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Choosing an Appropriate School in Mexico

Families moving abroad often face the dilemma of finding the right school for an expatriate child. In Mexico There are plenty of good schools, quite a number of which are of high educational standard. Furthermore, a growing number of international schools exist specifically to serve the needs of expats.

How do you ensure that your kids get a good education? Here's some help on making that decision:

  •  It is very important to move at the end of a school year, this will be far less disruptive for your child. If the move will last less than two years, international schools may be better suited for transient students.

  •  Choosing a school will require a significant amount of research. The best way to get information is to schedule a visit with the principal. In addition, many schools have comprehensive web sites that provide information relating the quality of curriculum, available programs and facilities.

  •  Trust word-of-mouth recommendations from Expat organizations to identify potential schools and concerns about waiting lists, school culture, location and traffic.

  •  Find schools where the student body consists mainly of children in the same situation. International schools are used to receive new students every year from all over the world.

  •  An educational program that may be perfect for some children may not be the right one for your child. You must also take into account your child's academic and social strengths and weaknesses.

  •  Look for a school that is affiliated with your home country. This will ensures that if your child returns home, he/she can effortlessly re-enter your home education system.

MeetPoint Expat Services offers a short-cut to avoid the very involving search for a good school for your children. Our educational advisors will provide you with in-depth knowledge about schools available in Mexico. School search may take a lot of time if you don't know where to start, let us lead you to the right starting point.

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