Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction
|English and Spanish
|Native English and Spanish teachers
|Extra languages (other than English and Spanish)
|24 students / class
|26 students / class
This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.
All the details about this school in their own words
|Number of students
|Number of nationalities represented in the school
|Most common nationality
|Ratio of local students to international students
|Native English and Spanish speaking teachers
Some of them are.
|Language support for students not fluent in English and Spanish
In the case of foreigners yes, at midday or after school hours.
|Additional language classes offered by the school
|Max. number of students per class
|Average number of students per class
|Does the school employ teaching assistants?
Yes, we do.
|Use of technology in the classroom
Online video conferencing in the upper grades, smart boards, google classroom and blogs.
|Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)
Yes, it is.
|Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?
No, our school is non religious.
|External examinations or assessments available
IGCSE, A Levels
|Results in these examinations
All our students obtain a pass and 70% get a pass with merit score.
|Do teachers assign homework to their students?
Yes they do increasingly according to age and their grades.
|Approximate hours of homework given
They have a whole week to complete the homework. Depending on which grade they attend and the student´s capability, the amount of time they actually spend on it.
|Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs
Students with special needs can assit with their personal specialized tutor.
|Learning support offered
The syllabus is adapted to their needs.
|The school supports gifted, able and talented students
All activities, evaluations and projects have extra bonus tasks for those who are gifted. Teachers also guide them and challenge them with extra reading and investigating more advanced level material.
|Student access to education psychologist
Yes, we have an educational psychologist in all three levels.
|Entry evaluation for students
We always have interviews and evaluations.
|Brief description of entry evaluation required
The evaluation is mainly diagnostic to detect any learning disabilities and determine the level of knowledge in language and maths.
There is a waiting list for first grade and kindergarden mostly.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)
There is no actual deadline although the yearly tuition is in October.
|Students can join after academic year begins
Students can enroll in any given time of the year depending on the vacancy.
|School start time
|School finish time
|Supervised care before/after school
Only for half an hour specifically for kindergarden students.
|School bus service available
|School provided lunches
Yes they are.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered
Taekwondo, Musical theatre, soccer and gymnastics.
|Sports activities included
Gym, handball, soccer, rugby, hockey and athletics.
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students
Yes, we have 4 houses which participate in tournaments, sports day and even academic competitions such as General Knowledge Competiton.
|Sports facilities at the school
Covered playground, gymnasium. We also use outdoor fields at a near by Club.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school
Located in the neighbourhood of Belgrano, United High School is a non-religious, coeducational English bilingual institution, with over 30 years of experience spanning through pre-school, primary and secondary levels. United High School is a school with a current, innovative and integrative take on education today, in the constant search for academic excellence which follows the guidelines of “Continuous Improvements Philosophy” to shape critical and creative thinkers in order to face the globalized modern world.
|Teaching approach of the school
Love is the engine that propels UHS' activity. Each student is important and deserves its complete attention. The school's main goal is to contribute to each student´s education, both in the academic aspect as well as the personal one, conveying a sense of solidarity and ethic values, non-discrimination, respect for diversity; UHS strives for them to become responsible, free, autonomous, wholly capacitated and who may exploit their talents to the maximum of their potential.