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San Francisco Bay Area
American and International curriculums
Ages 14 to 18

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CurriculumsAmerican and International
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 14 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 4 students / class
Maximum 10 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: $35,000
to: $35,000
Address: 1555 Irving Street San Francisco, CA 94122, USA

The fees are different for local and international students. The fees shown here are for international students. For more information, contact the admissions office.
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

50

Number of nationalities represented in the school

18

Most common nationality

American

Ratio of local students to international students

75% local : 25% international

Max. number of students per class

10

Average number of students per class

3-5

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

No

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

Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, Russian

Use of technology in the classroom

Google classrooms and Zoom classroom

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

45-60 mins homework time for a 90 mins class

Uniform required

No

Entry evaluation for students

No. WIS does not administer an entrance exam. Along with the application, students submit previous scores on standardized tests, transcripts of grades, and letters of recommendation.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

The Priority Application deadline for fall admission is the prior January. Parents/guardians interested in mid-year admission should contact the school to check for availability.

Students can join after academic year begins

If there is space and the student meets WIS admissions requirements, students may enroll at any time during the year.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

AP, SAT

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

No

School start time

8:30

School finish time

15:15

School provided lunches

No. There is a wide variety of international restaurants, delis, and grocery stores near the school. Breaks and lunches can be taken off-campus.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Woodside International School was founded over 40 years ago for the express purpose of providing world-class education for local and international students learning together. WIS' collaborative, inclusive approach cultivates a compassionate global community one student at a time.

Teaching approach of the school

WIS mission is to engage and support all students in becoming socially responsible
critical thinkers who understand that learning is a continuous process to prepare them for life beyond high school in the modern world.

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