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German and Spanish
Ages 2 to 18

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CurriculumsGerman and Spanish
Languages of instructionGerman and Spanish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction German and Spanish
Native German and Spanish teachers
Extra languages (other than German and Spanish)
Class sizes Average 24 students / class
Maximum 26 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: €3,690
to: €4,100
Address: Calle Drago, 1 38190 Tabaiba Alta, Tenerife, Spain
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school

At least 10.

Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

Two-thirds are local students.

Native German and Spanish speaking teachers

Yes, most of them are native speakers.

Language support for students not fluent in German and Spanish

There are special classes for students with difficulties in spanish and german.

Additional language classes offered by the school

English, French.

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

We use Ipads, digital boards, pc and document cameras.

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, all the students and teachers have Microsoft Teams accounts and a special school platform for online teaching in case of emergencies.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Yes, but only if they chose to do so. Christian religion.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

We have ethic classes as an alternative.

External examinations or assessments available

German Abitur and, if they want, spanisch EVAU.

Results in these examinations

For 2022: 8,35/10. They all passed.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, but in Primary, e.g. this happens in a coordinated way so that students don't have to many homework at one.

Approximate hours of homework given

About an hour a day.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Most of them.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, a psychologist.

Learning support offered

Those children have the support of the psychologist, who helps tutors with the adaptations that need to be taken in consideration.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

With special competitions (Model UN, mathematics competitions...) and, in some subjects, with more complicated tasks.

Student access to education psychologist


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

The evaluations is specially made when stundents start in higher education, where it is important to see if the student has enough german and other skills to follow our lessons.

Waiting list

Yes, specially for Primary.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

31th march

Students can join after academic year begins

Only in justified and special situations.

School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school

Yes, from 7.15 until 17.10

School bus service available


School provided lunches


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


Uniform required

There is a uniform, but it is not mandatory.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

(e: extern teachers ; i: intern, our own teachers)
Bandita y Banda (i) 21 €
Baloncesto (e)25 €
Permanencia en el Centro infantil (i)13 €
Cuentos ilustrados (i) 21 €
Cuentos ilustrados (i) 21 €
Coro I (i) 21 €
Coro II (i) 21 €
Juegos en Alemán (i) 21 €
Permanencia por la mañana KIGA (i)5 €
Permanencia por la mañana Colegio (i) 5 €
Fútbol (e) 25 €
Clase de jornada completa en Primaria (i) 13 €
Gimnasia deportiva I (e) 25 €
Gimnasia deportiva II (i) 21 €
iPad (i) 21 €
La juventud investiga (i) 21 €
Kárate I (e) 35 €
Cocina (i) 21 €
Cocinar y hornear (i) 21 €
Taller creativo (i) 21 €
Hora de aprendizaje y repaso (i) 13 €
Escritura digital (e) 45 €
iMi pequeño gran mundo! (i)21 €
Iniciación musical (e) 35 €
Aprendizaje musical-Violín (e) 50 €
Aprendizaje musical-Guitarra (e) 50 €
Psicomotricidad (i) 21 €
Formación numérica Abaco (e) 55 €
Robotix (e) 50 €
Ajedrez (e) 25 €
Permanencia por la tarde KIGA (i) 10 €
Permanencia por la tarde Colegio (i) 10 €
Escenario del Taller de Talentos (i) 21 €
Danza "Hip Hop" II (e) 30 €
Teatro I (i) 21 €
Teatro II (i) 21 €

Sports activities included

A very wide range, because we have very good sport facilities.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Facilities at the school

Library, theater, science labs.

Sports facilities at the school

Different courts, sports halls, running track, fitness equipment.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Deutsche Schule Santa Cruz de Tenerife is an official German international school in Tenerife, Spain. It is a bilingual school, in which students are prepared
students for admission to German and Spanish universities, since students end up with the Abitur (German university entrance exam), but they also obtain a CAU (Qualification of Access to the Spanish University), both recognized in many parts of the world.

Teaching approach of the school

Cooperative and autonomous learning methods are especially important, in which not only content prevails, but also a more complex process than promotes social and linguistic competences.

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