Buenos Aires
International, British, Argentinian curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

St. Andrew's Scots School

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CurriculumInternational, British, Argentinian
Languages of instructionEnglish, Spanish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
Yearly fees (G7): 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 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school does not make their fees public.

This school has more than one campus in Buenos Aires:
Olivos Primary School and Kindergarten:
Punta Chica Primary School and Kindergarten:
Secondary School Olivos:

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Number of students


Average number of students per class


Uniform required


Entry evaluation for students

Interview, evaluations

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Only foreign students are allowed to begin school in August. The deadline to hand over documents is June 1st.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, IGCSE

School bus service available


School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor pitches, indoor gym, swimming pool.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

St. Andrew's Scots School was established by a group of Scottish settlers determined to educate their children in their language, their culture and their faith. On the 1st of September 1838, thirteen years after the arrival of those settlers, a tiny school was opened in the Presbyterian Church, at Piedras 55 in the city of Buenos Aires. The first pupils were girls, but the school rapidly became co-educational.

Teaching approach of the school

St. Andrew's Scots School aims to graduate responsible citizens committed to serving Argentina and contributing to its equitable development through a well-balanced, bilingual education which meets high international standards and fosters a joy for learning.
Pupils are taught to inquire deeply, work responsibly and care for others, themselves and the environment. St. Andrew's builds their character in a diverse and respectful community, expecting high standards of discipline and commitment, supporting them to reach their full potential and nurturing their intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual dimensions.
The ethic and moral foundations of St. Andrew's Scots School are anchored in its Presbyterian heritage, rooted in the Sacred Scriptures.