What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
International School of Curitiba (ISC)
In what town or city is this school located?
How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)
What grade levels are represented at this school?
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
schoolbusses, drivers or by there parents.
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
Very good school. ISC has two campuses. Vila Schafer where they provide care for Toddlers to Kinder and the Campus of Sante Felicidade for grades 1 to 12.
Sante Felicidade campus is a very young campus, with a lot of sport facilities.
There is an afterschool/extra curricular program.
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 pre test to see the level of your childs education. Also the separate lessons of Portuguese (PSL) and Engish (ESL) for those who don't speak it by nature.
And every new child entering the school is offered a buddy to make him/her feel at home and to help him during the transition.
It is clear that ISC has many years of experience teaching children of many nationalities.
ISC follows the IB program.
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
Very active PTA who organizes many events (family day, halloween, international fair)
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
Do it at once!