Colegio Pumahue Curauma, Chile

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Telephone: +5632 2294 080

SCHOOL ADDRESS
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

Juan Eduardo Allendes
Principal

After graduating as a Teacher of Maths and Computer Science at the Universidad de Santiago, Juan taught in its engineering school. He later joined Complejo Educacional Joaquín Edwards Bello at Macul Municipality as Executive Teacher and was appointed Principal of Complejo Educacional Los Andes School of La Cisterna.

Juan, who later gained Master’s degrees in Educational Management and Education Policies, became Principal of Estados Americanos Institute at Lo Barnechea before assuming his current post in 2013.

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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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