SECONDARY

Welcome to Boston School International’s Secondary school. We are strong believers of promoting global citizenship and nourishing in our students strong values; therefore, our curriculum is aimed to meet and surpass the academic and individual demands of the international twenty-first century students. We encourage our students not only to become well-rounded individuals proficient in academics but also artistically refined, athletically adept, and actively involved with their communities. With this objective in mind, we carry out activities throughout the school year as well as support our current and new clubs helping, our students to hone their strengths and discover new talents. Our teachers challenge our students to think outside the box and demonstrate learning through a variety of activities which showcase their many skills and creativity. The Leader in Me programme permeates through our school making our teens proactive, empathic, tolerant, and caring, much needed qualities in today’s world. Our Student Light House Team, composed of secondary students, represent the student body and actively participate and organize school activities. There is a lot happening in BSI’s secondary school, so we invite you to see for yourselves.

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Our middle school program’s aim is not only to prepare students for high school but also hone their leadership skills. They are active learners, who participate in clubs, activities, and much more. The curriculum offers a solid foundation in mathematics (including algebra and geometry) and science. Moreover, they study English, Spanish and Mandarin. Middle schoolers complete courses in social sciences both Panamanian and global, arts, music, and physical education. Technology is also an important part of the program as they develop multiple skills, including the ability to construct and program robots. These young students are talented, committed leaders.

HUMANISTIC7TH8TH9TH
Writing/Grammar333
Speech222
Literature333
Spanish555
Mandarin222
Geography222
History222
Civics111
Art111
Music Appreciation111
SCIENTIFIC
Science555
Pre-Algebra5
Algebra I5
Algebra II5
Geometry333
Technology
Computer222
Physical Education222
Homeroom111
Number of Periods per week404040

 

HIGH SCHOOL

Our high school program´s aim is educating world’s leaders. Our students develop academic, technological, and social skills that will enable them to succeed in college and in life. The science program centers on biology, physics, chemistry, technology, and advanced mathematics; additionally, language and social sciences complete the curriculum. We are currently in the process of authorization for the IB Diploma, which will aid us in achieving our vision. In addition to the three core classes (CAS, TOK, and Extended Essay), the students who enroll in the DP will study Higher Level Math, Higher Level Biology, Higher Level Information Technology in a Global Society, Standard Level Physics, Standard Level Lengua y Literatura, and Standard Level Literature. High schoolers take robotics and programming classes, as well as prepare for their Microsoft certifications. Moreover, they are also engaged in a plethora of extracurricular activities, within and without school. They actively participate in the various clubs, complete hours of volunteer work, and propose activities to improve others’ lives, as the leaders they are.

AREASLEVELS
TENTHELEVENTHTWELFTH
HUMANISTIC
Writing/Grammar333
Speech222
Literature333
Spanish555
Geography1
History1
Geography (Panama)1
History (Panama)1
International Relations btw Panama and the USA1
Government1
Approaches to Knowledge1
SCIENTIFIC
Biology555
Chemistry555
Physics555
Trigonometry5
Pre-Calculus5
Calculus5
TECHNOLOGY
Computer212
PHYSICAL EDUCATION222
HOMEROOM111
TOTAL404040

 

 

“My kids are very happy with the education, their classmates and teachers”

Mother of 9th and 10th grade