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Parent's Review of Escuela Verde in Costa Ballena in Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica

Submitted by PacificLots

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

Escuela Verde

In what town or city is this school located?

Costa Ballena in Puntarenas Province

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

Bi Lingual, Montesorri Style, private

What grade levels are represented at this school?

pre kinder through 6th grade

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

Some walk, there is also a bus that goes to the various expat towns like Ojochal, Dominical, etc

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

The buildings are new. There are computer facilities, the buildings are all open and airy, what the facility lacks in physical aspects is more than made up for by the dedicated staff and excellent curriculum. There are outside events, nature related, clean ups, hikes, etc

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?

The school offers classes in both Spanish and English and all students are exposed to both languages. The fee for students is about $2000 per year and is adjusted for those in need.

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

There is a very tight network of parents.

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

Go and check it out, contact me for more information.

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