Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
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|Class sizes||Average||14 students / class|
This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.
All the details about this school in their own words
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|Use of technology in the classroom||
"Bring your own electronic device" policy
100% of classrooms have internet access. Students are supported by Google Education Apps and have personalized accounts with Google Education products.
|External examinations or assessments available||
AP Exams, SAT
|Entry evaluation for students||
Interview and entrance exam.
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
Interview - prospective students will be thoroughly interviewed by admissions officers who will be examining conduct, English language level, and knowledge of age- appropriate material.
Entrance Examination - prospective students who successfully pass the interview will be scheduled for an entrance examination testing the following areas: 1) Public Speaking 2) English 3) Math 4) Reading Comprehension 5) Essay Writing. A score of at least 85% in all areas is preferred.
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|Students can join after academic year begins||
Berkeley has a rolling admissions policy. However, it maintains a highly preferred admissions testing and application window from April to July.
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|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Model United Nations, debate team, students for engineering, students in computer science, Associated Student Body, journalist/yearbook, community service.
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|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Berkeley Academy is an exclusive, private (K-12) U.S.- Costa Rican AP/College Board Certified school serving the international community located in Santa Ana, Costa Rica.
|Teaching approach of the school||
Berkeley's vision is to empower all of its students to positively impact and change the world.