Colegio Pumahue Temuco, Chile

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El Colegio Pumahue Temuco 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 Temuco 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 2013, the school scored 637 points, achieving second place at district level and 108th place nationally.

In the 2013 Prueba de Selección Universitaria (PSU — national university entrance exam), Pumahue Temuco scored 637 points, ranking second place at district level and 108th place nationally.


Franklin Ávila González

Franklin has the title of Professor of History, Geography and Civics from La Frontera University. He has a Master’s in Educational Management from the University Andres Bello and a Master’s in Educational Administration from the European University of Madrid – Spain.

Prior to joining Pumahue Temuco, Franklin was a Teacher, Head of Department of Social Sciences, Academic Coordinator and Head of Quality at George Chaytor English School of Temuco. He became Principal of Pumahue Temuco in 2015.

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At a Glance

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

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