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Parent's Review of International School of Port-of-Spain in
Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
International School of Port-of-Spain
In what town or city is this school located?
Port of Spain
How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)
International, but with an American influence
What grade levels are represented at this school?
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
They're driven or they walk.
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
They're fantastic and the school offers a multitude of extra-curricular activities. It looks like an American school, has a/c, 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 classes have a max of 12, so they give individual attention and have specialists.
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
Super. A good PTA.
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
Great school. Receptive and friendly. Mostly expatriates. Other schools have mostly local students.
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