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|Language of instruction||English and Turkish|
|Native English and Turkish teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English and Turkish)|
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|Number of students||
|Most common nationality||
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
The academic program implements both the Turkish and English languages as the languages of instruction. In addition, all students study a third language (French, German, Spanish) from grades 5-12.
|Use of technology in the classroom||
ENKA provides a technology-focused learning environment for students featuring: a wireless campus, computer and design labs with the latest technology, smart projectors in the classrooms, 3D printers and the latest technology tools and equipment. In 2014 as part of the 1:1 learning model, ENKA rolled out a learning with iPads program. Students in Grade 4 and upper levels are expected to play an active role in their learning by bringing their own personal device.
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|Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation||
All students continue on to higher education with 80-90% of graduates matriculating at universities abroad.
|External examinations or assessments available||
|School bus service available||
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
The co-curricular program plays an important role in the educational program. Students are offered an incredible range of nearly 70 clubs and 30 after-school activities to choose from, providing them a wide range of social, cultural, and sporting options.
|School provided lunches||
|Sports facilities at the school||
A full gymnasium and fitness center, twelve tennis courts, two indoor pools, an outdoor Olympic sized pool, and a tartan track and field complex.
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
ENKA creates its school teams according to different levels in the tryouts that ENKA conducts at the beginning of the year. Students who are chosen for the school teams are licensed under the ENKA Schools school team and participate in matches. All the teams in ENKA attend the municipality tournaments within Sarıyer and the general municipal school tournaments that are held within Istanbul. The teams who are ranked in these competitions attend regional and national championships.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
ENKA Schools is a private Pre-K through grade 12 coeducational day school located in Istanbul, Turkey. Students are primarily Turkish citizens, of whom approximately 10% hold dual citizenship.
|Teaching approach of the school||
ENKA aims to lay the intellectual and behavioural foundations that will prepare and motivate students to develop to the full extent of their capacities, to employ the mental and moral habits that foster freedom of thought and action, and to seek to be leading citizens of Turkey or their country of origin.