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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 25 students / class
Maximum 28 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: €6,095
to: €8,085
Address: Avenida Sierra Calderona, 29 Urbanización Los Monasterios 46530 Puçol, Valencia, Spain
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Number of students

850

Number of nationalities represented in the school

43

Most common nationality

Spanish

Ratio of local students to international students

70% local : 30% international

Max. number of students per class

28

Average number of students per class

25

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, Valencian, French, German

Use of technology in the classroom

Classrooms are provided with smartboards and usually Apple TV as a media hub. Technology is integrated in the classroom by using iPads and Chromebooms -depending on the grade level- when they are needed. ASV does not have a computer lab, devices are used when needed in any course or project.

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)

ASV has implemented a virtual learning plan which is taking place now in March and April 2020.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes. In Elementary School is mostly based in reading activities and short Math tasks. From grade 6 to 12 depends on the course or subject.

Uniform required

No. There is only a sports outfit fort Physical Education

Waiting list

Yes. ASV has more applicants than available spots although the number is different in Preschool, Elementary, and Middle-High School.

Entry evaluation for students

There is an admissions evaluation for applicants to Grade 1 or higher.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Reading and writing (in English), Mathematics, and Spanish (if applicable). Reading/writing and Math are based on NWEA's MAP Growth testing.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

ASV receives applications on a rolling basis, and there is no fixed application deadline. However, most grade levels are at capacity and it is difficult to predict which grades will have vacancies for the following academic year. Therefore, ASV always encourages its prospective families to begin the application process as soon as possible.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, students start at all times of the year, where ASV has availability. IB students will require individual consideration due to the rigorousness of the program.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100% of graduates apply and are admitted to university in Spain and abroad.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, US Diploma, Spanish Diploma

Results in these examinations

Results are summed up in the school profile (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9OjN9WJuSZ6WWhkWlBOd015Q29fb0d0S1dXaFBiWXZhcmVF/view?usp=sharing)

School bus service available

Yes. 13 routes.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

The school offers limited support for students with special needs.

Learning support offered

Learning Support is provided on a limited basis for students with mild learning differences based on a professional educational-psychological diagnosis provided to the school by external psychological professionals. Differentiated instruction may be provided based on each student’s learning needs as identified in the Individual Learning Plan (ILP).

Students with learning differences applying for admissions must provide a copy of the educational-psychological evaluation along with copies of the student’s Individual Learning Plans (ILP). The school would consider each applicant individually in order to evaluate if the school is able to meet the learning needs of the applicant.

School start time

9:30

School finish time

16:30

Supervised care before/after school

After the school day for children in Preschool and Grades 1-3.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Students can participate in the ASV+ co-curricular program which includes athletic activities, arts, world languages, dance and STEM. Activities are offered twice a week within school hours to students in Preschool and Elementary School. High school sports activities have a third training day after school.

School provided lunches

Yes. It is not optional. The schedule is continuous and students are not allowed to leave campus during the lunch time.

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

Yes. Differentiated menus are requested based on certified health conditions and are supervised by the school nurse. There are currently more than 20 plans for "special needs".

Sports activities included

A wide range of activities is taught as part of the PE curriculum, including hockey, volleyball, basketball, paddle tennis... There are swimming lessons in June.
The sports included in the ASV+ co-curricular program are soccer, basketball, field hockey, and volleyball.

Sports facilities at the school

The ASV Athletic Center: a sports hall with grandstand, changing rooms, and the elements needed to play basketball, indoor hockey, volleyball, and table tennis.
The ASV Athletic Field: outdoor venue for soccer (7 vs. 7 modality) and field hockey.
The summer swimming pool.
School parks have areas for soccer and basketball.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

ASV is member of three conferences that allow students to take part of athletic competitions with other international schools in Valencia, Spain, and Europe.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

American School of Valencia prepares globally-conscious, life-long learners in an innovative, collaborative and caring environment. Founded in 1980, ASV is a college-preparatory school that provides an American and international educational experience for both local and international students in a multilingual environment.

Teaching approach of the school

The Mission Statement guides our efforts to create an engaging and contemporary learning environment where students can develop all of their abilities. With diligence, perseverance, consistency and effort, all students have the opportunity to fulfill their individual potential in any academic area. American School of Valencia is committed to offering a rigorous curriculum, high-quality instruction with a world-class team of international educators, and facilities that align with these objectives in order that all students can enjoy the fruits of success. That is the ASV Difference.
The ASV Learner profile is a set of traits and qualities that American School of Valencia students will possess upon completion of their education. The learner traits are based on the International Baccalaureate Organization’s Learner Profile and aligned with the IB philosophy of developing “internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet”, guides our school to educate students who portray this profile in the future as both citizens and professionals.

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