Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||20 students / class|
This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2019/2020.
Address: Estr. da Gávea, 132 - Gávea, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22451-260, Brazil
Address: R. Colbert Coelho, 155 - Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22793-313, Brazil
All the details about this school in their own words
|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Most common nationality||
|Ratio of local students to international students||
70% local : 30% international
|Average number of students per class||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
English Academic Language Support
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
Portuguese, Spanish, French
|Entry evaluation for students||
Evaluation and testing
|External examinations or assessments available||
EARJ is the only school in Rio de Janeiro that offers three distinct diplomas:
1. The American Diploma for graduates who will go on to higher education in the United States; program accredited by AdvancED
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
The Extracurricular Activities – clubs, organizations and sports – promote a sense of teamwork, school spirit, friendship among the EARJ community and a raises awareness to the needs of the community we live in. EARJ has NHS – National Honor Society, Science Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, French Honor Society, Destination Imagination, Model United Nations, Mu Alpha Theta, Journalism, Advertising and Marketing, Book Club, Rocinha After School Activities, Musically United Students and Teachers, World Scholar’s Cup, Ecology Club/GIN, Art Club, Knowledge Bowl, Investment Club, Panther Channel, Robotics Club, Key Club, Yearbook Club, SAT Preparation, Service Oriented Students, Student Leadership Programs – Peer Counseling, Student Council (STUCO), Fine Arts Week, Talent Shows, Drama Productions, Kids for Saving Earth Club, Paws News, to name a few.
|School provided lunches||
|Sports activities included||
|Sports facilities at the school||
Gym, outdoor pitches.
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
The Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro views learning on a continuum of exploration and discovery of learning. Constructing knowledge drives EARJ to provide learning experiences designed to encourage students to create their own understanding of the world and then test that understanding in meaningful ways. The school’s values, commitments, and Teaching Agreements provide a framework for the type of physical, social and intellectual learning environments we wish to provide our community of adults and student learners.
|Teaching approach of the school||
Escola Americana motivates engaged learners to become independent critical thinkers in a multicultural community.