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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
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|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Most common nationality||
|Ratio of local students to international students||
97% local : 3% international
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
English as a Second Language
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
Bulgarian, French, German, Spanish
|Entry evaluation for students||
To be admitted students need to have a minimum average grade of “B”- or 3 on a scale of 4, demonstrate English language proficiency and successfully pass a comprehensive admissions exam, administered at the ACS.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
|Students can join after academic year begins||
|External examinations or assessments available||
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Volleyball, soccer, basketball, tennis, table tennis, cinema group, business club, medical group, Latin American dance, hiking, ecology, psychology, debate, photography, cooking, guitar, arts, chess, programming, science, Balkan dance, choir, student newspaper.
|Sports facilities at the school||
Full size multi-purpose gymnasium, indoor and outdoor sports facilities (including a rock climbing wall, dance studio, fitness center, outdoor basketball courts, tennis court and playing fields).
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
The American College of Sofia integrates the values and best practices of American pedagogy with the rich educational traditions of Bulgaria and Europe. ACS seeks to develop critical thinking, lifelong intellectual curiosity, leadership, and collaboration among multi-talented students of various social, cultural, economic, and geographic backgrounds.