Graded - The American School of Sao Paulo

4  / 5
(1Reviews)
Ranking:
Country:# 1Top 3
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Region:# 3Top 3
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Overall:# 62
Located:
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Region:
South America
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Additional Information:

Curriculum:
Grade Levels:
Type:
Enrollment:
USA
DP
Host Country
Non-profit
International
1200

Review Summary:

School:

Question 1:

The facilities of the school adequately provide for a positive learning/working experience.

5 / 10
Question 2:

School provides adequate access to teaching materials without any extra expense by the teacher (books, lab supplies, art supplies, materials, copying, etc.

10 / 10
Question 3:

School is well funded to provide students and faculty with adequate materials to support their course offering.

8 / 10
Question 4:

Parent community is actively involved in supporting the school's mission and their child's education endeavors.

7 / 10
Question 5:

Classroom student to teacher ratios are kept low.

10 / 10

Students:

Question 6:

Students are generally of high aptitude.

5 / 10
Question 7:

Student interactions with faculty are primarily characterized by respectability.

7 / 10
Question 8:

Students are of diverse ethnicity.

2 / 10

Administration:

Question 9:

Administration positively supports faculty in a professional manner.

10 / 10
Question 10:

Administration actively encourages a dialogue concerning school related issues.

10 / 10
Question 11:

Administration is actively engaged in developing/supporting/maintaining a clear school vision.

10 / 10
Question 12:

Administration makes sure that the financial stability and integrity of the school is well maintained.

10 / 10
Question 13:

Administration/Ownership uses school funds to support the well being of the school.

10 / 10

Salary:

Question 14:

Salary scale is competitive.

7 / 10
Question 15:

Salary provides the opportunity to save appropriately.

5 / 10
Question 16:

Salary provides the opportunity to travel during vacation.

8 / 10
Question 17:

Salary scale provides for vertical and horizontal movement based on years of experience and/or units/degree's earned.

6 / 10

Benefits:

Question 18:

School provides a quality health insurance plan that covers all major medical (health, vision, dental.

10 / 10
Question 19:

School provides retirement benefits that are competitive.

10 / 10
Question 20:

School provides a health insurance plan that covers international travel/coverage.

10 / 10
Question 21:

School provides for faculty child tuition benefits.

10 / 10
Question 22:

School provides strong support for maternity benefits.

10 / 10
Question 23:

School provides an adequate amount for end of contract airfare cost.

10 / 10
Question 24:

School provides an adequate shipping allowance.

5 / 10

Housing:

Question 25:

School provides quality available housing or a housing stipend that affords quality housing.

7 / 10
Question 26:

The proximity of housing in relation to school location is within an acceptable distance of travel.

10 / 10
Question 27:

Options of moving housing during the course of contract is acceptable.

7 / 10

Colleagues:

Question 28:

Colleagues foster a welcoming environment to new faculty.

10 / 10
Question 29:

School hires a diversity of family structures (Singles, couples, families.

10 / 10
Question 30:

Colleagues foster a professional environment that supports growth.

10 / 10
Question 31:

Colleagues foster a personal support structure in place of family.

10 / 10

Place:

Question 32:

City the school resides in provides opportunities for things to do without having to travel

10 / 10
Question 33:

City the school resides in provides easy opportunities to travel to other places.

10 / 10
Question 34:

Local culture is apparent in the city/country in which the school resides.

10 / 10
Question 35:

Local culture of in which the school resides is open to integrating expats into local customs and traditions.

10 / 10
Question 36:

City/Country in which the school resides does not exact personal restrictions on lifestyle choices.

10 / 10
Question 37:

City/Country in which school resides provides for potential tax benefits.

0 / 10
Question 38:

Quality of local health care is excellent.

10 / 10
Question 39:

Cost of living in the city/country where school resides is reasonable.

0 / 10
Question 40:

City the school resides in has excellent infrastructure for mass transportation (e.g. - is a car required.

0 / 10
Question 41:

City/Country in which the school resides provides for adequate personal safety.

5 / 10

Professional Development:

Question 42:

School makes available a variety of professional development opportunities.

5 / 10
Question 43:

School makes available funds to support continued development.

10 / 10
Question 44:

Time is specifically set aside in the calendar for faculty and staff formation.

10 / 10
Question 45:

Faculty and Staff are encouraged to professionally grow by the school.

10 / 10
Question 46:

Faculty and Staff are encouraged to experiment, implement, and bring up new ideas for classroom innovation.

10 / 10

Settling In:

Question 47:

School meets you on arrival and escorts you to accommodations.

10 / 10
Question 48:

School provides an adequate orientation to the school and local culture upon arrival.

10 / 10
Question 49:

School provides an allowance to support the transition.

2 / 10

After Arrival:

Question 50:

Facilities of the school were well represented during the hiring process.

5 / 10
Question 51:

Contract is honored based on what was agreed upon during the hiring process.

10 / 10
Question 52:

School actively maintains a dialogue and support structure to make sure basic needs are being met.

10 / 10

Review Narratives:

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Reviewed:

03/01/2014

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