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CitySão Paulo
CurriculumsIB and American
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees: 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
School's webpage:

This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.

Address: Av. Giovanni Gronchi, 4710 - Vila Andrade, São Paulo - SP, Brasil
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Number of students

1326

Number of nationalities represented in the school

42

Most common nationality

Brazilian

Ratio of local students to international students

1:1

Native English speaking teachers

Yes.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Portuguese, Spanish

Max. number of students per class

22

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes.

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 students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No. Graded is a nonsectarian school.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Results in these examinations

All Graded students take IB courses in grades 11 and 12, no matter their intended diploma type, which makes our
graduates uniquely prepared for the rigor of a college education. 86% of students earn the IB Diploma.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes.

Learning support offered

The Optimal Learning Services (OLS) supports students with identified learning differences, empowering them to become confident, autonomous learners who meet grade-level standards. Learning specialists in the OLS collaborate and consult with students, parents, teachers, and other professionals in the community to provide individual, small group, and classroom-level instruction.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes. By working with parents and faculty, the school psychologist guides caregivers regarding learning-related matters. The primary role of our school psychologist is to support students who may not be performing to grade-level expectations and/or are experiencing learning difficulties. This support can include any of the following: academic screening, observation of the student in different learning environments, meetings with parents and teachers regarding recommendations to help the student, consultation regarding strategies and modifications, discussion of student work, and referrals for external diagnostics and services.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Students entering K3 - grade 1 submit a variety of prompts on video and are interviewed by the Admissions Office. Students entering grades 2-12 submit MAP results, teacher recommendations, transcripts, and a writing sample.

Waiting list

Yes.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

There is an application deadline in February for the new academic year, and another one in November for the second academic semester.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes. Graded accepts applications until November for students applying for the second academic semester.

School start time

8:30 am

School finish time

K3: 12:00 pm
K4 - 12: 3:30 pm (Wednesdays at 3:00 pm)

Supervised care before/after school

Lower School students are supervised on the playgrounds from 8:00 am - 8:30 am. Students may also join a variety of after-school activities at a fee.

School bus service available

Yes.

School provided lunches

Yes. Lunch is provided in the Cafeteria every school day.

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Vegan and vegetarian options are provided.

Uniform required

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Extra-curricular activities are an integral part of how Graded fulfills its mission to Inspire, Challenge, and have students find Success. The school offers various activities, including sports, performing & visual arts, languages, and much more. Activities may be viewed at https://www.graded.br/life-at-graded/activities.

Sports activities included

The Graded Eagles Athletics Program is renowned across South America for its commitment to excellence and its immense community support. Graded offers an elite coaching staff, top-tier facilities, and the opportunity for students to experience a world-class sports program. Information about athletics may be viewed at https://www.graded.br/life-at-graded/athletics.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Graded Eagles teams participate in:
SPHSL (São Paulo High School League), AASB (Association of American Schools in Brazil), Little 8, Big 8, National Championship tournaments, and SAAC (South American Activities Conference).

Facilities at the school

Students have access to a lower school and upper school library, several innovation spaces and a robotics room, science labs, and several art spaces, including the Black Box Theater, orchestra and music rooms, ceramics classroom, dark room, and digital photo lab. The Haddad Center for the Performing Arts will open in September 2023 with a state-of-the-arts theater and seating for 600.

Sports facilities at the school

Graded's sports facilities include two sports fields, a track, tennis courts, two lower school gyms, an Athletics Center, a wellness gym, and a swimming pool.

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