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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||20 students / class|
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|Number of students||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
English Language Support
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
Chinese, Japanese, Spanish
|Average number of students per class||
|External examinations or assessments available||
|Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation||
100% of the school's graduates gain acceptance to four-year colleges and universities around the world, with the top students qualifying to attend some of the best schools in North America.
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
DIS does not offer a special education/needs program.
|Entry evaluation for students||
Test and interview.
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
KG2-KG3: English vocabulary and school readiness skills, interview (approximately 40 minutes).
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
Registration for the First Semester takes place from the second week of March for all students. Lower School students are able to apply until the end of the second week of the new semester. Registration closes at the end of the first week of the new semester for all Middle and High School students. All Second Semester applications close at the end of the first week of the second semester.
|School bus service available||
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
DIY, board games, gardening, bookworm, comic book design, soccer, outdoor fun, science squad, spelling bee, basketball, theater and TEDx, Spanish dancing, volleyball, boxing, American football, history and movies, newsroom/escape, guitar, Model United Nations.
|Sports activities included||
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Sports facilities at the school||
Outdoor sports field, gymnasium.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Dominican International School is a Catholic, private, English medium school owned and governed by the Dominican Sisters. It was formerly a US Government contract (D.O.D.) school for the military dependents of the United States Forces in Taipei. The Sisters are members of the Institute of the Religious Missionaries of St. Dominic, a congregation of Spanish origin with the Motherhouse in Rome, Italy, when at that time their Provincialate House was located in Manila, Philippines.