|The American School of Lima (Colegio
Franklin D. Roosevelt) is a private, coeducational day school. It
offers an educational program from pre-kindergarten through grade 12
for students of all nationalities. The School was founded in 1946.
The school year comprises 2 semesters extending from August 5 to
December 22 and from February 28 to July 1.
Organization: The School is governed by a 12-member Board
of Directors representing the Instituto Educacional Franklin Delano
Roosevelt. Under this operating entity, the School is tax-exempt in
Peru. The School is supported in the United States by "The American
School of Lima Foundation" and is tax-exempt in the United States.
Curriculum: The curriculum is that of general U.S.
academic, college-preparatory private schools. The School expects to
be authorized by the International Baccalaureate organization to add
the middle years and primary years programs by July 2005. It has
offered the IB Diploma since 1993, and there is a Peruvian national
curriculum with an emphasis on Latin American studies and the
Spanish language. Instruction is in English and to a small degree in
Spanish. The School is accredited by the Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools. The School offers a range of programs for
students with special needs, including mild learning disabilities
Faculty: In the 2004-2005 school year, there are 159
full-time and 4 part-time faculty members.
Enrollment: At the beginning of the 2004-2005 school year,
enrollment was 1,218 (PK-grade 5: 589; grades 6-8: 256; and grades
Facilities: The pre-school, elementary, middle school, and
high school programs are housed in 8 separate buildings on a
well-landscaped, 21-acre campus in residential Lima. The School has
7 modern science laboratories, 5 computer laboratories, 4 music
rooms, 2 multi-purpose areas, a complete media center, 2 gymnasiums,
and numerous sports fields.
Finances: In the 2004-2005 school year, about 95 % of the
School's income derives from regular day school tuition and
donations. Annual tuition rates are as follows: PK-Kdg.: $7,500;
grades 1-5: $8,100, and grades 6-12: $8,500. Busing is available for
an extra fee. There is a $6,800 entrance fee for all students. In
addition, there is a technology fee of $200 per year. (All fees are
quoted in U.S. dollars.)
Ms. Carol Kluznik, Superintendent
The American School of Lima
Lima 18, Peru