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CityCairo
CurriculumsIB and American
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Yearly fees: 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
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2022/2023.

Address: Al Shabab Road, Giza Governorate, Egypt
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Number of students

1672

Number of nationalities represented in the school

25

Most common nationality

Egyptian

Ratio of local students to international students

90% local : 10% international

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

23

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes in grades KG 1-Grade 1.

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

Well-equipped classrooms with interactive whiteboards.

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

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends upon grade level and subject.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment and screening

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Once all documentation is received, applying students will be assigned a day and a time to attend the Admissions Office to undertake tests in writing, reading, grammar and Mathematics. Students transferring from an accredited International school and whose records are in good standing may be exempt from these tests. Students applying to grades 6-12 will be required to have a personal interview with the Secondary School Principal before final acceptance.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

August 15

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes in some circumstances.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

98%

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, American High School Diploma

Results in these examinations

Very good in most subject areas.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

There is Islamic studies and also a Christian education class for those who wish to take it.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

They don't take either class.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Learning support and ESL at the elementary levels but not at the secondary level.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

IB program and a vibrant arts department.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8:00

School finish time

2:50

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

AIS West offers many clubs and activities.

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education and numerous athletic teams.

Sports facilities at the school

Regulation sized soccer field, outdoor covered multi-purpose sports court, outdoor tennis court, well-equipped kindergarten playgrounds, large play area equipment for elementary, well-equipped gymnasiums, two heated swimming pools.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Other facilities at the school

Theater, libraries, music rooms.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

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

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

Teaching approach of the school

AIS West'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. AIS West'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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