Expat Exchange
Free MembershipSign In

Parent's Review of St. Augustine Preparatory School in Managua, Nicaragua

What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)

St. Augustine Preparatory School

In what town or city is this school located?

Managua

How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)

Catholic Prep School with English Instruction

What grade levels are represented at this school?

PK (4 years old) - Grade 12

How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)

Most get to school in private cars, carpool and the school offers bus service for some parts of the city.

How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?

The facilities are brand new (2007) and very nice. They have a soccer field, basketball/volleyball courts and the classrooms are spacious, open and the weather is cooler than most schools in the city. They have soccer, basketball and track and field for kids of all ages, clubs and community service, music, guitar.

What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home country into the curriculum in your new country? Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation?

They have a U.S. style curriculum and also follow the Core Knowledge Sequence. They have special Spanish to help kids who do not speak Spanish, which is nice.

How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?

The Parent Association is very active in planning events like soccer tournaments, a family sunday, and Christmas evening concerts. Nicaraguans are very warm and welcoming to foreigners.

What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?

This is a good choice for someone looking for a strong academic program, a small school atmosphere where everyone knows each other and a traditional Catholic environment.

PassportCard Introduces an innovative approach to expat and digital nomad health insurance with no out-of-pocket expenses, no paperwork and no long claim processing, facilitating payout on the spot when you really need it. Outstanding service validated with more than 2 million customers for over 20 years. Get a quote from our partner, PassportCard.
PassportCard International Health Insurance

PassportCard Introduces an innovative approach to expat and digital nomad health insurance with no out-of-pocket expenses, no paperwork and no long claim processing, facilitating payout on the spot when you really need it. Outstanding service validated with more than 2 million customers for over 20 years. Get a quote from our partner, PassportCard.
GET A QUOTE

PassportCard International Health Insurance

No out-of-pocket expenses, no paperwork and no long claim processing, facilitating payout on the spot when you really need it.
GET A QUOTE

PassportCard International Health Insurance

No out-of-pocket expenses, no paperwork and no long claim processing, facilitating payout on the spot when you really need it.
GET A QUOTE

Contribute to Nicaragua Network Contribute
Help others in Nicaragua by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in Nicaragua.

Copyright 1997-2023 Burlingame Interactive, Inc.

Privacy Policy Legal