ACADEMIC Excellence

Key Facts
20+
Nationalities
2,400
Students
1.5 - 16
Years old

A PERSONALIZED LEARNING EXPERIENCE 

Our innovative curriculum  empowers students to develop emotionally, grow academically, and excel in everything they do. Every division has a team of specialists in literacy, technology, and counseling to support teachers in helping students with their emotional and academic needs.

With San Roberto as their starting point, your child will achieve more than they ever thought possible.

 

Early Childhood
  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary
  • Middle School

Early Childhood


1.5 to 6 years old
Our pre-nursery, nursery, and pre-primary students learn to love learning with hands-on, individualized lessons. They thrive in our active learning experiences, developing their character and curiosity in a supportive, exciting atmosphere.

Every student at San Roberto has a Personal Learning Plan (PLP), a roadmap for their academic growth during their time at our school. For Early Year students, teachers create in-depth PLPs building upon your child's strengths to work on areas of growth.

All core subjects in our pre-school are taught in English, creating adaptable, bilingual students with a global outlook.
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Elementary


7 to 11 years old
Students in Elementary enjoy more challenging lessons, learning about different cultures and using critical thinking to consider global problems and present solutions.

Students produce their own Personal Learning Plan (PLP), under the guidance of their teachers. They set short- and long-term goals and reflect on their learning abilities, skills, and dispositions.

In Elementary, students are introduced to Spanish-language lessons, with 80% of classes in English.
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Middle School

12 to 16 years old
Our older students' educational program pushes them out of their comfort zone, while nurturing their character and building on the skills mastered in earlier grades.

Students produce their own Personal Learning Plan (PLP), under the guidance of their teachers. They set short- and long-term goals and reflect on their learning abilities, skills, and dispositions.

In Middle School, 75% of your child’s learning will be conducted in English, whilst Spanish reading and writing skills are reinforced throughout this subject.
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OUR CURRICULA

At San Roberto, our curricula focuses on hands-on exploration and individualized instruction for your child. We provide a smooth transition for students as they move from one stage of their educational journey to another by aligning content with the subjects they are learning and amongst grade levels. 
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  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary
  • Middle School

Early Childhood

Children learn about the world around them long before they can formulate sentences or express their thoughts. At San Roberto, your child will enjoy a stimulating and caring learning environment from the day one.
Age range
1.5 to 6
Grades
PN-PP
Pre-nursery to pre-primary
Average class size
13-20

Elementary

As students get older, their lessons become more challenging, opening their minds to a world of cultures, ideas, and possibilities. Their critical skills are nurtured, helping them grow more confident in their own ideas, too.
Age range
7 to 11
Grades
1 to 5
Average class size
20

Middle School

As our students reach their final years at San Roberto, we introduce them to stimulating lessons in a wide variety of subjects. These are specially designed to foster critical thinking, innovation, and creativity—key skills for success in high school, and beyond at the world’s leading universities.
Age range
12 to 16
Grades
6 to 9
Average class size
22
primary
  • NURSERY
  • Preschool
  • ELEMENTARY
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL

A TYPICAL DAY AT SAN ROBERTO

Our youngest students have bright, curious minds! So our education specialists have curated a school day filled with fascinating lessons and exciting activities, encouraging teamwork and communication. 
Early birds
Students who arrive at school early spend time on their language skills, helping them build a cultural awareness.
Early birds
Morning meeting
Nursery students start their day with their teacher and peers, building trusting relationships and developing a sense of community.
Morning meeting
Gross motor skills development

Children enhance their cognitive skills when they build their motor skills. Every day, children explore the gym—developing their muscle strength, body awareness, balance, and coordination. These activities bring lots of fun and laughter to class!

Gross motor skills development
Choice Time/Learning Center
Our Nursery students can choose between engaging activities that expose them to new ways of developing their reading and writing, as well as their skills in art and drama.
Choice Time/Learning Center
Thematic units
In these dynamic sessions children discover and connect with the world around them, adding to what they’ve learned so far through teamwork, exploration, or experiments. 
Thematic units
Playtime
Children are encouraged to unwind from their lessons by spending quality time with their peers and having fun, while still developing transferable skills like problem solving, decision making, and teamwork.
Playtime

A TYPICAL DAY AT SAN ROBERTO

To prepare them for Elementary, we introduce our preschool students to more structured routines and more challenging subject matter, designed to make them think creatively.
Choice Time/Learning Center
Our preschool students choose between engaging activities that expose them to new ways of developing their reading and writing, as well as their skills in art and drama.
Choice Time/Learning Center
Class meeting

For a bright start to the day, our preschool students spend time with their teacher and peers, making connections through speaking and listening. This sets them up with the positive energy they need to make the most of each day.

Class meeting
Social-emotional learning

Teachers help children improve skills like self-regulation, independence, and positive thinking through programs specially designed by our counselors.

Social-emotional learning
Super Buck
A special way to engage our students and make every week exciting is to ask them to share about their family, interests, and hobbies with the class. This simple but effective activity helps every student recognize their peers as equals and encourages them to embrace one another’s differences.
Super Buck
Thematic units

These sessions are planned around specific topics, with multiple subjects weaved together to introduce students to new concepts. The lessons are planned around specific curriculum standards and are a tried and tested way of making our little ones’ learning fun and engaging.

