Dar El Tarbiah American School has announced Bus Routes for the School Year 2013-2014 as follows:
- 6 October city(Districts & west somid).
- El Sheikh Zayed.
- Zamalek,Dokki, Mohandseen and Agouza.
- Guiza & Haram.
1. The bus route is determined every year according to the shortest and quickest route for the whole tour. Under no circumstance does a parent have the right to interfere or make suggestions concerning the bus route. This is the responsibility of the school.
2. Students must wait for the bus in the same place every morning.
3. Students must be ready and waiting 5 minutes before the bus arrives. The student waits for the bus not the other way around. As for the afternoon drop, parents should wait for their children 5 minutes before the expected time of the bus. Concerning young children, parents are totally responsible for getting the child on and off the bus. The bus supervisor is not allowed to leave the bus for any reason.
4. Children are not allowed to change from bus to car unless they have a written permission from their parents, which must be forwarded to the school administration by the student or class teacher.
5. In case of misbehavior or disobeying bus rules, the school reserves the right to deprive the student from riding the bus.
6. Toys are not allowed in school or on the bus.
7. If any problem occurs on the bus between students, school administration is responsible for solving it. Parents report the incident to the school administration which will take the proper action.
Communication with parents is a vital part of the home-school link. Communication helps to establish the relationship that will result in better student achievement. Conferences with parents are considered an integral part of the school's system for reporting student progress to parents, both positive and negative.
The School schedules regular parental meetings to discuss their son / daughter progress with the teachers and the administration. From time to time, parents may be requested by the administration to attend one on one counseling session concerning their son / daughter. When this is required, parents will be informed by a written request as well as by a phone call.
Parents should feel free to call the school to arrange an appointment, whenever they that deem necessary to meet with the teachers.
Dar El Tarbiah American Schools have 4 regular parents' meetings, after each quarter exam. Same time, parents of weak students have special meetings, to discuss ways of help. Teachers are available 5 days a week from 12: 00 to 12: 30 to meet any parent who has any inquiry.
High School students earn credits for graduation and complete the requisite courses for entry into university programs. They take courses in all core academic areas each year; though they are offered several choices in the courses they take.
courses in Grades 9 and 10 provide foundations for specialized courses in Grade 11 and 12. Egyptian students also follow a full course of Arabic, Religion and Arabic Social Studies in preparation for Eadadiya and Thanaweya Amma exams at the end of Grades 9 and 12 respectively. Foreign students take courses in Arabic as a Second Language.
A High School Diploma is awarded to students who successfully acquire the credits necessary to fulfil the school’s graduation requirements:
|Subject||Minimum Graduation Requirement|
|English Language Art||6.5 Credits|
|Social Studies||3 - 4 Credits|
|Science||3- 4 Credits|
|French||2 - 3 Credits|
|Arabic Studies||3 - 4 Credits|
|Health/PD||1 - 2 Credits|
|ICT||1 Credits or Competency|
|Grade 12 Project||1 - 2 Credits|
|Learning to Lead||C1 Credits Class 2014|
|Elective||2 - 3 Credits|
Courses are designed to meet leading US curriculum standards and lessons are taught using a variety of teaching and learning strategies which are research-based and proven to be effective with High School-age learners. Great care is taken to ensure that students develop the confidence, knowledge, and personal, critical thinking skills, and independent learning skills to be successful in higher education and professional life.
Students are assessed through a variety of interim, continuous and end of year assessments, and students in the High School are often required to undertake long-term research and/or problem-based projects. In Grade 12, students also complete an extensive, independent Senior Project on a topic of their choice.
Students take lessons in class or elective groups, and utilize the full range of specialist teaching areas including Science and ICT laboratories and Art and sports facilities.
In the fall of Grade 10 and 11, students take the Preliminary SAT, which is the best preparation for the SAT Reasoning (SAT I), which students take during the Spring of Grade 11. English and Math courses throughout Middle and High school provide students with the necessary skills, knowledge and strategies to prepare them for the SAT I. Selected Grade 11 and 12 Mathematics and Science courses cover the necessary topics and skills for SAT Subjects (SAT II) Subject Tests in Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry. Invited students are given the preparation to sit for Advanced Placement examinations.
