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IVY International Schools

Education Related FAQs

  • What is STEM education ?

    STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines -science, technology, engineering and mathematics- in an interdisciplinary and applied approach. Rather than teaching the four disciplines as separate and discrete subjects, STEM integrates them into a cohesive learning paradigm based on real-world application.

  • How does IVY International Schools prepare students for university success?

    IVY offers a solid educational program that is designed to prepare students for university and career readiness with initiatives built around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) including university-prep curricula, use of project-based learning, blended learning, and differentiated instruction.

  • Does STEM education limit students’ university possibilities to scientific fields only?

    No, STEM education does not limit students’ university possibilities. Students can choose any university program of their choice. IVY international schools also teaches humanities subjects.

  • Are Arabic and Religion taught at school?

    Yes, both subjects are taught.

  • What languages does IVY International Schools offer to its students?

    English, Arabic, German, and French.

  • At what age do you begin teaching additional languages?

    We start introducing languages to students from Kindergarten.

Admissions Related FAQs

  • Where is the name IVY derived from?

    The Ivy League schools refer to the eight schools as a group of elite colleges that are viewed as some of the world's most prestigious universities.

  • How does IVY develop the curriculum?

    IVY has a full partnership with Harmony School in the USA. The US Harmony Schools will be providing the curriculum, lesson plan, and assessment.

  • Does IVY help students get admission abroad?

    Yes, the IVY education model qualifies the student for top universities globally, especially in the US. IVY helps students get accepted and maybe get a scholarship at the top US University.

  • When does the admissions season start?

    IVY admissions season starts by November of the academic year before.

  • How old does my child need to be to enter School?

    Student enrollment begins at the age of 3 years and 6 months.

  • What curriculum do you use?

    American curriculum with STEM focus Methodologies

  • Do you accept children with special needs?

    IVY will have a program for special need students starting from the academic the year 2022-2023

School Life Related FAQs

  • Where is the School located?

    The School is located on the Ring Road, EI Katameya, Near Katameya Shooting Club, Cairo, Egypt

  • What extracurricular activities do you offer?

    There are more than 40 clubs at IVY International Schools offering Co-Curricular Activities, including Sports, Community Service, Model UN, Programming, Creative writing, debate, drama, and many more engaging activities.

  • How long is the school day at IVY?

    Our typical school day runs from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Does the School provide transportation?

    Yes, we have our own bus system that offers door-to-door transportation service for a fixed fee, available for all students.

  • Is IVY licensed and accredited?

    Yes, IVY is accredited by Cognia. All Harmony Schools campuses are accredited by Cognia (formerly known as AdvancED). Cognia is the parent organization of the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).

  • What are the campus facilities?

    IVY Campus includes 70 classrooms, 15 labs, 800-seat capacity auditorium/theatre, 3 libraries, 3 squash courts, Half-Olympics swimming pool, Soccer field, Tennis court, Basketball court & Gym.

  • How many children are in a class?

    The maximum is 20 students per class.

  • Are there employment opportunities for teachers?

    Please visit https://ivyis.org/career.php to explore all IVY career opportunities or send us at hr@ivyis.org

Financial Related FAQs

  • How much is yearly tuition?

    Please fill out the Financial Policy Request Form to receive all the information on IVY's financial policy.

  • Are the extracurricular activities included in tuition or do I have to pay extra for them? If they cost extra, how much?

    Please fill out the Financial Policy Request Form to receive all the information on IVY's financial policy.