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IB, American, and Montessori
Bilingual
Ages 2 to 18

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CityMexico City
CurriculumsIB, American, and Montessori
Languages of instructionEnglish and Spanish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
Yearly fees: Not public
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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 19 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:

This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2022/2023.

This school has more than one campus in Mexico City:
Cuajimalpa Campus: Ages 2 to 18

Address: Huizachito 80, Lomas de Vista Hermosa, Cuajimalpa, Mexico City, C.P. 05720

Pedregal Campus: Ages 2 to 6

Address: Rocío 142, Jardines del Pedregal, Álvaro Obregón, Mexico City, C.P. 01900

Lomas Campus: Ages 2 to 6

Address: Monte Himalaya 615, Lomas de Chapultepec, Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City, C.P. 11000

Tlalpan Campus: Ages 2 to 18

Address: Carretera Federal a Cuernavaca Km. 24 No. 6871, San Andrés Totoltepec, Tlalpan, Mexico City, C.P. 14400

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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

1883

Number of nationalities represented in the school

+45

Most common nationality

Mexican

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

18 to 20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English and Spanish speaking teachers

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

In Preschool, each classroom has a computer, printer and carefully selected educational software to reinforce Montessori material and other programs that correspond this level. Elementary, Middle and High school students have access to desktop computers, laptops and/or iPads in their classrooms and computer labs.

Middle and High Schools have their One-To-One Laptop and One-to-One iPad programs with the goal of equipping all students with iMac laptops or iPads for use in class and at home, in order to give students the necessary technological tools that allow them to facilitate a robust academic program and the acquisition of the necessary competences to be successful in college.

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)

Absolutely, we have successfully migrated to distance and hybrid education.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Homework, even though it is given on a daily basis, should not be an excessive burden for students. The teachers of the various subjects coordinate to streamline homework assignments and make sure that students don’t have to spend more time than necessary to complete their work.

Uniform required

No

Entry evaluation for students

In order to be admitted to the school, prospective students must complete an evaluation process that depends on their age and the grade they would be entering.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We have more than 15 extracurricular activities and Clubs in our 4 campuses. Like photography, reading, debate, chess, cooking, among others.

School provided lunches

The Peterson Schools have cafeterias and refreshment services at all four campuses. Preschool students are given a light lunch from a menu prepared by a nutritionist.

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Lomas Campus: patio equipped with children's games, playground.
Pedregal Campus: 6 patios for physical education and recreation.
Cuajimalpa Campus: multipurpose building for PE classes, gymnastics room, dance room.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Other facilities at the school

Library, science labs, design lab.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Peterson Schools was founded in 1965 to create an educational community that inspires passion for learning and life. We currently have four campuses and more than 1,800 students ranging from preschool to high school. The Peterson Schools was the first bilingual Montessori preschool in Mexico and the first Google Reference School in Latin America. Our philosophy focuses on the development of the talents and abilities of our students through a holistic education and an innovative curriculum, incorporated by the educational authorities of Mexico, as well as accredited by agencies in the United States and UK.

Teaching approach of the school

Peterson's mission is to be the leading personalized, bilingual and multicultural school in Mexico City that prepares students to meet the global challenges of the 21st Century.

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