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Preparing our children to flourish in a rapidly globalizing community. An international, dual language immersion school for grades K-5
An international, dual-language immersion school whose academic standards and practices are designed to help students reach their full potential, while preparing them for the unique demands and opportunities of our global society. Goethe International Charter School of Los Angeles
Goethe encourages students to become… Knowledgeable Self-motivated Critical thinkers Culturally Empathetic Appreciate, understand, and communicate with people from other cultures.
International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) California Standards & Frameworks Dual-Language Immersion Educational Environment Intimate, Rigorous and Accountable Goethe employs the highest standards and proven methods Why Goethe is the right choice for your child
What is the International Baccalaureate? Learn to make connections between traditional subjects and the real world Become critical and reflective thinkers Develop a positive attitude toward learning An academically rigorous program where students:
The International Baccalaureate curriculum Interdisciplinary instruction Inquiry-based learning Whole child concept Physical, intellectual, emotional and ethical development.
The advantages of a dual language program Achieve academic proficiency in two languages Meet and exceed peer performance levels on standardized tests Develop a positive attitude toward themselves and students of other cultural backgrounds Goethe language immersion empowers students to:
Goethe is a supportive educational environment Students develop leadership, citizenship, strong work ethic, and core value system Parental participation is an indispensable element of every child’s academic success Teachers are committed to and accountable for each student’s academic achievement An atmosphere that is personal, rigorous and accountable
Goethe is a uniquely diverse student body Student families represent 56 countries -- virtually every continent! 19 different languages spoken at home
Goethe students excel academically 2012 School-wide API = 892 2011 Statewide and Similar Schools API Rank = 10 2011-12 CST Math Proficiency results = 82% Academic achievement and proficiency:
As a Goethe student your child will learn to… Reach their academic potential Communicate effectively in two languages Embrace a spirit of discovery and possess critical thinking skills Demonstrate a global perspective, cultural acceptance, personal responsibility
We invite you to discover what makes Goethe International Charter School the right choice for your child.