|The Anglo-American School of Sofia
is an independent, coeducational day school which offers an
educational program from PK through grade 8 for students of all
nationalities. The School was founded in 1967. The school year
comprises 2 semesters extending from August 29 to December 16 and
from January 4 to June 21.
Organization: The School is
governed by a 9-member School Board, 8 of whom are appointed by the
American and British Ambassadors. The ninth member is the president
of the Parent Teacher Organization. The chairperson of the School
Board is appointed by the American Ambassador. The Vice Chairperson
is appointed by the British Ambassador.
Curriculum: The curriculum is that of U.S. and British
general academic schools. Instruction is in English.
English-as-a-Second-Language is also offered, as are special
education, French, physical education, art, music, computer science,
and library. The School is accredited by the New England Association
of Schools and Colleges and by the European Council of International
Faculty: In the 2005-2006 school year, there are 19
full-time and 8 part-time faculty members.
Enrollment: At the beginning of the 2005-2006 school year,
enrollment was 187 (PK-grade 8).
Facilities: The School is housed in one large building
with outside play and recreation areas located in parkland.
Facilities include 10 full-size classrooms, 7 specialist/small group
rooms, a science room, a physical education hall, a music/general
purpose hall, a computer laboratory, a large library, faculty rooms,
and administrative offices.
Finances: In the 2005-2006 school year, about 100% of the
School's income derives from regular day school tuition. Annual
tuition rates are as follows: PK: €3,700; Kdg.-grade 4: €10,840; and
grades 5-8: €11,560. The School also charges a registration fee of
€665 (€335 for preschool) payable on first enrollment, entrance
capital fee of €1,050, capital fee of €2,100 (€515 for preschool),
and an optional busing fee of €840. These fees are payable in euros.
(All fees are quoted in euros.)
Mr. Eric Larson, Director
Anglo-American School of Sofia
5740 Sofia Place
Washington, D.C. 20521-5740
Tel: 359-2-974-4575 or 359-2-974-4233