What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
Benfield Elementary 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?
Pre-school - grade 5
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
Most kids go by bus.
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
This is a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence !!
Several before/after school activities (Spanish club, Chorus, strings, ...)
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?
An ESOL-teacher helps the kids learning the English language. The Guidance Counselor helps them making new friends.
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
Really a lot of parent involvement both thru volunteering work and social activities.
There is a PTA-organization.
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
Just do it, you will not regret it !