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Buenos Aires
British and Argentinian curriculums
Bilingual
Ages 2 to 18

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CurriculumsBritish and Argentinian
Languages of instructionEnglish and Spanish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
Yearly fees: 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
Maximum 26 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2021/2022.

Address: Montañeses 2434, C1428AQN CABA, Argentina
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Number of students

598

Number of nationalities represented in the school

5

Most common nationality

Argentine

Ratio of local students to international students

4.8%

Max. number of students per class

26

Average number of students per class

24

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, we do.

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

French

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 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.

Uniform required

Yes they are.

Waiting list

There is a waiting list for first grade and kindergarden mostly.

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.

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.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels
Baccalaureate Degree in Economics and Administration with English Bilingual modality and French competence

Results in these examinations

All our students obtain a pass and 70% get a pass with merit score.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No, our school is non religious.

School bus service available

Yes

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.

School start time

8:00

School finish time

Kindergarten: 16:20
Primary School: 16:35
Secondary School: 16:45

Supervised care before/after school

Only for half an hour specifically for kindergarden students.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Taekwondo, art, soccer, chess, tennis and gymnastics.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Gym, soccer, rugby, hockey and athletics.

Sports facilities at the school

Covered playground, gymnasium. We also use outdoor fields at a near by Club.

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.

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.

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