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Parent's Review of AIP (Academie Interamericana de Panamá) in Costa del Este, Panama

Submitted by sieveking

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

AIP (Academie Interamericana de Panamá)

In what town or city is this school located?

Costa del Este

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

Bilingual Panamanian Private school

What grade levels are represented at this school?

Pre-K through 12

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

Bus or driver

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

Facilities are great, and they have all the normal extracurricular activities (sports, clubs, drama, etc.)

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?

The teachers are bilingual which has helped. Overall they have made a good effort to help my children integrate, but it has not been easy.

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

There are many parent-teacher organizations.

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

This is a good option for a foreigner who wants their children to learn Spanish and the Latin culture versus being in an international school that is mostly in English.

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