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Parent's Review of International School of Bergen in Bergen, Norway

From what I understand they are closing down the high school due to financial mismanagement. This school has no books broken furniture, it is dirty and thee playground is littered with broken bottles.

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

International School of Bergen

In what town or city is this school located?

Bergen

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

Local pretending to International

What grade levels are represented at this school?

Preschool to High School

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

Bus, Walk

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

Very dirty and unkempt

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?

very little, the communication from the school is poor and the office secretaries are not very friendly or helpful

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

The PTO is a gaggle of women who are mostlt self serving and not inviting. DO NOT EVEN try to join in they will freeze you out. From what I understand there are TWO PTO but I have never seen the second one.

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

Do Not enroll your child ! From what I understand they are closing down the high school due to financial mismanagement. This school has no books broken furniture, it is dirty and thee playground is littered with broken bottles. It has ill trained teachers and rude administrators. who seem to care little for the students.

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