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American International School in Egypt, Main Campus

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CurriculumsIB and American
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 23 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus

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

Address: 5th Settlement, New Cairo City, 11371, Cairo, Egypt
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Number of students

1715

Number of nationalities represented in the school

36

Most common nationality

Approximately 80% of AIS Egypt’s students are Egyptian,15% being from North America and the remaining 5% from over 36 countries.

Ratio of local students to international students

80% local : 20% international

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

23

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

AISE's instruction is conducted in English and AISE requires English proficiency from its students by KG3. AISE no longer offers a fee paid ESL support class. However, depending on the level of English proficiency, some support can be given from its Student Success Team. Applicants will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, Spanish, French

Use of technology in the classroom

100% of classrooms equipped with Smart boards and Apple TV.

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment

Brief description of entry evaluation required

KG1 - KG3: one-on-one assessment that focuses on school readiness benchmarks, fine and gross motor skills, language skills, numeracy skills, spatial concepts, and age-appropriate academic standards.

G1 - G5: Students applying for Grades 1 and 2 are given as assessment that includes readiness skills, math, reading, a writing assessment, and a short interview. Part of the assessment includes the MAP (Measurement of Academic Progress) assessment, for both mathematics and reading comprehension. An additional assessment to determine your child's level of English may also be given.
Students applying for Grade 3 through 5 will be asked to take the MAP (Measurement of Academic Progress) assessment, for both mathematics and reading comprehension, as well as write an essay and participate in a short interview. An additional assessment to determine your child's level of English may also be given.

G6 - G8: Students will be asked to take the MAP (Measurement of Academic Progress) assessment, for both mathematics and reading comprehension, as well as write an essay and participate in a short interview. An additional assessment to determine your child's level of English may also be given.

G9 - G12: Students will be asked to take the MAP (Measurement of Academic Progress) assessment, for both mathematics and reading comprehension, as well as write an essay and participate in a short interview. An additional assessment to determine your child's level of English may also be given.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

AISE has a rolling admission process, which means that applications are accepted, and students are admitted throughout the academic year.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, American High School Diploma

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

AISE no longer has the Learning Support Center. Children with mild learning difficulties will be considered for admission on an individual basis.

School start time

8:05

School finish time

15:05

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Crafts, science, cooking, book club, soccer, basketball, volleyball, track and field, Student Council.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Sporting facilities include playgrounds, outdoor courts, an Olympic sized cushioned running track that circles a regulation size soccer field, an Olympic sized swimming pool, and an air conditioned gymnasium.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The American International School in Egypt, Main Campus provides a co-educational, English language, college preparatory program of studies as well as (IB) The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program that culminates in awarding eligible students an American High School Diploma or International Baccalaureate Diploma.

AISE provides a comprehensive and challenging American and international education that fosters informed and engaged local, regional and global citizenship. AISE inspires students to be lifelong learners who contribute positively to a diverse and changing world

Teaching approach of the school

AISE's mission is to provide eligible students, primarily from the Middle East and living in the Greater Cairo area, with a challenging American and International college preparatory education. AISE's caring, professional faculty strives to empower its students to become critical, independent thinkers with the skills to be dynamic participants in an ever-changing global society.

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