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IB and Spanish
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Ages 1 to 18

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CityMadrid
CurriculumsIB and Spanish
Languages of instructionEnglish and Spanish
Age RangeAges 1 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Spanish
Native English and Spanish teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Spanish)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2022/2023.

Address: Calle Maqueda nº 4 28024 Madrid Spain
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Number of students

979

Number of nationalities represented in the school

11

Most common nationality

Spanish, Chinese, several eastern European countries

Ratio of local students to international students

2 foreign/27 nationals

Native English and Spanish speaking teachers

Teachers are either native speakers or fully bilingual

Language support for students not fluent in English and Spanish

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

French

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

Total school's average 20; Infants average 15 - Primary average 20 - Secondary average 23 - Baccalaureate average 20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

Students work with Ipads since they are 2 years old and work with their own personal device (Chromebook) from 3rd Grade. Secondary and Baccalaureate students use their own computers Arcangel International pays special attention to incorporating practical classes related to programming, robotics, mobile apps, and 3D printing.

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)

Arcangel International is obtaining soon its certification as Google Reference School. Our teachers are all Google Educators level 1 or 2. Students use Google tools on a daily basis so when Covid-19 stroke at the beginning 2020 and classes were confined our teachers started their virtual classes from day one. It continues being the general practice when groups of students need to remain at home, extending the regular class to a virtual level when needed.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Families may choose to send their children to attend the curricular religion class (Roman Catholic) or to attend Values class.

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

Nonreligious students or the ones belonging to different religious denominations attend classes with a syllabus based on the study of universal values.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, Dual Diploma (American-Spanish), PISA for Private Schools, Language International Exams of English (Cambridge, Oxford, Trinity), and French (DELF Prim, Jr.)

Results in these examinations

In general, our student's performance in external examinations is outstanding

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, whenever is relevant to assist the inquiry unit or to reinforce the learning process.

Approximate hours of homework given

Upper PYP students 30 to 40 mins. MYP students 60 mins.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

99.9%

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

Arcangel International has a department of specialists in Pedagogy, Psychology, and Speech Therapy to attend those students with special needs. These needs could be cognitive or affective related. The aforementioned Guidance Department is responsible not only for detecting and meeting these needs but also for offering teachers guidance and support on how to attend to their students.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Gifted and talented students receive the same kind of attention and support from the Guidance Department and their teachers as any other student with special needs.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Entry tests are focused mostly on the language level (Spanish for foreign students and English for non-native speakers). Generally, these tests aim to identify the prospective student's level of comprehension (reading, listening, and speaking skills). Pending on the student's level of entry some Math tests may apply.

Waiting list

Sometimes we need to open a waiting list with specific groups (at the end of Primary and Secondary) not to increase groups over our average ratio.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We are flexible; registration can be closed for specific groups once no more places are available for them. At that time, we open a waiting list.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, but the student's admission will depend upon the specific student's case.

School start time

9.00 a.m.

School finish time

17.00 h.

Supervised care before/after school

Before school: 7.30 a.m. to 9.00 a.m.
After school: 17.00 - 18.30 h.

School bus service available

Yes

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Uniform required

Yes they are, till they reach Baccalaureate

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Arcangel International offers many extracurricular activities both in the academic and sports fields

Sports activities included

Arcangel International Curriculum includes three mandatory class periods dedicated to Physical Education and Sports in all stages from 2 yrs old to Baccalaureate.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Facilities at the school

Arcangel International has Library, Theater hall, Laboratories (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology), Computers and 3D Printing classroom, Art classroom, Music Classroom, Video Studio with Chromakey

Sports facilities at the school

Indoor sports center, indoor swimming pool, basketball courts, judo dojo, pilates studio

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Arcangel International school is a private entity, governed by a third-generation family institution, which is not linked to any political, social, or religious organization. Arcangel International teaches at all levels from 1-year-olds all the way to 2nd Baccalaureate.

Teaching approach of the school

Our educational project is based on the idea of “constructing people”. People that are able to develop their strengths and discover the best about themselves. We value effort in each and every one of our students in an environment based on trust and respect.
We believe in personal and individual talent, that’s why we accompany our students on their personal discovery so they may be successful, both professionally and emotionally.

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