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Parent's Review of St Patricks School in Monterrey, Mexico

Submitted by Novelist

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

St Patricks School

In what town or city is this school located?

Monterrey

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

International

What grade levels are represented at this school?

K-12

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

car

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

The school has two branches: Cumbres is the one that I'm familiar with. There is another in Del Paseo Residencial. My two children both did well at this school. I also taught there for 5 years.

The school has the usual range of activities available.

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?

not relevant

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

Yes there's a PTA

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

This school is a properly run school in that it requires the students to comply properly with discipline - unlike most other private schools here.

The teachers are excellent and the school has a good, varied curriculum strong in sciences. It offers a two-year prepa. Most importantly it is a LAY school - not religious - so there is none of the time-wasting religious ritual found at some other schools.

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