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The International School of Egypt

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CurriculumAmerican
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 20 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school does not make their fees public.

Address: El Tessen Rd., 5th Settlement, District 6, Zone 2, NewCairo, Cairo, Egypt
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Number of students

Around 500 Student (2017/2018) and expected to be around 650 (2018/2019)

Number of nationalities represented in the school

Around 7 or more

Most common nationality

Egyptians

Ratio of local students to international students

10:3

Max. number of students per class

18 for KGs
22 for Elementary
25 for middle & high school

Average number of students per class

20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Most of them

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes ESL for Elementary

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic for non native, French & German

Use of technology in the classroom

All classes have smart boards in addition to the teacher PC
Also there is 2 IT laps and Library which include updated versions of PCs

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depending on their age.
Almost 20 min. for KGs and increasing gradually depending on the grade level and also each student capability.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Students applying at ISE should pass our entrance assessment. Assessments are mainly English & Math.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

It can be open till the being of the academic year. But also we accept transfers to the second trimester, for elementary and middle school, as long as the applying student covered the first trimester at a reputable school applying the same curriculum.

Students can join after academic year begins

We accept transfers to the second trimester, for elementary and middle school, as long as the applying student covered the first trimester at a reputable school applying the same curriculum.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

99%

External examinations or assessments available

MAP test twice per year starting grade 1.
AP subjects exams for high school.
Arabic, Religion & Arabic Social Studies for Arabs, according to the Egyptian Ministry of Education Rules.
In addition to the SATs for high school.

Results in these examinations

It varies from stage to another.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Yes
Islam & Christian Religion

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

They can attend study hall classes, specially in Arabic as most of them are not Arabs and take Arabic as a foreign language (AFL).

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

We provide specialist support teachers for elementary, for the students who needs to work one to one.
Also we have a psychiatrist to follow up the cases of students who have exposed to special circumstances that affected them. Also the school psychiatrist help in preparing and organizing special awareness lectures for students.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We organize talent show for the talented students to show their talent and give them awards.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

07:40 am

School finish time

03:00 pm

Supervised care before/after school

There is security persons 24h. In addition to specialist to security ladies who stays around 1 extra hour with the late students.(according to availability)

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Judo, music, billiard, boxing and much more next academic year

School provided lunches

Yes, but for extra fees

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

Yes, according to availability.

Sports activities included

Soccer, basket ball, aerobics, swimming, badminton, volley ball, gymnastics, flag football, ultimate frisbee, handball, ping pong, baseball and much more.

Sports facilities at the school

3 soccer fields, 1 basketball field, gym, pool, with a lot of portable staff that can be used at any field; to be able to have most of the sports activities.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Integrity, commitment, communication, open doors, cooperation, quality of education, care and love.

Teaching approach of the school

The International School of Egypt (ISE) provides a comprehensive and challenging American international education, which develops in each student the love of learning and the discipline necessary to become contributing ethical citizen.

ISE is fully accredited by AdvancED's; Accreditation Divisions: (NCA CASI), (NWAC), and (SACS CASI). The International School of Egypt has adopted the Common Core State Standards, CCSS, as the framework for the curriculum.

ISE enjoys a highly qualified, certified and experienced teachers and management of the school.

We welcome students to our beautiful campus beginning in Pre- Kindergarten through 12th grade. Our campus facilities are state of the art and include an indoor pool, gym, playing fields, library, computer lab, science lab, cafeteria and well-equipped classrooms with smart boards.

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