Colegio Pumahue Curauma, Chile

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Telephone: +5632 2294 080

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Nudo de Curauma 495, Placilla, Valparaíso, Región de Valparaíso

ABOUT Colegio Pumahue Curauma, Chile

El Colegio Pumahue Curauma is a member of the Pumahue Schools network, which has six schools in Chile for students aged 3-18 years. Its schools are in Santiago, Curauma, Temuco and Puerto Montt. Our mission is to give children a strong grounding in academics and values in order to succeed in a global environment. Teachers, students, parents and guardians work collectively to achieve excellent academic and pastoral results.

El Colegio Pumahue Curauma develops well-rounded students with the skills and abilities they need for a bright future. Our three-phase educational programme focuses on academic quality, intensive study of English and the development of strong values. Pumahue schools teach the Chilean national curriculum, which is split into three parts according to age: Parvularia Education (age 3-6), Básica Education (age 6-13) and High School (age 13-18). We prepare students for national assessment through the Sistema de Medición de la Calidad de la Educación (Education Quality Measurement System), in which we consistently have excellent results. Similarly, we provide students with the necessary tools to reach high levels of attainment in the Prueba de Selección Universitaria (PSU — national university entrance exam).

In the 2013 Prueba de Selección Universitaria (PSU — national university entrance exam), the school scored 602 points, well above the Chilean national average.

Head/Principal

Carla Chavez
Headteacher

Ms Chavez is an English teacher with a Masters Degree in Applied Linguistics. She is also a Literature Phd candidate at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.

In 2015 she specialised in leadership for the improvement of educational institutions as a Fellow of the MINEDUC "Directors of Excellence" program.

Carla has worked for more than 17 years in the management of schools of academic excellence and since 2018 has belonged to our Cognita family, formerly in the role of Director of Middle Education Studies.

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At a Glance

Ages Taught
3-18 yrs
Curricula
Chilean Curriculum
Type of School
Day School
Main Language
Spanish
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