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  • The American School of Valencia
    American School of Valencia
    Urbanización Los Monasterios
    Puçol
    Valencia
    ES
  • Mailing address:
    The American School of Valencia
    Apartado de Correos, nº 9
    Puçol
    Valencia
    ES
    46530
  • T 00 34 96 140 54 12
  • F 00 34 96 140 50 39
  • E asvalencia@asvalencia.org
  • W www.asvalencia.org
  • Memberships: MAIS Mediterranean Association of International Schools ECIS European Council of International Schools ASCD Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • State/Independent: Independent: private non-profit
  • Lower School Ages: 3-5
  • Lower School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Middle School Ages: 6-11
  • Middle School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Senior School Ages: 11-18
  • Senior School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Teaching Language: English and Spanish
  • SEN: SEN considered case by case
  • Boarding: Not available
  • Uniform: No
  • Fee Currency: euro
  • Fee Details: Registration fee from €750 to €2,500 Fees €5,375 - €7.078.50 per annum
  • Religion: Anglican

American High School Diploma (College Preparatory)

International Baccalaureate (Diploma) - Schools offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB Dip) prepare students for university entrance by following the IB programme over the final two years of high school. This involves taking six subjects (three at higher level and three at standard level). Assessment is based on a combination of final examinations and course work that are evaluated by external examiners worldwide, and (in some cases for coursework) by internal assessment. IB examinations for each subject are held on the same days for all students worldwide - in May in the Northern Hemisphere and in October in the case of most Southern Hemisphere schools. Each subject is scored from 1-7, and up to 3 additional points may be awarded for TOK (Theory of Knowledge) essays and for the Extended Essay. A minimum of 24 points is required to obtain the IB diploma, while 45 points is the maximum. A school that has 35 diploma candidates in a given year, out of which 32 passed, has a pass rate of 91%. You can judge the results for yourself by knowing that the world average pass rate is approximately 82%. (Pupils may also opt to take certificates in the individual subject areas, though these on their own may be insufficient for university entry.)

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACS or MSA) - Although definitely one of the six regional agencies authorised by the US Department of Education (which usually have ACS or CAS at the end of their acronym), this one usually goes by MSA (Middle States Association), or CSS-MSA (Commission on Secondary Schools- Middle States Association).


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