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IB and Jewish curriculums
Ages 2 to 18

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CurriculumsIB and Jewish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
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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 15 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: HK$76,700
to: HK$195,500
This school has more than one campus in Hong Kong:
Elsa High School: Ages 11 to 18

Address: 460 Shau Kei Wan Road, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong

Holly Rofé Early Learning Centre: Ages 2 to 3

Address: Level 3 One Robinson Place, 70 Robinson Road, Mid Level, Hong Kong

Carmel Elementary and Pre-school: Ages 3 to 11

Address: 10 Borrett Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong

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Number of students

366

Number of nationalities represented in the school

25

Most common nationality

American

Ratio of local students to international students

1.6% of the total student population is local.

Max. number of students per class

24

Average number of students per class

15

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, Hebrew, Mandarin, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

IPad for all students in Elementary and a laptop is required in High School

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

Differs per grade

Uniform required

Uniform is mandatory for students from Pre-K to Grade 10.

Waiting list

No

Entry evaluation for students

Yes. Admission to High School requires an aptitude assessment.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

MAP Test - A computer based multiple choice test for English Language, Reading, Mathematics, Science as well as a written English and Chinese assessment.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Applications are welcome throughout the year.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

98%

External examinations or assessments available

IB MYP and DP

Results in these examinations

In the six years of graduating classes from Elsa High School, two of our students achieved perfect scores. Our graduating class of 2018 achieved an outstanding average score of 38, placing us 4th highest in Hong Kong.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Judaism

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

Most of the time Jewish and non-Jewish students learn together except during Jewish Studies and Hebrew lessons when International stream students study worldview subjects.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

English as an Additional Language
The Learning Connections for special needs.
In-house counselor

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Yes, we do support them.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

7:55am

School finish time

4:05pm is the latest timetabled class slot in the High School.

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Art, Choir, Computer Club, Yoga & Fitness, Debate, Photography, Science Club, Table Tennis, Ball Games, Matheletes, Netball, Rock Band, Homework Club, Cooking Class, Judo, Chess Club and Drama. The list grows regularly.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical Education

Sports facilities at the school

Soccer pitch, Netball/Basketball Court, Outdoor play area.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Our sports team compete in the ISSFHK league

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Excellence, Community, Tradition. Carmel strives to develop independent self-directed learners.

Teaching approach of the school

We believe the parent-school partnership underpins a child's ability to blossom and develop to his or her full potential. Carmel functions as one large family to provide support, care, help and direction.

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