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1.-  The Saint David School is a non-profit Bilingual Educational Institution that offers services to the community of Santiago de los Caballeros.

two.-  The  new   Pre-School members are accepted from one year onwards.  The School will evaluate the level of maturity of each child individually, and will place him/her in the appropriate level according to the levels established by the School and in accordance with the law.   The School reserves the right to make any decision oriented towards the best interests of the student, if they show difficulty in adapting.

3.-The new members at the Basic and Intermediate Level, must present the Academic and Behavioral Level Record of the previous School.  The Saint David School will evaluate the academic level of the student. Parents will be charged the current fee to take the entrance exam.  Parents will be informed of the results.




  1. Absences:  Students who return to school after missing classes must present a written communication from their parents justifying their absence.  Unexcused absences will affect the Personal Adjustment ratings in the aspect of Responsibility.  The following absences will be considered unexcused: helping out at home, attending to household chores, accompanying parents on a business or pleasure trip, entertaining guests, or missing the bus to school.  Exceptions will be made only in cases of emergency.

   2. Tardiness:  Students who arrive late to school (after the flag-raising has begun) will be recorded on the         student registration.  Tardiness will affect Personal Adjustment ratings for Responsibility.

     NOTE:  After three unexcused Absences or Tardies in a week, parents will be notified.  In case it is              presents a series of absences or tardies for several consecutive weeks parents will be notified.  In case not        attendance improves, a meeting between parents, students and the School will be requested.

  3. No student can leave the College or green area during school hours.  class, without explicit permission from the Directorate.

  4. The withdrawal of a student will not be considered valid, unless there is prior notification,  from the Parents,              Direction.

  5. All students must wear the school uniform designated by the College; and must always maintain a good appearance.

  6. All students must wear the sports uniform on the day designated to perform this discipline.

  7. All students must bring, or purchase, a nutritious snack.

  8. The College  no  may take responsibility for the loss of money and other valuables from students.  Is prohibited       bring games and electronic equipment, such as Game Boys, Ipods, etc. Personal phones are allowed, but must be           delivered to the Teaching Secretary during class hours.  In the event that a student wishes to speak with his parents, he must      do it via the office.

  9. All school books must be covered with transparent plastic.




1.-  The Teacher in Charge must be notified in the event that a student must take medication during class hours.

two.-  When a student feels sick and it is necessary to send him/her home, the parents or the responsible person indicated by them, will be notified to pick up the student.

3.-  In case of an emergency, or  At the discretion of the Directorate, due to the nature of the illness or accident, the student will be kept at the School until the parents or the responsible person arrive.

4.-  A student absent from the College due to a contagious disease will be readmitted to his classes,  only under the presentation of a  Certificate  Forensic doctor  indicating that the student is fully recovered.  Siblings should also not attend classes.

5.-  Students who are ill will be excused from PE.  Even if the student cannot participate due to illness, he or she must come to class in uniform to observe.




Criteria for Evaluating Student Behavior

  • Observe good manners and not use inappropriate language.

  • Show respect to classmates, teachers and other members of the school staff.

  • Listen attentively and without interruption to the explanations of the Teachers.

  • Do not talk to your partner while explaining.

  • Raise your hand to ask for permission.

  • Ask permission before getting up.

  • Do not manipulate objects at the time an explanation is made.

  • Do not study a subject other than the one being taught at the time.

  • Speak with a modulated tone of voice.

  • Ask permission to borrow supplies from classmates.

  • Do not call names or make unpleasant comments to your colleagues.

  • Do not run down the hall, to avoid accidents.

  • Take care of the property of the School, cooperating with cleanliness and order.

  • Do not use heavy games with peers.

  • Do not chew gum in any area of the school.

  • Do not eat sweets during class time.

  • Participate respectfully in the raising of the flag.

  • Comply with their academic duties, completing the tasks assigned in the course and at home, with the best performance within their reach and delivering the work in the corresponding time.



Each teacher will be responsible for the positive motivation and evaluation  behavior of their students, and must take certain attitudes against inappropriate behavior (see criteria for evaluating behavior).  Various measures that can be taken are specified below: verbally claiming an absence, setting extra tasks for  home,  isolate  the  student of  rest  from  your group; leave it without recess,  lower grades.  no teacher  has the right to punish corporally  a student.  In case of serious misconduct, or repetition of certain behaviors, or failure to comply with their academic duties, the teacher will write a report to the Guidance Department. After three reports, the Director will be notified, to then seek help from the parents.



A student may be reprimanded, retained, suspended, or expelled for the following reasons: fights, fraud, theft, or vandalism, many unexcused absences from class, failure to complete academic duties, excessive tardiness, and disrespect to the rights of classmates, teachers and other members of the School staff.

Note:  As a result of three reports (reprimands), the Guidance Department may decide to retain a student from the Intermediate Level, after 3:00 pm, for a maximum of one hour.



Each student is subject to an evaluation throughout the school year which follows the suggestions established by the Secretary of State for Education (Ordinance No. 2'92, Articles 7 to 36).  The School will communicate, via the Report Card, the following:

1).  The progress of each student in the programmatic areas, taking into account individual work, class and homework, in teams, and results of tests and exams.

two).  The   Personal-Social Adjustment  The student will be evaluated taking into account the following aspects:

Initial:  Habits of personal and environmental hygiene; coexistence; courtesy; order; responsibility; effort; creativity; aggressiveness control; personal security; cooperation.

Primary and Secondary :  Respect, Compliance with the Regulations of the Course and the Institution, Study Habits, Good Interpersonal Relations.

3).  Attendance at classes.  Absences are classified as: Unexcused Absences, Excused Absences (excused), and Tardies.

The promotion of students , in accordance with Ordinance No. 2'92, will take into account the three aspects identified, and communicated via the Report Card.


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