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#347943 - 08/11/09 07:30 PM Schools - Especially for Elementary age  
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We are thinking of moving to AC. I have done a search through the forums with no luck on finding anything about Education on AC - especially for the Elementary school age. What are the opinions of the schools?

#347945 - 08/11/09 07:40 PM Re: Schools - Especially for Elementary age [Re: CajunQueen]  
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A quick search brought up the following threads:

//ambergriscaye.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/ubb/showflat/Number/293149/Searchpage/2/Main/31200/Words/schools/Search/true/elementary_schools_on_AC.html#Post293149

//ambergriscaye.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/ubb/showflat/Number/256642/Searchpage/2/Main/27295/Words/schools/Search/true/Education_Good_Schools.html#Post256642


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#347947 - 08/11/09 07:46 PM Re: Schools - Especially for Elementary age [Re: deadserious]  
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Dead,

I appreciate your quick response, but none of those had personal experiences/opinions of either Island Academy or San Pedro. Those links also were a coulple of years old. Thanks for any input!

#347949 - 08/11/09 07:49 PM Re: Schools - Especially for Elementary age [Re: CajunQueen]  
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Tomorrow morning you can get some good info from Amanda Syme

#347958 - 08/11/09 08:47 PM Re: Schools - Especially for Elementary age [Re: SP Daily]  
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Knowing the exact age would be helpful. Some schools are the best up to a certain year but the next one may be better for just another year older.

#347962 - 08/11/09 08:58 PM Re: Schools - Especially for Elementary age [Re: SimonB]  
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Hi Simon,

He is in the 1st Grade. Also I cannot find any calendars online for the schools. That would be helpful too.


#348004 - 08/12/09 09:10 AM Re: Schools - Especially for Elementary age [Re: CajunQueen]  
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Good morning - I was just too tired to turn on the computer last night. CajunQueen I have had 3 children attend the island academy. The school office is currently open and I would recommend that you call to see if there are any spaces available in first grade. The public/church assisted schools are always full to capacity - and many kids are turned away. Your best bets will be to apply to the Island Academy, Ambergris Caye Elementary School or La Isla Bonita - I can get numbers for you.

School is set to start on August 24 for Island Academy. I think the other schools are starting in September.

#348065 - 08/12/09 11:40 AM Re: Schools - Especially for Elementary age [Re: Amanda Syme]  
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Thanks Amanda,

Is there tuition for those schools? What grades are yours in? What about the transition from schools in the states?

Thanks

#348071 - 08/12/09 11:50 AM Re: Schools - Especially for Elementary age [Re: CajunQueen]  
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It would be best if you call the schools to get the most accurate info. Yes the schools I have mentioned are private schools and the tuition rates range from $200 - 600 per month depending on school, grade and whether or not books are included. There are registration fees too. My son is in the year before grade 1.

I don't know what documentation you will need, but you can get a student visa for your child once he is enrolled.

Call Island Academy at 011-501-226-3642
Isla Bonita 011-501-226-3754
ACES 011-501-226-4323

#348187 - 08/13/09 07:42 PM Re: Schools - Especially for Elementary age [Re: Amanda Syme]  
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That would be in BZ dollars, Amanda?


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