Thematic units
Literacy Block
The Literacy Block inspires reading, writing, speaking, listening, and critical thinking. Our teachers base their workshops on individual students’ learning needs, supporting their progression through individualized instruction and activities with both small groups and the whole class.
Literacy Block

A TYPICAL DAY AT SAN ROBERTO

Our 7-11-year-olds’ school days become more academically intensive, nurturing their curiousity with more challenging ideas. 
Morning meeting
For a bright start to the day, Elementary students spend time connecting with their friends, exploring the San Roberto values.
Morning meeting
Social-emotional learning
San Roberto lives its values in every class, through every teacher. Our integrated learning approach develops the whole child, through mind, heart, and spirit. Students learn empathy and integrity, and feel inspired to bring their best selves to school every day.
Social-emotional learning
Music classes
Some children truly find their “voice” when they pick up an instrument for the first time. Through our collaboration with The Juilliard School, every student learns to play the violin throughout Elementary, leading to entry into our band.
Music classes
Reading and writing workshop
Students connect to the world through literacy and books through our method based on the Reading and Writing project, developed by Columbia University. Teachers set up small groups in which children discuss characters and stories, then spend one-on-one time to focus on personal literacy needs and aspirations.
Reading and writing workshop
STEAM and project-based learning/MIT collaboration
We’re proud to challenge our students to redefine the world around them, encouraging them to learn through doing, making, investigating, and presenting their ideas to their peers.
STEAM and project-based learning/MIT collaboration
Spanish and Culture
Mexico has a rich culture, and our teachers bring it to life through storytelling and fun activities, connecting together the past, present, and future of our country.
Spanish and Culture
Standardized testing
Elementary students take two MAP standardized tests a year, measuring their progress and comparing their results with international and district grade norms.
Standardized testing

A TYPICAL DAY AT SAN ROBERTO

In preparation for high school and beyond, we challenge our older students with eye-opening lessons and intensive study of a wide range of subjects, ensuring they have all the tools they need to succeed when they leave school. This is where they form the character that’ll make them a success.
Leadership skills and global issues
Students participate in extracurricular activities like Model UN, to develop their leadership and communication skills, and learn how they can draw on their own unique skills to play a role in global situations. They can put this knowledge to action with our residential trips to places like Tanzania, and our work with UNICEF.
Leadership skills and global issues
Global Campus
Students collaborate with their peers from the worldwide community of Nord Anglia’s dozens of other international schools. Together they set their minds to such activities as MIT competitions and interschool challenges. 
Global Campus
Differentiated music classes

Through our collaboration with The Juilliard School, students create music, study its historical and cultural significance, and discover how it shapes both the world and their own identity.

Differentiated music classes
Language acquisition
San Roberto has a full English immersion experience in which students utilize and expand their English skills throughout the school day. We aim to give students a love of reading, and we achieve this through our Balanced Literacy program. With books at their fingertips, students become passionate about reading and writing as they connect to the world around them.
Language acquisition
STEAM and project-based learning
Students engage in projects combining STEAM, Wellbeing, and Humanities to form an integrated learning experience and a deeper understanding of the curriculum . They make proposals to solve real-world problems and answer the big questions both individually and in groups. These activities are key to developing our elder students’ critical thinking, creativity, and communication.
STEAM and project-based learning
Advisory program
Through our Strengths for Success program, students meet weekly with an advisor, who supports and encourages them to develop academically, socially and emotionally.
Advisory program
Standardized testing
Middle School students take MAP standardized tests twice a year to measure their progress and compare them to international and district grade norms. 
Standardized testing

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ACQUISITION & LITERACY

At San Roberto, students integrate speaking and listening with reading and writing, immersing your child in the English language as they use it in everyday contexts, acquiring grammar and vocabulary in the most natural way.
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INSPIRING TEACHERS

HOW WE TEACH

97% of San Roberto parents say children have a good relationship with their teachers - and receive a high-quality education. Our dedicated teachers create an environment in which your child develops a lifelong love of learning and gets the best possible start to their education.
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LEARNING FROM THE BEST

QUALITY ASSURANCE

Outstanding teachers make outstanding schools. Our students never stop learning—and neither do our teachers, who have access to Nord Anglia University, our world-renowned professional development program. That means your child will be taught by passionate and exciting educators who are always at the forefront of the latest practices in teaching and learning. 

Both our campuses also have reading and writing specialists, counseling teams, and educational psychologists to support students’ wellbeing—and ensure they have everything they need to realize their talents.  

Since 2002, we’ve been fully accredited by Cognia, the largest education improvement organization in the world.  Cognia revises our school policies, processes and procedures and certifies that we deliver an academic experience with the highest standards.

Growing up in San Roberto was one of the most enriching experiences. By being part of the Student Government, I discovered that we are agents of change since we are children.

Gabriela Gavica
San Roberto alumna

OUR STATS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES

San Roberto produces consistently exceptional results.
97%
meet or exceed expectations in math
94%
meet or exceed expectations in reading
100%
of homeroom teachers have an education graduate degree

Global Values and Guiding Principles

We believe that for a student’s successful future, parents and the school must work together to raise well-rounded children with strong values and a confident character.
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OUTSTANDING LEARNING EXPERIENCES

There’s an entire world of learning out there—and no matter a student’s interests, at San Roberto their passion will be channeled into truly meaningful activities and adventures.

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