What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
Universal American School
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?
Nursery- grade 12
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
Facilities are new, swimming pool, large gym and small gym. Loads of after school activities (basketball, volleyball, karate, swimming...)
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?
I have a son who graduated from UAS, he attended UAS from 4th - 12th grade. He graduated with honors and was accepted to one of the top universities in CA. My daughter graduated from UAS attended 2nd to 12th grade and graduated with honors and going to a CA state university also. Now my daughter is attending. High school offers AP classes that are acceptable credits in universities in the US and are as academically rigorous as college courses
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
There are bar-b-ques, carnival and international night activities
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
I think it's a great school, my children had a wonderful experience with their teachers and classmates. The class sizes are intimate and give the children a great sense of meaning and importance in their school in terms of both classes and the school as whole in terms of administration and faculty. I definetely think some of the reviews were negative and most of these comments are from my children themselves.
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