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American School of Recife is a private, not-for-profit, coeducational day school founded in 1957. The school offers a nursery through grade 12 instructional program for students currently representing 14 nationalities. The two semesters comprising the school year extend from August to December and from January to June. The school is accredited by Cognia in the United States and by the State of Pernambuco Ministry of Education and Recife Municipal Education Council in Brazil. The school is a member of the Association of American Schools in Brazil (AASB), the Association of American Schools in South America (AASSA), and the Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE). Class hours are 7:50 a.m.‑3:15 p.m., and extracurricular activities start at 3:20 p.m. The school has no religious affiliation.
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NOTE: School situations can change quickly, particularly as schools face cutbacks to learning support programs due to the pandemic, unrest, and economic uncertainty. For the most current information, work with the REO and school. Information in this document was collected by the Department of State’s Office of Overseas Schools directly from the school in fall 2022 and shows the availability of services rather than an assessment of the quality of the services. The profile is intended as a jumping off point for a conversation with the REO and school to understand the best fit for your child. Definitions may vary school to school.