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Parent's Review of British School in San Jose , Costa Rica

Submitted by barryash

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

British School

In what town or city is this school located?

San Jose

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

British/Local

What grade levels are represented at this school?

all

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

Bus

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

Not much outside activities

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?

Mostly taught in English

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

not much input possible from parents

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

This is good academically and fairly high standards. Not good for all students if they need extra help and they can get left behind. They do IB, which is more important all the time for anywhere in the world.Price fairly high now approx $850 a month including the bus.

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