous application until places are available however there is a break from the 10th of August until the 15th of September allowing us to prepare and start the new academic year.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, until March.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

95%

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Yes

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8:00 am

School finish time

4:00 pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, until 5:00 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We offer a variety of sports, programming, language, mathematics and more different extracurricular activities.

School provided lunches

Yes, we provide morning snack, lunch and afternoon snack.

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

We offer three different lunch options, one international, one vegetarian and a Hungarian option. In case the student has food intolerance and allergies and diet is suggested by the doctor we can offer suitable dietary food.

Sports activities included

We follow the Hungarian curriculum which includes 4-5 PE classes per week. We also offer swimming classes up to the 6th grade.

Sports facilities at the school

We have a gym, a ballet room, a judo/karate room, basketball field and also a small football pitch.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, we do have in house competitions and also compete with other schools.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

We are committed to provide a quality international education to a diverse community of learners from Preschool through 12th Grade in a caring, supportive and safe environment. We demand high standards and expect students to strive to reach their greatest potential. Our curriculum is designed to challenge the college-bound student through effective communication, critical thinking and problem solving. Our curriculum is designed to develop an appreciation of the importance of good citizenship, community spirit and solidarity among our students. Our curriculum seeks to develop the personal and academic potential in each student and extends support beyond academics to the arts and athletics. We are committed to the affirmation of personal worth, self-esteem and respect for others. We build a foundation for each child that supports academic excellence, personal integrity and the valuing of the individual. We expect students to put forth the effort necessary to reach their greatest potential. We encourage and support a professional and dedicated faculty enriched by professional learning. We value the relationship between faculty and family and the sharing of common educational goals to enrich the curriculum. We do not, in any manner, discriminate for reasons of nationality, gender, race, ideology or religion. We recognize our cultural diversity as one of our strengths.

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