Nuevo Continente School
Nuevo Continente is located in the south east part of the city (about 30 minutes from the downtown center. Our students come from middle class families. Most of our community lives in the nearby neighborhood and students are brought to school by car.
Our school is a co-educational, bilingual, non-religious, private school. Our students start in preschool at the age of 3 ( 380 students ) followed by the primary department (1st to 6th , 797 students), the junior high (1st to 3rd , 411 students), and the senior high (1st to 3rd , 213 students).
Our programs provide our students with an excellent bilingual education as well as a complete Spanish curriculum to enhance professional preparation and integrated individuals.Our students work within a framework based on mutual respect, courtesy, and tolerance, in which learning is enjoyable. We promote good habits, instill sound moral principles which together with knowledge constitute the foundation necessary for confident, capable, functional, and self-fulfilled individuals.
Nuevo Continente has been a member of ISSE since 1983. The students involved in the program are 5th graders and usually they are 11 years old. Hundreds of students and families have been benefited by this interchange program.
We prefer visiting in March/April and hosting in February to May, if possible. Our school year begins late August and ends in the middle of June.