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American curriculum
Ages 3 to 10

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CurriculumAmerican
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 10
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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 18 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: E£ 88,000
to: E£ 123,000
Address: Greenland El Shorouk City, Egypt
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Number of students

120

Number of nationalities represented in the school

12

Most common nationality

Egyptian

Ratio of local students to international students

4:1

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

18

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, German, and Arabic

Use of technology in the classroom

ICT is embedded into the IB units. We employ a STEAM Coordinator and have dedicated STEAM lab. We use 75 inch Promethean Touch Screen computers. Each classroom has a minimum of 2 computers and a number of tablet devices available. Students use tablets from Grade 4 upward. There are 2 PC Labs per section, comprising of 25-30 PCs each.

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, but inquiry-based and concept-based mainly.

Approximate hours of homework given

30 mins - 1 hour

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

No

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Assessments are based on the previous year's content in accordance with the U.S Common Core State Standards and the Scope & Sequence of the IB.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

July

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

It is our first year

External examinations or assessments available

MAP, SAT/ACT, IB

Results in these examinations

It is our first year

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Religion is taught in accordance with the Ministry of Egypt and the scope & sequence of the IB. Islam and Christianity.

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

Students are given the option to work on non-religious curricula

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes.

Learning support offered

An SEN teacher and school counselor are available to support SEN students.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

A support unit exists to support students who show talents over an above average. Program initiatives are designed to aid in making sure students are challenged and engaged.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes.

School start time

08:00 am

School finish time

15:00

Supervised care before/after school

No.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Swimming, Football, Basketball, Gymnastics, Athletics, Aerobics, Ballet, Chess, Guitar, Keyboard, Quran

School provided lunches

Yes

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

No.

Sports activities included

Swimming, Football, Basketball, Gymnastics, Athletics, Tennis

Sports facilities at the school

Running Track, Football fields, Basketball courts, swimming pool, gymnasium

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

We are an international and open-minded, caring environment that is proud of the Egyptian traditions, culture and heritage. Our students become agents of positive change and are empowered within a safe environment to achieve.

Teaching approach of the school

Carleton is a learner-centered school. We learn conceptually, and through inquiry using an IB framework. Our staff are dedicated to the teaching of skills, the IB learner profile, and the Approaches To Learning that facilitate the IB curriculum and prepare students for the future with both academic and social excellence.

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