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Download the Special Needs Profile (Spring 2023 Special Needs Brazil, Porto Alegre) for this school to learn more about their capability to support students with exceptionalities.


Pan American – the International School of Porto Alegre – is an international, American, not-for-profit, preschool age 3 -12th grade coeducational, secular, bilingual, multicultural school founded in 1966. Pan American is fully accredited by Cognia in the United States along with the MEC (ministry of education) in Brazil. In 2022, the PAS students had a 90% pass rate while the worldwide pass rate was 67%. Over seventy percent of our seniors attend university out of Brazil, typically in the USA, Canada, and Europe.

This is intended to provide general information. Prospective users of the schools may wish to inquire further of A/OPR/OS or contact the school directly for more specific and up-to-the-minute information. Information and statistics are current as of March 2023 and provided by the school.

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 spring 2023 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.

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