American British School, Santiago, Chile
ABOUT American British School, Santiago, Chile
The American British School began in 1987 as a project of lawyer Juan Carlos Pizarro, the former General Manager, and English teacher Raquel Arellano, the current Headteacher.
They began with a small nursery, providing education to a small group of students. In 1990, they expanded with the creation a second headquarters and, seven years later, in 1997, expanded again to include the upper cycle of secondary education.
The American British School now has some 2,600 students and 270 staff.
The main headquarters is located on a site of more than 14,000 square meters with 31 classrooms; a library; science laboratory and workshop; multipurpose rooms; a casino-dining room that occupies an entire wing of the fourth floor and open and roofed courtyards.
María José Howard
María studied Elementary Education at the Educares University of Santiago before becoming Head of fourth grade of Elementary at Fundación Educacional Barnechea School in Santiago.
She then worked at the Villa María Academy School in Santiago, La Maisonnette School and was Head of fifth and sixth Grade of Elementary at Redland School at Las Condes, Santiago. María went on to become Principal at Manquecura Valle lo Campino and Principal at Pumahue Huechuraba in 2010.
At a Glance
- Ages Taught
- 3-18 yrs
- Chilean Curriculum
- Type of School
- Day School
- Main Language