Parent's Review of Franconian International School in
What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
Franconian International 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?
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?
Excellent; school built 2 years ago; good sports facilities; fine arts building in process of being built
Sports, music, fine arts, many others
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?
ESL available although not needed by our children; international IPC and IB curriculum similar to international programs available in US
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
excellent PTO; wide variety of social activities
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
Make inquiries as soon as possible as some grades are almost full
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