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Kampala
American and Christian curriculums
Ages 2 to 18

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CurriculumsAmerican and Christian
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 18 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 18,022,908 Shilling
to: 41,346,672 Shilling
Address: Kiwafu Crescent, Kampala, Uganda
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

460

Number of nationalities represented in the school

38

Most common nationality

Ugandan

Ratio of local students to international students

1:1

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

English as a Second Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

French

Use of technology in the classroom

Laptops, Projectors, Interactive whiteboards, smartphones and broadband internet.

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

Dependent on the type of work assigned. For example, practice home work would have a shorter timeline and projects would have a longer timeline.

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, a placement test is performed.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

A school based placement test is done.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No

Students can join after academic year begins

Students may be admitted throughout the school year for Preschool to Grade 8. Students are not allowed to join after two weeks into the start of a each semester for Grades 9-12..

External examinations or assessments available

IOWA, AP, SAT

Results in these examinations

Good

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Yes, Christianity

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

All are welcome to join.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, HIS welcomes students with mild to moderate learning needs.

Learning support offered

The Student Support Team consists of a Director, Special Needs Coordinator, Special Needs teachers, ESL teachers, School Counselor, Learning Support teachers, and SSS Assistants. The school also works together with external specialists when needed. After school tutoring and summer tutoring are offered.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Support is provided in class and through the student support services

Student access to education psychologist

Through an external service provider

School start time

8:00 AM

School finish time

3:00 PM

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

At the beginning of each semester, students have a selection of after-school clubs they can choose to sign-up for. Recent options have included team sports (soccer, basketball, volleyball), Taekwondo, cooking, sewing, photography, web-site design, music instruction and more.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Vegetarian option is available

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Football fields, basketball courts, swimming pool and well-equipped playgrounds.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Other facilities at the school

Chapel, Library, science labs, and cafeteria,

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Heritage International School is dedicated to providing a quality international education in a nurturing Christian environment that equips each student to develop their God-given potential for a life of faith and service.

Teaching approach of the school

A learner centric approach to teaching is used at the school

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