The American School of Belo Horizonte (Escola Americana de Belo Horizonte)

Avenida Professor Mario Werneck 3002, Bairro Buritis, 30575-180 Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Enrolling students from such countries as the US, Brazil, China, India, Denmark and the Philippines, the school offers two components of the International Baccalaureate Organization: the Primary Years Program and the Middle Years Program. Advanced Placement courses and a wide selection of electives are available during the high school years. Portuguese is taught at all grade levels as a foreign language, and a Portuguese as a Second Language program is in place for non-Brazilians. Native students may enroll in the Brazilian program, which leads to the home country's high school diploma.

General Information

Academic OrientationCollege Prep, IB PYP, IB MYP
Grade RangeDay — Coed Grades PS-12
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full AddressAvenida Professor Mario Werneck 3002, Bairro Buritis, 30575-180 Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Telephone55-31-3378-6700
Fax55-31-3378-6878
Year Established1956
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious Affiliation(None)
AdministratorCatarina Song Chen
Total Enrollment150
Day Students150
Boys70
Girls80
International Baccalaureate ProgramsMiddle Years Program, Primary Years Program
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