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American Academy in Prague

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CurriculumAmerican
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 11 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): 295,000 Kč
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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
Yearly fees: 295,000 Kč
Address: Svatoslavova 333/6 140 00 Praha 4-Nusle Czech Republic
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Number of students

105 in grades 6 - 12

Number of nationalities represented in the school

28

Most common nationality

Czech

Ratio of local students to international students

4:10

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

18

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

No

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

No

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, German

Use of technology in the classroom

Students utilize laptops or tablets for daily note taking, assignment tracking and research.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Minimal

Approximate hours of homework given

30 minutes - 1 hour per day

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

No

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The written evaluation covers English and Mathematics and also includes a personal interview.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Registration is always open for good students looking to enter the right school.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Our first graduating class is scheduled to complete AAP in June 2019.

External examinations or assessments available

SAT, ACT, AP tests, SAT subject tests

Results in these examinations

NA

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

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

NA

School bus service available

No, we are conveniently located near three large tram stops and the red line metro.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No

Learning support offered

We have two full-time school psychologists and all staff receive training in differentiation each academic year.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Through course selection, such as advanced placement courses.

Student access to education psychologist

No

School start time

08:30

School finish time

15:30

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Sports, languages, Model United Nations, filmmaking, public speaking, rock climbing, etc.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

There is a vegetarian option available daily

Sports activities included

Physical Education class, only for those who choose it.

Sports facilities at the school

We have two indoor gyms, a weight room and an outdoor facility that includes soccer, sand volleyball and basketball.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Not at this time but we will organize it with sufficient student interest

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Project and theme-based curriculum, focused on the real-life application of skills being taught. Freedom to select the classes of interest while still completing a well-rounded secondary education.

Teaching approach of the school

Our students are given the opportunity to learn to both lead and to follow. Public speaking is a key concept and is taught from the first term at the school. All students are shown the various paths to being successful and our staff is there to guide them as they find their interests and develop their skills.

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