American College Arcus
100 students, 14-19 yrs.
16 Dragoman Street, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria Tel: (+359) 62
American College Arcus. American College Arcus opened in September
2003 in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. The staff aims at the development
of a healthy and inspiring working environment. The curriculum was
designed on the basis of rigid academic requirements, combined with
strict internal rules and regulations, and its objectives are to
help the students to achieve high levels of proficiency in English,
German, math, natural and social sciences. Both the curricular and
extracurricular activities have been planned to help the students
to develop the knowledge that will make them responsible citizens.
It includes oral and written communicative skills, logical and creative
thinking, computer literacy, aesthetic values, awareness of environmental
issues, respect for different people and cultures, ability to take
personal and social responsibility, necessity for lifelong learning
and keeping fit. Private specialized high school "American college-Arcus"
V. Turnovo is a licensed institution of secondary education teaching
students from grades 8 through 12.
The school's curriculum is approved by the Bulgarian Ministry of
Education and Science. After the first preparatory year a student
will be placed in one of two areas of concentration - foreign languages
or computing. From grade 9 all the subjects are taught in English
except for Bulgarian language and literature. From grade 9 all students
study Hebrew as their third foreign language. American College Arcus
is certified according to the international quality standard ISO
9001:2000 and has been granted with a certificate by ANAB - the
sole federal standardizing body of the USA. The aim of the staff
is to help the students to become well-rounded individuals with
a keen sense of citizenry by means of rigid academic expectations.
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