Buenos Aires
International, Argentinian curriculum
Ages 2 to 18

Washington School

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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
Extracurricular activities
School bus

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Additional language classes offered by the school


Uniform required


Entry evaluation for students

Interview, test

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Washington School will contact the family to coordinate the following interviews with the head office of the corresponding level and the School counsellor. In the Primary and Secondary levels, applicants will be tested on Language, Mathematics and English.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, IGCSE
Bilingual (Spanish- English) High School Degree with a specialization in Management, Communication or Experimental Sciences

School start time

Kindergarten: 8:30
Primary: 8:00
Secondary: 7:45

School finish time


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Artistic gymnastics, roller skating, drama games, fencing, Taekwondo, soccer, photography, guitar, piano, ballet, musicals, art, yoga, dancing.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Washington School was founded in 1950 by teacher Mercedes Mallo and since then, the motto that has guided the school is “El mejor niño, para el mejor hombre, para un mundo mejor” (The Best Child, for the Best Man, for a Better World).

Teaching approach of the school

Washington School focuses its education on the person, to slowly but steadily help achieve a harmonious development of one’s physical, psychological and spiritual skills, towards maturity of personality. This aim defines our school community, privileged means to teaching tasks.

WS considers education must be holistic, walking together with the students` growth in a close relationship with all the protagonists of the learning process: students, teachers and families. Through a responsible guidance, students elaborate their own and strong criteria which will let them develop their whole potential as a person.