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American School of Santo Domingo

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CurriculumAmerican
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Not public
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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
Maximum 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2019/2020.

Address: Calle C #7, Cuesta Hermosa III, Arroyo Hondo, Santo Domingo
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Number of students

For 2016-2017 : 260 students
For 2017-2018: 315 students

Number of nationalities represented in the school

21

Most common nationality

Dominican Republic

Ratio of local students to international students

6 to 1

Max. number of students per class

Nursery and PK: 16 students
1st and 2nd : 18 students
3rd through 5th : 20 students
5th through 12th: 22 students

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

ESL program (English as a Second Language)
SSL program (Spanish as A Second Language)

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, French, and Mandarin

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

There is a limited time stablished for each level:
1st and 2nd: no more than 15 minutes
3rd and 4th : no more than 25 minutes
5th: no more than 30 minutes
6th through 12th : 60 minutes

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

For the 2018-2019 school year we have a waiting list for the following grade levels:

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

MAP standardized test

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Soccer, volleyball, table tennis, basketball, entrepreneurship, chess.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Indoor gym, basketball courts, volleyball courts, official size soccer field, 2 playgrounds.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The American School of Santo Domingo strives to graduate global citizens, self-directed learners, able communicators and effective doers.

Teaching approach of the school

The ASSD is an innovative community of learners forming students with a strong sense of self, environmental stewardship and 21st Century Skills in a loving, family environment.

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