Middle School Students study English Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies (Geography, Culture, History, Economics, Individuals in Society), Physical Education and Health, Art and French. Egyptian students also study Arabic, Religion and Arabic Social Studies in preparation for Egyptian Ministry of Education examinations. Foreign students study Arabic as a Second Language.
Lessons are taught using a variety of teaching and learning strategies which are research-based and proven to be effective with Middle School aged learners. Great care is taken to ensure students develop the confidence, knowledge, and the personal, critical thinking skills, and independent learning skills to be successful in High School. Students are assessed through a variety of interim, continuous and end-of-year assessments.
Students take lessons in class groups and utilize the full range of specialist teaching areas including Science and ICT laboratories and Art and sports facilities.
Dar El Tarbiah American Elementary School offers an English language based American program, which provides a firm foundation in the core curriculum areas of Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies.The core curriculum is administered using American textbooks and American resources, and is closely aligned to effect a smooth transition into the American Middle School.
The American Elementary School continually monitors student progress and adjusts teaching strategies and modifies curriculum in order for all students to achieve success.
Reading is an integral part of success in any language or curriculum. We are committed to encourage our students to develop and instill in them a love of reading, which will continue throughout their years at El Alsson and beyond. The American Elementary School provides each child with the tools required to reach their academic potential and be happy, considerate members of our learning community.
During their time in the Elementary School students study the following subjects::
- Language Arts
- Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
- Social Studies
- Physical Education (PE)
- Social Studies
- Arabic language
- Religion (Islam or Christianity)
A:) In order to gain entry into state and Private Egyptian Universities, the Egyptian Ministry of Education requires that:
B:) Additional requirements for entry into the Faculties of Engineering in Egyptian Universities:
- Mathematics (required)
- A choice of Physics, Chemistry or Biology
C:) Additional requirements for entry into the Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacology in Egyptian Universities:
- Biology (required)
- A choice of Mathematics, Chemistry or Physics
D:) Universities will calculate entrance averages according to the following:
- 40% from school awarded grades in 8 subjects from grades 11 and 12 are chosen by the Coordination Office.
- (tansik.egypt.gov.eg) according to the requirements of the university being applied to.
- 60% from SAT Reasoning (SAT I) scores.
- Additional 15% for SAT Subjects (SAT II) scores where required.
Dar El Tarbiah Institution has successfully served in the Egyptian Education Community since 1958.
Dar El Tarbiah American School is fully accredited by
Advancing Excellence in Education Worldwide
North Central Association on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASH) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.(SACSCASI)are accreditation divisions of AdvancED.
AdvancED and Measured Progress starting year 2020 merged and are now known as COGNIA.
The American High School Diploma is fully recognized by the Egyptian
Ministry of Education.
Upon Graduation from Dar El Tarbiah American School, students are able to apply to National as well as International Universities
All students study the following compulsory and elective subjects (subjects vary according to grade level):
- English Language Arts.
- Science (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, and Physics).
- Social Studies ( History- Geography).
- Information Technology.
Many of our students are Egyptian and, therefore, the Arabic we offer for first language speakers is certified by the Ministry of Education and meets the requirements of the Sanawi’ ama certificate. Students will not encounter any difficulties when they apply to Egyptian Universities. We also provide Arabic as a Second Language for foreigners. All our planning is based on sound educational practices found in good American schools. Students transfer very easily from our school to any other American schools in the world following this curriculum. .
Dar El Tarbiah American School offers an extracurricular program that provides our students an opportunity to compete at both the local and international levels.
The American Educational System is unique in providing the student with the broadest amount of knowledge, in the easiest possible approach, stressing the widest range of possible skills. The American System caters for each student's basic abilities, gradually developing them in order to reach the learner's highest potential, taking into consideration that every child has his different way of learning, and learns at a different pace. The American System aims to develop and to educate the every child.
The cornerstone of American education is the engagement of each student in the learning process, the arousal of their intellectual curiosity, The academic program is supported by state-of-the-art technology and resources.
The American Program provides the best of liberal international education through the promotion of creativity, individualism, problem solving skills, research tools, internet facilities and the use of various software programs for all subjects at all levels.
