The International School Nido de Aguilas

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Why Nido

Why families choose the International School Nido de Aguilas

The International School Nido de Aguilas is a supportive and child-friendly environment where we help students identify and use their unique talents and interests to become independent thinkers and creative problem solvers.

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Below are a few Nido characteristics in which we take pride as a school:

  • Challenging academic college/university preparatory curriculum
  • A blend of the best in U.S. and Chilean teaching and learning philosophies, methodologies, and materials
  • Instruction based on children’s natural inclination for inquiry and discovery
  • Emphasis on each student’s personal responsibility for learning and success
  • Focus on creativity, problem solving, and application of knowledge to real world situations
  • Continuous engagement in community service and environmental responsibility
  • Allowing children to build their personalities fully
  • Multicultural learning environment (students represent more than 50 nationalities)
  • A lifelong global community of shared values
  • Serving both host country Chilean community and the international business and diplomatic community of Santiago
  • All classes are taught in English, with Spanish language classes required for both first language and additional language learners.
  • Offering three diplomas: U.S./Nido, Chilean National Program, and International Baccalaureate (some students earn all three)
  • Accreditation from the largest U.S. accrediting agency and the Chilean Ministry of Education
  • Northern Hemisphere school calendar