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The European School

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CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
Yearly fees (G7): ₡ 6,699,631

Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: ₡ 6,699,631
Address: Heredia Province, San Pablo, Costa Rica
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Number of students

530

Number of nationalities represented in the school

40

Max. number of students per class

20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, French

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

8:15

School finish time

14:45

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Art, athletics, ballet, fencing, hockey, Italian, volleyball, music making, rock climbing, soccer, toy making. yoga.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

Soccer field, basketball court, gymnasium.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The European School was founded in 1989 by Anne Aronson who longed to see in her adopted country, Costa Rica, a school emphasizing the Liberal Arts and the Humanities such as she had known during her formative years in France and in her university education at the Sorbonne in Paris.

Teaching approach of the school

The school offers an innovative literature-based educational program that recognizes each student as an entire being with different gifts and limitations, needs and abilities, and hope for the future.

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