- Global Program for Early Childhood Education
For children who turn 3 by August, this program integrates the American and Brazilian curriculum, with hands on activities, helping them to develop socially, emotionally, and physically. All the academic material is imported from Scott Foresman, Scholastic and Schoolzone in the USA and is the same used by the American schools in Rio and São Paulo.The annual certificate of accomplishment and the quarterly report card come from the Brazilian School, but together with the official transcript are the only necessary documents to enroll in any school abroad.
- Global Program for Grades 1 to 8
This program is for children in 1st to 8th grades to develop academic abilities, problem solving skills, self-esteem, a sense of competence, and positive feelings toward learning. All the academic material is imported from Scott Foresman, Scholastic and Schoolzone in the USA and they are the same used by the American schools in Rio and São Paulo. It includes Reading, Writing, Science and Social Studies (Math grades come from the Brazilian curriculum). The certificate of accomplishment comes from the Brazilian School, but together with the official transcript are the necessary documents to enroll in any school abroad
- Global Program for High School
This program is for 9th to 12th grades students who have adequate proficiency in English and the necessary pre-requisites to enroll in an American High School to work with specific methodology and receive a fully accredited American certificate of completion valid in any international school. For these specific grade levels, the student will have to purchase the material (on line) directly with the school in America www.keystonehighschool.com
1 – Please note that it is mandatory to have a Brazilian school as a background to valid the official transcript to each student from grade 1 until High school.
2 – The students become bilingual after a period of 8 months to 2 years of regular classes depending on their individual abilities.
3 – Mathematics is not included in the program, once it is a universal language there is no need to be seen in both curriculums, just in Brazilian program will do.
4 – Normally there are 4 hour classes from Monday to Thursday; no classes on Fridays, so the students can have an extra time to dedicate to another activity.
5 – The program follows the American School Year Calendar when classes start in August and end in June, but the Brazilian Summer vacation is during the same time as in Brazil.