Dar El Tarbiah American Schools provide a wide range of extra-curricular activities designed to stimulate, excite, and give students a structured but enjoyable way to make friends and learn new skills outside the classroom. We encourage staff and students to take part in after-school activities at clubs.
Not only does it enhance the sense of community and togetherness at the School but it helps students become settled more quickly better understand their goals and interests, and integrate faster with their classmates. From sports teams to Film Club, Amnesty International, Debating Society, and our Earth Awareness clubs, students work and play together in a way that's fun, fulfilling, and breaks down the barriers between age groups and between students and staff.
There's more to Dar El Tarbiah American Schools than just the classroom. Start exploring our activities here.
Dar El Tarbiah American schools have children from other countries, we invite them to share and participate in these activities. The last International Day, all the students dressed up and brought snacks from the country/ countries they have focused on.
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Why make a Science Fair Project?Making a science project provides an opportunity for students to:
- Learn and practice critical thinking, inquiry and investigative skills.
- Foster imagination and creative thought.
- Develop organizational skills.
- Work independently as well as in a group.
- Film club for Years 10 to 13.
- Enhance communication skills.
- Meet others interested in science study.
- Earn recognition for academic excellence.
- Win awards and special awards or earn an expense paid trip.
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The concept is thought to have originated in the United States, and spelling bee events, along with variants, are now also held in some other countries around the world which use imperfect writing systems.
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Type of Trips
- Cultural Visits.
- Residential visits.
- Foreign Visits.
Senior School Trips.
- Trips to the various pyramid/tomb sites and complexes along the Guiza plateau.
- trips to Old Cairo.
- trips to Guiza Zoo.
- visits to universities and university/careers fairs.
- trips to Art galleries, museums and drama/music performances.
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We facilitate opportunities for our student to choose the sport or game that suits him/her better according to their interests only. Programs may be added or canceled according to student interest and availability of staff and facilities. Our school seeks to cultivate a sense of National Responsibility to our students since they are going to be the rulers of the nation someday.
Thus to make our future secured we make our students smart enough and help them to develop physical strength through Physical Education. Our expertise has allowed us to provide our students with an array of sports like BasketBall, VolleyBall, Cricket, Football, Hockey and many more.
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- Art clubs for Years 7-9 and 10 and 11.
- Primary and Secondary School drama clubs.
- Stage Crew Club.
- Life drawing classes (for our talented Post-16 art students).
- Film club for Years 10 to 13.
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- Engaging students in their community.
- Raising awareness of needs within the community.
- Acting to better the community.
Dar El Tarbiah Schools are subsidiaries of a robust Egyptian educational institution which was founded in 1958 by Dr. Nawal El Degwi. This English language institution is the first of its kind established by Egyptians. It was officially licensed by the Egyptian government in 1958, then later authorizedto have a British System School in 1990, as well as an American System School in 2000.
It provides education in the Kindergarten and Grades 1 to 12 (In the Kindergarten and Grades 1 through 6 , the school is named ‘Baby Home School’) The institution currently includes seven schools in Cairo and is one of the first educational institutions in Egypt. It has National, International, American and I.G.C.S.E in Down Town locations Zamalek, Agouza and Dokki.
The school, or the system of schools, of which it is part, is authorized to operate by and within the civil jurisdiction in which it is located. It has a clearly designed governing authority. There are sufficient resources present to offer adequate programs at all levels. The school or system of schools operates in the public interest; and all, or nearly all, resources obtained for educational purposes are dedicated to the education of students, the administrative, instructional, and support staff are appropriately qualified for assigned duties.
The governing authority of the school understands the purposes, methods, and standards of national school accreditation. The records and operations of the school are open to evaluation; and the school community and staff are prepared to participate in a COGNIA approved accreditation protocol.
The institution – which has almost sixty years of historyand experience- is a successful part of the Egyptian educational landscape. During this span of time, the institution has managed to maintain both a stable workforce as well as a steady student population.
The school is a successful part of the Egyptian educational landscape that is forty years old. During this period of time the institution has had both a stable work force as well as a stable student population.