FAQ

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What is WAY American School?

WAY American School offers an American High School diploma to high school students in Brazil and China. We offer an innovative approach to education using modern technology and project-based learning in alignment with U.S. national content standards.

How did WAY American School start?

WAY American School was founded in 2011 and now serves students in partnership with top international private schools across Brazil and China.

What level of English do I need to attend WAY American School?

Students applying for admission to WAY American School must pass an entrance exam that measures the student’s competency levels in writing, reading, listening, and speaking in English. WAY American School does not serve the needs of students who want to learn English at a beginning level.

How do I enroll my child?

Parents interested in enrolling in WAY American School should contact their school staff to fill out an Interest for Enrollment form and schedule a time for the student’s entrance exam.

To be admitted and enrolled in the program, students must receive a passing grade on their entrance exam. After a student has received an official notification that they have been admitted into the program, parents will be asked to fill out enrollment documents. Upon completion of the enrollment documents, a class schedule will be given to parents and student prior to the first day of class.

Is WAY American School accredited?

WAY American School is an AdvancEd accredited organization, meeting their high standards of education.

AdvancEd represents 34,000 public and private schools and districts across the United States and in 73 countries worldwide. AdvancED is the world leader in providing improvement and accreditation services to education providers of all types in their pursuit of excellence in serving students.

Who are the WAY American School teachers?

WAY American School teachers are certified teachers in their content area(s). Most of our teachers come from the United States, while others may come from Canada, the U.K., Australia or other English speaking countries.

How long does it take to graduate from WAY American School?

We expect our students to demonstrate the U.S. national and state standards for each course. While all students learn at different speeds, in general we expect students to complete the WAY American School program in about 3 years and graduate with a high school diploma.

Do you have graduation ceremonies?

Yes. When students have completed all the required credits from WAY American School, studentsare awarded a U.S. diploma and transcript at a graduation ceremony for WAY American School students and their families.

Will WAY American School help me get into an American university?

WAY American School students graduate with an American High School Diploma, accredited by AdvancEd. The AdvancEd accreditation is respected and recognized across the world's higher education institutions.

For students who intend to pursue higher education in the United States, the American High School Diploma often results in advanced standing and other admissions benefits.