The International School Nido de Aguilas


Why Nido

Why families choose the International School Nido de Aguilas

The International School Nido de Aguilas offers an English language-based, liberal arts education, influenced by U.S. and Chilean thought and tradition, that prepares students to be eloquent communicators and impactful stewards of a rapidly changing world. Nido students:

  • Engage in authentic, consequential experiences, learn by doing, and are accustomed to taking risks.
  • Master a rich curriculum while acquiring the skills to communicate across multiple fields, disciplines, and cultures.
  • Build their own personalities fully, nurturing their strengths and passions.

At Nido, we aim to inspire each child to reach new heights. Our students receive a superb international education, and it is clear to all they meet that they have developed a contemporary worldview and are respectful, kind, and committed. Regardless of their home country, learning with us opens doors anywhere in the world. We are a school that values the importance of community in supporting learning and bringing out the best academic success in every student.

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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

The International School Nido de Aguilas is proud to offer 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.